Doctor Dominique Rheims is a specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. After graduating from the medical faculty of the University of Paris VII, he discovered plastic surgery during a volunteer internship in Lausanne in 1981. The following year he returned to train as a plastic surgeon resident at the Vaud University Hospital (CHUV) and at the Lausanne Plastic Surgery Centre.
Having completed his studies, in 1987 he established his practice in Paris, dividing his professional activities between his private office, the Robert-Debré University Hospital for Children and the American Hospital of Paris. He also found time to participate regularly in teaching assignments in Spain (Barcelona), Portugal (Coimbra) and China (Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan) as well as in humanitarian missions in Africa (Chad and Ethiopia).