Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

Munich, Germany

Surgical treatment esophageal cancer with resection and plasty (program ID: 113243)

Jens Werner

Prof. Dr. med.

Jens Werner

Department of General, Abdominal, Vascular and Transplant Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery

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  • 1986 - 1993 Studium der Humanmedizin in Heidelberg, Birmingham (UK), Baltimore (USA)
  • August 1988 Physikum
  • August 1989 1. Medizinisches Staatsexamen
  • Juli 1990 FMGEMS (Part 1)
  • Januar 1992 FMGEMS (Part 2)
  • März 1992 2. Medizinisches Staatsexamen
  • Mai 1993 3. Medizinisches Staatsexamen
  • 2005 – 2007 Studiengang „Executive MBA in Health Care Management“ Universität Trier
  • 18.06.2007 Master of Business Administration (MBA) Health Care Management

Ärztlicher Werdegang

  • 01.06.93 - 30.11.1994 Arzt im Praktikum - Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 01.12.94 Approbation als Arzt
  • 01.12.94 – 30.06.1995 Assistenzarzt - Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 14.03.95 Fachkundenachweis „Arzt im Rettungsdienst“
  • 01.07.97 – 01.02.2002 Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter, Assistenzarzt Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 18.10.2000 Facharzt für Chirurgie
  • 10.01.2001 Zusatzbezeichnung „Notfallmedizin“
  • 01.02.2002 - 31.12.2013 Oberarzt - Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 19.10.2004 Zusatzbezeichnung „Ärztliches Qualitätsmanagement“
  • 09.11.2004 Schwerpunktbezeichnung „Visceralchirurgie“
  • 01.07.2005 Erster Oberarzt der Chirurgischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 01.07.2007 - 31.12.2013 Leiter der Sektion Pankreaschirurgie der Chirurgischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2013 Geschäftsführender Oberarzt der Chirurgischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 01.07.2011 - 31.12.2013 Stellvertretender Leiter der Sektion Transplantationschirurgie der Chirurgischen Universitätsklinik
  • Seit 01.01.2014 Direktor der Klinik für Allgemeine, Viszeral-, Transplantations-, Gefäß- und Thoraxchirurgie der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • 1988 - 1991 Experimenteller Teil der Promotion an der Orthopädischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg Doktorvater Herr Prof. Dr. F.U. Niethard
  • 28.10.93 Promotion durch die Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg
  • 1993 - 2013 Wissenschaftliche Tätigkeit an der Chirurgischen Universitätsklinik Heidelberg in der Arbeitsgruppe Mikrozirkulation, Inflammation und Pankreas.
  • 1995 –1997 Research Fellowship am Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, USA bei Prof. A.L. Warshaw, Surgeon-in- Chief (DFG-Stipendium)
  • Juni 2002 Habilitation für das Fach Chirurgie durch die Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg: Thema: Pathophysiologie und Therapie der Alkoholpankreatitis.
  • 28.10.02 Erteilung der Venia legendi für das Fach Chirurgie durch die Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg
  • 2004 - 2013 Leitung der wissenschaftlichen Arbeitsgruppe „Inflammation und Pankreas“
  • 2004 - 2008 Leitung der Arbeitsgruppe „Oberer GI-Trakt“
  • 21.03.06 Verleihung der Bezeichnung Außerplanmäßiger Professor der Universität Heidelberg
  • 2007 - 2013 Leitung der wissenschaftlichen Arbeitsgruppe „Pankreas“
  • Februar 2010 Prüfarztkurs für Chirurgen, Heidelberg, KKS
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The Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Transplant Surgery covers the entire range of general and visceral surgery including all organ transplantations as well as vascular and thoracic surgery. The chief physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Jens Werner.

Being one of the largest surgical university hospitals, the department offers the entire operative range of the disciplines and specific disciplines mentioned at the highest level. Regarding the number of operations performed and the achievements especially in oncological surgery, transplantation surgery and minimally invasive techniques, the department is one of the leading surgical leading surgical institutions.

The Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital of Munich, under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Jens Werner, offers the following range of services:

  • Surgery of liver, gallbladder and pancreas
  • Surgery of the gastro-intestinal tract
  • Surgery of esophagus
  • Tumor surgeries
  • Transplantation surgeries
  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic operations
  • Surgery of obesity
  • Surgeries of hernia, abdominal wall
  • Proctology and proctological surgery
  • Surgery of the retroperitoneal organs (adrenal gland, bladder, lymphatic vessels)
  • Surgery of the aortic aneurysm
  • Open surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of venous diseases and complications
  • Dialysis shunt surgery
  • Port implantation
  • Septic soft tissue surgery / chronic wounds
  • Plastic-reconstructive surgery
  • Lung surgery
  • Thoracoscopic surgery
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Surgery of the breast and thorax wall
  • Surgical endoscopy
  • Minimally invasive endoscopic 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
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • gastroscopy with biopsy
  • CT/MRI abdomen
  • analysis on the hp (helicobacter pylori)
  • preoperative care
  • removal of the tumor with plastic of the esophagus
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • blood transfusions (if needed)
  • 1-day intensive care unit stay
  • consultation on nutrition
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
Total costs:

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