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Otolaryngologist

Wolfgang Draf, German otolaryngologist. Achievements include first to endonasal frontal sinus surgery. Recipient Karl Schuchardt medal, German Society Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, 2006; Doctor of Philosophy Honor grant, Medical Faculty Aristoteles, University Thessaloniki, 2005.

Background

Draf, Wolfgang was born on November 29, 1940 in Bonn, Nord-Rhein-Westfalen, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Adelheid Draf.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Medical School, Wuerzburg, Berlin, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Medical School, Wuerzburg, Berlin, 1965.

Career

Interim chief Department Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery, University Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, 1975—1976. Director Department Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases, Head and Neck and Facial Plastic Surgery, Fulda, Germany, 1979—2005, Department Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery International Neurosci. Institute, Hannover, Germany, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to endonasal frontal sinus surgery.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Fellow: Royal College Surgeons (ad hominem 1991, Semon Lecturer 1994). Member: 6 National and International Societies (president), German Society Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (honorary Doctor Ludwig-Haymann Professor award 1999, Merit medal 2006), 6 International Science Societies (honorary), International Federation Otorhinolaryngological Societies (executive committee since 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, golf, skiing, classical music.

Connections

Married Julia Shishmanova, September 28, 1979. Children: Maximilian, Clara-Sophia, Stephan, Matthias.

father:
Heinrich Draf

mother:
Adelheid Draf

spouse:
Julia Shishmanova

children:
Maximilian Draf

Clara-Sophia Draf

Stephan Draf

Matthias Draf