Dr. Altintas AA (Hon. Editor-in-Chief)
Altintas AA is Professor for Plastic surgery in Germany. He was graduated from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. His Doctoral thesis was at the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery at the Ruperto Carola University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany. He has a master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Public health from Ruperto Carola University in Heidelberg. His surgical career started at the University Heidelberg, followed by German Centre of Trauma Surgery at the Hannover Medical School and University Cologne and Essen Germany. He worked at the Department of Plastic Surgery, Burn and Hand Surgery Centre, Chicago USA and Standford USA.
Altintas hold board certification for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery. He was first Senior Consultant at the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery at the University of Essen, Essen, Germany, and since 2011, he is Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery Cologne, Medical Centre, Germany.
Altintas is a member of the Editorial Board in numerous Journals in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery such as Advanced in Wound care (impact Factor 5.2). He presented more than 250 papers at national and international scientific meetings. He has published more than 50 peer reviewed papers in scientific journals and various book chapters.
His research focuses on Aesthetic Surgery, Reconstructive plastic procedures and wound healing.