Dr. med. Lissa Masumbuku

I’m happy to advise you!

Dr. Masumbuku

I’m happy to advise you!

Curriculum Vitae: Dr. med. Lissa Masumbuku

Professional Experience

  • Since October 2019 plastic surgeon at med-plast Berlin
  • July 2018 Specialist in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Medical Association Berlin
  • 2016-2018 Evangelische Elisabeth Klinik Berlin, Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, Prof. Dr. med. Markus Küntscher
  • 2014-2018 Klinik Dr. Guth Hamburg, Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, Dr.med. Alexander Handschin
  • 2014 Asklepios Klinik St. Georg Hamburg, Department General Visceral and Vascular Surgery PD Dr. med. Mathias Kapischke
  • 2013 Asklepios Klinik St. Georg Hamburg, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Dr. med. Jörg Elsner
  • 2012-2013 Asklepios Westklinikum Hamburg, Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Dr. med. Wolfgang Tigges
  • 2011-2012 University Hospital Düsseldorf, Department of Vascular Surgery and Kidney Transplantation, Prof. Dr. med. Hubert Schelzig

Study

  • 2010 Approbation Human Medicine
  • 2003-2009 Human Medicine in Cologne, Luxembourg, Hamburg, Frauenfeld, New York, Sion
  • 2001-2003 Chemistry Diploma Cologne

Promotion

  • Clinical prospective study: Care situation of patients with osteoporosis in Hamburg, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf Institute for Biomechanics and Osteology, Prof. Dr. Michael Amling

Additional Qualifications

  • Competence and expertise in the clinical application of laser medicin

Professional Memberships

  • German Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Plastische, Rekonstruktive und Ästhetische Chirurgie, DGPRÄC)

Sprachkenntnisse

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Polish

I’m always happy to provide advice and look forward to seeing you at the clinic for a consultation

Free initial consultation – detailed and individual

Tips on how to find the right plastic surgeon for you:

Finding the right plastic surgeon is a matter of trust. In addition to professional qualifications and skills, personal impressions are hugely important.
While there are no general rules for initial online research, several criteria have proved helpful and should be considered:

DGPR

Beware of false labelling! Only “Specialist for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery“ or the older title of “Specialist for Plastic Surgery’ are protected designations. Full membership of the German Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (Deutsche Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen, DGPRÄC) or an equivalent national professional body is a reliable indication. This professional association admits only surgeons who hold the title of Specialist for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery or the older title of Specialist for Plastic Surgery. Patients looking to pursue the surgical route can use this as a point of orientation. Admission to the Association demands professional training of at least six years and a successful examination before the State Chamber of Physicians (Landesärztekammer). It sets the highest standards in professional qualification and is a guarantee of quality.
This organisation has less than one thousand members. A list of members is available here. Diplomas hanging on the wall can also be misleading – every physician holds various certificates of varying quality.
Be sure to ask your doctor about their precise specialist title.

You alone can decide whether the surgeon in question spends enough time on a personalised consultation. They need to understand the background and your treatment goals. They should outline possible results and draw your attention to the limitations of what can be achieved. This demands a detailed examination based on the professional experience and specialised skills you can expect of a specialist for plastic and aesthetic surgery. Try not to be disappointed if your wishes cannot be achieved or the technology available would not provide a good outcome in your specific case. A “no” in the right place is of great value in preventing harm and is an expression of the greatest integrity and professionalism.
It’s a good idea to have a consultation with several plastic surgeons and to go with your gut feeling as to the best choice.

  • If the surgeon is evasive when asked about their experience with the desired procedure
  • If you are pressured to make an appointment for a surgical procedure and there “just happens” to be an opening the next day
  • If there is insufficient infrastructure for optimal care and after-care
  • If the procedure is described as easy and without risk
  • If a deposit payment is requested during the initial consultation.
  • Following an examination, the surgeon should provide a precise estimate that includes all ancillary costs. A deposit based on the estimated costs is usually required prior to surgery.
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