Prof. Dr. med. Holger G. Gassner
Dr. Gassner is your expert in nasal and facial plastic surgery. Globally recognized with many years of surgical experience, Dr. Gassner has acquired recognition for his endonasal techniques in rhinoplasty. Dr. Gassner performs a large volume of primary and revision rhinoplasty cases through the endonasal approach. This has important advantages including the preservation of a softer, more naturally feeling nasal tip and the avoidance of the external scar.
Further areas of his surgical focus inlcude eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), face lift surgery (all established techniques) and reconstructive procedures.
Dr. Gassner’s modified endonasal approach (endonasal complete release approach), his method for correction of the nasal valve (the stairstep graft) and the cleft nasal deformity (the foundation graft) have been adopted by surgical centers worldwide. His profound experience with face lifts and eyelid surgeries are based upon an 8-year tenure at top medical centers in the USA. Many of the techniques he applies have been described in his textbook and atlas on face lift techniques.
Dr. Gassner is the only USA – accredited facial plastic surgeon (ABFPRS) practicing in Europe.
Highly specialized or very long operations, such as the free transfer of the musculus gracilis in facial nerve paralysis or complete auricular reconstruction are performed in cooperation with partners Dr. Ralph Magritz and Prof. Kofi Boahene. The team approach allows completion of important surgical steps simultaneously, which reduces the duration oft he surgical procedure.
Before you decide to undergo treatment, Dr. Gassner will have a long and comprehensive preoperative discussion with you. All your questions will be answered. Not every operation is always reasonable. Dr. Gassner will share with you honestly when an operation is not justified. For nasal surgery, computer simulation is used in order to visualize the planned result of your endonasal rhinoplasty.
Patients who live long distance are often well served with an initial telephone or skype consultation. Please consider sending photos up front so Dr. Gassner can better prepare for the initial remote consultation. Plaese contact us through service telephone number for English speakers (+49 176 43 42 39 46) or Contact page..
Cost – Medical Insurance
We are pleased to provide you with an estimated cost of your procedure. For privately insured patients, many operations are reimbursed. Please feel free to contact us.