About Us

Alexandru Georgescu

                                                    Georgescu Alexandru Valentin

Born: Bucharest, Romania, 26 April 1952

Medical School: University of Medicine Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania, 1972-1978

Medical Training: Plastic Surgery, Bucharest, Romania, 1985-1988

Major Appoiments:

  • Head of the Plastic Surgery Reconstructive Microsurgery Clinic, Rehabilitation Hospital Cluj-Napoca, Romania – from 1994
  • Emeritus Professor University of Medicine Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj Napoca, Romania – from 2017
  • Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery Clinic, University of Medicine Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj Napoca – from 2017
  • Head of the Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery Clinic, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “IuliuHatieganu” Cluj-Napoca – 1992-2017
  • Competence in neuro-vascular microsurgery, 1992


National and International Contribution in Hand Surgery

Honorary member:

        American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)

        Italian Society of Microsurgery (ISM)

        Romanian Association of Plastic Surgeons (RAPS)

_        Hellenic Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (HSRM)

_        Serbian Orthopaedic Trauma Association (SOTA)

_        Serbian Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (SSRM)                


Positions in various societies:

-          President-Elect ROAPS, 2022-2024

-          Delegate EESPRAS

-          President BAPRAS, 2017-2019

-          President EFSM, 2018-2021

-          General Secretary of the EFSM, 2012-2018, 2020-2024

-          President of the SRCM, 2006-2010, 2014-2018

-          President of the RSRM, 2010-2014

-          Delegate of RSSH for: IFSSH, FESSH, Hand Trauma Committee

-          Member in the Council of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2004-2018

-          Chairperson of the IFSSH Scientific Committee, 2012-2015

-        Examiner, European Degree in Plastic Surgery, Budapest, Hungary,2006; Dublin, Ireland, 2005; Porto, Portugal, 2004; Groningen, Netherlands, 2003.

-          Examiner, Diploma in Hand Surgery, Bucharest 2010


 President/co-president of national and international congresses:

  • The 15th online EFSM Congress, Romania, 2021
  • The 11th BAPRAS Congress, Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2019
  • The 14th EFSM Congress, Belgrade, Serbia, 2018
  • The 11th National Congress of the RSSH, Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2017
  • The 10th National Congress of the RSSH, Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2015
  • The 13th EFSM Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 2014
  • Pre-WSRM Congress, Bucharest, Romania, 2011
  • The 15th Congress FESSH, Bucharest, Romania, 2010
  • Post-IFSSH Congress, Bucharest, Romania, 2004

- Member in the Editorial Board and reviewer of the following Romanian and international scientific journals:

            -  Member of the Editorial Board of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Journal (Am)

-  Regional Editor Journal of Hand Surgery-GO (Am)

            - Member in the International editorial board of “Chirurgie de la Main” (ELSEVIER, France) 

            - Member in the Editorial board of “Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery” (THIEME, USA)

            - Member in the editorial board of “Hand”, oficial Journal of AAHS, (Springer, USA) until 2019

            - Member in the editorial board of Journal Hand Microsurgery India (Springer)

- Member in the editorial board of „Obere Extremitat. Schulter. Ellenbogen. Hand” (Springer Medizin, Germania)




  1. CEEX 105/2006 Project Coordinator in partnership withUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy „Victor Babeş” Timişoara: Abordarea moderna a traumatismelor de mana si antebrat, concept unitar de tratament chirurgical, recuperare functionala si reintegrare socio-profesionala (The modern approach for hand and forearm traumas, an unifiyng concept for surgical, functional rehabilitation treatment and socio-profesional reintegration)”
  1. PNCDI II 2441/ 2007 Project Director Partnerships in prioritary domains: „Model experimental de detectare a vaselor perforante cutanate si stabilirea unui algoritm de aplicabilitate clinica in chirurgia lambourilor cutanate (Experimental model for skin perforator vessels detection and establishment of an algorithm with clinical application in cutaneous flaps surgery)”



- Resident formation in plastic surgery (3-10 residents every year), and in other surgical fields.    - Expert Reviser for the Romanian National Committee of Research.

- Chairman and Faculty in the Annual International Hand Surgery and Hand Therapy Course in ClujNapoca, Romania, between 2005 - 2010

- Co-chairman and Faculty in the Annual International Dissection Course in Athens, Greece, 2007-2012


-   The Best FESSH Delegate Award, 2013

-     Special Award of the American Association for Hand Surgery, 2005

- “Clinician/Teacher of the Year 2003”; American Association for Hand Surgery,

     Kawai,  Hawaii, January 2003

- “Honorary member” American Association for Hand Surgery; Cancun, Mexico,

      January 2002


  • 118 peer-reviewed scientific publications
  • 2 books and 26 book chapters

INVITED SPEAKER OVERSEAS: USA, UK, Australia, Greece, Serbia, France, Italy, Spain, Mexic, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Hungary, Cyprus, Argentina, Brasil, India, China, Japan