Florian was appointed as a substantive ENT Consultant at the University in Berlin, Germany, in 2012 and actually is a fully licensed consultant ENT surgeon, with special interest in rhinology and facial plastic surgery, at Guy´s and St Thomas´ Hospital London.
He studied at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, NYU, New York, USA, University of Sydney, Australia and University of Zurich, Switzerland and then received his higher surgical training at the University of Heidelberg and Berlin, Germany. He received the German Board Certification as Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (CCT equivalent) in 2011 and the German Board Certification for Subspecialisation in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Operations in the face in 2015.
He did the highly prestigious Craniofacial and Facial Plastic fellowship at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London
His main focus is on rhinology and facial plastic surgery which includes medical and surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis including balloon sinuplasty, functional and aesthetic septorhinoplasties as well as surgery for patients with snoring problems and obstructive sleep apnoea. He also has extensive experience in the use of Botulinum Toxin (Botox) and Dermal Fillers and is one of the most experienced surgeons in the UK in performing endoscopic balloon dilatation of the Eustachian Tube.
He is on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for Otolaryngology (GMC No 7381518) and a member in the following professional medical specialist societies: Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe, the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, ENT UK, FPS UK, the German ENT Society and the German Society for Aesthetic use Botulinum Toxin. He is the founder and director of The Aesthetic and Functional Use of Botulinum Toxin Course for Doctors in Berlin, Germany, which is held twice a year.
As part of his academic work, he lectures at national and international conferences, published extensive papers in his field of expertise and is also an editorial reviewer of major scientific papers in the field of otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery.