Professor Werker studied, trained and completed his PhD in Utrecht-NL. He has worked as Fellow in reconstructive microsurgery in Louisville KY, USA, Utrecht-NL and Zwolle-NL and since 2006 Professor and Chair of Plastic Surgery at the University Medical Centre Groningen, where he also heads the Plastic Surgery training programme. He has been and still is active in many local, national and international committees.
Paul is a diplomate of EBOPRAS and EBHS and a member of various national and international committees, advisory boards, societies and associations, including BSSH, EURAPS and ASSH. He is (co-) author of 114 peer reviewed papers, 14 book chapters, and was co-editor of two books on Dupuytren Disease. His main areas of clinical and scientific interest are Dupuytren Disease and reconstructive (micro-)surgery.