Vinzenz, Kurt (Austria)

Prof. Vinzenz  studieded at D.D.S., Vienna University Dental School and has a specialist degree: Oral- and Maxillofacial Surgery. Head: Dept for Maxillofacial Surgery, “Evangelisches Krankenhaus Wien “. Consultant for Maxillofacial Surgery, Dept. for Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna.President of Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology (ASSO/ACO) of the Austrian Society for Surgery (ÖGC) and Chairman of the society for head and neck surgery within the ASSO/ACO. 1998 Associate Professor for Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Vienna. Nomination as national delegate to the European Society for Surgical Oncology (ESSO) 2000 first description of maxillofacial distraction osteogenesis in complex surgical protocols for facial restoration. 2002 Co-founder of the interdisciplinary maxillofacial unit at the department for plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Wilhelminenspital Vienna. Founding president of the Society for Implantology and Tissue-Integrated Prosthesis (GIGIP) 2003 associated with the Austrian Society for Surgery (Work groups: Craniofacial/Head and Neck, Thorax, Abdomen, Musculoskeletal System). President of the international conference on the topic of „function based facial esthetics – Esthetics follows function” 15. / 16. June 2007 in Vienna. From 2015 international Associated Member of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS). Editorial Board of the J Craniofacial Surgery.