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Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram Knoefel

General surgery

Director of Department of General-, Visceral- and Pediatric surgery at the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf

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Main focuses of treatment

  • Cancer surgery
  • Liver Surgery (treatment of liver cancer)
  • Surgery of liver metastases
  • Gallbladder surgery (treatment of cancer of the gallbladder)
  • Pancreatic Surgery (treatment of pancreatic cancer)
  • Surgery of the esophagus (esophageal cancer treatment)
  • Gastric Surgery (treatment of gastric cancer)
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgery of the colon and rectum (treatment of colon and rectal cancer)
  • Endocrine surgery (glands surgery)

Current position / function

  • Chairman of the Senate at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf
  • President of the pelvic surgery Society
  • Second Chairman of the Surgical Oncology working group of the German Society of General and Visceral Surgery
  • Managing Director of Operational Medicine Center at the University Clinic in Düsseldorf

Publications

Overall 300 peer-reviewed, pubmed-listed, scientific papers.

Membership

  • American gastroenterological association
  • American pancreatic association
  • American college of surgeons
  • Association Française de Chirurgie
  • The French association of surgery (Association Française de Chirurgie)
  • Berlin society of surgery (Berliner Chirurgische Gesellschaft)
  • International college of digestive surgery (Collegium Internationale Chirurgiae Digestivae)
  • German association for the study of the liver (Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft zum Studium der Leber)
  • German society of surgery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie)
  • German society of thoracic turgery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thoraxchirurgie)
  • German society for digestive and metabolic diseases (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselkrankheiten)
  • German society for general and visceral surgery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie)
  • European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
  • International Association of Pancreatology
  • International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association
  • International Transplantation Society
  • Society for Surgeons of the Alimentary Tract

Curriculum vitae

1981-1987 University of Hamburg, Université de Lausanne, Université de Kisangani, Zaïre, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City
1987 Medical examination and approval to the doctor in Germany
1988 American State Examination (USMLE)
1988 Promotion (magna cum laude)
1987-1989 Scientific assistant at the Surgical Clinic and Surgical Polyclinic of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
1989-1991 Fellow, Departments of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston
1991 Scientific assistant at the surgical clinic and surgical polyclinic of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
1991-2003 Scientific assistant at the Surgical Clinic, Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg
1994 Recognition as a specialist for surgery
1996 Habilitation: “The change in micro-perfusion in acute experimental pancreatitis of the rat – validation of diffuse reflex spectrophotometry” University of Hamburg
1996 Appointment as Senior Consultant of the Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg
1998-2003 Permanent representative of the Director of the Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg
2002 Offer of a C4 professorship for General and Transplant Surgery at the University of Rostock
Since 2003 Offer of a C4 professorship for General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Düsseldorf