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University Hospital Halle (Saale)

location_on Halle, Germany
9.6/10 from 78 Votes

Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Endocrine Surgery (229523)

Jörg Kleeff

Prof. Dr. med.

Jörg Kleeff

Specialized in: general surgery, abdominal surgery, vascular surgery, endocrine surgery

About the department

The chief physician of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital of Halle is Professor Dr. med. Jörg Kleeff. The range of services of the Department within the maximum care covers both planned and emergency treatment of diseases including those of the intestine, liver, pancreas, adrenals, thyroid, soft tissues and blood vessels. 

The Department under the direction of Professor Dr. med. Jörg Kleeff focuses on surgery and research in the field of endocrinology, colon cancer and vascular medicine. Modern and interdisciplinary treatment technology, such as "keyhole surgery" and interventional surgery, are an integral part of the work. There is maintained a close cooperation with the Departments of Oncology, Gastroenterology and Angiology at the University Hospital of Halle. 

The treatment focuses of the Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Endocrine Surgery at the University Hospital of Halle are:

  • Endocrine surgery
    • Surgerical treatment (hereafter treatment) of benign masses
    • Treatment of cold thyroid nodules
    • Treatment of malignancies
    • Treatment of adrenal gland
    • Treatment of parathyroid gland
    • Treatment of hypersecretion or “neuroendocrine tumors”
  • Surgical treatment of liver, gallbladder and pancreas
    • Treatment of liver
    • Treatment of gallbladder and bile ducts
    • Treatment of pancreas 
  • Surgery of esophagus and stomach
    • Treatment of esophagus
    • Treatment of stomach
  • Bowel surgery
    • Treatment of small bowel
    • Treatment of colon
  • Vascular surgery
    • Treatment of occlusion of upper, lower limb arteries and internal organs
    • Treatment for stroke prevention
    • Treatment of thoracic and abdominal aorta
    • Surgery for hemodialysis access 
  • General surgery
    • Inguinal hernia, abdominal hernia
    • Postoperative hernia
    • Acute appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)
    • Port placement

Curriculum vitae

Academic Education

  • 1990 - 1992 Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Faculty of Medicine
  • 1992 - 1996 Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Faculty of Medicine

Stays abroad:

  • 1994 University of Washington (Laboratory of Murray Korc), Seattle, USA
  • 1995 Harvard University, Boston, USA
  • 1996 Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 1996 University of Toronto, Canada
  • 1997 Graduation (Diagnostic Methods and Epidemiology of HTLV-I / II in Germany), LMU Munich
  • 2005 Habilitation (Mechanisms of pancreatic carcinoma aggression at the molecular level - the TGF-beta signaling pathway), Heidelberg University
  • 2010 Visiting Professor, Technical University of Munich

Professional Training & Qualification

  • 1999 - 2005 Assistant Physician
  • 2005 - 2008 Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland and Department of General, Visceral and Trauma Surgery, University of Heidelberg
  • 2005 - 2008 Senior Physician:  Department of General, Visceral and Trauma Surgery, University of Heidelberg and Surgical Clinic with Polyclinic, Hospital “Klinikum rechts der Isar”, Technical University of Munich
  • 2009 - 2010 Managing senior physician: Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic, Hospital “Klinikum rechts der Isar”, Technical University of Munich
  • 2010 - 2015 Leading Senior Physician: Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic, Hospital “Klinikum rechts der Isar”, Technical University of Munich
  • 2013 - 2014 Acting Director, Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic, Hospital “Klinikum rechts der Isar”, Technical University of Munich
  • 2015 - 2016 Consultant in Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and General Surgery, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals, Liverpool, UK
  • Since  2015 Professor, Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Since 2017 Professor of Visceral Surgery and Director of the University Clinic and Polyclinic of Visceral, Vascular and Endocrine Surgery, Halle University Hospital,
  • Since 2017 Chief Physician, Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, BG Kliniken Bergmannstrost Halle

 Other qualifications

  • 2011 Master of Health Business Administration (MHBA), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Memberships in scientific societies

  • American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
  • American Pancreatic Association (APA)
  • Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (A-PHPBA)
  • Professional Association of German Surgeons (BDC)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • German Society of General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV)
  • German Society of Surgery
  • German Society for Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS)
  • German Pancreatic Club (DPC)
  • European Digestive Surgery (EDS)
  • European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (E.AHPBA)
  • European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS)
  • European Pancreatic Club (EPC)
  • European Surgical Association (ESA)
  • Society of Gastroenterology in Bavaria
  • International Association of Pancreatology (IAP)
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA)
  • The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)
  • Association of Bavarian Surgeons

Awards

  • Honorary Professor of R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
  • Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGAF)
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)

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