Hans-Günther Machens

Department for Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Klinikum rechts der Isar Technical University of Munich

Hans-Günther Machens


° Chief and Director (life tenure), Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery and concurrently Professor of Plastic Surgery (life tenure), Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany. From 12/2007 to present.

° Assistant Professor and Acting Chief, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University Hospitals of Schleswig-Holstein, University of Luebeck, (Director: Prof. Dr. P. Mailänder). From Sept. 1999 to Nov. 2007

° Head of Burn Center and Clinic for Plastic Surgery of German Red Cross Hospital, Ratzeburg, Germany. From Oct. 1999 to Nov. 2007

° Co-Director of Interdisciplinary Center for Tissue Engineering, University Hospital of University of Luebeck together with Prof. Dr. med. Sievers (Cardiac Surgery) and Prof. Dr. med. Müller (Molecular Biology). From Jan. 2001 to Aug. 2003

° Head Doctor, Dept. of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hannover Medical School (Director: Prof. Dr. A. Berger) and Head of the Burn Center, Hannover, Germany. From Aug. 1997 to Sept. 1999


° Medicine, Issued June 1988, Heidelberg, Germany

° Emergency Medicine, Issued Dec. 1989, Hannover, Germany

° General Surgery, Issued April 1995, Hannover, Germany

° Plastic Surgery, Issued Dec. 1996, Hannover, Germany

° Hand Surgery, Issued Nov. 2002, Luebeck, Germany


° Radiation Protection, Issued Dec. 1992, Hannover, Germany

° Gene Technological Safety, Issued Oct. 1997, Hannover, Germany

° Authorized Agent for Biological Safety, Issued April 2001, Luebeck, Germany

° Intensive Medicine in Plastic Surgery including Burn Patients


Ischemic Tissue Injury in the Dorsal Skinfold Chamber of the Mouse: A Skin Flap Model to Investigate Acute Persistent Ischemia

1Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, 2Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, 3Institute for Clinical and Experimental Surgery, University of Saarland, 4Division of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich

JoVE 51900


A Full Skin Defect Model to Evaluate Vascularization of Biomaterials In Vivo

1Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, 2Institute for Signal Processing, University of Lübeck, 3Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, 4FONDAP Center for Genome Regulation, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile

JoVE 51428