Dr Tarik Ihrai


Major in the promotion of Surgery from the Boarding School in Nice in 2004, Dr Ihrai opted for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. During his internship, Dr Ihrai was trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery and cancer and reconstructive surgery of the breast.

Dr Ihrai is also a Practitioner attached to the Center Antoine Lacassagne de Nice and holds the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. Winner of the Nice Hospitals Gold Medal Competition in 2009, Dr Ihrai continued his training in Paris and joined the team of the "Institut du Sein - The Paris Breast Center".

Now a member of the Institute's scientific committee, he supervises the advanced course in Oncoplastic Surgery at the European School of Surgery. Dr Ihrai is also the co-founder of the Start-Up AMedSU, specializing in medical applications dedicated to surgery and aesthetic medicine. Dr Tarik Ihrai is fluent in French, English and Arabic.

His diplomas

European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery
Winner of the Gold Medal competition of the Center Hospitalo Universitaire de Nice
Diploma from the French College of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Diploma of complementary specialized studies in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Inter-University Diploma in oncological and reconstructive surgical techniques for breast cancer
University Diploma in Plastic Surgery of the Face
University Diploma in Microsurgery Research
Inter-University Diploma in Hand Surgery
Certificate in Comparative Human Genetics Certificate in Medical Informatics and Communication Technologies

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His medical publications

Barranger E, Ihrai T. Comment on: Sentinel Node Biopsy Using Magnetic Tracer Versus Standard Technique: The SentiMAG Multicentre Trial.

Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec;24(Suppl 3):593. doi: 10.1245/s10434-017-6191-x. Epub 2017 Nov 22. No abstract available. PMID:29168095

Poumellec MA, Foissac R, Cegarra-Escolano M, Barranger E, Ihrai T. Surgical treatment of secondary lymphedema of the upper limb by stepped microsurgical lymphaticovenous anastomoses. Breast Cancer Res Treat.

2017 Apr;162(2):219-224. doi: 10.1007/s10549-017-4110-2. Epub 2017 Jan 12. PMID:28083821

Camuzard O, Foissac R, Clerico C, Fernandez J, Balaguer T, Ihrai T, de Peretti F, Baqué P, Boileau P, Georgiou C, Bronsard N. Inferior Cubital Artery Perforator Flap for Soft-Tissue Coverage of the Elbow: Anatomical Study and Clinical Application. J Bone Joint Surg Am.

2016 Mar 16;98(6):457-65. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.O.00760. PubMed PMID: 26984913.

Barranger E, Antomarchi J, Chamorey E, Cavrot C, Flipo B, Follana P, Peyrottes I, Chapellier C, Ferrero JM, Ihrai T. Effect of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on the Surgical Treatment of Patients With Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Requiring Initial Mastectomy.

Clin Breast Cancer. 2015 Oct;15(5):e231-5. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2015.03.001. Epub 2015 Mar 18. PubMed PMID: 25887149.

Clerico C, Fernandez J, Camuzard O, Chignon-Sicard B, Ihrai T. [Axillary hyperhidrosis, botulinium A toxin treatment: Review]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet.

2016 Feb;61(1):60-4. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2014.11.006. Epub 2014 Dec 30. French. PubMed PMID: 25555435.

Barranger E, Delmas M, Ihrai T, Flipo B, Darcourt J. [Sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer using magnetic tracer: preliminary study]. Gynecol Obstet Fertil.

2014 Jul-Aug;42(7-8):490-3. doi: 10.1016/j.gyobfe.2014.05.020. Epub 2014 Jun 20. French. PubMed PMID: 24953313.

Genebes C, Chand ME, Gal J, Gautier M, Raoust I, Ihrai T, Courdi A, Ferrero JM, Peyrottes I, Hannoun-Levi JM. Accelerated partial breast irradiation in the elderly: 5-year results of high-dose rate multi-catheter brachytherapy. Radiat Oncol.

2014 May 16;9:115. doi: 10.1186/1748-717X-9-115. PubMed PMID: 24886680; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4045692.

Barranger E, Ihrai T. Response to the article by Thill et al.: "The Central-European SentiMag study: sentinel lymph node biopsy with supermagnetic iron oxide (SPIO) vs. radioisotope". The Breast 2014. Breast.

2014 Jun;23(3):297. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2014.03.005. Epub 2014 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 24721742.

Foissac R, Ihrai T, Cegarra-Escolano M, Chignon-Sicard B, Flipo B. ["V" axillary incision for the management of tumors of upper outer quadrant and axillary tail of the breast: retrospective study and technical description]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet.

2014 Oct;59(5):320-6. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2014.02.004. Epub 2014 Mar 24. French. PubMed PMID: 24673937.

Ihrai T, Quaranta D, Fouche Y, Machiavello JC, Raoust I, Chapellier C, Maestro C, Marcy M, Ferrero JM, Flipo B. Intraoperative radiological margin assessment in breast-conserving surgery. Eur J Surg Oncol.

2014 Apr;40(4):449-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2014.01.002. Epub 2014 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 24468296.

Clough KB, Oden S, Ihrai T, Massey E, Nos C, Sarfati I. Level 2 oncoplastic surgery for lower inner quadrant breast cancers: the LIQ-V mammoplasty. Ann Surg Oncol.

2013 Nov;20(12):3847-54. doi: 10.1245/s10434-013-3085-4. Epub 2013 Jul 10. PubMed PMID: 23838910.

Ihrai T, Georgiou C, Machiavello JC, Chignon-Sicard B, Figl A, Raoust I, Bourgeon Y, Fouche Y, Flipo B. Autologous fat grafting and breast cancer recurrences: retrospective analysis of a series of 100 procedures in 64 patients. J Plast Surg Hand Surg.

2013 Sep;47(4):273-5. doi: 10.3109/2000656X.2012.759583. Epub 2013 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 23627644.

Hannoun-Levi JM, Ihrai T, Courdi A. Local treatment options for ipsilateral breast tumour recurrence. Cancer Treat Rev.

2013 Nov;39(7):737-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2013.02.003. Epub 2013 Mar 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 23465859.

Chignon-Sicard B, Georgiou CA, Fontas E, David S, Dumas P, Ihrai T, Lebreton E. Efficacy of leukocyte- and platelet-rich fibrin in wound healing: a randomized controlled clinical trial. Plast Reconstr Surg.

2012 Dec;130(6):819e-829e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31826d1711. PubMed PMID: 23190833.

Sarfati I, Ihrai T, Duvernay A, Nos C, Clough K. [Autologous fat grafting to the postmastectomy irradiated chest wall prior to breast implant reconstruction: a series of 68 patients]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet.

2013 Feb;58(1):35-40. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2012.10.007. Epub 2012 Nov 15. French. PubMed PMID: 23158103.

Georgiou CA, Ihrai T, Chamorey E, Flipo B, Chignon-Sicard B. A formula for implant volume choice in breast reconstruction after nipple sparing mastectomy. Breast.

2012 Dec;21(6):781-2. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2012.09.007. Epub 2012 Oct 16. PubMed PMID: 23079561.

Clough KB, Ihrai T, Oden S, Kaufman G, Massey E, Nos C. Oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer based on tumour location and a quadrant-per-quadrant atlas. Br J Surg.

2012 Oct;99(10):1389-95. doi: 10.1002/bjs.8877. PubMed PMID: 22961518.

Clerico C, Ihrai T, Raoust I, Chignon-Sicard B, Georgiou C, Flipo B. [Mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction using a prosthesis and lower dermal flap: description of five cases]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet.

2012 Dec;57(6):606-11. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2012.06.002. Epub 2012 Aug 4. French. PubMed PMID: 22868066.

Sarfati I, Ihrai T, Kaufman G, Nos C, Clough KB. Adipose-tissue grafting to the post-mastectomy irradiated chest wall: preparing the ground for implant reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.

2011 Sep;64(9):1161-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2011.03.031. Epub 2011 Apr 22. PubMed PMID: 21514910.

Petit JY, Lohsiriwat V, Clough KB, Sarfati I, Ihrai T, Rietjens M, Veronesi P, Rossetto F, Scevola A, Delay E. The oncologic outcome and immediate surgical complications of lipofilling in breast cancer patients: a multicenter study--Milan-Paris-Lyon experience of 646 lipofilling procedures. Plast Reconstr Surg.

2011 Aug;128(2):341-6. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31821e713c. Erratum in: Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Dec;128(6):1317. PubMed PMID: 21502905.

Ihrai T, Clough KB, Nos C, Sarfati I. The fat trap: a simple method for harvesting large amounts of adipose tissue during liposuction. Plast Reconstr Surg.

2010 Oct;126(4):206e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3181ea9337. PubMed PMID: 20885228.

Balaguer T, David S, Ihrai T, Cardot N, Daideri G, Lebreton E. Histological staging and Dupuytren's disease recurrence or extension after surgical treatment: a retrospective study of 124 patients. J Hand Surg Eur Vol.

2009 Aug;34(4):493-6. doi: 10.1177/1753193408103729. PubMed PMID: 19675030.

Médard de Chardon V, Balaguer T, Chignon-Sicard B, Ihrai T, Lebreton E. [Constitutional asymmetries in aesthetic breast augmentation: incidence, postoperative satisfaction and surgical options]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet.

2009 Aug;54(4):340-7. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2009.01.034. Epub 2009 Apr 1. French. PubMed PMID: 19342142.

Balaguer T, Ihrai T , Bessiere C Jr, Lebreton E. A 10-year-delayed amputation and our approach for achieving a functional stump. Plast Reconstr Surg.

2009 Mar;123(3):121e-122e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31819a362a. PubMed PMID: 19319035.

Ihrai T, Balaguer T, Monteil MC, Chignon-Sicard B, Médard de Chardon V, Riah Y, Lebreton E. [Surgical management of traumatic ear amputations: literature review]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet.

2009 Apr;54(2):146-51. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2008.08.002. Epub 2008 Nov 29. Review. French. PubMed PMID: 19042071.

Médard de Chardon V, Balaguer T, Chignon-Sicard B, Riah Y, Ihrai T, Dannan E, Lebreton E. The radial forearm free flap: a review of microsurgical options. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.

2009 Jan;62(1):5-10. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2008.06.053. Epub 2008 Oct 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 18851935.