Amin Kalaaji, MD, PhD

Clinic Chief, Plastic Surgeon, and Consultant
Oslo Plastic Surgery Clinic, Oslo, Norway


Amin Kalaaji, MD, PhD, is clinic chief and consultant plastic surgeon at Oslo Plastic Surgery Clinic in Oslo, Norway. He has held this position for 14 years. For 10 years prior, he was a consultant plastic surgeon/vice chief in the plastic surgery departments at Telemark Central Hospital and Oslo University Hospital in Norway.

Dr. Kalaaji completed his surgical training in Paris, France, and Gothenburg, Sweden, where he also earned his PhD in bone grafting of cleft lip and palate.

Most recently, his most focus has been on aesthetic breast surgery, including aesthetic augmentation with fat grafting; a new method including logarithm to treat inverted nipples; quality of life (QoL) after aesthetic surgery (eg, breast, intimate, and nose surgery); fat grafting; intimate surgery; and rhinoplasty.

He has published many peer-reviewed scientific papers and has presented more than 120 lectures, courses, and invited-speaker lectures in plastic and aesthetic surgery worldwide as in ASAPS, ISAPS, ISPRES and IMCAS. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery and participates as faculty in global aesthetic courses for the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Dr. Kalaaji is an active member and a board member of the Norwegian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons and a past board member of the Norwegian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is also active member the Swedish Society of Plastic Surgeons; the Nordic Society of Plastic Surgeons; and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), including its international and education/program committees the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and the International Society of Plastic Regenerative Surgery (ISPRES). In October 2015, he served as chairman of the 1st Norwegian American Aesthetic Meeting in Oslo, Norway.