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Associate Professor E. Russell Vickers

Director of Olympus Stem Cells, Principal Clinician and Researcher

BDS, MArt, MDSc, MScMed, PhD, FFPMANZCA, DipHerbalMed.

Associate Professor Vickers is the Director of Olympus Stem Cells and an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.

In addition, he is qualified in herbal medicine and is an analytical and peptide chemist.

Dr Vickers holds an appointment as Clinical Senior Lecturer at Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Queensland Dental School.

He was appointed as the Balthasar Research Scholar at the University of Sydney. Dr Vickers completed his training in stem cells in 2010 at the Australian Government Stemcore Facility, University of Queensland.

Dr. Jorge Lopez

Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon


Dr. Jorge Lopez is both a qualified Medical Doctor and a certified and practising cosmetic surgeon.

He has over 25 years’ experience in medicine, having practised across the world in many countries, including Mexico the United States and Australia.

Dr Lopez’s area of specialisation is facelift surgery, breast implant surgery, breast lift, breast reductions, tummy tuck and gynecomastia surgery.

Dr Lopez graduated from University of Mexico with a Medical School Medical Doctor Degree in 1968 and completed surgery general residency at Oakwood Hospital (USA), William Beaumont Hospital (USA) and Sisters of Mercy Hospital (USA).

From 1972 to 1974 Dr Lopez completed a 4th and 5th-year residency of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Missouri Medical School. Following this, from 1974 to 1975 he trained at The Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery (USA) New York University Medical Centre completing his 6th Year Residency Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr Lopez completed his clinical Clinical Bridging Course for clinical examinations of the Australian Medical Council and has been working as a cosmetic surgeon in Australia since relocating 17 years ago.

Dr. Laurent Wallace

Consultant Pain Physician and Anaesthetist


Dr Laurent Wallace completed undergraduate medical training at UNSW.

He worked at Liverpool Hospital where he trained as an anaesthetist later becoming a specialist anaesthetist.

Dr Wallace then undertook further training at Prince of Wales Hospital to become a Specialist Pain Medicine Physician.

Dr Wallace has been working as a dual medical specialist since 2013 and is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Wollongong.

He performs most of his work out of his private clinic ‘South West Pain Clinic’ near Camden but he is also part of the team at Olympus.

At Olympus, Dr Wallace pursues his interest in advanced and cutting-edge pain therapies.

He is interested in researching the role of mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of chronic pain conditions, including osteoarthritis and neuropathic pain.

Dr. Richard Vickers

Consultant MaxilloFacial Surgeon


Dr. Richard Vickers is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon with undergraduate medical and dental training in Adelaide, South Australia.

Richard completed his specialist Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery training in The South Australian surgery stream and was awarded his FRACDS (OMS). Following completion of this Richard undertook postgraduate clinical fellowship training in Houston at The University of Texas group of hospitals.

Richard has completed postgraduate Fellowships from The Royal College of Surgeons of England, Glasgow and Ireland.

Richard undertakes all Oral & Maxillofacial procedures with particular interest in Orthognathic Surgery, Dental Implantology and Medical Management of dental patients. Richards expertise in major Maxillofacial surgery is reflective of his extensive training and exposure to international peer groups who have made Richard a very experienced surgeon. Richard is credentialed at most of Sydney’s large hospitals and he consults with Olympus MaxilloFacial Care in their Sydney offices.

Dr. Peter Vickers

Consultant MaxilloFacial Surgeon


Dr. Peter Vickers originally hails from Sydney but has trained in Adelaide, Australia; the UK and USA.

He is qualified in the fields of Medicine and Dentistry, specialising in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Peter is presently the Director of The MaxilloFacial Unit at Macquarie University Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He also consults and operates extensively in private practice in Wollongong, Canberra and with Olympus Maxillofacial Care in their offices throughout Sydney.

Peter’s surgery training encompassed craniofacial surgery, head and neck surgery, oral surgery, reconstructive surgery, trauma surgery, cosmetic surgery and dental surgery including dental implants. He is one of the few MaxilloFacial surgeons in Australia who has extensive experience in gunshot wounds and this due to his training in trauma surgery in New Orleans, USA.

Peter holds Fellowships in Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, England and Australia. He has a Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery from The Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery.

He also holds a certificate of residency training from the Charity Hospital Board of Louisiana State University, USA.

Dr. Ben Howell

General Practitioner


Bio coming soon.

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