Dr. Scherer, plastic surgeon in Lausanne
Medical training and research
Dr. Scherer received her medical degree from the University of Leipzig in Germany. Dr. Scherer also studied for several years in South Korea, the United States and Hungary.
She completed several training courses in Switzerland and abroad to specialize in cosmetic surgery and peripheral nerve surgery.
She also studied in South Korea, where she trained in reconstructive surgeryfor children and in Asian facial aesthetics.
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Scherer dedicated herself to research in Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing for two years at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Research Center and Harvard University. This work was done under the supervision of Professor Dennis Orgill, Harvard Professor of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Scherer received her M.D. from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, for her research on wound healing with the V.A.C. (Vacuum Assisted Closure Device) system. This work has been the subject of several scientific publications and international academic recognitions.
Training in plastic surgery
Dr. Scherer has specialized in plastic surgery. Dr. Scherer specialized in plastic surgery at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and at the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) and Lausanne (CHUV). Dr. Scherer was chief of clinic in reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery for two years at the University Hospitals of Lausanne (CHUV).
Following her training, in order to further her specialization and knowledge, Dr. Scherer visited several medical experts in the field. Dr. Scherer visited several internationally renowned experts in the field of cosmetic surgery and migraine and peripheral nerve surgery.
Dr. Scherer has published dozens of articles and book chapters on plastic surgery. She wrote a chapter in the reference book on plastic surgery ("Plastic Surgery" 3rd edition, 2013 BMA Medical Book Awards 1st Prize Award Winner in Surgical Specialties).
International Academic Recognition
She has received several national and international awards for her clinical research, including the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the American Wound Healing Society, the Ferdinand Tissot Prize from the University of Geneva (awarded to the doctoral thesis with the greatest clinical interest) and the Felix Largiader Prize from the Swiss Society of Surgery (awarded to the best presentation).
National Academic Recognition
Her passion for teaching led to her appointment as a Privat Docent at the University of Lausanne in 2013. She is a visiting professor at the University of Padua (Italy), where she has been teaching cosmetic surgery, peripheral nerve surgery and migraines since 2019.
She has also developed a platform to teach surgical anatomy and issues for successful facial plastic surgery and injections in aesthetic medicine.
She teaches at Continuing Education Courses (CECs) that are held annually around the world. During the courses, she speaks on anatomy and best practices in peripheral nerve and migraine surgery. Dr. Scherer is one of the leading opinion leaders in the field of plastic surgery. As such, she is often interviewed in various media (newspapers, magazines, television and radio) and invited to the most important plastic surgery centers to present her work.
Dr. Scherer's certifications include the American Medical Boards (USMLE), the European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (EBOPRAS) and the Swiss board of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery (FMH).
For the past ten years, Dr. Scherer has been participating in plastic surgery missions in Uzbekistan for the past ten years. Together with the plastic surgery team of Yonsei University in Seoul, she operates and trains local doctors in pediatric reconstructive plastic surgery techniques on the face.
Dr. Scherer is a member of the American peripheral nerve society (ASPN), German Society of plastic and aesthetic surgery (DGPRAG) and the European board of plastic and reconstructive surgery (EBOPRAS).
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