Face Institute

Our doctors


Susan Schmidt

M.D. Cosmetic Doctor KNMG

Dr Susan Schmidt is an expert in nonsurgical cosmetic treatments. Susan Schmidt started her medical education at the University of Helsinki and graduated in 1995. She worked as a general practitioner since 1998 and holds her own practice since 2003. Her experience as a general practitioner gives her a broad, holistic approach for cosmetic treatments aiming for natural looking and harmonised results. She is specialised since 2006 in complex cosmetic procedures with injectables and skin treatments. She gained mainly hands on training from world experts in the UK, Monaco, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Finland. This included anatomy of the aging face, anatomical facial dissections, Btx and filler treatments for total face approach, facial 3D- treatments, myomodulation with fillers and btx, fat grafting for facial volumizing, chemical skin peels and management of injectables complications. Dr. Schmidt is a member of NVCG (Dutch association for cosmetic medicine) and is fully certified as a cosmetic doctor. She is part of a workgroup designing a quality management system for cosmetic practises in the Netherlands. She is also a member of an advisory group for the RIVM (the Dutch national Institute for public health and environment) for research concerning safety issues of fillers. BIG-nummer: 19046273501

Callum Faris

ENT specialist, expert in facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery

MBBS (Hons) MRCS PGDip Aesthetic Surgery PGDip FRCS ORL-HNS

BIG registration number: 19921058501 He currently holds the following positions: - Director of the Vuyk & Faris Medical Center in Bussum, and co-director of the multidisciplinary Face Institute cooperation in Amsterdam and Bussum. Doctor Faris carries out simple as well as complex head and neck surgery. He treats very complex cases of patients inside and outside the Netherlands and Belgium for tertiary care. His work includes cosmetic facial surgery (including various facelift and necklift techniques), reconstructive facial surgery (including oncological facial surgery), corrections of facial paralysis, rhinoplasty and rhinoplasty revision and nose reconstruction. He is the chairman of the department of Trauma Reconstruction and on the Editorial board of the Facial Plastic Surgery Journal at the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS). Since 1999, Callum Faris is a graduate of the St Bartholomew’s Medical School in London. He obtained a postdoc diploma in Esthetical Surgery at the University of London in 2010. He completed his ENT education three years later. In 2012, he was selected for the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery’s Joseph Scholarship, which entitled him to a yearlong fellowship in Facial Plastic& Reconstructive Surgery. He also enjoyed in 2012 a programme in Facial Reanimation Surgery in centers in France, the Netherlands and the United States. Dr. Faris received the Claus Walter Prize for the highest score amongst all participants of the International Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Accreditation Exam, in cooperation with the American Academy of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery in 2013. In 2015, he undertook aoncological and microvascular fellowship at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Dr. Faris worked as a fellow for a year at the Harvard Medical School (Boston) in the Facial Plastic Reconstructive Department/Facial Cosmetic Surgery Center - Massachusetts Eye and Ear specialty hospital. He also received the education prize from Resident Otolaryngology Doctors in 2017. Dr. Faris frequently gives lectures in Europe as an expert in the field of plastic and reconstructive facial surgery. With regards to his development, doctor Faris says: “I feel privileged that I have been granted the chance to learn from various experts in their fields. It became clear to me during my surgical education that it is of the upmost importance to learn from the best specialists. I have had the privilege to work and learn at excellent centers in the United Kingdom, America, Canada and the Netherlands. The mentorship and support from my trainers have been invaluable for my surgical development, which has enabled me to perform complex revision cases in facial surgery. My aim is to provide the highest possible care to my patients. We manage our clinic in an informal, relaxed setting and importantly without time pressure. This gives our patients the time to tell us their story, and allows us the focus to listen to their wishes and concerns. For us, educating our patients to be active partners in decision-making is essential to come to highly personalized treatments plans and great outcomes.


Department of Otolaryngology Harvard Medical School - Callum Faris, M.D. has fulfilled the requirements of professional training as Clinical Fellow in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Award of Excellence in Teaching - Harvard Medical School/Massachusets Eye and Ear - Training Program in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - award this certificate of appreciation to - Callum Faris, M.D. for excellence in teaching and mentorship of recidents

The International Board For Certification in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Claus D. Walter, M.D. Award for Academic Excellence to - Callum Faris, M.D. for Achieving the Highest score Among the International Candidates on the 2013 Certifying Examination

Hade Vuyk

ENT specialist, expert in facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery

Hade Vuyk is a leading surgeon in the field of facial surgery. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally about nose reconstruction, nose correction and facial surgery. Dr. Vuyk received the gold medal for ENT surgery from the Dutch specialist association for ENT surgery and surgery of the head and neck area, for his personal involvement, training and high quality of plastic and reconstructive facial surgery (November 2016). He has published extensively on various aspects of nose reconstruction and nose plastic surgery/rhinoplasty to complex facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. He is the editor of the leading European handbook on Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, the book advertised by the European Academy of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. BIG-nummer: 29024739301


Medal of honor awarded by the Dutch Specialists Association for Throat, Nose, Ear Surgery and Surgery of the Head, Neck area for its Personal Commitment, Education and High Quality in Plastic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery. November 2016.

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1406 KL Bussum

Frederiksplein 47B
1017 XL Amsterdam

+31 (0) 85 029 0829