Dr hab. n. med. Andrzej Bieniek

Dr hab. n. med. Andrzej Bieniek – a cosmetic surgeon with many years of experience in the field.

Dr hab. n. med. Andrzej Bieniek – a cosmetic surgeon with many years of experience in the field. Dr hab. n. med. Andrzej Bieniek graduated from Medical Faculty of Wrocław Medical University and received a licence to practice medicine in 1985. He obtained the first degree specialization in general surgery and in 1994, under the supervision of dr n. med. Tadeusz Myczkowski, he became a second-degree specialist in plastic surgery. Two years later he received a PhD degree in medical sciences, awarded for the paper on biocompatibility and mechanical strength of the new corundum-composite material in terms of its clinical application. In 2012 he received a post-doctoral title (habilitation degree) for dissertation on his own modifications of Mohs micrographic surgery treatment in skin cancers.

He has gained his professional experience at general surgery department of Ludwik Rydygier’s Hospital (Szpital im. Ludwika Rydygiera)  and plastic surgery department of the Railway Hospital in Wrocław (Szpital Kolejowy). He was the head of the plastic surgery department at Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology Clinic of Wrocław Medical University.

In the course of his medical practice he has used every opportunity to improve his professional skills by taking part in numerous internships and training courses in plastic surgery centres, including the following:

  • Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department of the Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University Clinic in Aachen (1992),
  • Hand Surgery Department of Trauma Hospital in Hamburg (1992),
  • Plastic Surgery Department of St. Mark’s Hospital in Frankfurt (1992),
  • Plastic Surgery Department of St. Anthony’s Hospital in Paris (1992),
  • Facial Plastic Surgery Department of St. Mary’s Hospital in Stuttgart (1994),
  • Dermato-surgical Centre in Trieste (1995),
  • Dermatologic Surgery Department of the Technical University Clinic in Dresden (1995),
  • Plastic Surgery Department of St. Agatha’s Hospital in Köln (1998),
  • Dermatologic Surgery Department of Dermatology Clinic of the Ludwig Maximilian’s University in Munich (2002),
  • Mohs Cancer Surgery Laboratory at Medical Surgical Dermatology Department of Alameda Health Centre in Lisbon (2004)
  • Dermatologic Surgery Department of St. Katherine Hospital in Eindhoven (2009)
  • Surgical Dermatology Department of the University of Tübingen (2010)
  • Dermatologic Surgery and Burns Treatment Department of the University of Debrecen (2012)
  • Mohs Surgery Centre at Assut’s Hospital in Tel Aviv (2014)


Now he shares his knowledge and experience with the students of Wrocław Medical University, where he works as a lecturer. He received 3 team awards granted by the Rector of Wrocław Medical University for the following books which he co-authored: ‘Podstawowy kurs chirurgii skóry’ (Basic Course in Skin Surgery), ‘Tumescencyjne znieczulenie nasiękowe i jego zastosowanie we współczesnej chirurgii’ (Tumescent Infiltration Anaesthesia and its Application in Modern Surgery) and ‘Nowotwory skóry - klinika, patologa, leczenie’(Skin Neoplasms - Clinic, Pathology, Treatment). He introduced many hitherto unknown in Poland innovative methods of treatment, such as tumescent anaesthesia, treatment of skin tumours by means Mohs methods and novel approaches to acne inversa treatment.

He is a member of many foreign and national scientific societies, including:

  • Polskie Towarzystwo Chirurgii Plastycznej, Rekonstrukcyjnej i Estetycznej (Polish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)
  • Polskie Towarzystwo Dermatologiczne (Polish Dermatological Society)
  • Towarzystwo Chirurgów Polskich (Association of Polish Surgeons)
  • European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • European Society for Micrographic Surgery
  • International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • The Dermatologic & Aesthetic Surgery International League
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation