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University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
10/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (113775)

Michael Ehrenfeld

Prof. Dr. med.

Michael Ehrenfeld

Specialized in: oral and maxillofacial surgery

About the department

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity, jaws, face and upper neck. Depending on the severity of the disease, treatment is provided both on an outpatient or inpatient basis. The doctors of the department apply modern therapeutic techniques and surgical procedures, which allow ensuring the best treatment results, including aesthetic ones. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Michael Ehrenfeld.
 
The main clinical focuses of the department include:

  • Surgical treatment of diseases of the teeth and alveolar processes
    • Surgical removal of teeth (including in patients with common diseases and bleeding disorders)
    • Root apex resection
    • Surgical removal of jaw cysts
  • Treatment of bone and soft tissue inflammation in the oral cavity and maxillofacial area
    • Treatment of bone and soft tissue abscesses
    • Inflammatory processes in the maxillary sinuses and other inflammatory processes (for example, in cyst infection)
  • Surgical and conservative treatment of facial skeletal fractures and the consequences of facial soft tissue injuries
  • Scar revision
  • Treatment of congenital deformities of the upper and lower jaw (dysgnathia)
    • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Treatment of congenital malformations
    • Cleft lip and palate
    • Craniofacial malformations (in collaboration with the Department of Pediatric Surgery)
  • Dental implantation and oral preprosthetic surgery
  • Treatment of benign and malignant maxillofacial tumors
  • Surgical treatment of diseases of the temporomandibular joint
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery for the correction of congenital and acquired soft tissue defects in the face and neck, as well as jaw bone defects 
    • Microsurgical tissue transplantation
    • Free flap plastic surgery
    • Cosmetic interventions (for example, nose, chin reshaping, zygomatic bone buildup, face lift, etc.)
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

  • 1974 - 1979 Study of Dentistry at Goethe University Frankfurt.
  • 1977 - 1982 Study of Medicine at Goethe University Frankfurt.
  • 1980 Doctoral degree in Dentistry.
  • 1985 Doctoral degree in Medicine.
  • 1982 - 1986 Postgraduate training in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Head: Prof. Dr. Dr. N. Schwenzer), Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen.
  • 1987 Senior Physician in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen.
  • 1989 Habilitation, Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen.
  • 1990 Leading Senior Physician of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen.
  • Since 1996, Head of the Chair and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Main Awards, Scientific and Social Activities

  • 1988 Hans von Seemen Award, German Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • 1990 Martin Wassmund Award, German Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • 1999 - 2004 Chairman of the European Steering Committee of the Working Association on Osteosynthesis in the Field of Maxillofacial Surgery (AOCMF).
  • 2004 - 2005 Chairman of the International Steering Committee of the Working Association on Osteosynthesis in the Field of Maxillofacial Surgery (AOCMF).
  • 2005 - 2012 Chairman of the International Committee of Specialists of the Working Association on Osteosynthesis in the Field of Maxillofacial Surgery (AOCMF).
  • 2008 - 2014 Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • 2012 - 2014 Chairman of the DÖSAK (German-Austrian-Swiss task force on maxillofacial tumors).
  • 2014 - 2016 Chairman of the Working Association “ENT – Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology” (AHMO) of the German Cancer Society.
  • Since 2014, Vice President of the German Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • Since the winter semester (2014/1), Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry.

Membership in Professional Societies

  • German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC).
  • German Academy of Neurosurgeons (GANS).
  • Academy of Postgraduate Education in Neurosurgery (NCAFW).
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS).
  • European Association of Neuro-Oncology (EANO).
  • American Association of Neurosurgeons (AANS).
  • Congress of Neurosurgeons, USA (CNS).
  • Euro-Asian Academy of Neurosurgery.
  • American Academy of Neurosurgeons.
  • Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO).

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