Memberships:

  • Full Member Deutsche Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen (DGPRÄC) 
  • Full Member Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (DGCh)  
  • Full Member Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie (DGU) 
  • Full Member Deutsche Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (DGH)
  • Full Member Deutschsprachige Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handchirurgie (DAH)
  • International Member American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • Member International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH)
  • Member Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)
  • Member American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
  • Mitglied International Wrist Investigators Workshop (IWIW) 
  • Active Member American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
  • Active Member World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM)
  • Member Section Hand Surgery of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie (DGU)
  • Member Section Hand Surgery der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Operative Orthopädie und Traumatologie (DGOT)
  • Full  Member of the Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mikrochirurgie der peripheren Nerven und Gefäße (DAM)
  • Full Member International Bone Research Association (IBRA)
  • Member Mayo Hand Club
  • Member Hessische Krebsgesellschaft

Current board memberships in scientific corporations:

  • Vice President („President Elect“) Deutsche Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen (DGPRÄC) from  2019  –  2020
  • Secretary of the Deutschen Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen (DGPRÄC) von  2017 – 2019
  • Head of the Department Hand surgery in the extended board of the  Deutschen Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen (DGPRÄC)  September 2012 –  2018
  • Board- and Advisory board member of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (DGH) until 2016
  • Board member and advisor for plastic surgery in the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Plastische und Wiederherstellungschirurgie (DGPW) until 2008
  • Board member and  delegate of the Deutschen Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen (DGPRÄC) in the working group scientific, medical  professional society (AWMF) until 2010
  • Member in the “Godina-Fellow” Search-Committee (2009) of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
  • Member of the “Buncke-Lecturer” Search-Committee (2009) of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
  • Member in the “Nominating Committee” of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM) since 2019
  • Board Member Professional Association of German Surgeons (BDC) for the speciality Plastic Surgery since 2019

Congress Organisation:

  • Program Co-Chair annual meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) from 12.-15. January 2013 in Naples, FL, USA
  • Program Co-Chair annual meeting of the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) in cooperation with the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (DGH) from 13.-16. January 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Congress President 57. Congress of the  Deutschen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (DGH) in cooperation with the American Association for Handsurgery (AAHS), from 22.-24. September 2016 in Frankfurt am Main 
  • Co-Congress President 52. annual meeting of the Deutschen Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen (DGPRÄC) from 29. September -1. October  2022 in Frankfurt am Main 
  • President 62. Symposium of the Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handchirurgie (DAH) in Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe or Frankfurt am Main May 2023
  • Co-Congress President 43. Symposium of the Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mikrochirurgie der peripheren Nerven und Gefäße (DAM) in Frankfurt am Main 2022

Other committees

  • Member and examiner of the expert and arbitration board committee of the State Medical Association of Hesse (LÄK Hessen)
  • Regular examiner at the State Medical Association of Hesse (LÄK Hessen) for obtaining a specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery as well as for the additional designation of hand surgery.
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