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Chief physician at HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Zehlendorf Prof. Dr. med Joachim Pfannschmidt

Prof. Dr. med Joachim Pfannschmidt

Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Lung tumours, lung metastases (laser), tumours and narrowing of air tracts
  • Port implantations (also ambulant)
  • Lung and pleural tuberculosis diseases, malignant pleural diseases (pleural mesothelioma, carcinosis)
  • Tumours at the thorax wall, recurrence and radiation damages after breast tumours, including skin and muscle displacement patch plastics
  • Tumours of mediastinum space (germ cell tumours, dermoids, thymomas, cysts, struma) including vessel replacement surgery
  • Suppurations in breast chest (empyema) and mediastinum (mediastinitis)
  • Lung, breast bone, and breast wall Inflammation/ purulent conditions
  • On the thorax wall, as funnel chest or chicken chest (surgery procedures after Nuss and Ravitch), and also thorax plastics
  • Diaphragm (folding, hernia, ruptures)
  • Debridement in pleural suppuration
  • Benign conditions of oesophagus
  • Hematothorax (blood accumulation in breast space)
  • Pleural carcinosis: pleurectomy / pleurodesis
  • Tumours of mediastinum, VATS thymectomy in Myasthenia gravis
  • Unclear changes in lungs (round focus), lung cancer in early stage (VATS lobectomy), lung rupture (spontaneous pneumothorax), lung hyperinflation (volume reduction)
  • Excessive perspiration of head, hands, and arms (sympathectomy in hyperhidrosis), and in blood circulation disorders
  • Video-assisted mediastinal lymph node removal (video-mediastinoscopy)

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

1989-1992Physician in practical year, Assistant physician and scientific assistant in the clinic for thoracic- and cardiac surgery of the University of Cologne (Univ.-Prof. Dr. med E. R. de Vivie)
1992-1995Assistant physician in the department for visceral-, thoracic- and vessel surgery (Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. H. Böttcher), as well as in the clinic for trauma-, hand- and plastic surgery (Prof. Dr. med. H. Seiler) of the ZKH Reinkenheide / Bremerhaven
1992American final university examination USMLE: ECFMG-Certificate
1995-1999Senior physician in the department for visceral-, thoracic- and vessel surgery of the ZKH Reinkenheide/Bremerhaven (Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. H. Böttcher)
1999-2000Assistant physician in the department for surgery of the thoracic clinic at the University Clinic Heidelberg (Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. H. Dienemann)
Since 2000Lectureship for the subject “Surgery", Heicumed, University Heidelberg
2000-2003Senior physician in the department for surgery of the thoracic clinic at the University Clinic Heidelberg (Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. H. Dienemann)
2003Deputy senior physician in charge of the thoracic clinic at the University Clinic Heidelberg (Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. H. Dienemann)
2006Venia Legendi for the subject of surgery, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg: „Surgery of lung metastases – Clinical and molecular biological prognosis parameter“
2010Professorship at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
2013Chief physician Clinic for thoracic surgery of the lung clinic Heckeshorn at HELIOS Hospital Emil von Behring

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