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Martha-Maria Hospital in Munich

8.9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery

The Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the Martha-Maria Hospital in Munich specializes in endocrine surgery, minimally invasive surgery, gastrointestinal surgery (all diseases of the gastrointestinal tract requiring surgical treatment), lung and vascular surgery as well as emergency surgery.


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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Thorsten WahlersCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Education

  • 06/1976 Abitur Ernst Moritz Arndt Secondary School Bonn
  • 1977 Military service Munich and Bonn Sanitätsbatallion
  • 1977 - 1983 Medical studies Rheinish Friedrich Wilhelm University of Bonn Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf University Cologne
  • 04/1983 State examination University of Cologne
  • 05/1983 Approbation of the Medical Association of the University of Cologne Univ.-Prof. Dr. Th. Wahlers
  • 05/1983 Doctorate Cardiology of the University of Cologne (Prof. Dr. H. H. Hilger) "On the Influence of Oxyfedrine on the bradycardiac heart rhythm disorders in humans "

Professional background

  • 07/1983 Scientific assistant Center for Surgery Medical University of Hannover
  • 1983 - 1989 Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Hanover; Center for Surgery (Prof. Dr. H.G. Accident Surgery (Prof. Dr. H. Tscherne) Department of Abdominal and Transplant 
  • 11/1986 - 04/1987 Harefield Hospital National Heart Hospital, Middlesex, London, UK (Prof. Sir M. Yacoub, F.R.C.S.)
  • 10/1989 Recognition as a physician for surgery (State Chamber of Medicine Lower Saxony)
  • 09/1990 Senior physician, Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Hanover Medical University
  • 03/1991 Recognition as a physician for thoracic and cardiovascular surgery (State Chamber of Medicine Lower Saxony)
  • 08/1991 Recognition as a doctor for vascular surgery (State Chamber of Medicine Lower Saxony) 
  • 02/1992 Habilitation; Hannover "Animal experiments on organ protection in the lung and lung
  • heart lung transplantation "
  • 08/1993 Continuing Education Vascular Surgery at the Med.Hochschule Hannover (State Chamber of Medicine Lower Saxony), thoracic cardiovascular surgery represented by Prof. Dr. H.G. Bristle
  • 05/1994 Additional designation rescue medicine (State Chamber of Medicine Lower Saxony)
  • 08/1995 Chief physician, thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Medical University of Hanover
  • 02/1996 Appointment as a professor
  • 12/1996 - 1999 Establishment and management of the branch "Oststadtkrankenhaus" of the MHH with new introduction of heart surgery, integration of general, thoracic and vascular surgery
  • 11/1998 Appointed as examiner of the State Chamber of Medicine Lower Saxony Medical Association for vascular surgery
  • 09/1999 Ordinariate C4 Heart Surgery Friedrich Schiller University Jena as well as take over the management of the thorax, and vascular surgery Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
  • 02/2000 Appointment as Fellow European Board Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (F.E.B.T.C.S)
  • 02/2002 Election to the Board of the German Association of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery 
  • 11/2003 Election as director of the Center for Surgery of the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
  • 02/2004 Election to the second term of office to the Board of the German Society of Thoracic, Cardiac Surgery for a further 2 years
  • 12/2004 Call for succession of heart, thoracic surgery (Prof. Dr. de Vivie) at the University Hospital Cologne
  • 11/2005 Takeover ordinariate cardiac, thoracic surgery at the University Hospital Cologne
  • 10/2007 Deputy speaker of the heart center at the University Hospital Cologne
  • 08/2009 Speaker of the Experimental Advisory Board of the Center for Experimental Medicine at the University Hospital Cologne
  • 2009 - 2012 Speaker of the Heart Center at the University Hospital Cologne

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University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from 82 Votes

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital Cologne ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery! There are performed over 2,800 operations every year.


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University Hospital RWTH Aachen

9.5/10 from 41 Votes

Department of Thoracic, Vascular Surgery and Cardiac Surgery

The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offers the entire spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery, including heart transplantation and the use of artificial heart systems. A special focus is on the development and the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques.


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University Hospital Frankfurt

9.5/10 from 97 Votes

Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery ranks among the top German departments specializing in cardiac surgery! The department is a distinguished institution in this field of medicine.


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University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10 from 38 Votes

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offers surgical treatment of all congenital and acquired heart and lung diseases in adulthood.


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Hannover Medical School

9.8/10 from 43 Votes

Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery

The Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery at the Hannover Medical School is famous for being one of the leading medical facilities in the world.


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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Artur LichtenbergCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

  • 1993 – 1995 Arzt im Praktikum in der Abteilung für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie der Universität Tübingen
  • 1995 Promotion in der Abteilung für Kardiologie an der Universität Tübingen
  • 1995 – 1997 Assistenzarzt in der Abteilung für Thorax-, Herz-, und Gefäßchirurgie im Herzzentrum Lahr/Baden
  • 1997 – 2000 Assistenzarzt in der Abteilung für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
  • 2000 Facharzt für Herzchirurgie
  • 2000 – 2001 Funktionsoberarzt der Abteilung für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
  • 2001 – 2006 Ordentlicher Oberarzt der Abteilung für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
  • 2002 – 2003 Leitender Oberarzt der Abteilung für Thorax-, Herz-, Gefäß- und Allgemeinchirurgie am Oststadtkrankenhaus Hannover
  • 2004 – 2006 Leiter der Forschungsgruppe „Tissue Engineering der Herzklappen“ an der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
  • 2007 Erlangung der Venia legendi für das Fach Herzchirurgie an der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
  • 2006 – 2009 Ständiger stellvertretender ärztlicher Direktor und leitender Oberarzt der Klinik für Herzchirurgie an der Universität Heidelberg
  • 2006 – 2009 Leiter des Kunstherzprogramms der Klinik für Herzchirurgie an der Universität Heidelberg
  • 2006 – 2009 Leiter des Bereiches „minimal-invasive Herzchirurgie“ in der Klinik für Herzchirurgie an der Universität Heidelberg
  • 2006 – 2009 Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe „kardiovaskuläre, regenerative Zellforschung und Tissue Engineering“ in der Klinik für Herzchirurgie an der Universität Heidelberg
  • Seit 2008 Vorsitzender der Arbeitsgruppe „Tissue Engineering der Herzklappen“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie (DGTHG)
  • 2008 Umhabilitation an die Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg
  • 02 – 07/2009 W3-Professor und Direktor der Klinik für Herz- und Thoraxchirurgie am Universitätsklinikum Jena
  • 2009 Ernennung zum W3-Professor für Kardiovaskuläre Chirurgie an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Seit 2009 Direktor der Klinik für Kardiovaskuläre Chirurgie am Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf

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University Hospital Düsseldorf

9.5/10 from 71 Votes

Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University Hospital Dusseldorf provides the whole range of cardiovascular medicine at the university level. The Department has a long and successful history. Since 1938 more than 50,000 cadiac surgeries were performed here.


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Academic Hospital Hildesheim

9.5/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Thoracic Surgery

The Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Academic Hospital Hildesheim offers the full range of treatment for lung, thoracic and mediastinal diseases. A single team of the Cancer Center integrates thoracic surgeons, pulmonologists, oncologists and radiation therapists.


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University Hospital Münster

9.4/10 from 78 Votes

Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University Hospital Münster offers all treatment options in the field of cardiothoracic surgery as well as heart and lung transplant.


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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Jakob R. IzbickiCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

CLINICAL AND SCIENTIFIC BACKGROUND 

  • 1998- present  Chairman Dept. of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, University of Hamburg 
  • 1994- present  Professor of Surgery, Dept. of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, University of Hamburg  
  • 1992-1998  Senior Attending Physician and Deputy Director, Dept. of General Surgery, University of Hamburg (Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Ch.E. Broelsch) 
  • 1991-1992  Deputy Director of the project group Gastrointestinal Tumors of the Cancer Center Munich 
  • 1991   Associate Professor of Surgery, Dept.of Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich Klinikum Innenstadt (Prof.Dr.L.Schweiberer). 
  • 1991 - 1992  Attending Surgeon Gastrointestinal and Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Oncology. Dept.of Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Klinikum Innenstadt (Prof.Dr.L.Schweiberer). 
  • 1990   Habilitation (Ph.D. Degree) Dr.med.habil.  
  • 1990   Venia Legendi in Surgery and appointment as Privat-Dozent (Assistant Professor of Surgery). 
  • 1989 - 1990  Instructor in Surgery (Surgical Gastroenterology, Surgical Oncology and Thoracic Surgery) Dept. of Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Klinikum Innenstadt 
  • 1987   Board certification as surgeon by the Bavarian Chamber of Physicians 
  • 1986 - 1989  Senior Resident and Postdoctoral Fellow Dept. of Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Klinikum Innenstadt  (Prof.Dr.L.Schweiberer). 
  • 1982 - 1986  Resident and Postdoctoral Fellow in Surgical Gastroenterology II. Dept. of Surgery, University of Cologne (Prof.Dr.H.Troidl).  
  • 13.05.1982  Doctorial thesis, Bonn University with honours. 
  • 1981 - 1982  Resident, Dept. of Abdominal and Transplantation Surgery (Prof.Dr.R.Pichlmayr) and  Dept. of Pediatric Surgery (Prof. Dr.H.Mildenberger) University Hospital Hannover, Germany 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND 

  • 20.10.1980  Graduation from medical school with honours
  • 1979-1980 Special student, subintern and predoctoral fellow with grant of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine at the Dept. of Pathology (Prof.Dr.J.H.Yardley) and Dept. of Surgery (Prof.Dr.R.R.Baker) of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA  
  • 1976-1979 Medical School at Bonn University
  • 1975-1976 Medical School at Cologne University
  • 1975 Medical School at Bonn University  
  • 1976 Studies of chemistry and geophysics at Cologne University, Germany
  • 6.6.1974 High-school-diploma 

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University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10 from 92 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery

The Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf offers the best surgical treatment of thoracic and abdominal diseases as well as diseases of the hormone-producing organs, vessels and obesity.


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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Jens WernerCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Hochschulausbildung

  • 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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University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

9.2/10 from 40 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal, Vascular and Transplant Surgery

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.


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DKD HELIOS Clinic Wiesbaden

9.2/10 from 5 Votes

Department of Thoracic Surgery

The Department of Thoracic Surgery at the DKD HELIOS Klinik Wiesbaden can perform all kinds of operations on the lung, chest wall, and on the other organs of the chest in benign and malignant diseases. A special treatment focuses on the operations with minimally invasive technology, eg. B.


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University Hospital Bonn

9.2/10 from 150 Votes

Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

The Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Bonn provides patients with medical care and treatments in the full range of general, visceral, thoracic and vascular surgery including emergency care. Another focus of the Department is transplant surgery (of liver and pancreas).


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