Doctor Tom S. Decates (1980) studied medicine at the AMC, affiliated with the University of Amsterdam. After that he gained three years of plastic surgery experience in Amsterdam, Leiden and Eindhoven. He then specialized fully in Botulinum toxin and Fillers in 2011. Since 2016 he is doing scientific research on the complications of fillers at the Amsterdam UMC and the ErasmusMC in Rotterdam. Doctor Decates is married and has two sons.