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Find out more about ISAPS Fellowships in Montreux, Switzerland under the supervision of Julien Brilmaker.

Montreux, Switzerland

Nestled between the tranquil waters of Lake Geneva and the majestic Alps, Montreux offers an unparalleled backdrop for professional growth and rejuvenation. Discover a harmonious blend of surgical innovation and Swiss hospitality in Montreux, where every moment promises inspiration and renewal.

The Montreux fellowship will be hosted at Laclinic surgery clinic, a specialized facility exclusively dedicated to beauty enhancement. Situated in a picturesque old villa overlooking Lake Geneva, Laclinic offers a range of aesthetic services including aesthetic surgery, aesthetic medicine, aesthetic dermatology, aesthetic dentistry, endocrinology, hair restoration, massages, and beautician services.

With two full-time plastic surgeons conducting around 500 aesthetic surgeries annually, the fellow will assist in procedures, manage in-house clients, handle administrative tasks, and participate in private consultations as an observer. Additionally, the fellow will have the opportunity to observe and learn from various specialists across aesthetic medicine, dermatology, and related fields within the clinic.

Apply for the 2025 ISAPS Fellowship Program

Deadline: May 1, 2024


Useful Information


An apartment will be allocated to the fellow free of charge.

Visas and Work Permits

Applicants must check visa requirements of the country they plan to visit before applying for the ISAPS Fellowship Program.

Please find visa and immigration information details on the Swiss official website.


Licensure is required. It is only with a valid license that you will be able to perform hands-on tasks throughout the fellowship.


Montreux is a small town. Within the town, transportation is not an issue. Geneva (and the international airport just north of it) is approximately 90km away. There is an efficient train connection between Geneva Airport and Montreux. The clinic is 1.5km from the train station. The ski resort of Verbier is only one hour away.

Fellowship Host

Dr. Julien Brilmaker

Dr. Julien Brilmaker

Dr. Julien Brilmaker trained in plastic surgery at the University of Liège, Belgium, where he obtained his specialist title and the European EBOPRAS qualification in 2016. An FMH cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Brilmaker masters all facets of his specialty, whether it involves procedures on the body or the face. His additional training in microsurgery allows him to respond to the most demanding requests. For two years, he worked daily with Dr. Michel Pfulg, before succeeding him to perpetuate the work of the founder of Laclinic.

La Clinic: Swiss Plastic Surgery Clinic

Av. de Collonge 43, 1820 Montreux, Switzerland

During a fellowship, the fellow can anticipate observing the following subjects and techniques:

  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Breast Surgery
  • Body Surgery
  • Upper/Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty
  • Forehead Lift
  • Brow Lift
  • Face Lift (SMAS-ectomy/SMAS-plication)


“During the three months of the fellowship, I had the privilege of working alongside renowned plastic surgeons, Dr. Pfulg, Dr. Brilmaker, and Dr. Smeets. As their assistant, I was able to participate in various surgeries. This hands-on training was invaluable in honing my surgical skills and developing a deeper understanding of the art and science of plastic surgery. This experience allowed me to gain insight into the different approaches to aesthetic diagnosis and treatments, as well as the latest technological advancements in the field.”

Matias Balbuena

ISAPS Fellow 2023 - Montreux, Switzerland