After studying at one of the most prestigious French medical institutions (Faculté de Médecine Paris V, Hôpital Necker) Dr Nicolas Zwillinger practised in renowned Parisian hospitals (Hôpital Saint-Louis, Hôpital Rothschild) gaining European recognition from his colleagues and the Médaille d’argent des Hôpitaux de Paris.
Plastic and aesthetic surgeon in Paris, he continued his career as assistant chief of clinic at the Paris hospitals. He is a graduate in microsurgery and an active member of the French learned societies : Société Française des Chirurgiens Esthétiques Plasticiens SOFCEP and Société Internationale de Chirurgie Esthétique Plastique ISAPS.
Always at the forefront of surgical techniques from across the Atlantic (particularly those from the United States and Brazil), the Doctor is a pioneer in France in the surgical treatment of people suffering from lipedema, using the liposuction technique W.A.L. (Water Assisted Liposuccion).