Prof. Stefan Fickl stands for the family tradition of practice and brings his specialist knowledge into practice through his specialisation, especially in the field of periodontology and implantology.
He received his dental degree at the University of Erlangen in Germany in 2003. He completed his doctoral thesis in 2004. From 2004-2007, Dr. Fickl continued his post-graduate education in periodontology and implant dentistry at the Institute of Periodontology and Implantology (IPI), Munich, Germany. From 2007 through 2009, Dr. Fickl joined the NYU College of Dentistry’s Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry ( chaired by Dr. Tarnow) as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
Dr. Fickl returned to Germany and has been Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany since 2009. He earned Habilitation 2011. Habilitation is the highest academic qualification a scholar can achieve by his or her own pursuit in Europe or Asia. Earned after obtaining a research doctorate, such as a PhD, habilitation requires the candidate to write a professorial thesis based on independent scholarship has to be considerably higher than that required for a research doctoral ( PhD) thesis in terms of quality and quantity, and must be accomplished independently, in contrast with a PhD dissertation typically directed or guided by a faculty supervisor.