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PROF. LUIGI CLAUSER
ORAL SURGERY, ODONTOSTOMATOLOGY
RECONSTRUCTIVE and ORBITAL SURGERY, FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY
FELLOW of the EUROPEAN BOARD of ORO-MAXILLO-FACIAL SURGERY (FEBOMFS)
Prof. Luigi C. Clauser M.D., D.M.D, is a Specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery and Odontostomatology. Formerly he was the Head and Director of the Unit of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery of the University Hospital of Ferrara, Italy. Currently, he is a member of the Maxillofacial Surgery Staff at the Istituto Stomatologico Italiano in Milano,Italy.
Education: University of Padua (Padova, Italy) School of Medicine (MD) and School of Dentistry (DMD). Maxillofacial Surgery: University of Verona, Italy. His expertise covers facial reconstruction, implantology, orthognathic surgery to correct various types of malocclusion, traumatology, orbital surgery, oral surgery – odontostomatology, treatment of temporo-mandibular joint dysfunctions and facial plastic surgery. He is internationally acknowledged as a leading expert in this field.Prof. Clauser is a prominent specialist in the treatment of congenital craniofacial malformations, distraction osteogenesis and multidisciplinary treatment of exophthalmos in Graves-Basedow Disease. The reconstruction of facial volumes into Maxillofacial Surgery through the use of structural fat grafting, and the related tissue engineering research, are among his main interests. He also developed and refined particular techniques for dismantling and reassembling the facial skeleton in tumour surgery. Various mentors, in both Europe and the United States, have contributed to his education.
Prof. Clauser (an International Craniofacial Fellow) was the last pupil of Dr. Paul Tessier, a plastic-craniofacial surgeon in Paris. In The 90’s he was part of an humanitary mission in Tehran, Iran, with Paul Tessier to cure patients wounded in the Iran-Iraq conflict.
From 2006 to 2008, he held the position of President of the EACMFS (European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery). He is responsible for promoting maxillofacial surgery not only throughout Europe and other continents, but also in Eastern Europe, and in countries with limited resources. Prof. Clauser has had the privilege of being an invited speaker at many notable Congresses and Scientific Events world-wide, has authored over 200 scientific publications and is one of the world’s leaders in orbital surgery, organizing and sponsoring the world’s largest symposium on Orbital Surgery, ORBIT2011, October 2011-Ferrara, Italy. He is a reviewer of many international scientific journals and member of the European Board of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery (FEBOMFS).
In May 2012, Prof. Clauser was invited to deliver the prestigious Honorary Whilelmsem Lecture in Baltimore, USA, in recognition of his contribution to the Craniofacial Sciences( honorary lecture delivered in the past by Paul Tessier,Paris, and Hugo Obwegeser,Zurich).
In 2013 the Unit of Cranio Maxillo Facial Surgery in Ferrara, headed by him, was included in the European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, International Teaching Centres Network.
Prof. Clauser has organized over 80 international scientific events (congresses, seminars, roundtables) with speakers and participants from various European and extra European countries. In 2015, he organized the international symposium Face Restoration in Maxillofacial & Plastic Surgery – FACE2015, Ferrara, November 12-14, in which all the most current issues in face reconstruction techniques were dealt with, focusing particularly on the use of tissue engineering and the indications for facial transplantation.
Graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Padua.
Specialized in Dentistry at the University of Padua and in Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Verona.
Medical Director of the Maxillofacial Surgery Ward at Vicenza Hospital.
Later, from 1997 to 2016, Director of the Maxillofacial Surgery Unit at St. Anna University Hospital of Ferrara.
Specializes in reconstructive and rehabilitative oral-maxillofacial surgery.