Professor Günter Germann, MD
Dr. Günter Germann is the current President of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Dr. Germann is the founder and Medical Director of The ETHIANUM. Until recently, he was the President of the internationally renowned and largest German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. As Head of Department, Professor Dr Germann managed the Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik in Ludwigshafen (Ludwigshafen BG Casualty Clinic), Germany, for 18 years, giving it an international reputation.
He is a renowned microsurgeon within the international arena and has been practising plastic surgery for more than 30 years, with over 25 years of experience in hand surgery.
As early as 2001, Professor Germann was awarded the McCormack prize of the University of Rochester (New York) for his scientific work. He is a distinguished member of numerous scientific committees worldwide and has held the Professorship of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery at Heidelberg University since 1999. Above and beyond that, Professor German maintains a research laboratory that is primarily dedicated to the development of diagnostic and surgical procedures – also in the area of stem cell research.
His personal web page can be accessed here.