Krankenhaus Nordwest

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Splenectomy in spherocytosis (program ID: 33771)

Thomas W. Kraus

Prof. Dr. med.

Thomas W. Kraus

Department of General, Abdominal and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, abdominal surgery, vascular surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 2011  Vorstandsmitglied Gesundheitswirtschaft Rhein-Main
  • 2008-2009 Ärztlicher Direktor Krankenhaus Nordwest
  • 2009 Kooperationsarzt Viszeralchirurgie EMMA Klinik für operative Medizin Seligenstadt
  • Seit 2006 Chefarzt der Klinik für Allgemein-, Viszeral- und Minimal Invasive Chirurgie
  • 2004 APL Professur Universität Heidelberg
  • 2003 MBA Krannert Business School, Purdue University / West Lafayette USA GISMA Business School Hannover
  • 2002 Ltd. Oberarzt der Chirurgischen Klinik am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Leitung der Sektion für Transplantation viszeraler Organe am Süddeutschen Transplantationzentrum Heidelberg
  • 2001 Stvt. Leitung Onkologische Chirurgie Uni-Klinik Heidelberg
  • 2001 Leitung Sektion für Transplantation viszeraler Organe, Süddeutsches Transplantationzentrum Heidelberg
  • 2000 Anerkennung Schwerpunkt Viszeralchirurgie
  • 1998 Anerkennung Schwerpunkt Gefäßchirurgie
  • 1997 Habilitation für Chirurgie; Universität Heidelberg
  • 1996 Oberarzt chirurgische Univ. Klinik Heidelberg
  • 1995 Facharztanerkennung Chirurgie
  • 1993 Senior Medical Officer NATO Flottenverband Stanaforland / Adria - Jugoslawien Schiffsarzt Fregatte Bremen Bundesmarine / Wilhelmshaven
  • 1990 Assistenzarzt, Krankenhaus Salem Heidelberg
  • 1988 Assistenzarzt, Chirurg. Univ. Klinik Heidelberg
  • 1987 Bundeswehr Grundwehrdienst - Hochgebirgszug 1. Gebirgsjägerdivision Mittenwald / Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • 1987 Promotion an Universität Heidelberg
  • 1987 Approbation und ECFMG Examina, USA - Gast Approbation
  • 1985-1987 Medizinstudium Westminster Medical School London Charing Cross Medical School London
  • 1981-1984 Medizinstudium Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

Department of Surgery wide range Krankenhaus Nordwest offers patients medical services in the following areas:

  • Visceral surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Gastrointestinal cancer surgery
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Liver / bile duct surgery
  • Pancreatic cancer surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Hernial surgery


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • CT/MRI abdomen
  • preoperative care
  • Splenectomy
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • nutrition recommendations
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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