Privatklinik Siloah

Prof. Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi

Specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, FMH

Areas of specialisation (1)


Reconstruction after breast cancer, accident, cosmetic surgery

Work Experience

since 2019

Professor with chair at the University of Shiraz

since 2018

Core surgeon for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the Hirslanden Breast Centre Bern & and Biel

since 2016

Owner of MedUno AG, Outpatient Surgery, Mettlengässli 4, 3074 Muri bei Bern

since 2016

Practising in MedUno Auditor of the Swiss Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery


Appointment as Professor with Chair of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery University of Shiraz (Iran)


Venia docendi, Privatdozent (PD) for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, University of Bern


2015: Poster Prize of the Swiss Society of Dermatology

2011: Research Prize of the Swiss Society for Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

2009: European Scholarship for Young Plastic Surgeons

2006: Poster Prize of the Austrian Society for Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery "The distally based abductor hallucis flap"


Seyed Jafari SM, Wiedmer C, Cazzaniga S, Frangež Ž, Shafighi M, Beltraminelli H, Weber B, Simon HU, Hunger RE. Correlation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor subtypes and their receptors with melanoma progression: A next-generation Tissue Microarray (ngTMA) automated analysis. PLoS One. 2018 Nov

Seyed Jafari SM, Jabbary Lak F, Gazdhar A, Shafighi M, Borradori L, Hunger RE. Application of electrochemotherapy in the management of primary and metastatic cutaneous malignant tumours: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Dermatol. 2018 Jun 1;28(3):287-313.

Schmid M, Seyed Jafari SM, Haug L, Surke C, Hunger RE, Van De Ville D, Juon Personeni B, Shafighi M, Voegelin E. Laser doppler imaging as additional monitoring after digital replanting: A prospective study. Microsurgery. 2018 Sep;38(6):627-633.

Seyed Jafari SM, Shafighi M, Beltraminelli H, Weber B, Schmid RA, Geiser T, Gazdhar A, Hunger RE. Efficacy of In Vivo Electroporation-Mediated IL-10 Gene Delivery on Survival of Skin Flaps. J Membr Biol. 2018 Apr;251(2):211-219.

Seyed Jafari SM, Shafighi M, Beltraminelli H, Geiser T, Hunger RE, Gazdhar A. Improvement of Flap Necrosis in a Rat Random Skin Flap Model by In Vivo Electroporation-Mediated HGF Gene Transfer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May;139(5):1116e-1127e.

Seyed Jafari SM, Jäckle P, Michel A, Angermeier S, Hunger R, Shafighi M. Prognostic value of sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanomas of different Breslow's thickness. Swiss Med Wkly. 2016 Sep 29;146:w14358

Zuk G, Palma AF, Eylert G, Raptis DA, Guggenheim M, Shafighi M. Systematic Review of Quality of Patient Information on Liposuction in the Internet. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2016 Jun 28;4(6):e759.

Mottini M, Seyed Jafari SM, Shafighi M, Schaller B. New approach for virtual surgical planning and mandibular reconstruction using a fibula free flap. Oral Oncol. 2016 Aug;59:e6-e9.

Palma AF, Zuk G, Raptis DA, Franck S, Eylert G, Frueh FS, Guggenheim M, Shafighi M. Quality of information for women seeking breast augmentation in the Internet. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2016 Oct;50(5):262-71.

Hunger RE, Michel A, Seyed Jafari SM, Shafighi M. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in thick malignant melanoma: A 16-year single unit experience. Eur J Dermatol. 2015 Oct 1;25(5):472-6.

Tschumi C, Seyed Jafari SM, Rothenberger J, Van de Ville D, Keel M, Krause F, Shafighi M. Post-operative monitoring of free muscle transfers by Laser Doppler Imaging: A prospective study. Microsurgery. 2015 Oct;35(7):528-35.



Specialist title FMH title for plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery


Registration as a specialist in London, England


European specialist title FEBOPRAS (Fellow of the European Board of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons)


Doctorate, University of Bern

1993 - 1999

Medical degree, University of Zurich


since 2018

Member of the ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery)
Member of the Swiss Society for Senology

since 2015

Member of the FMH Switzerland

since 2015

Member of the Zurich Medical Association

since 2012

Member of the Bern Medical Association

since 2006

Member of the Swiss Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

since 2006

Member of ESPRAS

2006 - 2009

Member of BAPS (British Association of Plastic Surgeons)


Mar 02 - Jan 03: Research Assistant Plastic, Reconstructive, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck (Prof. H. Piza-Katzer)

Current research
Collaboration with various clinics at the Inselspital and the University of Bern, University of Lausanne EPFL, University Hospital Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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