You will be in good hands: Many years of experi­ence and profes­sio­na­lism charac­te­rize the specia­lists and the team at Metro­po­litan Aesthe­tics in Berlin and Cologne. Get an overview of our team on this page.

Dr. Volker Rippmann

Dr. med. Volker Rippmann

Specia­list in plastic and aesthetic surgery

Medical Specia­list Dr. med. Volker Rippmann studied medicine at univer­si­ties in Frank­furt, Munich, Innsbruck, Chicago and New York (USA).

The medical residency training took place first in the Depart­ment of Surgery at Whipps-Cross-University Hospital in London, UK; and then in Plastic Surgery depart­ment of the Cologne-Merheim Clinic; Chair at Witten-Herdecke Univer­sity, where Dr. Rippmann recently served as senior physician.

Dr. Rippmann received sections of his training, in parti­cular in the field of aesthetic plastic surgery, from Professor Pitanguy in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Dr. Rippmann has recently been senior physi­cian and deputy perma­nent repre­sen­ta­tive at the Clinic for Plastic Surgery of the Protes­tant Hospital in Dortmund before he opened up his own practice in Cologne in November 2008.

Dr. Rippmann was awarded his PhD. in 2001. Since 2005 he is a specia­list for plastic and aesthetic surgery.

Since 2006 he is a member of the Fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Recon­struc­tive and Aesthetic Surgeons (EBOPRAS).

Since 2007 he was awarded the additional quali­fi­ca­tion for hand surgery.

Dr. Rippmann is an active parti­ci­pate at presti­gious technical confe­rences world­wide and he organizes the imple­men­ta­tion of his own courses and lectures on plastic surgery to ensure the highest inter­na­tional standards and treat­ment techni­ques are practiced. Dr. Rippmann is a member of the German Society of Plastic, Recon­struc­tive and Aesthetic Surgery (DGPRÄC).

Christian Roessing im Portrait

Chris Roessing

Specia­list in plastic and aesthetic surgery

Medical Specia­list Chris­tian Roessing studied medicine at the Charité in Berlin and Northwes­tern Univer­sity Medical School, Chicago (USA).

The specia­list training was practiced at St. John Hospital in Bonn and the Clinic for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery of the Luisen Hospital in Aachen.

Since 2007 Resident for plastic and aesthetic surgery and appoint­ment as senior physi­cian, as well as assistant head physi­cian for Dr. Grandel until autumn 2010.

Since 2007, Mr. Roessing is a specia­list in plastic and cosmetic surgery and appointed Chief Doctor as well as the repre­sen­ta­tive for the chief surgeon Dr. Grandel until autumn 2010.

In 2009, awarded the additional quali­fi­ca­tion for hand surgery.

In the course of specialty training, Mr. Roessing held internships at various presti­gious clinics of plastic surgery, especially in Chicago (Dr. P. McKinney, Dr. Mustoe) and Houston (USA).

Mr. Roessing is an active parti­ci­pate in profes­sional confe­rences with presen­ta­tions and publi­ca­tions.  He is also involved in the training of assistant doctors in the field of plastic surgery.  His highest priority is to maintain quality and treat­ment standards.

Mr. Roessing is a member of the German Society of Plastic, Recon­struc­tive and Aesthetic Surgery (DGPRÄC); “Inter­na­tional Confe­de­ra­tion for Plastic, Recon­struc­tive and Aesthetic Surgery” (IPRAS); “European Society of Plastic, Recon­struc­tive and Aesthetic Surgery” (ESPRAS ); and an associate member of the “German Society for Surgery” (DGCH).

Christian Roessing