Dr Patrick Bowler, our medical director, has been awarded The Brinkenhoff Award for Lifetime Achievement and Services to the Industry.
Announced at the prestigious Aesthetic Awards 2013-14 on Saturday, 7th December, at a lavish ceremony in the ballroom of The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, Dr Bowler, MB.BS, LRCP, MRCS, DRCOG, was noted as being a driving force behind increased safety standards in non-surgical procedures, and an advocate for superb customer service.
Dr John Curran, long-time colleague and personal friend of the cosmetic physician and laser surgeon, presented the award, saying, “Having know him for most of his impressive career, I know that this award is well deserved.
“Patrick is absolutely an influence on the direction of the entire cosmetic enhancement industry, and we’re a better body because of him. His name is synonymous with Botox.”
Courthouse Clinics’ Dr Bowler is a founding member and Fellow of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine, and a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is a leading authority on cosmetic treatments, and has featured on GMTV, BBC Radio, Living TV and Channel 4’s Ten Years Younger. He also writes for the Huffington Post, and is the author of “The Nervous Girl’s Guide to Nip and Tuck”.
Dr Bowler set up Courthouse Clinics over 15 years ago, in 1998, at an old 19th century courthouse in Brentwood, Essex. At the time, it was one of the first doctor-led clinics of its time, offering both surgical and non-surgical treatments. There is now 11 branches nationwide, cementing Dr Bowler’s reputation as a pioneer in accessible and exemplary cosmetic treatments.
Dr Bowler insists on only using quality, approved products in his clinics, backed up by extensive safety data. Courthouse Clinics a registered member of the Independent Healthcare Advisory Service’s Injectable Cosmetic Providers, and Care Quality Commission registered and compliant. The cornerstone of his approach is a deep belief in educating clients and consumers in the science and use of product ingredients.
His business partner Ron Sullivan commented: “This is a truly esteemed acknowledgement from an industry that Dr Bowler has impacted incredibly deeply. It’s an honour to be a part of his work.
“Dr Bowler ensures his team adopts the highest standards of ethics and professionalism, setting standards across the field.”
The award is named after the late Gayle Brinkenhoff, wife of RivitaLash developer Michael, who sadly passed away in July of this year.