Prof. Farhadi’s career is characterized by numerous international stations. He is a fifth-generation surgeon. He completed his medical studies at the University of Basel and at the Pitié Salpetrière in Paris. This was followed by several years of surgical training at the Burgdorf Regional Hospital and the Inselspital Bern. After receiving a National Fund scholarship, Prof. Farhadi began a research stay at Yale University in the USA. He completed his training as a specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery in 2005 at the University Hospital Basel. During his specialist training, he completed another year of research in the field of tissue engineering in the Department of Biomedicine. Prof. Farhadi obtained his habilitation in 2007. In 2016 he was awarded the titular professorship at the University of Basel.