Leading the way in expert surgical care
Your companion for change
Our medical staff constantly research global advancements, ensuring the treatments we offer are the most up-to-date and best available. At Auralia you will always be looked after by trained medical staff who have the time and the expertise to explain procedures in detail and answer all of your questions.
DR. AHMED RAMZI SALMAN
MB. BCH. BAO. BMEDSC.
He completed his general surgery training in Ireland and afterwards he returned to USA to train under the renowned Dr. Michael E. DeBakey in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. It was during this time that Dr. Salman decided to branch into the area of Aesthetic plastic Surgery. He then went to Australia to receive further training in Breast Surgery and returned to Texas to complete specialist training in the John Tebbett technique for Breast surgery.
Passionate and innovatory about his work, Dr. Salman has practiced as an Aesthetic surgeon for the last eight years in Ireland. In 2005 Dr. Salman established Park west clinic, a specialized day surgery centre and the first of its kind in Ireland. It encompasses state of the art operating facilities and is accredited by CHKS. This operating facility incorporates Dr. Salman’s beloved Auralia Cosmetics, the leading cosmetic surgery provider in Ireland with clinics in Kilkenny, Limerick and Dublin.
He has performed over 5000 Aesthetic surgery procedures. He was the first cosmetic surgeon to introduce the Biodynamic Breast augmentation system to Ireland, and the first to use it in Ireland and the UK.
He has a special interest in the Internal Mastopexy Technique and has vast experience in the area of laser aesthetics and Tumescent liposuction.
Dr. Salman lives in Malahide with his wife Orna. He has a daughter named Aya and a son named Ramzi.
When not working he enjoys the outdoors and has a great passion for the conservation of wild deer and their habitat.
Mr. Jamie Kelly
BM. Bsc, (Hons). FRCS., Consultant Bariatric Surgeon
Mr. Kelly has more than 15 years experience in practicing all forms of bariatric surgery, which included a 2 year fellowship in Australia.
Jamie regularly gives lectures in the UK, Australia and America on bariatric surgery, and has been recently appointed by his fellow colleagues to the Medical Advisor Board.
Passionate about developing the area of bariatric surgery, Jamie is well known for always questioning procedures and techniques, and he was the first surgeon in Europe to carry out the POSE procedure. Jamie’s questioning mindset has also led to him being majorly involved in national trials regarding bariatric surgery and he regularly gets appointed to give his opinion to advisory panels regarding new surgical techniques and innovations.
Reem Salman is a female general surgeon specialised in Breast Oncoplastic surgery who graduated from University College Dublin in 1996. She completed both basic surgical and higher surgical training in general surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and obtained the Surgical Fellowship in 2008 and the European Board of Surgery Qualification in Surgical Oncology in 2009.
Dr David Hewin
Consultant Bariatric Surgeon
Mr. Hewin is a General surgeon working mainly with Upper Gastrointestinal surgery cases. His specialist interests include bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery, including gastric band and gastric balloon), advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and cancer surgery.
Dr Mustafa Kamil
Md Fcarcsi Dip Pain Med Carcsi Diploma Of Medicine, Consultant Anaesthetist
Qualified in medicine in 2001-Poland.
MD in Anaesthesia in 1999-University of Khartoum, Sudan.
FRCA-2007, College of Anaesthetists: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Pain Management Diploma CA-2008, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Interventional Pain Management-2009, Switzerland.
Our Medical Support Staff
Dip Nutrition, Patient Care Co Ordinator
Anita is a long-standing member of our team here at Auralia. Anita is here to make you feel at ease and comfortable during your journey throughout the clinic. Her enthusiasm and passion in what we do make her invaluable to have by your side every step of the way.
Bsc, Patient Care Co Ordinator
Helena is the newest member of our team and we are delighted to welcome her on board. She works alongside our other team members in dealing with patients and ensuring that your experience with Auralia is exceptional.
Patient Care Co Ordinator
Ingrid has worked in the cosmetic surgery industry for several years. She is truly passionate about her role and is dedicated to providing the highest level of care and support to all of our patients. Her understanding and friendly nature will help you along the way to making your journey with Auralia a sincerely memorable one.
Patient Care Co Ordinator
Freda joined our Patient Coordination Team in 2016. Since very beginning Freda has been passionate and dedicated into making every patient visit unforgettable. You will feel at ease during your surgical process as she is attentive, compassionate and caring. Freda will ensure that all of your questions are answered and that you will receive full quality care throughout your time within the clinic.
BSc (Hons), Bariatric Coordinator and Nutritionist
Melanie Martin our Bariatric Co-ordinator and our Nutritionist has always had a keen interest in nutrition, health and overall wellbeing. Having recently completed her Bachelors of Science with Honours in Human Nutrition at Ulster University Coleraine she has put her passion into practice. She completed her placement in St. James’s Hospital’s Department of Clinical Nutrition. She has presented and published an abstract of a study regarding patient empathy in a clinical setting, and is also acknowledged in studies involving clinical nutrition. She is also a current member of The Nutrition Society.
Being devoted to individual well-being and happiness Melanie entered the field of Nutrition to help people achieve their goals and improve their health.
Melanie has always had a huge interest in sport, particularly Gaelic Football. Having played the sport from a young age she has captained teams to finals, played for local clubs, school and University teams. She enjoys following the GAA sports in general and is a proud supporter of Monaghan GAA.
BSc (Hons), Bariatric Surgery Coordinator
Richard is our longest established bariatric surgery coordinator at Auralia. Before moving to Ireland in 2016, Richard achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Business Management and worked in a managerial position for a well-established company.
Richard found his passion for helping others improve their health and fitness from a young age whilst football coaching. He obtained coaching badges and implemented his learning by teaching after school sessions and summer camps whilst gaining his GCSE’s and A-Levels. Continuing his path towards a sports and health related industry, Richard combined his love for sport with business and studied B.Sc Sport Business Management at university. Whilst studying for his degree, Richard captained the university football team and was a part of various projects increasing participation in sports, fundraising for charities and placement work.
In his spare time, Richard regularly keeps fit, participating in numerous sports and competes in Tough Mudder events.
BSc (Hons), Nutritionist
Karla is our newest addition to our team. Throughout her degree in Public Health Nutrition, Karla developed an interest in lifestyle changes, weight loss management and healthy living. Karla has carried out research project in Children’s University Hospital (CUH) on the food provisions and the physical activity provided by Irish Primary schools. As a result of this research Karla became familiar with the work of the W82GO project in CUH. She is also a member of the Nutrition Society.
Karla has a great desire to work with patients to achieve a healthier lifestyle and their weight loss goals. She was recently actively involved with a community based rehab programme (MedEX) working alongside researcher Dr Conor Kerley organising and delivering the nutrition classes which gave patients the opportunity to live a healthier lifestyle and to manage their weight.
Karla’s expertise in promoting a healthy lifestyle, her focus on a multidisciplinary approach and her strong organisational and teamworking skills are perfectly suited to the professional standard at Auralia.
Patient Care Co Ordinator
Samantha joined our Patient Coordination Team in February 2017. Sam is an understanding and caring person who is dedicated to provide complete support and compassionate care to our patients making their stay in our Clinic a memorable one.
Bsc Nursing, Senior Theatre Nurse
Remy is our senior theatre nurse and a trusted member of our team here in Auralia. She oversees the running of the hospital and theatre and has over 35 years experience in the field of nursing.
Remy is an expert scrub and circulation nurse in a number of different surgeries including plastic, reconstructive, breast oncology and bariatric. She has worked as a senior theatre nurse in the Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi, and was a senior theatre nurse in the Mater Hospital before joining Auralia last year. She is an exceptional member of our team and we are proud to have such an experienced professional on board.
Msc Bsc Nursing, Senior Theatre Nurse
We are pleased to welcome Darwin as our anaesthetic nurse, who specialises in anaesthesia and assists the anaesthetist in the operating theatre. He has vast experience in this field, including vascular recovery and is a support provider for advanced cardiac life support, patient controlled analgesia, immediate life support. He is also a key trainer in anaesthetic monitor suction ECG machines (Hammersmith Hospital UK).
From 2003 to 2013 Darwin worked as an anaesthetic and recovery nurse in the Mater Hospital, recovering vascular, orthopaedic/spinal, cardio-thoracic, urology, plastic and ophthalmic cases. He also has experience in assisting in anaesthesia for heart and lung transplants, and is highly trained in difficult airway management.