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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Surgical oncology (pancreas, oesophagus, liver)
  • Minimally invasive surgery (colorectal cancer; stomach, oesophagus)
  • Endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid)

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

1965 – 1977 — School education, completed with Abitur school-leaving certificate in Rostock
1977 – 1979 — Nursing, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Rostock
1979 – 1984 — Studies of human medicine in Rostock and Berlin
31/08/1985 — Licence to practice medicine
01/09/1985 — Senior House Officer, Dept. of Surgery, St.Hedwig Hospital Berlin
01/12/1989 — Senior House Officer, Department of Surgery, Hospital Mannheim, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, University of Heidelberg (Director Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.M. Trede)
30/03/1992 — Surgeon
01/10/1993 — Consultant, Department of Surgery
17/10/1995 — Subspeciality — vascular surgery
16/10/1996 — Post-doctoral thesis and authorisation to teach at universities, University of Heidelberg
10/09/1997 — Subspeciality — visceral surgery
Since 1998 — Senior Consultant
1999 – 2000 — Travel grant to the U.S. from the German Society of Surgery
Since 1/12/2000 — Head of the Department of Surgery I General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Hildesheim GmbH
13/03/2002 — Associate Professor, Hannover Medical School
16/10/2005 — Fellow American College of Surgeons FACS
18/12/2008 — Chairman of the General Surgery Working GroupDGAV
2006 – 2014 — Medical Director, Helios Hospital Hildesheim
01/01/2015 — Member of the Medical Advisory Board of Helios Hospitals


Memberships German Society of Surgery DGCH
Federal Association of German Surgeons BDC
German Society of General and Visceral Surgery DGAV
German Society of Thoracic Surgery DGT
Berlin Surgical Society
North German Society of Surgery
International Society of Surgery ISS
International Society of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery ISLCRS

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