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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Malformations of the esophagus and gastrointestinal tract
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Chest wall deformities
  • Rare diseases of the newborn, Infant and child
  • Hypospadias
  • Cryptorchidism
  • Hernia repair

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

09/1976 – 07/1982
Study of medicine at the University of Leipzig, Germany
09/1982 – 08/1984

Assistant pathologist at the Institute for Pathologic Anatomy at the University of Leipzig

09/1984 – 08/1988

Training as pediatric surgeon at Clinic of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Leipzig

24 Nov. 1986
Doctor of medicine
13. April 1994

Post-doctoral qualification as lecturer (Doctor medicinae habilitatus), conferred by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Leipzig

15. April 1995
Consultant at the Clinic of Pediatric Surgery, University of Leipzig
Certification of the Union Européénne des Médecins / Spécialistes/European Board of Pediatric Surgery
Professor of Pediatric Surgery
10/2003 – 10/2005

 Interims Director (Head) of the Clinic and Policlinic of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Leipzig, Medical Center


Certificate of appointment Honorary Professor of the Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute (MONIKI)

01/2006 – 03/2019

Director (Head) at the Clinic for Pediatric Surgery, Marien Hospital Herne, Clinic of the Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany

04/2019 - now
Head of Department Pediatric Surgery at HELIOS St. Johannes Clinic, Duisburg (Germany)

Academic activities

08/2010 - Recognition for leading the additional name critical care medicine by the General Medical Council Westfalen-Lippe


More than 110 pubmed-listed publications

Extra information

Prof. Dr. med. Ralf-Bodo Tröbs performs ca. 2100 operations every year

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