scientific Comittee

Benjamin Ascher

IHA SIMULATION HUB Co-Chair Scientific Committee

Dr. Benjamin


Professional Background

Benjamin Ascher, MD, is a board-certified Plastic Surgeon, member of the French, American, and International Societies of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SOFCPRE, SOFCEP, ASPS, ISAPS). Past Chief of Clinique at Hôpitaux de Paris and Chairman & Head of the “Clinique of Aesthetic Surgery IENA” in Paris – France.He is the co-director of the first French and European university diploma entitled “injectables, face & body fillers and all associated techniques” at the Université de Paris V.

  • Former Chief of Clinical Medicine at the University Hospital, Hôpitaux de Paris.

  • Board-certified plastic surgeon for the Council of the Ordre des Médecins de Paris.
  • Member of the French Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (
  • Expert in legal compensation in cases of physical injuries.
  • TProfessor at the University of Paris V and XII.
  • Plastic Surgery Assistant at CHU Henri Mondor de Créteil.
  • Sergio Escobar

    IHA SIMULATION HUB Chair Scientific Committee

    Dr. Sergio


    Professional Background

    Dr. Escobar is the global head of the scientific committee of IHA Simulation Hub. He provides strategic thought, leadership and advice on continuing training. He oversees the implementation of iFace models and educational strategies, and assists in the design of —and participates in— global teaching activities in order to share the outcomes of aesthetic training projects.

    Dr. Sergio Escobar is also president of BAAS Congress in Europe and South America, president of BAAS Institute and BAAS XR, and member of the IMCAS scientific committee since 2006.

  • Fis a key opinion leader and works as a clinical researcher for the following companies: Galderma, Allergan, Merz, Vichy, Pierre Fabre, Avène, Beaufour Ipsen and PB Serum.

  • has applied over 5000 botulinum toxin or filler injections up to date.
  • has given over 150 international lectures in USA, France, Spain, Italy, Turkey, China, Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chile over the last 10 years, and trained over 500 doctors worldwide.
  • is former resident member at the American Academy of Dermatology and Hospital Rangueil, in Toulouse, France.
  • is also an avid reader and enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and grandchildren.