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Prof. Dr. med. Hisham Fansa

Chief Physician, Plastic Surgery, Deputy Clinical Director Breast Centre Zurich, Bethanien & Zollikerberg

Spital Zollikerberg
Plastische Chirurgie
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Specialist title

Specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery

Work Focus

  • Breast cancer surgery and breast reconstruction with autologous tissue and implants
  • Aesthetic facial surgery (in particular: face and neck lift and eyelids)
  • Aesthetic surgery of the breast and body
  • Reconstructive microsurgery

Career Path

  • Since 2020
    Deputy Clinical Director of the BreastCentre Zurich, Bethanien & Zollikerberg
  • Since 2019
    Head of Plastic Surgery, Zollikerberg Hospital
  • 2016
    Rehabilitation and adjunct professorship for plastic surgery at the TU Munich
  • 2014
    Division of the head physician position in Bielefeld between two head physicians (Dr O. Frerichs and Prof. Fansa) and, in addition to the head physician position, joint practice for plastic and aesthetic surgery with a focus on breast cancer operations and breast reconstruction. Member of the Breast Centre am Englischen Garten, Munich, certified as a senior breast surgeon by Onkozert
  • 2012
    Establishment of curricular further training for doctors in wound management/wound therapist with the Westphalia-Lippe Medical Association
  • 2009
    Award of apl. professor for plastic surgery at Magdeburg University Hospital
  • 2007 - 2009
    Master of Business Administration (MBA) specialising in Health Care Management, Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR)
  • 2005
    Additional qualification in hand surgery
  • 2003
    Head physician of the independent Clinic for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Bielefeld Hospital
  • 2001
    Senior Consultant at the Clinic for Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Magdeburg University Hospital
    Habilitation and Venia Legendi for Plastic Surgery, University Hospital Magdeburg
  • 2000
    Specialist in plastic surgery and senior consultant at the Clinic for Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Magdeburg University Hospital
  • 1996
    Visiting physician, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery (Prof. Dr Lister), University of Utah
    Resident at the Clinic for Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
  • 1995
    Doctorate, Hanover Medical School
  • 1994
    Internship at the Clinic for Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery (Prof. Dr Schneider), Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
  • 1988 - 1994
    Medical studies, Hannover Medical School and University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, Ontario, Canada


  • German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (DGPRÄC) - Vice President from 2013 - 2015
  • German Society for Senology (DGS)
  • German Society for Wound Healing and Wound Treatment (DGfW) - President from 2011 - 2013
  • European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS)


Breast surgery

Fansa H., 2023

The Scarless Neo-Umbilicus in DIEP-Flap Breast Reconstruction

Fansa H., Linder S., 2023


Journal of Personalized Medicine


12(2), S. 315

Autologous Breast Reconstruction with Free Nipple-Areola Graft after Circumareolar (Skin Reducing) Mastectomy

Fansa H., Linder S., 2022


Journal of Personalized Medicine


12(10), S. 1588

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