Liselotte Mettler

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult. Liselotte Mettler was born in Vienna, Austria. 

From 1959-1981 medical studies, doctorate, medical specialist training, habilitation and professorship in Tübingen, Vienna and Kiel. She is mother of 3 sons.

From 1981-2007, she was Deputy Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein and from 2002-2007 also Head of the Gynaecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine Division at the same department. She worked in the Jungles of Peru over a period of 3 years and did various research projects in Israel, USA and Australia.

Her main fields of activity are Reproductive Medicine, Gynaecological Endoscopy and Gynaecological Endocrinology. Prof. Mettler is actively participating in many societies and organizations. She has written over 700 publications, 20 books and 5 textbooks. Since 1973 she attended nearly all major conferences of Endoscopy and Reproductive Medicine in the world, particularly all World Congresses of Human Reproduction since the initiation of these meetings in 1984 in Rio de Janeiro. All her profession life was spent around Endoscopic Gynaecologic surgery and Reproductive Medicine. At present she serves as Executive Director and treasurer of the International Academy of Human Reproduction. 

Since 2008 she is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals Schleswig-Holstein, Honorary Patron of the Kiel School of Gyne Endoscopy, Deputy Director of Reproductive Medicine, Lecturer and Consultant, German Medical Center at Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, U.A.E and General Manager of Gyne Consulting Kiel. 

Among the many awards she received three honorary doctor degrees and many societies recognitions as in 2016 she received the honorary fellowship of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG) of the German Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (AGE) and of the German Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has honourable doctor degree (Dr.med. hc) of the University of Vienna, Austria, the medical University of Moscow and of the medical University of Tabriz, Iran.

Terms of Appointment: Aug 2018 - Jul 2020