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 Expert  726659

Expert in Aesthetic Dermal Fillers and Bulking Agents; Aesthetic Breast Surgery. Transgender,

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Professsor Expert Lemperle had been a plastic surgeon for 40 years (at one point he was Head of the Department of the University in Frankfurt, Germany). He later moved to San Diego, CA and founded a firm to get FDA approval for his dermal filler. He became an expert on all dermal fillers and their complications, and published extensively on fillers, granuloma formation, and bulking agents for GERD and SUI.

He wrote a book on breast surgery and edited books on surgery in Down Syndrome Patients, radiation injuries, and a handbook on Aesthetic Surgery. For 20 years, he has been an expert witness on Plastic Surgery (aesthetic and breast) in German courts. He is now on the faculty of the Division of Plastic Surgery of the Expert's University.




breast implant


breast reduction




cleft palate




dermatologic surgery


Down syndrome


granulation tissue






orbital surgery


reconstructive surgery




skin structure


wound healing

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Chula Vista, California.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1974   PhD   General and Plastic Surgery   University of Frankfurt, Germany  
1960   MD   General Medicine   University of Kiel, Germany  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to


(Undisclosed University)


Division of Plastic Surgery


Voluntary Clinical Professor


He is teaching Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery to residents and students

1999 to 2006


Artes Medical, Inc. San Diego


R & D


Chief Scientific Officer


Development of ArteFill (dermal filler) and bulking agents for gastric reflux disease and urinary incontinence

1971 to 1998


Markus Hospital, Frankfurt Germany


Dept. of Plastic Surgery


Chief Surgeon


Operating the whole spectrum of Plastic Surgery, teatching at the University of Frankfurt,

1961 to 1971


University of Freiburg, Germany


Department of General Surgery


Resident and Chief Resident


Training in General Surgery and Head of the Surgical Research Laboratory

1964 to 1966


Yale University , New Haven


New England Institute for Medical Research


Research Fellow


Basic Research on Host Defense Mechanisms in Burns and Cancer

Career Accomplishments:

Association of German Plastic Surgeons, German Society of Senology

Professional Appointments

President, Association of German Plastic Surgeons 1985-1988, treasurer 1978-1985, Senior editor of Aesthetische Chirurgie; Organizer of 5 international meetings, chairman of 32 symposia, editor of 5 textbooks, author of 22 book chapters, 12 scientific films and videos,


Cross of Merit 1st Class of the Republik of Germany, First Prize, EF Contest, Amer.Soc.Plast.Reconstr.Surg, Cross of Merit 1st Class, Federal Republic of Germany, Honorary Member of Interplast-Germany, Pro-Sina-Award for Breast Cancer Surgery, Herbert-Hoehler-Lifetime-Award in Aesthetic Surgery

Publications and Patents Summary

He has more than 200 publications in the field of plastic surgery and dermal fillers, 5 patents on dermal fillers, and edited 5 books on Aesthetic Surgery

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2001 to 2006   FDA   Chief Scentific Officer   He achieved the FDA approval of the first permanent dermal filler ArteFill in 2006

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • To Nagor Ltd. Isle of Man, UK , which led to the production of a solid calf implant in 1990
  • To Rofil Medical, B.V., Breda, The Netherlands, which led to worldwide distribution of Artecoll in 1994
  • To EMCM (European Medical Contract Manufacturer) in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, which led to production of Artecoll and Artesense
  • To Hafod Biomedical, GuangZhou, China, which led to marketing of Artecoll in China
  • To Evercare Clinics, Beijing,China, which led to solving of complications after dermal filler injections in China.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
20 years of experience in German courts, with insurance companies, and in the Medical Boards. 5 5 times expert witness in San Diego Courts
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1992 to 2009   Worldwide   Introduction of Artecoll in all European countries, Israel, Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, China and the USA

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   He is a native speaker and fluent in all levels.
Englisch   He learned it in school - and during his 10-year experience in San Diego, CA.
French   He learned it in school and practiced it on meetings and vacations.
Italian   H studied in Modena in 1959.

Market Research:
Organizer of production facilities for dermal filler in Frankfurt, Germany and for dermal filler in San Diego, CA. Several patents on dermal fillers

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Additional Skills and Services:

Organizer of ~ 20 plastic surgical meetings and congresses, delivered ~ 700 presentations and gave ~ 60 seminars on dermal fillers. More than 250 scintific publications in peer reviewed journals and books.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Developer of marketing strategies for as dermal filler for his own company

Other Skills and Services

Founder of a humanitarian organization for plastic surgery in developing countries. Operated in ~ 30 African, Asian and Central American countries


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