SDARTs 2021

The Science and Beauty of Regeneration

When: August 13-15, 2021

What: Explore the expanding world of regenerative therapies from hair restoration to foot and ankle applications. Learn to use microfat, nanofat, energy devices and other biologics for rejuvenation and repair.

Three days of cutting-edge developments in regenerative therapies.

Where: SDARTs 2021 will be available to stream live as a virtual conference or attend in person, for the first time since its inception. Attendees can now attend in person or virtually. 


The Center for the Future of Surgery 

Located on the UC San Diego Campus in the Medical Education and Telemedicine Building.

9500 Gilman Drive #845

La Jolla, California 92093


The SDARTs 4th Global Conference will take place over three days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday).

Learn the latest science and applications for Cosmetic, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery and Office-Based Regenerative Aesthetics.


    This schedule is subject to change. 


      Conference Day 1

      Saturday August 14th, 2021

      General Sessions
      Time Topic
      7:00 am - 7:15 am
      Welcome to the Fourth Annual SD ARTs Conference 2021
      7:15 am - 7:45 am 

      Keynote Address: Past, Present, and Future of Adipose Regenerative Therapies; The Evolution of MicroFat & NanoFat in our Practice

      Patrick Tonnard, MD & Alex Verpaele, MD

      7:45 am - 8:15 am

      Senescence and How NanoFat gets rid of senescent cells. We are not making you look younger; we ARE making you younger

      Ramon Llull, MD

      8:15 am - 8:45 am
      Regenerative Ortho
      Chad Prodromos, MD
      8:45 am - 9:15 am

      Understanding of Autocrine, Paracrine and Cell-Matrix Importance in

      Regenerative Medicine Applications

        Robert Alexander, MD, DMD, FICS

      9:15 am - 9:45 am Q&A / Panel
      9:45 am - 10:15 am Morning Break
      10:15 am - 10:45am

      Hair Restoration- Scientific explanation; what works and why it works. 

      John Cole, MD

      10:45 am - 11:00 am

      Parenchyma as Filler, Mesenchymal as Healer: How stromal aggregates can support volumetric restoration 

      Ramon Llull, MD

      11: 00 am -11:15 am         
      Peter J. Rubin, MD 
      11:15 am-11:45 am
      Question & Answer Panel
      11:45 am -12:45 pm
      Intermission Break
      12:45 pm - 13:30pm
      Office-Based Regenerative Aesthetic and Therapeutic Applications of MicroFat and NanoFat: A Multispecialty Collaboration



      13:30 pm - 13:45 pm
      Question & Answer Panel
      13:45 pm - 14:15 pm
      Afternoon Break
      14:15 pm - 14:45 pm 

      Adipose Regenerative Therapies for Scar Treatment, Wound Healing, & Burns

                                          Greg Pataki, MD
      14:45 pm - 15:15 pm 

      COVID Update Panel

       Robert Alexander, Ramon Llull, Scott Stanwyck

      15:15 pm - 16:00 pm 
      Question & Answer Panel
      16:00 pm - 16:15 pm 
      Closing End of SDARTs 4th Global Conference Day 2
      Overview / End of Day 2

      Conference Day 2

      Sunday, August 15th, 2021

      Time Topic
      7:00 am - 7:30 am

      MACS-Lift, SNIF, & Composite Eyelid Rejuvenation with MicroFat & NanoFat

       Patrick Tonnard, MD

      7:30 am - 8:00 am

      The Marten Technique for Facelift with Fat Grafting

      Timothy Marten, MD

      8:00 am - 8:30 am 
      Facial Autologous Fat Grafting: MicroFat, SNIF, SNIE, and NanoFat (Male and Female)
      8:30 - 8:45 am

      Composite Techniques for Perioral Rejuvenation: Lower Face, Neck & Décolletage

       Alexis Verpaele, MD

      8:45 am - 9:15 am 

      Composite Techniques for Perioral Rejuvenation: Lower Face, Neck & Décolletage

       Alexis Verpaele, MD

      9:15 am -  9:45 am


      9:45 am - 10:00 am

      Flash Recovery Breast Augmentation

      Ashkan Ghavami, MD

      10:00 am - 10:15 am 

      Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction, and Treating RIF with Fat Grafting: Composite and Non-composite Techniques

      Amin Kalaaji, MD

      10:15 am - 10:40 am

      An Artistic Approach to Hi-Def Body Sculpting & The Science in Gluteal Grafting

      Ashkan Ghavami, MD

      10:40 am - 11:00 am

      Ultrasound Guided Fat Grafting for Breast, Buttock, and Hands

      Pat Pazmino, MD

      11:15 am - 11:30 am  

      Patient Safety Panel Discussion

      11:30 am - 12:15 am
      Question & Answer Panel
      12:15 am - 13:00 pm 
      Lunch Break 
       13:00 pm 
      General Session RECONVENES Main Virtual Room
      Time Topic
      7:00 am - 7:30 am            

      The Evolution of Energy Devices for Rejuvenation; Head-to-Toe Office-Based Composite Procedures & Applications with Energy Based Devices to Enhance your Practice

      Tess Mauricio, MD

      7:30 am - 7:45 am

      Tips for Starting a Med-Spa: What to do and What to avoid when Setting up a clinic

      Deborah Manjoney, MD

      7:45 am -  8:00 am 

      Subcutaneous NanoFat Injection; Full Face Non-Surgical Rejuvenation               

       Sophie Menkes, MD

      8:00 am - 8:30 am 
      Facial Autologous Fat Grafting: MicroFat, SNIF, SNIE, and NanoFat (Male and Female)
      Nabil Fakih, MD 
      8:30 am - 8:45 am 

      Treating the Aging Face & Nose: A Multilayer Approach with MicroFat and NanoFat (Male)

      Joseph Grzeskiewicz, MD

      8:45 am - 9:15 am 

      Female Wellness and Rejuvenation Composite Regenerative Therapies for Vaginal Rejuvenation: Functionality & Beautification

      Sophie Menkes, MD & Tess Mauricio, MD

      9:15 am - 9:30 am  
      Daddy Do Over Panel: Male Enhancement & Wellness-Hi-Def, Vasectomy, Hair, Penile Enlargement, Rhinoplasty
      9:30 am - 10:15 am 
      Question & Answer Panel
      10:15 am - 10:45 am 
      10:45 am - 11:00 am  

      Male Wellness and Enhancement: What treatments and how to perform

      Ramon Llull, MD & John Cole, MD

      11:00 am - 11:15 am 

      Regenerative Medicine: Application and Techniques Hair Restoration (How to)

      Angelo Trivisono, MD          

      11:15 am - 11:30 am 

      Skin Retraction Technique Neck Rejuvenation and Gynecomastia

      Richard Bensimon, MD

      11:30 am - 11:45 am 

      Office-Based Male Hi-Def Techniques

      Pat Pazmino, MD

      11:45 am - 12:15 pm 
      Question & Answer Panel
      12:15 pm - 13:00 pm 
      13:00 pm 
      General Session RECONVENES Main Virtual Room



      General Sessions reconvenes 
      Time Topic
      13:00 pm - 13:30pm

      Male Patients- MicroFat, NanoFat, and or PRP; Modernized Office-Based Treatment Plans that can we offer Men

      Panel Discussion
      13:30pm - 14:00 pm 

      Female Patients- Most Interesting Office-Based Transforming Treatments for Women with MicroFat, NanoFat, and or Hybrid Treatments

      Panel Discussion
      14:00 pm - 14:15 pm 

      The Combination of Adipose and PRP: Scientific and Clinical Rationale SVF

      Robert Alexander, MD

      14:15 pm - 14:30 pm 
      Rational of Super Charging Fat with NanoFat
      Ramon Llull, MD
      14:30 pm - 15:00 pm 

      Regenerative Medicine Panel Discussion

      Panel Discussion: Alexander, Llull, Prodromos, Menkes,

      15:00 pm - 15:30 pm 
      Question & Answer Panel
      15:30pm - 16:00 pm 

      The 4th GLOBAL SDARTs Future of Adipose Regenerative Medicine

      Robert Alexander, MD, Ramon Llull, MD, Chad Prodromos, MD

      16:00 pm - 16:15 pm

      SDARTs Closing Remarks

      End of Conference General Session Closing 

      Schedule is subject to change.