Dr. Taliah Schmitt: Biography

Since my childhood, I have always been fascinated with Plastic and reconstructive surgery.

After entering Paris VI Med School at the age of 16, I spent 6 years studying medicine in both France and the US (Tulane University Medical School, New Orleans). I then successfully passed the French National Medical School examination with a high ranking allowing to pursue my career as a Plastic Surgery resident in Paris.
I then completed a 5 years residency program in various hospitals in Paris, allowing me to learn all aspects of the Plastic and Reconstructive specialty.

With my French background in the specialty, I then decided to widen my knowledge by getting accepted in one of the most prestigious university in the US: Stanford University for a one-year fellowship in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department whilst preparing a Master's degree in Surgical Sciences. The extensive work I have done there on Tissue Engineering led to multiple awards such as the Joseph Boyes award from ASSH, and awards both the French Academy of Medicine and the French Academy of Surgery. I also published many papers in international journals such as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) or Clinics in Plastic Surgery.

What follows was a two-years Clinical fellowship at Saint Joseph hospital in Paris, specializing in face and breast cosmetic surgery as well as post massive weight loss procedures.

I finally opened my private practice near Trocadéro in Paris, whilst still working weekly for the public system at Saint Joseph's Hospital.

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