Team & Practice
Dr. med. Thorsten Sattler

Welcome To The Practice Of Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thorsten Sattler

The private practice is managed by the specialist for plastic and aesthetic surgery, Dr. med. Thorsten Sattler. Here we combine excellent patient care with a friendly and discreet atmosphere. Our excellent staff will welcome you in our modern rooms.

The detailed consultation in our practice in Hamburg will be conducted in German or English, if desired. During your initial appointment, we will make an accurate diagnosis and find the best treatment option for you. The goal is to enhance your natural beauty through individualized treatment methods. Only safe procedures that meet the highest medical standards are used.

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Das Bild zeigt den Facharzt für Plastische und Ästhetische Chirurgie Dr. Thorsten Sattler.

CV Dr. med. Thorsten Sattler

Dr. Sattler is a German Board Certified Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon offering a wide range of aesthetic procedures. He specializes in Breast Surgery, Body Sculpting Procedures and Facial Surgery, including Rhinoplasties and Anti-Wrinkle Treatments. In addition, he holds degrees in Hand Surgery and Nutritional Medicine. Dr. Sattler is owner and chief surgeon of his private practice “Plastische Chirurgie Dr. Sattler” in Hamburg, Germany.

Patient Safety

In addition to the surgical and scientific facets of the medical profession, Dr. Sattler also cares about a loving way of dealing with his patients, their health and safety. He holds various degrees in radiation and laser safety, as well as hospital hygiene. He participates in resuscitation courses on a regular basis in order to fulfill the highest safety standards possible. He successfully completed the course “Occupational health and safety aspects for medical practices”. Furthermore, Dr. Sattler is an expert for the subject “Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery” of the Hamburg Medical Association.

Impressions from our practice

Our modern rooms are located in the striking glass building of a traditional Hamburg red brick office directly on Herrengrabenfleet. We are a full-service Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Practice located in prime location opposite to the world famous concert hall “Elbphilharmonie” in the heart of Hamburg. Our goal is to provide the highest standard of patient care in a relaxing and discreet atmosphere. The modern “HafenCity”, as well as the historic “Speicherstadt” and “Landungsbrücken”, offer a whole range of excellent eating, shopping and sightseeing venues.

Public parking spaces are located right outside the practice.
Train stations are around the corner. It takes only 10 minutes to the Autobahn and 25 minutes to Hamburg Airport by car.

Academic CV

Dr. Sattler studied Medicine in Freiburg (Germany), Zurich (Switzerland), Dublin (Republic of Ireland) and New York (USA). In 2001, he received his doctorate degree with great honors from the University of Freiburg in Germany. After finishing his basic surgical training, he was a Resident in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery at Cork University Hospital and at the University of Freiburg. There he passed his German Board Exams in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery in 2009.

Also in 2009, he achieved the ”Specialist Registration in Plastic Surgery” in North America, where he worked in 2009/2010 as Staff Plastic Surgeon and Lecturer at the well-known Dalhousie University with a focus on Breast Surgery. In 2011 Dr. Sattler received the ”Full and Specialist Registration in Plastic Surgery“ in Great Britain. There he worked in one of Europe’s most distinguished hospitals for Aesthetic Surgery: “The London Clinic” on Harley Street. Here he specialized in Aesthetic Facial Surgery and Rhinoplasty, as well as Body Contouring Procedures. During the following years, Dr. Sattler gathered many other qualifications, such as Hand Surgery (2013), Nutritional Medicine (2015), Breast Surgery (2017) and Sexual Medicine (2018). Since 2014, he works in private practice in Hamburg with a focus on Aesthetic Surgery Procedures and Wrinkle Treatments.

Awards & Publications

Dr. Sattler was named one of the best 150 Plastic Surgeons in Germany by the well-known magazine GALA-Beautify. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Sattler regularly taught, lectured and published in Germany, Europe and overseas. He is Co-Editor of an American Plastic Surgery Book, wrote several book chapters and published more than 25 scientific articles. Dr. Sattler is also known from popular science articles, among others in Focus, Stern, Bunte, Brigitte Woman, Gala, ntv, Zur Gesundheit, Jameda and Discover Germany.

He is also reviewer for the Irish Journal of Medical Science. He participated in many national and international conferences as faculty member, instructor, lecturer, live surgeon and congress secretary. For example, Dr. Sattler was Congress Secretary of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (DGPRÄC) and Congress Secretary of the 17th Annual Meeting of the Association of German Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (VDÄPC). Dr. Sattler has received highly honored national and international awards for his surgical achievements and best lecture awards from various societies.

Auszeichnung für einen Canniesburn Microsurgical Course der Glasgow Royal Infirmary für beste Mikrochirurgische Leistung.
Vortragspreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe.
Auszeichnung für Dalhousie Flap Course der Dalhousie University als Fakultätsmitglied.
Goldenes Abzeichen mit Inschrift "AO ADVANCED COURSE - Focus Group Member Dr. T. Sattler - AO INTERNATIONAL".
Goldenes Emblem mit der Aufschrift 'Congress Secretary DR. T. SATTLER' und fünf Sternen, umgeben von Text, der auf plastische und rekonstruktive Chirurgie hinweist.
Goldenes Siegel mit Inschrift 'Congress Secretary DR. T. SATTLER', umrahmt von Sternen und Hinweis auf die Vereinigung der Deutschen Ästhetisch-Plastischen Chirurgen.

Continuing Education and Fellowships

For Dr. Sattler it is very important to know about the latest trends, products and surgical techniques. Therefore, he participates in conferences, workshops and seminars worldwide. He also visits opinion leaders all over the world to refine his medical knowledge and surgical skills. His traveling fellowships brought him to elite surgeons in many different countries, including Japan, Taiwan, Great Britain, France, Italy, Canada and the USA, to name a few. For example he was invited by Mr. Charles East (England), Dr. Giovanni Botti (Italien), the University of Tokyo and the MD Anderson Center in the USA.

Social Responsibility

Dr. Sattler is happily married and a family man with a big heart. He likes the mountains, fine arts and good food. For Dr. Sattler empathy for his patients is very important, but the (medical) well-being of less privileged people in poorer countries of the world also matter to him. Therefore, he his involved with “Médecins Sans Frontières” and various other local organizations, which support social projects.

Make an appointment

Feel free to contact our specialist plastic and cosmetic surgery practice in Hamburg to schedule your initial consultation.