Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology

ISSN - 2161-1173

Philippe Federspil

Philippe Federspil
University Hospital Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany


Philippe A. Federspil has received his medical training at the University of Saarland Medical School in Homburg (Saar), Germany, as well as at the University College Dublin (UCD) in Ireland and at University Louis Pasteur (ULP) in Strasbourg (France). In 1998, he was board accredited for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head & Neck Surgery. In 2004, he was accredited the sub-specialization “plastic surgery” as well as “special oto-rhino-laryngological surgery”. He received his PhD at Ruperto Carola University in Heidelberg, Germany in 2010. Dr. Federspil’s main clinical interest is ablative head & neck tumor surgery as well as reconstructive plastic surgery including free microvascular tissue transfer with a special focus in the facial area also including implantation for bone-anchored craniofacial prostheses. He has authored 73 scientific articles and 4 book chapters. 38 articles are cited in Medline. He is a member of numerous scientific societies. Since 2008, he serves the International Association for Surgical Prosthetics and Episthetics (IASPE) as Vice President.

Research Interest

New implant designs: Ultrasound measurement of bone thickness