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James H. Völpel, M.D.

Plastic and aesthetic surgeon & Hand surgeon







As a postgraduate plastic surgeon James H. Völpel worked at famous clinics for workmen´s compensation boards. He then had further education and extensive training at leading hospitals for plastic and esthetic surgery at home and abroad (amongst others in Brasil, Southafrica / university of Natal. Additionally he graduated in hand surgery and worked at the emergency department for hand surgery , replantation and hand-reconstructive- surgery.


James H. Völpel, M.D. was also working as assistent medical director at one oft he biggest teaching and expert hospitals for plastic and hand surgery ( including burn-center) for many years. He is adept in complex medical cases. Besides he was responsible for the education and training of resident physicians in plastic surgery and hand-surgery. He also teached the subject of plastic and hand-surgery to nursing schools.James H Völpel is also official consultant of various teaching hospitals, clinics for plastic and aesthetic surgery as well as nationwide breast centers.


During the last years he delivered many speeches concerning plastic surgery , hand surgery and burn medicine in Germany and abroad. He also published scientific works in specialist literature or represented them at specialist´s symposia. James H. Völpel works as accredited authorized expert for plastic and aesthetic surgery. His continious emphasis is on pretentious, professional and individual treatment of the patient adhering to guidelines of the society for plastic and aesthetic surgery.




  • Full member of the German Society for plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgeons / DGPRÄC (former VDPC)
  • Full member of the professional institution of german surgeons / BDC
  • Accredited active member with humanitary comittment in plastic surgery at Bangladesh 
  • Certificated specialist for diving and hyperbaric medicine and supervising physician at famous diving centers on Maldive Islands and the Seychelles.


April 2017 - Hands-On Workshop Ellansé™


2014/08/29 Hands on Allergan Workshop


2013/06/22 Allergan Expert Forum in Berlin


2013/06/12 Training Course Intralipotherapy


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