Katharina Russe-Wilflingseder received her medical degree from the University of Innsbruck and completed her residency in general and plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery at the University Hospital of Innsbruck.
She is a board-certified plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon and a board-certified general surgeon. Katharina Russe-Wilflingseder operates a privately owned office clinic for plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery and laser centre.
She has been involved in laser surgery since the very beginning. She has had experience in acoustic wave therapy since 1997, particularly with treatments for cellulite and other aesthetic conditions.
She is the coordinator of the IPRAS Laser Academy and national secretary of ISAPS. Katharina Russe-Wilflingseder has published and lectured on laser and plastic surgery on a national and international basis.
Her main interest beside aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery is laser surgery, where she is involved in education and innovations.