Dr. Wolfgang Steiner at International Workshop on Laser surgery at Medanta Medicity , Gurgaon

Dr Naresh Trehan introducing Dr Steiner (Middle).Dr KK Handa(Right)

Born in Crailsheim, Germany in 1942, Dr. Steiner was a member of the German Air Force from 1961 to 1963. After receiving his medical degree and finishing his training at in internal medicine and general surgery at the University of Erlangen/Nürnberg Medical School in Germany, he remained on staff there in the Department of Otolaryngology for fifteen years. Dr. Steiner was appointed as Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology at the University of Göttingen in 1986 and still holds this position today.

Dr. Steiner has been involved in research concerning endoscopic, microscopic and laser neck surgery since the late 1970s. He is internationally renowned for his development of minimally invasive surgical techniques for cancers of the larynx, transforming what was once a radical notion - the resection of head and neck cancers without damaging open surgery - into a reality for thousands of his patients.