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The International Oculoplastic and Orbital Institute (IOOI)

The International Oculoplastic and Orbital Institute (IOOI) is a young and dynamic institute specialized in forming physicians eager to learn about plastic surgery as well as ophthalmic surgery.

The founding principle of this institute is giving back. Throughout their years of formation, the surgeons teaching here at the IOOI have learnt a lot, they're here to give back what was once taught to them. All our courses include live practice, video classes as well as theorical classes. Our team of experienced surgeons are formed instructors, with good teaching skills. The main part of our formation is practice.

Are you a practitioner? Do you want to learn about eye surgery? In less than a week, you'll acquire experience, knowledge and practical skills.

Our Team

Michel Tazartes is a French surgeon and co-founder of the IOOI, he's specialized in oculoplastics, plastic and orbit surgery for adults and children. As well as running a practice in Paris, he collaborates with the Quinze-Vingts National Ophthalmology Hospital, one of France's best ophthalmology hospital and Hôpital Necker - Enfants Malades in Paris.

Finally, Michel Tazartes is linked to many private hospitals in Paris, such as St Jean de Dieu and Geoffroy St Hilaire.

He is an active member of SFO, SFOP, SOPREF, ESOPRS and French associate member of EUGOGO.


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Dr Michel Tazartes, co-founder

Dr Annie Plasse co-founder

Annie Plasse is an oculoplastic surgeon. She was trained in the Paris and Montpellier hospitals. She is now a full time practitioner for St Jean private hospital in Montpellierand the Sète Hospital center in the South of France.

She was formed in ophtalmology and surgery with a specialization in anterior segment (cataract, pterygium, chalazion, and glaucoma).

Doctor Plasse-Gandolfo is highly trained in oculoplastic surgery.

She is an active member of the SFO, SOPREF, SECPOO

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We speak french, english, spanish, italian and portuguese


Darina Krastinova, Versailles, France


Jose Vicente Moreiras, Santiago de Compostela, Spain


Marichelo Prada Sanchez, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Alfonso Castanera, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Bita Ismaeli, Houston, United States

Angelo Trivisonno, Rome, Italy

Gorka Martinez Grau, Barcelona, Spain

Guillermo Salcedo, México, DF Mexico

Alexandra Valenzuela, New Orleans, United States

Naresh Joshi, London, United-Kingdom

Michèle Beaconsfield, London, United-Kingdom

Richard Collin, London, United-Kingdom 

Raul Montes, Puerto Rico, United States (to be confirmed)

Jean-Claude Boustany, Beirut, Lebanon

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