Norbert Pallua

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Norbert Pallua (born 21 January 1952) is a surgeon noted for contributions to Plastic Surgery, including facial reconstruction using flaps,[1] regeneration,[2] and burn rehabilitation.[3] He treated Sergei Filin for facial burns after the latter's acid attack.[4] He is currently head of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand and Burns Surgery at Aachen University Hospital.


  1. ^ RM Makkar (2013) The faciocervicopectoral flap for non-oncological cases of cheek reconstruction, Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 95(6), 397-400.
  2. ^ E Anitua, M Sanchez, G Orive (2010) Potential of endogenous regenerative technology for in situ regenerative medicine, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 62(7-8), 741-752.
  3. ^ VM Grishkevich (2012) Burned Unilateral Half-Cheek Resurfacing Techniques, Journal of Burn Care & Research 33(4), 186-194.
  4. ^ M Eddy and S Kishkovsky (2013) Bolshoi Director Is Upbeat About His Recovery, The New York Times, March 15.