09.04.1952 Born in Sindelfingen, South Germany 1971-1978 Study of medicine in Tuebingen and Goettingen 1978-1979 Practical year (internal medicine, surgery, orthopedic surgery 7/1979-9/1980 Military service as a doctor 1981 One year residency in anestesiology 1982-1987 Residency in general surgery, hand surgery, traumatology. 1988-1991 Plastic surgery residency, Marienhospital Stuttgart, 1991 Graduation in Plastic surgery, working in all fields of Plastic surgery as senior house officer (‘Oberarzt’ in German, equals ‘consultant’) 2002 Foundation of the department of Facial plastic surgery, head: Prof. Wolfgang Gubisch untill today Focus: rhinosurgery and nasal reconstruction, Reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of eyelids, periorbita, ears, lips, face, forehead and brows. Last publication as guest editor: Thieme Medical Publishers, Facial Plastic Surgery, issue No. 3, 2014: Nasal reconstruction. Contribution of chapters to scientific books: functional-aesthetic rhinoplasty, nose reconstruction, nose reconstruction in children Organisation of the “First Stuttgart Symposium on Nose Reconstruction” March 2015 Invited guest speaker on nose reconstruction and rhinoplasty topics, May 2015, Brisbane, Australia Course Chairs Note: Helmut Fischer is the European master of nasal and facial reconstruction His main areas of interest are nasal reconstruction and rhinoplasty along with reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the eyelids, periorbita, ears, lips, face, forehead and brows. Apart from being a master rhinoplasty and facial aesthetic surgeon, Wolfgang Gubisch described Helmut in regards to his expertise in nasal and facial reconstruction “he is to Europe what Burget and Menick are to the USA”.