Dr Marco is certified with many international memberships from various international societies of plastic surgery, such as ISAPS, IPRAS, ASPS, OSAPS, SAPS (Singapore Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Society) and SBCP (Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery) and SBMR (Brazilian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery). Dr Marco is also a member of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society as well as a member of the RAMSES (The Robotic Assisted Microsurgical & Endoscopic Society).
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Dr Marco Faria-Correa is the Medical Director of Dr Marco Faria-Correa Plastic Surgery in both Singapore & Brazil. As Dr Marco is currently based more in Singapore, he still maintains his practice in Porto Alegre & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and usually practices in the winter month July and summer in December to January.
He is an international board certified & renowned Plastic Surgeon with many international memberships from various international societies of plastic surgery such as ISAPS, IPRAS, ASPS, OSAPS, SAPS (Singapore Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Society) and SBCP (Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery) and SBMR (Brazilian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery). Dr Marco is also a member of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society as well as a member of the RAMSES ( The Robotic Assisted Microsurgical & Endoscopic Society )
Singapore Plastic Surgeon Dr Marco graduated from the Rio Grande do Sul University in Brazil in 1978 and obtained his Plastic Surgery Specialization certification in 1984. In 1989, he obtained his post-graduation specialization in Microsurgery & Hand Surgery from Japan. Between 1989 to 1994, Dr Marco was the A/Prof of the Plastic Surgery & Microsurgery Department in the Catholic University Hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
In 1991, he started to develop his research project in adapting endoscopic methods to Plastic Surgery. In 1992, he introduced endoscopic abdominoplasty and breast lifting surgery. He designed a set of instruments to adapt endoscopic methods to the subcutaneous tissue and got the international patent, and he presented his presentation in the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery. Dr Marco also published his work in endoscopic plastic surgery in body contouring in the Brazilian Journal of Plastic Surgery.
This led him to be invited to many international conferences and workshops all around the world which built his scientific reputation and also created awareness within general media. Dr Marco became known worldwide and has built a vast global clientele.
His skills are not only limited to endoscopic surgery – endoscopic brow lift, endoscopic breast lifting, and endoscopic abdominoplasty, but also for facial rejuvenation procedures such as full facelift & neck lift, rhinoplasty, and chin augmentation procedures.
For body contouring surgeries, Dr Marco is well recognised for his breast reduction & lifting mastopexy, breast enhancement using implants and fat grafting, body liposuction, standing liposculpture, abdominoplasty and the famous Brazilian butt lift are often requested by many.
In 2013, Dr Marco became interested in Robotic Surgery and gradually advanced to become a certified Robotic Surgeon and in 2015, Dr Marco performed his first official case of Repairing the Rectus Diastasis Plication with Robotic Surgery (Robotic Abdominoplasty / Robotic Tummy Tuck) in Singapore. This case was officially published in the Springer: New Concepts on Abdominoplasty and Further Applications by Editors: Avelar, Juarez M. (Ed.), Dr Marco’s paper on Robotic Procedure for Plication of the Muscle Aponeurotic Abdominal Wall in 2016. With this achievement, Dr Marco has also received an award from 6 different societies for bringing endoscopy plastic surgery into the next level in robotic surgery.