Dr Riekie Smit is passionate about teaching and authoring on various aesthetic medicine subjects. Her favorite topics for teachings:

  • Skin aging and expert evaluation
  • Bio-skin-gineering: A concept that she developed to treat each layer of the skin individualy for restructuring and revitalization.
  • Facial contouring with soft tissue fillers and neuromodulators
  • Chemical Peels: Dr Smit is a member of the International Peeling Society
  • Lasers: Dr Smit has many years of practical experience with various lasers on various skin types.
  • LED: Dr Smit is part of the International LED Academy and has a keen interest on using LED for various skin and medical conditions.
  • Other topics that she has lectured on: Stretch marks, Pigmentation, Ethnic Skin & Hair, Mesotherapy, Acne scars, Social media & marketing for doctors

MBChB (UOFS). MSc Sports Medicine(Pret) Adv Dip Aesth Med (FPD)

Dr Smit has a private practice with two clinics in Pretoria, South Africa. Her focus of her practice is aesthetic and skin treatments.

Dr Smit is the founder and ex-officio president of the Aesthetic and Anti-aging Medicine Society of South Africa, president member of the International Union of Aesthetic Medicine and chairperson of the Aesthetic Medicine Congress of South Africa.

She is an international trainer on aesthetic medical subjects and a keen author of articles and scientific publications.  Her field of expertise includes facial shaping and skin rejuvenation with Botulinum toxin and Fillers, Chemical peels, Mesotherapy, Lasers and LED. Dr Smit is the course developer for the formally recognized Advanced Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine in South Africa. She is also a faculty member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine training doctors in Asia, Africa and Australia.


London – American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine

February 2018 IMCAS International Paris

Foundations for Professional Development - Advanced Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine Module 1

Foundation for Professional Development - Advanced Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine Module 3

American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, PRETORIA, South Africa

Aesthetic Medicine Congress of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

Moscow, Russia

For more information or to register for the events please send an email to register@drriekie.co.za

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