The Board of the International Implant Foundation consists out for four members:
was born in Essen in 1965. After studying law at Cologne University and the second state exam in law at the regional appeal court in Düsseldorf, he was employed in the legal department of Düsseldorf city. In 1996, he established chambers as a lawyer, in 2005 he was accredited as a specialised lawyer for medical law by the bar association of Düsseldorf. The focus of his practice is dentist law, medical device law and health insurance law.
Prof. Dr. Vitomir S. Konstantinovic was born in Belgrad, Serbia in 1961. In 1984, he passed the state exam at the faculty of dentistry of Belgrade University and the state exam for general medicine in 1992, likewise at Belgrade University. A Master of Science followed in 1993. In 1996, he qualified as a professor in the area of maxillofacial surgery. He has taught in numerous international institutions, among others at the Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care Sciences in London, as well as at the Charite, University Hospital for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Berlin. Sine 2000, he is full professor and director in the maxillofacial surgery section of the University of Belgrade. Prof. Konstantinovic directs extensive research projects, that cover the whole area of implantology amongst others and in the evaluation of the efficiency of methods in maxillofacial surgery. He is further author of numerous scientific publications and lectures at leading national and international universities and institutions.
Dr. Aleksandar Lazarov was born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1973. He graduated from Sofia Medical University with specialty Stomatology in 1998. Since 2005 he has been dealing with basal implants placed under immediate loading protocols. In 2013 he established a new, specialized private practice focused exclusively on treatments with the Strategic Implant under immediate implantation immediate loading protocols. In 2013 he has been granted "Masters in Immediate loading" and in the next year he became a certified Teacher fir the International Implant Foundation.
Dr. Vivek Gaur was born in Etah , INDIA in 1974. He graduated in dental surgery in 1999 and completed post graduate advanced course in dental implantology in 2003. He further pursued studies in the field of dental implantology in various centres and universities like Zeist (HOLLAND), Valladolid (SPAIN) , UCLA (USA) and at the International Implant Foundation (GERMANY) . He runs a dental implant practice since 2003 and he works in immediate functional loading since 2009. Dr. Gaur is a personal assistant to Prof. Dr. Stefan Ihde.
Dr. Valeri Lysenko graduated from the Kharkov Medical Institute in 1983. He began his career in 1983 as a clinical resident of the Department of Surgical Dentistry in the Kharkov Institute for Advanced Medical Education. After graduating from clinical residency in 1985, remained working as an assistant at this department. In 1993 received a scientific degree of candidate of medical sciences, in 2002 he was awarded the academic title of associate professor of the Department of Stomatology, Surgical Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies. From 1998 to the present times he holds the position of the head of the 80-bed Kharkov city center of maxillofacial and reconstructive surgery on the basis of the city clinical hospital for emergency and urgent medical care named after prof. A.I. Meshchaninov. In 2004 he graduated from the Department of Management in Health Care of KhMAPO and received the qualification of a manager in public health.
Since 2010. to 2014g. headed the Kharkov regional branch of the Association of Dentists of Ukraine. In 2013. awarded the honorary title "Honored Doctor of Ukraine".
In 2015 he received the certificate of the Master of Immediate Loading. Since 2013 - certified speaker of the International Implant Foundation.
Author and co-author of 60 printed scientific works, 2 patents, 9 scientific and practical guidelines, 2 monographs.
Michael Zach also holds the position of the head of the board of governors.
Scientific Advisory Committee
The scientific advisory committee of the International Implant Foundation was established in 2006. The membership of the committee includes highly-qualified implantologists and medical practitioners from all over the world who are research active in the area of implantology.
The scientific advisory committee issues consensus documents which have international and binding validity.
Their expertise provides the knowledge base of the International Implant Foundation as the place to go to for all questions about implants. In addition, experienced members of the scientific advisory committee hold teaching posts in the IF-Dental Implant Faculty, which is part of the Foundation, and focus on the advanced training of practicing dentists.
IF-Dental Implant Faculty
The IF- Dental Implant Faculty is an academy that is part of the Foundation. It counts leading experts - researchers as well as practitioners - in the area of implantology among its members. This committee is dedicated to updating and carrying through the curriculum for the training and advanced training of practising implantologists, always on the basis of the newest medical findings. The Dental Implant Faculty also carries out the proceedings of the “Masterclass Immediate Loading”.