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Why choose The Shimeøn Clinic?

With Liv’s extensive healthcare background, The Shimeøn Clinic provides skin savvy clients with first class results from minimally invasive techniques. All medical consumables are of the highest grade and procedures are carried out in a meticulously clean clinic environment.

Liv Simonsen

Qualifications and professional experience

Liv Simonsen PG Cert. PG Dip. NHS Clinical Leadership Fellow.

Liv has worked in numerous first-class hospitals including London Bridge Hospital, St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester, Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth and The Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford. She is the sole Surgical First Assistant in robotic surgery for the UK’s most experienced prostate cancer surgeon, Professor Christopher Eden, at London Bridge Hospital. She has a broad range of experience as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) in general surgery, trauma surgery, oral/maxillofacial surgery and plastics. Liv is the UK’s most experienced surgical assistant in Retzius-sparing robot-assisted radical prostatectomy, an advanced nerve-sparing operation for men with prostate cancer.

In 2016, in her role as Clinical Lead for Robotic Surgery, Liv implemented the first robotic surgery service in any private hospital outside London, and the first for Spire Healthcare.

Her aesthetic treatment training and masterclasses took place at the Medical and Aesthetics Training Academy in London’s prestigious Harley Street and St. George’s hospital. She undertook her ODP training in Chichester at St. Richard’s, and her surgical skills were honed at The Royal College of Surgeons of England.

The Shimeøn Clinic Philosophy

Liv is the founder, Director and Medical Aesthetician of The Shimeøn Clinic. She has an extensive healthcare background spanning 25 years.

She established the clinic after a series of personal circumstances brought into sharp focus a new ethos for living. Wanting to live more, commute less and help others be the very best versions of themselves, Liv set up the clinic with the aim of showing her clients how powerful aesthetic improvements can be in creating confidence, boosting self-esteem and wellbeing.

Liv’s mantra of ‘look good, feel good’ is reflected in the expansive range of non-surgical aesthetic treatments offered at The Shimeøn Clinic. The clinic’s approach is natural enhancement. Liv prides herself on achieving results for her clients that aren’t obvious, but subtle and effective. Wrinkles soften or disappear entirely, skin is revealed to be more youthful, glowing and healthy looking.

She attributes this focus on natural beauty on her Scandinavian upbringing. Living on the islands of Tjøme and Nøtterøy in Norway until she was 10, Liv still has a remote cabin in the woods which has no road access or running water. She visits as often as possible to enjoy hiking, swimming in the lakes and the connection to nature.

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