Dr Reza Mia – Inspiring Doctor, Designer, Artist, Engineer!

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Dr. Reza Mia is a world renowned expert in the world of aesthetic medicine. His innovative spirit and artistic eye has extended far beyond the medical and aesthetic world to that of aerospace engineering and luxury transport. Dr. Reza Mia brings the knowledge and skill that he gains from aerospace engineering and design and applies this back to aesthetic medicine to give his patients a truly unique experience and final result. This concept was validated when Dr. Reza began exploring a novel device that he envisioned designed to deliver babies who were in breech without the need for surgery.

The Mia family as a whole are committed to academic and philanthropic causes.  They are not only the benefactors of the Smile Foundation, which aids in charity work to give children back their smiles due to cleft lips and other deformities, but Dr. Reza also assisted his brother (world renowned plastic surgeon and Order of the Baobab recipient) Dr. Ridwan Mia in one of the most groundbreaking and breakthrough surgeries ever to be performed in Africa –  the first ever skin cloning transplant surgery for burn victim, little Pippie Kruger. In addition, Dr. Reza also rode the 94.7 cycle challenge for the Smile Foundation. 

Let’s get to know Dr Reza Mia a little better!

If you had a theme song, what would it be?

Beastie Boys – Sabotage, but if you ask me on a different day it might be a different answer.

What is the biggest risk you have ever taken?

Developing the world’s first vertical take-off and landing business jet

If Mars were liveable, would you accept a one-way ticket there?


If you were given one thousand acres of land what would you do with it?

Create an independent nation based on meritocratic principles and a nature conservation reserve.

Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer? 


How many pairs of shoes do you own?


If we came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare for us?

Ostrich Burgers and a Salad

How would people communicate in a perfect world?

Honestly, briefly and without ego

Where do you find your inspiration?

Nature, movies, necessity and by allowing my mind to drift whenever I am in water.

If you woke up to 300 unread emails, how would you prioritise which ones to answer?

The ones that would either cause the greatest harm if left unanswered or give the greatest benefit is answered.

Where do you go and what do you do to find peace and recharge?

My garden, the sea, the gym and my bed.

If you could write one new law that everybody had to obey, what would it be?

Exercise critical thinking

What, if anything, have you ever re-gifted?

Yes, Cuff links

What is the most interesting thing you have seen or read this week?

In general I am reading two books. One is called Wisdom of Souls and one called Illustrated Aerodynamics and both are very interesting

What skill or craft would you like to master?

Designing and building airplanes and other vehicles, that are green of course.

What would you say are some small steps that people can take to improve their relationship to the environment?

Live in a way that leaves a small foot print on the planet.


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