Prof. Ruediger G.H. Baumeister MD. PhD.

Professor of Surgery, espec. Microsurgery Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

Prof. Baumeister studied medicine in Munich and also passing the American ECFMG exam.
He was trained and became appointed in common surgery and trauma, vascular and plastic surgery as well.

He developed within in the Instute for Surgical Research experimentally the grafting of lymphatic vessels and wrote his inaugural dissertation in this field. He perfomed the first lymphatic grafting worldwide in 1980.

In 1985 he was appointed as Prof. of Surgery at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich with the concentration on micro- and reconstructive surgery.

He was head of the division of plastic- hand- and micros surgery at the Department of Surgery of the university until 2010.

Since 2011 he is consultant in lymphology at the Chirurgische Klinik Muenchen Bogenhausen in Munich.

Prof. Baumeister was elected as president of the International Society of Lymphology and the German Speaking Society of Microsurgeons. He is vice president of the European Society of Lymphology and the President of the Society of German Lymphologists.

He is also an author of multiple scientific books and articles especially in the field of lymphology.