From 2000 onwards he attended medical schools in Vienna (Austria), Florence (Italy) and New Orleans (USA), subsequently receiving his degree in Medicine and Surgery in 2006 from Medical University of Vienna. He performed his surgical residency and basic research at The University Hospital Bern (Switzerland). In 2010, he joined the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery at The University Hospital Zurich. Since 2013, he has been a fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) and a consultant at the Department of Plastic Surgery at The University Hospital Zurich. Since 2014 Dr. Fakin has held a Swiss federal title in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (FMH) . He obtained his position as lecturer (venia legendi) and Senior Consultant at the University Hospital Zurich in 2018.
Dr. Fakin has participated in numerous clinical fellowships, including Preecha Aesthetic Institute (PAI) and King Chulalongkorn University Hospital in Bangkok (Thailand), where he spent several months in 2015.
Dr. Fakin is the author of numerous scientific peer-reviewed publications and book contributions. Throughout his career, he has been persistently committed to research and lecturing. He has participated in several surgical campaigns in Africa. Dr. Fakin has performed over 1000 procedures, eventually specialising in Aesthetic Surgery and Sex Reassignment Surgery. He has been invited to speak at various International Congresses and organised several International Symposiums. Since 2018, he has been Director of Ocean Clinic Madrid and Zurich and a consultant in Ocean Clinic Marbella.