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Prof. Wolfgang Mühlbauer, MD, PHD


Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Mühlbauer trained at the University Clinics in Denver, Colorado, USA and at Klinikum Rechts der Isar of the Technical University of Munich to become a specialist in general surgery. He specialized in Plastic Surgery under Prof. Dr. U.Schmidt-Tintemann and was appointed Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Medical Faculty of the Technical University Munich. From 1984 through 2003 he served as head of the department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Burn Center of Klinikum Bogenhausen in Munich. Since 2003 he works in private practice. He is considered one of the most prominent plastic surgeons of Germany and Europe with outstanding international reputation. In 2005 he was awarded with the "Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande" by Horst Köhler, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, for his extraordinary achievements.

  • DGPRÄC – German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (former general secretary)
  • DGHC – German Society of Surgery (former member of the executive board)
  • ASPS – American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • RS – The Rhinoplasty Society – USA
  • ISCFS – Int. Society of Craniofacial Surgery
  • Honorary member of the Hungarian, Brasilian, Argentinian, Austral-Asean, South African and other Societies of Plastic Surgeons.
EURAPS – European Association of Plastic Surgeons (2002-2003)

VDÄPC – Association of German Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (2000-2001)

ESPRAS – European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (1995)

ESCFS – European Society of Craniofacial Surgery (1990-1992)

Catalog of scientifique works
  • assortment of 230 papers classified by topic
    Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. habil. Wolfgang Mühlbauer
  • Craniofacial Deformities
  • Holm C, Mühlbauer W, Mayer M, Myat T, Gögeler-Schröder S, Schöneich M, Anderl H.
    Extracranial Correction of Frontoethmoidal Meningoencephaloceles.
    Feasibility and Outcome in 52 Consecutive Cases
    Plast Reconstr Surg Vol 121:6 June 2008 p. 386e – 395e (2008)
  • Kraniofaziale Fehlbildungen und ihre operative Behandlung (Buch)
    Herausgeber: Wolfgang Mühlbauer und Hans Anderl, G. Thieme Verlag Stuttgart New York 1983
  • Wolfgang Mühlbauer MD, Andreas Schmidt MD and Jeffrey Fairley MD
    Simultaneous Construction of an Internal and External Nose in an Infant with Arhinia
    Plast Rec Surg 91, 4: 720 - 725 (1993)
  • Wolfgang Mühlbauer, Hans Anderl, Jeffrey Fairley, Frank Höpner
    The Autodynamic Remodeling of the Skull Following Early Surgery
    In Craniofacial Surgery 5 p.109 - 110 (1994)
    Ed. by Fernando Ortiz Monasterio
    Monduzzi Editore, Italy 1994
  • P. Heeckt, W. Mühlbauer, J. Fairley, H. Anderl, F. Höpner
    Pankraniofaziale Synostose Indikation zu frühzeitiger kraniofazialer Operation
    Handchir. Mikrochir. Plast. Chir. 26: 60 - 67 (1994)
  • W. Mühlbauer
    Early Radical Correction of Craniofacial Stenosis
    Video VHS-U-Matic 13 Min. (1986)
Prices and honors
  • First Film Prize of the German Society of Surgery for “Breast Reconstruction with the Latissimus Flap” (19799
  • Honorary Award of the German Druids Order for special achievement in the treatment of burn victims (1989)
  • Dieffenbach Award for extraordinary contribution to Plastic Surgery in Germany (1992)
  • The Maliniac Award (Exellence – Honor – Esteem) of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (2003).
  • Dieffenbach Medal of the German Society of Plastic, Recontructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (2008)