Dr. Borut Banič was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He attended schools in Slovenia as well as in Kuwait and Switzerland. In 2003, he graduated at the University of Bern, where he acquired a doctoral degree in the same year. 3 years of advanced training in visceral surgery, orthopedics and general surgery followed. Afterwards, he worked as a resident at the University Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery in Bern. After having acquired the diploma in plastic surgery in 2010, Dr. Banič was promoted to a consultant in the same year. He held this position until April 2013.