Seventh Bergamo Open Rhinoplasty Course

Stefan Maas


Stefan Maas



National and international medical education

German state exams (Universität Gesamthochschule Essen)

American certification (ECFMG – Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, USA)


Continuing education to become a specialist for otorhinolaryngologic surgery and facial plastic surgery

Physician of otorhinolaryngology (exam: Westfalen-Lippe Chamber of Physicians 2001)

Specialized otorhinolaryngologic surgery (exam: Westfalen-Lippe Chamber of Physicians 2006)

Facial plastic surgery (exam: Westfalen-Lippe Chamber of Physicians 2006)


Practical experience

Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Great Britain

University Hospital of Essen – Department of Otorhinolaryngology

Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology and Otolaryngologic Plastic Surgery Bad Lippspringe

Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery of the Städtische Klinik Bielefeld-Mitte, Head of the Facial Plastic Surgery Section of the Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology

Since 2007 senior surgeon and head of the RHINO-OTO-CENTRE



Founder of the RHINO-OTO-CENTRE (

Founder of the RHINO®-Workshop (

Founding member of the HEKA skull base team (

Accreditation of the RHINO-OTO-CENTRE by the Fisch International Microsurgery Foundation (


Special fields in rhinoplasty

Developement of Full Powered Rhinoplasty

L-Beam Concept (nose reconstruction with laminated costal cartilage)

6-flap technique for closure of septal perforation and simultaneous rhinoplasty



Complex Operating Techniques in Facial Plastic Surgery and Rhinosurgery (Maas et al. 2012)



Rhinoplasty Society of Europe

International and European Rhinologic Societies

European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

Member of the German Panel of Rhinoplastic Experts

FIMF (Fisch International Microsurgery Foundation)

German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

APKO (German working group plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic head neck surgery)

German professional association of ENT doctors