Chairman of the Clinic of Oral- and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery of the University Medical Center of the J. Gutenberg University Mainz. International Faculty Member at Kyung Hee University School of Dentistry, Seoul, Korea
Graduated in Dentistry and Medicine and affiliated to the University of Mainz for more than 25 years. Clinical and scientific workfields in dental implantology are clinical studies and basic research; compromised patients with risk factors or local bone deficiency, head & neck oncology and cleft reconstructions. He is Editor in Chief of Journal of Dental Implantology ZZI and Editorial Board Member “Die Quintessenz”, International Journal of Implant Dentistry, Clinical Oral Implants Research. He is Officer for Infection Control and QM of the German Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (DGMKG); Past President of the International Federation of Dental Anesthesiology Societies (IFDAS) and Education Officer of the German Society of Implantalogy (DGI). Member of the Osteology Expert Council. He is a Fellow of the ITI Section Germany, Education Delegate, Head of the Research Committee and Member of the ITI Board.