Frank Niessen MD, PhD
During his military service, Dr. Frank Niessen became interested in keloid formation. After his military service, he completed his Ph.D. in 1999, concentrating on hypertrophic scar formation.
He qualified as a plastic surgeon in 2003 in Groningen in the Netherlands and in 2006 moved to the Free University Medical Center in Amsterdam to start a research network.
The network focused on research and management of excessive scarring combined with a scar clinic in Amsterdam. He has also developed his career in aesthetic surgery.