Private Medical Practice
for Hand and Plastic Surgery

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At Prof Sauerbier’s private practice for hand and plastic surgery in Bad Homburg von der Höhe in the Rhein-Main region of Germany, you will find the necessary medical expertise and personal empathy and care for your medical issue. With almost 30 years’ experience in hand and plastic surgery, Prof. Sauerbier’s main focus is on scientific progress, medical and ethical medicine and the patient as a human being. Regardless of restrictive hospital structures, the highest level of expertise in hand and plastic surgery and all related sub-specialities is offered for the treatment of complex clinical pictures and is always accompanied by a patient-focused approach. Physical function and form are fundamental pillars for healing, improvement, and preservation of physical well-being. The practise represents the full spectrum of hand and plastic-reconstructive surgery.

Prof. Sauerbier is active at many sites throughout the Rhein-main region. Alongside his function at his private practice for hand and plastic surgery in Bad Homburg von der Höhe, he is also active and an affiliated physician for hand and plastic surgery at the Hochtaunus Clinics in Bad Homburg von der Höhe and Usingen and the ETHIANUM private clinic in Heidelberg. Since completing medical training, he has devoted his attention exclusively to the specialist fields of hand and plastic-reconstructive surgery. Starting from 2013 he is continously ranked as top level specialist in Hand Surgery as well as in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Ärzteliste Focus Gesundheit and since 2022 in Stern Ärzteliste.

For patients with comprehensive private medical insurance plans (including for outpatient treatments), consultation at the private practice and any operative treatment are invoiced directly to the patient. Patients with statutory health insurance plans can be treated on a self-funding basis. Patients from other countries without German health insurance plans can undergo consultation, and if necessary, surgical procedures, as private self-funding patients. We ensure that our invoicing practices are fully transparent.

We look forward to meet you

Prof. Dr. Dr. Sauerbier and practice team

Treatment Spectrum

Second Opinion Consultations

With a serious illness or the consequences of an injury that affects quality of life, there is often a great deal of uncertainty, regardless of whether you yourself or a relative is affected. A fundamental question in these cases is whether and, if so, where, you should undergo treatment. It is essential to find a specialist with a great deal of expertise and, if necessary, an experienced surgeon to ensure that the best possible treatment results are achieved.

A second opinion can help you make the correct decision. With his many years in the field of hand surgery and plastic  reconstructive surgery, Prof. Sauerbier possesses the necessary experience, empathy, and measured thinking to be able to professionally discuss appropriate therapeutic options with patients.

An appointment for a second opinion consultation can easily be arranged in advance. For patients with private health insurance for outpatient treatment, the services are invoiced directly to the health insurance provider. Patients with statutory health coverage can arrange a consultation on a self-funding basis.


Future events scheduled and lead
by or under participation
of Prof. Dr. Dr. Sauerbier

Scheduled from January 28-29, 2022 in Frankfurt am Main
Basic Course: Treatment of new fractures of the hand and wrist
of the International Bone Research Association (IBRA)
More information here

Scheduled from April 21-23, 2022 in Bozen (Italy)
61. Symposium
of the Deutschsprachige
für Handchirurgie (DAH)
More information here

Scheduled from September 29-October 1, 2022 in Frankfurt am Main
52. Annual Meeting
of the Deutsche Gesellschaft der Plastischen,
Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgie (DGPRÄC)
and the

26. Annual Meeting
of the Vereinigung der Deutschen Ästhetisch-Plastischen Chirurgen (VDÄPC)
More information here

Scheduled from Oktober 6-8, 2022 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
62. Annual Meeting
of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie
More information here

Scheduled from November 10-12, 2022 in Frankfurt am Main
43. Annual Meeting
of the DAM – Deutschsprachige Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mikrochirurgie
der periphären Nerven und Gefäße
More information here

Scheduled from January 27-28, 2023 in Frankfurt am Main.
Basic Course: Treatment of new fractures of the hand and wrist
of the International Bone Research Association (IBRA)
More information here

Scheduled from May 4-6, 2023 in Bad Homburg v.d.H.
62. Symposium
of the Deutschsprachige Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handchirurgie (DAH)
More information here

Expert Medical Assessment

Expert medical assessments can be used to determine whether the prerequisites for financial compensation are met following injury, illness, or an operation. In his private practice, Prof. Sauerbier personally carries out assessments for private insurance companies, public courts, lawyers, and patients (on a self-funding basis) in the fields of hand and plastic reconstructive surgery. The assessment fee is agreed in advanced.

The aim of the expert assessment is to determine whether the health-related issue of the insured person or patient in each case is a direct result of the accident, illness, or previous medical treatment.

During the assessment, the health condition of the insured person is determined by using the highest standards of medical expertise and from a wholly neutral perspective. All related issues are then presented in laymen-friendly terms. Medical and specialist assessments are prerequisites for insurance companies and courts to make an informed decision on whether to award compensation for the consequences of accidents, illness, or medical treatment.

Practice Team

I am very fortunate to have been accompanied for many years by two exceptional practice managers, Irmtraud Schuster and Lisa Mehler. Both handle essential tasks within the practice ensuring high-quality and comprehensive patient care. Please contact them to arrange an appointment or for general queries.


Lisa Mehler

Tel.    +49-6172-38 85 820

Irmtraud Schuster

Tel.     +49-6172-38 85 820

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