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Prof. Dr. med. Markus Küntscher

Chief Physician at the Department of Plastic Surgery, Elisabeth Protestant Hospital, Director of the Reconstructive Breast Centre

Elisabeth Protestant Hospital, Prof. Dr. med. Markus Küntscher
Paul Gerhardt Diakonie, photo: Manuel Tennert

CV

  • 1991-1997 Degree in medicine in Leipzig, Heidelberg and Durban / South Africa
  • 2004 Postdoctoral lecture qualification and Privatdozent teaching status at Heidelberg University, specialist in plastic and hand surgery
  • 2007 Awarded title of professor by Heidelberg University
  • 2004-2010 Senior doctor / assistant chief physician at the Centre for Serious Burn Injuries with Plastic Surgery, Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin (ukb)
  • Since 2010 chief physician at the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Elisabeth Protestant Hospital
  • Since 2012 Director of the Reconstructive Breast Centre at Elisabeth Protestant Hospital

Focus

Plastic-reconstructive surgery (treatment of chronic wounds, restoration of female breast using body’s own tissue, tissue expander or implants after breast cancer) Concealment of defects following tumour removal (e.g. after skin cancer)
Hand surgery: broken bones, injuries to tendons, ligaments and nerves, Dupuytren’s contracture, malformations in children, prosthetic replacement of finger joints Surgery to treat burn injuries in adults and children, aesthetic and functional restoration after burn injuries
Plastic-aesthetic surgery, including corrective breast surgery, abdominal wall tightening, treatment of gynaecomastia Treatment of transsexual men and women (sex adaptation surgery)
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