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My particular interest in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery emphasizes on modeling parts of the body individually to the tissue's possibilities and wishes of the respective patient in harmony with the entirety of the body. (see Services)

Training & Appointments

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Ms. Lutz qualified as medical doctor in Germany. She achieved the MD for her doctoral thesis about a treatment form of pituitary adenomas.

She qualified as specialist in general surgery in Cologne and after a short visit at the famous Dept. of Plastic Surgery at the Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow, she continued her training and then qualified as specialist in Plastic Surgery in Germany.

Because of her great interest in reconstructive micro surgery, she then did not seek for a consultant position, but started a microsurgical fellowship at the renowned Dept. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, in Taipei, Taiwan.

After having returned to Germany she was appointed as Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the University Hospital Hannover.

To emphasize the micro vascular aspects of her work and to continue her research, she eventually accepted a position as Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Sweden, where she stayed until 2005. During this time, Ms. Lutz was mainly responsible for Head & Neck reconstructions as well as for breast reconstructions.

In 2005, Ms. Lutz left Sweden and spent several months as visiting professor in Brazil. During this time she also visited several world known plastic surgeons to deepen her knowledge in cosmetic surgery, which is her primary field in London since September 2005.

Research

Additionally to her clinical work Ms. Lutz has done extensive research in the area of peripheral nerve regeneration In 2004 she defended her thesis about different aspects of peripheral nerve regeneration in Sweden and was awarded with a PhD.

Ms. Lutz has organized and/or participated in numerous National and International courses and workshops, which included microvascular reconstructions and breast surgery. She presented her works at 87 Congresses and chaired several sessions. Additionally she published 63 International publications including book chapters. She is member of the review boards in 4 International Plastic Surgery Journals including the prestigious Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Affiliations

She is a member of the German, Swedish, and American Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery; the German Society of Hand Surgery, and the American and World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. In the UK she is affiliated to the British Association of Cosmetic Surgery.

Registrations

Ms. Lutz is registered as general, plastic and hand surgeon in Germany, Sweden, and is registered on the GMC Specialist Register, in the UK.

GMC Specialist Register Number: 6117519

Languages spoken fluently

English, German, Swedish