Patrik Lassus is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon from Helsinki. His present appointment is the head of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland.
His main clinical focus since 2008 has been in facial and head&neck reconstructive surgery and esthetic facial surgery. He is the leader of the Finnish facial allotransplant program and he performed the first Finnish face transplant in 2016 and the second in 2018.
He became a docent in 2007 and his research focuses in reconstructive facial and head and neck surgery. The other arm in his research is focused in facial allotransplantation. He has published 41 peer reviewed articles and written chapters in 2 surgical books.