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Hannover Medical School (MHH)

location_on Hannover, Germany
9.8/10 from 43 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Plastic, Aesthetic, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery (229649)

Peter M. Vogt

Prof. Dr. med.

Peter M. Vogt

Specialized in: adult and pediatric plastic, aesthetic, reconstructive surgery, hand surgery

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Plastic, Aesthetic, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery at the Hannover medical School offers the full range of modern plastic surgery, including surgical treatment of burns. For the treatment of posttraumatic and postoperative complications, chronic degenerative diseases and congenital malformations, the very latest plastic reconstructive techniques are used. Also, the department has an exceptional experience in the field of breast reconstruction with the use of the patient’s autologous tissues. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Peter Fogt.

Thanks to the rich clinical experience and expert knowledge of the department's specialists, here are offered comprehensive treatment programs adapted to the individual needs and wishes of patients, which helps to achieve excellent results even in the most severe clinical situations.

In addition, the scope of tasks of the department’s plastic surgeons also includes the removal of oncological lesions of the skin and soft tissues with the most sparing methods that prevent the occurrence of scars. Here is regularly provided surgical treatment of such tumors as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma and other malignant tumors.

The department’s range of medical services includes:

Reconstructive surgery

  • Microsurgery
    • Reconstruction or transplantation of nerves in paralysis due to damaged facial nerve, brachial plexus, and paralysis of other localizations (for example, lower limb)
    • Reconstruction or transplantation of lymphatic vessels or lymph node groups in lymphedema
    • Transplantation of the patient's own tissues from the lower abdominal wall to restore the mammary gland
    • Transplantation of the patient's own tissues into the lower and upper extremities in case of large defects, consequences of accidents
    • Other microsurgical interventions
  • Skin and soft tissue reconstruction
    • Skin grafting
    • Local flap surgery
    • Pedicle flap plastic surgery
    • Free tissue transplantation
    • Special techniques for skin and soft tissue reconstruction
    • Other services
  • Reconstruction in paralysis due to facial nerve damage
  • Oncosurgery for skin and soft tissue tumors
  • Functional restoration in paralysis / nerve reconstruction
    • Operations to restore motor function in case of paralysis due to peripheral nerve damage
    • Operations to restore both bending and extension function of the elbow (triceps function)
    • Operations to restore hand motor function
    • Operations to restore both bending and extension function of the fingers
    • Operations to restore shoulder and elbow function
    • Operations to restore both bending and extension function of the knee
    • Other reconstructive surgeries
  • Reconstructive surgery in paralysis due to the damaged nerve plexus
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Operations to eliminate mammary gland asymmetry and defects
  • Body reshaping after a significant weight loss
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Breast lift with a change in tissue structure
    • Breast lift with implants
    • Upper body lift
    • Arm lift
    • Thigh lift
    • Buttock lift
    • Combined thigh and buttock lift (body lift)
    • Other techniques

Aesthetic surgery

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Liposuction
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Arm lift
  • Thigh lift
  • Facelift
  • Forehead lift
  • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty)
  • Ear reshaping (otoplasty)
  • Treatment of wrinkles with injections of Botox, fillers

Hand surgery

  • Reconstructive interventions for severe hand injuries
  • Surgical treatment of wrist bone defects
  • Surgical treatment of finger flexor injuries
  • Surgical treatment of hand malformations in early childhood
  • Surgical treatment of Dupuytren's contracture
  • Surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Surgical treatment of arthritis of the thumb saddle
  • Surgical treatment of ganglion
  • Surgical treatment of trigger fingers
  • Surgical treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Other medical services

Burn surgery

  • Treatment of severe burns
  • Skin grafting
  • Flap surgery
  • Postoperative care / rehabilitation
  • Correction of burn consequences
  • Plastic operations for scar revision
  • Laser therapy
  • Treatment of rare skin diseases
  • Other medical services

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