Dr Kotti Bouraoui
Dr. Kotti was born and studied in Tunisia before traveling the world in search of the best tools and knowledge to enable him to serve people with greater finesse and accuracy. After finishing his medical studies in 2000 at the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, Dr. Kotti followed several internships for two years in Tunisian hospitals to practice basic medicine, emergencies, general surgery, orthopedics, gynecology and pediatrics. During the following four years, he completed a residency in plastic surgery crowned by a thesis on the management of decubitus ulcers defended with very honorable mention and congratulations from the jury.
Dr. Kotti then moved to France and more particularly to the Côte d’Azur where he started a post-doctoral degree in microsurgery and reconstructive surgery in oncology at the Faculty of Medicine of Nice-Sophia Antipolis University in parallel with an FFI internship at the center. anticancer Antoine Lacassagne.. all crowned by a thesis entitled “Mandibular reconstructions using free flaps and microsurgery” defended in Marseille with very honorable mention and congratulations from the jury.
After these 2 years in Nice during which Dr. Kotti met Dr. Lassus, a pioneer in breast surgery who later became Dr. Kotti’s mentor and godfather, teaching him all his surgical techniques and his medical knowledge. Dr. Kotti left to practice maxillofacial surgery and cosmetic surgery in Paris with university and private teams in order to refine his know-how and sharpen his expertise. He then passed the examinations of the French college of plastic surgery with flying colors before finally passing the prestigious European board of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, thus becoming the first Tunisian, African and Arab with a non-European national diploma certified by EBOPRAS. In 2009, he returned to Tunisia where he joined the surgical teams of the salah azaiz institute for the fight against cancer, thus officially becoming the first plastic surgeon in a cancer center in Tunisia offering since then a regular activity of reconstruction, in particular breast and cervico-facial. and definitely changing the clinical approach to the care of these patients in Tunisia.
At the same time, Dr. Kotti was elected to the International Society of Aesthetic Surgery as the first national secretary and ambassador of Tunisia in this sector within this prestigious learned society; A position he held for two terms from 2010 to 2018.
Considered by his international colleagues as an innovator in plastic surgery thanks to these scientific publications, his classifications and his surgical techniques, Dr. Kotti is regularly invited to international congresses as a speaker and moderator in order to teach his medico-surgical approach to his colleagues. colleagues and at the same time allowing him to always be enriched by the experiences of others in order to keep, as much as possible, with his patients an irreproachable quality of work and always at the forefront of scientific innovation and technological.
European Board of plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (2008).
AFS in Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery / Faculty of Medicine of Nice Côte d'Azur (Nice 2006/2008)
French College of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Paris 2007).
Specialty in Restorative and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Tunis 2007).
Doctorate in Medicine with a very honorable mention and congratulations of the jury. Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, Tunis Elmanar University (Tunis 2006).
Awards And Honours
International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
1st National Secretary of Tunisia
Albert Nelson Marquis Life achievement
marquis who’s who : 2021
Re-elected National Secretary
Tunisia within ISAPS 2014/2018