Michael qualified in 1998 before achieving his PhD in 2001 from the University of Basel. He continued his training in Oral Surgery and Stomatology in Basel before becoming a Board Certified Oral Surgeon in June 2003.
Michael was previously an associate Professor at the University of Bern until he was recently appointed in 2016 the Clinical Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in the Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong.
Michael is a Board Certified Oral Surgeon with extensive experience in dental radiology, Cone Beam CT and Oral Surgery including GBR and bio-resorbable membranes.
He was instrumental in the production of the CBCT guidelines for the AO, EAO and was involved as a group leader in the most recent ITI Consensus Meeting where he reported on the CBCT guidance. Michael is an experienced pioneer in the use of CBCT in implant dentistry and his experience is second to none.