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Professor Dr Kai Megerle
Professor Dr Kai Megerle

Professor Dr Kai Megerle

"Our goal is nothing less than the best possible treatment for your individual problem. As specialists, we know all the therapy options and can advise you open-endedly."

Chief physician - Centre for Hand and Elbow Surgery, Microsurgery and Plastic Surgery


Specialist in plastic and aesthetic surgery, hand surgeon 
Fellow of the European Board of Hand Surgery


since 2020
Chief physiscian of the Department
​​​​​​​Schoen Clinic München Harlaching
2011 - 2020
Head of Hand Surgery Section, Senior Physician Plastic Surgery
​​​​​​​Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich
2010 - 2011
Research Fellow​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​Stanford University, Palo Alto
2004 - 2010
Specialist training as a plastic surgeon
​​​​​​​BG Trauma Clinic Ludwigshafen
2002 - 2004
Assistant physician
​​​​​​​Clinic for Hand Surgery, Bad Neustadt/Saale


  • German Society for Hand Surgery (DGH)
  • German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (DGPRÄC)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)
  • German-speaking Working Group for Microsurgery of Peripheral Nerves (DAM)
  • German Society for Music Physiology and Music Medicine (DGfMM)


Overuse syndrome of the hand and wrist in musicians: a systematic review

Betzl J, Kraneburg U, Megerle K.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Jul;45(6):636-642.

Flexor Tendon Sheath Engineering Using Decellularized Porcine Pericardium

Megerle K, Woon C, Kraus A, Raghavan S, Pham H, Chang J.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Oct;138(4):630e-41e.

The effect of individual isometric muscle loading on the alignment of the base of the thumb metacarpal: a cadaveric study

Mobargha N, Esplugas M, Garcia-Elias M, Lluch A, Megerle K, Hagert E.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 May;41(4):374-9.

Impact of Timing of Admission and Microvascular Reconstruction on Free Flap Success Rates in Traumatic Upper Extremity Defects

Kolbenschlag J, Klinkenberg M, Hellmich S, Germann G, Megerle K.
J Reconstr Microsurg. 2015 Jul;31(6):414-9.

Long-term results of dorsal intercarpal ligament capsulodesis for the treatment of chronic scapholunate instability.

Megerle K, Bertel D, Germann G, Lehnhardt M, Hellmich S.
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Dec;94(12):1660-5.