Dr MARIA (Riekie) Smit
MBChB (UOFS). MSc Sports Medicine(Pret) Adv Dip Aesth Med (FPD)
Dr Smit has a private practice in Pretoria, South Africa, specializing in treating various aesthetic medical conditions. Dr Smit is the founder and ex-officio president of the Aesthetic and Anti-aging Medicine Society of South Africa and chairperson of the Aesthetic Medicine Congress of South Africa. Dr Smit is the course developer and current coordinator for the officially recognized Advanced Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine in South Africa at the FPD higher education institute. She is also a faculty member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine training doctors in Asia, Africa, Europe, UK, Russia and UAE. She is an international trainer and key opinion leader on aesthetic medical subjects and author of medical articles, journals and scientific publications. Her field of expertise includes skin rejuvenation, facial injectables (neuromodulators and fillers), thread lifting, chemical peels, mesotherapy, PRP, Lasers and LED. Dr Smit is a global KOL for various aesthetic medical and pharmaceutical companies in the industry.