Dr. med. L. Rainer Rupprecht

Leading physician

  • Dermatologikum Berlin, 09.05.2014Medical studies and business studies at Westphalian Wilhelm University of Münster between 1987 and 1994; study visits to Houston, Texas, USA and Thun, Switzerland
    Scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation
  • 1995 doctorate at University Münster in the field of rheumatic orthopaedics
  • From 1995 dermatological work at the specialised clinic Hornheide for tumours and the reconstruction of the face and skin at Westphalian Wilhelm University of Münster as well as at the dermatological clinic of Georg August University Göttingen; laser security officer and head of the laser consultation hours at the latter
  • 1999 specialist for dermatology & venerology (Medical Association Lower Saxony, Hannover)
  • From 2000 plastic surgical work at St. Josef Hospital Essen-Kupferdreh’s clinic for plastic surgery as well as dermatological work as consulting physician at Catholic Clinics Ruhrhalbinsel, Essen
  • 2006 specialist for plastic & aesthetic surgery (Medical Association North Rhine, Düsseldorf)
  • Numerous national and international work shadowings; specialisation on plastic surgery of the face
  • Between 2006 and 2013 senior physician at the clinic for plastic surgery at St. Josef Hospital Essen-Kupferdreh and deputy chief physician for multiple years; between 2007 and 2013 liquidation procedures for ambulatory and hospitalised skin tumour patients, establishment of an accordant focus area; since 2000 specialisation in aesthetic & functional nose surgery
  • Since 2009 external aesthetic and functional nose surgeries in multiple private clinics in Germany
  • Exceptional double qualification as specialist for plastic & aesthetic surgery and specialist for dermatology & venerology (less than 10 times in Germany)
  • Very comprehensive surgical experience in relation to skin changes with more than 10,000 surgeries of benign and malign skin tumours
  • One of the most experienced nose surgeons in Germany with more than 2000 nose surgeries (Rhino-septo-plasties) who therefore is frequently consulted by other plastic surgeons; extensive experience with corrective surgery after (non-successful) external previous surgeries (see aesthetic & functional nose surgery)
  • Multiple mentions in lists of outstanding doctors (Bunte, FOCUS), among annually from in 2013 to 2019 in the FOCUS physicians’ directory of the best German rhinoplasty surgeons (see News)
  • More than 100 national and international publications and talks, seminars and courses in the fields of dermatology and plastic surgery
  • More than 100 talks on issues of nose surgery at national and international conferences (USA, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany); organiser of surgical courses on nose surgery; member of the faculty at national and international conferences (DGÄPC,DGPRAEC, ISAPS, IMCAS, Stuttgart Advanced Course for Functional & Aesthetic Rhinoplasty, EAFPS etc.)
  • Longstanding experience with aesthetic & functional surgery of eyelids (upper and lower eyelid lifting, corrections of malpositioned eyelids), see also aesthetic eyelid surgery
  • Specialisation in laser medicine for aesthetic and medical indications; laser security officer at the university dermatological clinic Göttingen
  •  For several years official  expert at District Court Dortmund and Higher Regional Court Hamm for the fields of expertise plastic & aesthetic surgery as well as dermatology & venerology
  • Membership in medical societies (full member):
    The Rhinoplasty Society (USA)
    Rhinoplasty Society of Europe (RSE) – founding member
    European Academy for Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)
    Deutsche Gesellschaft der Ästhetisch-Plastischen Chirurgen (DGÄPC)
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Plastische, Rekonstruktive und Ästhetische Chirurgie (DGPRÄC)
    Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft (DDG)