Prof. Christoph Bendick is a retired dermatologist/ venereologist from Germany with professional experience for more than 30 years. He holds a PhD from the University of Cologne, Germany (1989). He has also been graduating in Cultural Anthropology.

From 1990, Bendick has been working in third-world countries, first in Northern Pakistan, then in Cambodia with frequent professional side trips to other Asian regions. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students since 1996. Bendick dedicated the better part of his professional life establishing dermatological infrastructure in war-torn Cambodia.

His main technical interests are Tropical Dermatology and Venereology. In 2017, Bendick was bestowed the Braun Falco-Medal, in 2019 the ILDS Humanitarian Award.