Liselotte MettlerMD, PhD
Prof. Liselotte Mettler is known for her combination of immense medical knowledge and ability, combined with the kind of sensitivity and compassion that is crucial for a doctor dealing with highly intimate matters requiring real discretion. She was born in Vienna, Austria. From 1959-1981 she conducted her medical studies, doctorate, gynecological specialist training, habilitation, and professorship in Tubingen, Vienna, and Kiel.
After receiving her doctorate in 1967, she quickly distinguished herself as a valuable asset in the medical world as both a researcher and a surgeon, becoming one of the first to perform laparoscopic hysterectomies in Europe. From 1981-2008 she was Deputy Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein. From 1990 – 2008 she was Director of the Kiel School of Gynecological Endoscopy and also Head of the Kiel Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine Division.