University Hospital Tubingen

Tuebingen, Germany

Diagnosis of thymoma (program ID: 272019)

Alfred Königsrainer

Prof. Dr. med.

Alfred Königsrainer

Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, abdominal surgery

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  • Turnusarzt: 1.12.1979 - 30.11.1980 Landeskrankenhaus Meran, Südtirol (Gynäkologie, Allg. Chirurgie, Innere Medizin),
  • Facharztausbildung: 1.1.1981 - 30.6.1987 I. Univ.-Klinik für Chirurgie, Innsbruck Vorstand: Univ.Prof. Dr. F. Gschnitzer Allgemein-, Gefäß-, Kinder- und Transplantationschirurgie, Chir. Endoskopie
  • Facharzt für Chirurgie: Juni 1987
  • Oberarzt: 1.10.1987 I.Univ.-Klinik für Chirurgie, Innsbruck Vorstand: Univ.-Prof. Dr. F. Gschnitzer
  • Habilitation: 9.12.1991 Für Allgemeine Chirurgie an der Univ. Klinik für Chirurgie Innsbruck Habilitationschrift: Experimentelle und klinische Untersuchungen zur immunologischen Überwachung von Pankreas-Allotransplantaten CV A. Königsrainer 2 Funktionen (31.03.04): Stellv. Leiter der Klinischen Abteilung für Allgemein- und Transplantationschirurgie Leiter: Univ.Prof. Dr. R. Margreiter Universitätsklinik für Chirurgie Innsbruck
  • Funktion derzeit: Ärztlicher Direktor am Universitätsklinikum Tübingen

Universitäre Beförderungen:

  • Universitätsdozent: 9.12.1991
  • Ass. Professor: Mai 1992
  • Ao Universitätsprofessor: 1.10.1997


  • Mailand-Italien: April 1994 Istituto Scientifico „San Raffaele“ Direktor: Prof. G. Pozza Klinische und experimentelle InselzellTransplantation,
  • Bozen-Südtirol: 1.7. – 31.12.1995 Landeskrankenhaus Bozen (Südtirol) Leitung der I. Abtg. für Allg. Chirurgie
  • Hamburg-BRD: Jänner und Februar 1996 Universitätskrankenhaus Eppendorf, Abteilung für Allgemeine Chirurgie Direktor: Prof. Dr. CE Brölsch Hepatobiliäre Chirurgie u. Lebertransplantation
  • Brüssel-B: März 1996 Cliniques Universitaires Saint - Luc Abtg.für Kinderchirurgie u.Transplantation Leiter: Prof. Dr. JB Otte Hepatobiliäre Chirurgie u.Lebertransplantation
  • London-GB: April - Juni 1996 King´s College Hospital Liver Unit and Transplantation Head: Prof. Dr. R. Williams Cons. Dr. N. Heaton CV A. Königsrainer 3

Besondere Funktionen: 

  • Mitglied des „Pancreas advisory committee“ von Eurotransplant bis 2004  
  • Vorstandsmitglied der „European Liver Transplant Assoc.“ (ELTA)
  • Vorstandsmitglied der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Transplantationsmedizin bis 2004
  • Mitglied im Transplantationsbeirat des Österreichischen Bundesinstitutes für Gesundheitswesen
  • Sprecher der Arbeitsgruppe des Tiroler Arbeitskreises für Onkologie bis 2004
    • Carcinom des Ösophagus und der Cardia
    • Tumoren der Leber und Gallenwege
  • Vorstandsmitglied von AIDPIT bis 2005
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The Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen is the Department of maximum care with 98 beds in 4 inpatient stations. The medical director of the Department is Prof. Dr. univ. Alfred Königsrainer. 
The Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery provides treatment of all benign and malignant surgical diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, the hepato-biliary system and transplants of liver, kidney and small intestine. The Department is recommended by the FOCUS List of Clinics for Colorectal Cancer 2016.

The Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen under the direction of Prof. Dr. univ. Alfred Königsrainer in cooperation with the Department of Trauma 
Surgery of the Professional Insurance Partnership represents a recognized Trauma Center. Another focus is the endocrine surgery including metabolic surgery.

The treatment focuses of the Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery at the University Hospital Tubingen are:

  • Liver and pancreas surgery
  • Transplant surgery
  • Tumor surgery
  • Surgical treatment of obesity 
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Interdisciplinary endoscopy
  • General surgery

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT/MRI of the chest
  • ultrasound and x-ray examination of the chest
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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