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Prof. Dr.
G. Björn Stark

Department of Plastic Surgery
Medical Director
Phone: 0049-761-270-28170


  • 1976-1982 Medical School and M.D. University of Freiburg
  • 1982-1990 Board Qualification Surgery and Habilitation University of Bonn
  • 1985-1986 Research Fellowship Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery University of Pittsburgh/USA
  • 1989-1990 Residency in Plastic Surgery, Tulane University, New Orleans/USA
  • 1990-1993 Attending of Department for Plastic-, Hand- and Reconstructive Surgery Center for Severe Burns Cologne
  • 1994 Head of Division Plastic and Hand Surgery, Medical Center – University of Freiburg
  • Since 1998 Medical Director
  • Since 2002 Full Professorship (C4)

Focus of research

  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Tissue Regeneration und Tissue Engineering
  • Aesthetic Surgery

Selected publications

  • Braig N, Nero TL, Koch HG, Kaiser B, Wang X, Thiele JR, Morton CJ, Zeller J, Kiefer J, Potempa LA, Mellett NA, Miles LA, Du XJ, Meikle PJ, Huber-Lang M, Stark GB, Parker MW, Peter K, Eisenhardt SU. Transitional changes in the CRP structure lead to the exposure of proinfl ammatory binding sites. Nat Commun. 2017; 8:14188.
  • Strassburg S, Nienhueser H, Stark GB, Finkenzeller G, Torio-Padron N. Co-culture of adipose-derived stem cells and endothelial cells in fi brin induces angiogenesis and vasculogenesis in a chorioallantoic membrande model. J Tissue Eng Regen M. 2016; 10(6):496-506.
  • Grabin S, Antes G, Stark GB, Motschall E, Buroh S, Lampert FM: Cell-assisted lipotransfer. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2015; 112(15):255-261.
  • Finkenzeller G, Stark GB, Strassburg S: Growth differentiation factor 11 supports migration and sprouting of endothelial progenitor cells. J Surg Res. 2015; 198(1):50-56.
  • Iblher N, Gladilin E, Stark GB. Soft-tissue mobility of the lower face depending on positional changes and age: a threedimensional morphometric surface analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013; 13 (2):372-381.