Dr. Johannes Matiasek is the deputy Head of Department and senior physician at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the St. Josef-Hospital in Vienna. He is a Specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at Wilhelminenspital of Vienna. He did his training as a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery with stations at the Department of Surgery of the Medical University of Vienna (AKH), the Lorenz-Böhler Hospital, the Orthopaedic Hospital Gersthof, the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of Medical University of Innsbruck as well as in the Department of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Wilhelminenspital of the City of Vienna. He studied medicine at the Medical University of Vienna (including semester abroad at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA.). He has done various research projects in the fields of cardiology and gastroenterology.