Dr Norbert Kania
in Frankfurt

Dr Kania - Head Physician novoLinea Private Clinic

Specialist for Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery

Dr Kania is one of the most renowned plastic surgeons Germany's top surgeon with a patient base in Germany and abroad, repeatedly and continuously honoured as TOP surgeon. During his career, he has completed an unusually extensive surgical training and further education programme.

He grew up in Hamburg and the Taunus region and studied human medicine at Goethe University in Frankfurt. His path to becoming a specialist in general and trauma surgery took him to Bremen. The He discovered his passion for plastic surgery while working at the Clinic for Plastic and Hand Surgery at the Bremen Centre Hospital.

This was followed by clinical and scientific work at the Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik in Ludwigshafen, Washington University in St. Louis, USA and - back in Frankfurt - at the renowned Clinic for Plastic Surgery at St Mark's Hospital as a senior physician. He received his doctorate in medicine with top honours (summa cum laude) from the University of Cologne.

Scientific career

  • Medical studies at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
  • Further training as a specialist in surgery and trauma surgery in Bremen
  • Trained as a plastic surgeon in Bremen, Ludwigshafen and at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Doctorate (summa cum laude) at the High University of Cologne.
  • Worked for several years as a senior physician at the Clinic for Plastic Surgery at St Mark's Hospital in Frankfurt am Main
  • Numerous publications in specialised journals
  • Lectures at national and international congresses
  • Since 2000 Chief Physician Novolinea Clinic for Plastic Surgery
  • Since 2013 Annual award as FOCUS-TOP surgeon for breast surgery

Specialist examinations Dr Kania

  • General surgery
  • Trauma surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Plastic surgery sub-speciality
  • Specialist in plastic and aesthetic surgery.

Also formative was the Social activity in Africawhere he operated on children with severe facial defects (NOMA).

Unlike many younger colleagues, who are increasingly setting up in business shortly after completing their specialist examination without any major experience in aesthetic surgery, but claim to be experts on Instagram & Co, you can rely on Dr Kania's intensive training and decades of experience in aesthetic surgery.

He has been the third generation of surgeons since 2000 Owner and Chief Physician the novoLinea Clinic in Frankfurtwhich was founded back in 1968.