Holger G. Gassner, M.D., Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon (USA)

  Phone: + 49 176 43 42 39 46 Deutsch English Русский


Prof. Gassner operiert

Courses and Conferences


Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery,  September 12 – 15, 2018

Congress president: Holger G. Gassner, Abel-Jan Tasman

Flyer: PDF-Download
Homepage: facial-plastic-surgery.eu

Past Courses and Conferences

Finesse in Facial Plastic Surgery 2016
Finesse in Facial Plastic Surgery 2014
Finesse in Facial Plastic Surgery 2013
The Regensburg Course in Facial Plastic Surgery 2012
The Regensburg Course in Facial Plastic Surgery 2011
The Regensburg Course in Facial Plastic Surgery 2010
The Regensburg Course in Facial Plastic Surgery 2009

Finesse in Facial Plastic Surgery: Dr. Gassner initiated this course in 2009. This course is regarded as the most complete course in facial plastic surgery in Europe. It was staged 7 times between 2009 and 2016. During the 5 course days, lectures, videos, live surgery, anatomic dissections and workshops are offered. The “Finesse Team” was glad to welcome more than 150 attendees from all continents to the most recent course in 2016.

Teaching media

These media are available through www.facial-plastic-surgery-forum.org

DVD Facial Reanimation: Orthodromic Temporalis Tendon Transfer

Orthodromic Temporalis Tendon Transfer


DVD Nasal Reconstruction: In situ prelamination

Nasal reconstruction: In situ prelamination


DVD Techniques in Endonasal Rhinoplasty

Techniques in Endonasal Rhinoplasty


Finesse in Facial Plastic Surgery: Facial Rejuvenation Techniques

facial_rejuvenation_techniques-01-407d2d8e    Key surgical maneuvers of multiple facial rejuvenation techniques


Finesse in Facial Plastic Surgery: Open Structure Rhinoplasty

open_structure_rhinoplasty-01-0c03d3ec    Basic and advanced maneuvers of an open structure rhinoplasty


Finesse in Facial Plastic Surgery: Endonasal Rhinoplasty

endonasal_rhinoplasty-01-ef608114    Basic maneuvers of an endonasal rhinoplasty

These media are available through EAFPS and www.medical-media.eu .

Fellowship, Observership,Visitorship

The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery offers a 1 year subspecialty fellowship training program. Qualifying candidates have completed their specialty training. The application and selection process is through EAFPS. Shorter training rotations are offered as well (observership, visitoship).

The Regensburg / Nuremberg Fellowship program is comprised of two segments.

The first segment is under the supervision of Dr. Gassner. Areas of focus include:

Surgical training (Mo, Wed, Fr): Aesthetic and functional nasal surgery, reconstructive nasal and facial surgery, rejuvenating and cosmetic facial surgery, reanimation of facial paralysis, otoplasty

Non – surgical training: (Tue, Thu): Pre – operative counseling, post – operative care, computer simulation, botox and fillers

Academic training: Retrospective studies, anatomic studies, clinical studies, review articles, rhetorics, presentations, teaching media.

The second segment of 3 months consists of a rotation in a US training centre. Cooperation partners include:

Prof. Kofi Boahene      Prof. Kofi Boahene, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Prof. Wayne Larrabee      Prof. Wayne Larrabee, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Prof. Peter Hilger      Prof. Peter Hilger, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Prof. Jonathan Sykes      Prof. Jonathan Sykes, University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California


Past Fellows

Emrah Emre      Emrah Emre, Istanbul, Türkei

Haneen Sadick      Haneen Sadick, Mannheim, Deutschland

Payam Maneschi      Payam Maneschi, Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Gustavo Suarez      Gustavo Suarez, Barcelona, Spanien

Tevfik Soezen     Tevfik Soezen, Istanbul, Türkei

Mihael Rudes      Mihael Rudes, Frankfurt, Germany


Peter Lohuis, Director, EAFPS Fellowship Committee, www.EAFPS.org

Dr. Gassner also offers shorter clinical training rotations. Please feel free to contact us through the link “Contact”.