Prof. Dr. med. M. Shafighi
Growing up in Switzerland, Prof. Dr. Shafighi studied medicine at the University of Zurich and in London. He completed his specialist training in plastic surgery at the Inselspital University Hospital in Bern. In the same step he received the European specialist title for plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. He then completed several years of fellowships at internationally renowned clinics in England, during which time he expanded his experience across the entire spectrum of aesthetic and plastic surgery. Here he worked for several years as a lecturer in plastic surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Thanks to his research and clinical work, Prof. Shafighi has received various prizes and awards on both a national and international level.
Prof. Shafighi initially worked for several years as a senior physician in the Clinic for Plastic Surgery at the University Hospital Bern Inselspital. Due to his excellent technical and scientific competence, he was appointed Privatdozent (PD) for plastic surgery by the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern. As a senior physician and deputy chief physician at the University Clinic for Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery at Inselspital, he held various management functions in everyday clinical practice with patients and in teaching at the University of Bern. In this context, Dr. Shafighi Quality Management Officer at the University Clinic for Plastic and Hand Surgery in Inselspital.
Since 2015 Prof. Dr. Shafighi as an aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon in various Zurich clinics (Seespital, Limmatklinik), in Langnau / Burgdorf, in Hirslanden Bern and in the MedUno practice in Muri near Bern. Dr. Shafighi is auditor for the Swiss Society for Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery and continues to supervise doctoral students at the University of Bern. In January 2017 he was elected to the scientific advisory board of the renowned American journal "Annals of Plastic Surgery". Prof. Shafighi has been a kerosurgeon at the Breast Center Hirslanden Bern / Biel since 2018. This breast center was certified by the Cancer League in 2020.
Prof. Dr. Shafighi has been cooperating with the University of Shiraz since 2017/18 and travels to Iran twice a year for microsurgical reconstruction. Here, Dr. Shafighi is a reviewer of scientific papers in the prestigious World Journal of Plastic Surgery.