Plastic Surgery

Core Tasks

Odense University Hospital uses general acknowledged methods within plastic surgery in our treatment of congenital and inflicted deformities and injuries.


The department comprises:


  • A plastic surgical operation unit with an affiliated outpatient clinic

  • A wound centre for patients with all types of complicated ulcers

  • A breast surgical centre for patients with breast cancer

  • Two Wards


Core Tasks:


  • General plastic surgery

  • Cancer cavi oris

  • Malignt melanoma

  • Skin cancer

  • Trauma

  • Burns

  • Post bariatric surgery


Wound centre


  • Presssure ulcers

  • Diabetic ulcers

  • Chronic ulcers


Breast Surgical Centre


  • Mamae cancer

  • Reconstruction


Read more about the research of the Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery at University of Southern Denmark

Research Areas

Clinical Research:


The research unit comprises 6 phd. Students, 1 professor and 2 ass. professors.




  • Cancer cavi oris

  • Malignt melanoma

  • Mammae

  • Skin cancer

  • Sentinel Node


Post-bariatric surgery:


  • Quality of life

  • Complications after post bariatric surgery


Wound healing:


  • Reconstruction

  • 3-D reconstruction

  • Free micro vascular laps




  • 3-D reconstruction

  • Free micro vascular laps


Paraclinical research:


  • Stem cell research

  • Skin perfusion

  • Next generation sequencing


Key figures

Staff approx. persons 150
In-house beds 31
Hotel beds 5
Outpatient consultants yearly 22.400
Admissions yearly 2.400