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CV Prof. Dr. med. Juergen Weitz

CV Prof. Dr. med. Juergen Weitz

Head and Professor of Surgery

Dept. of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus of the Technical University Dresden
Fetscherstr. 74
D-01307 Dresden, Germany


Clinical interests

The clinical interests of Professor Weitz cover the treatment of various conditions and diseases of the digestive tract (esophagus, stomach, small and large bowel, rectum, pancreas, gall bladder and bile duct system, and liver) as well as the management of sarcomas. His expertise is focused on the treatment of tumors (surgical oncology), transplantation surgery and minimal-invasive techniques. He mastered his surgical training at the Dept. of Surgery of the University of Heidelberg and at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Further fields of competence are the surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and of endocrine disorders.


Clinical interests

  • Visceral surgery: Hepatobiliary surgery, pancreatic surgery, esophageal and gastric surgery, colorectal surgery, endocrine and IBD surgery
  • Surgical oncology
  • Transplantation surgery
  • Minimal-invasive surgery


Qualifications and board certifications

  • Board certifications: Surgery, Visceral Surgery
  • Surgical critical care
  • Emergency medicine
  • Surgical training in Vascular Surgery, Department of Vascular Surgery, University of Heidelberg
  • Fellowship Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA


Academic degrees

  • Medical doctor (M.D.)
    1986-1993 University of Heidelberg, Germany and Duke University, Durham, USA
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Health Care Management
    2004-2005/2006 University of Heidelberg


Medical training

11/1993-04/1995: Internship, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

05/1995-10/2000: Resident, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

12/1999: Board certification Surgery

Since 05/2001: Attending Surgeon, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

07/2001: Board certification Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy

07/2001-12/2002: Fellowship Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Since 01/2004: Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology and Deputy Chief, Division of Kidney Transplantation, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

03/2005: Board certification Visceral Surgery

04/2005: Board certification Surgical Critical Care

01/2006-12/2006: Clinical rotation in Vascular Surgery, Dept. of Vascular Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

07/2009: Chief attending, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

08/2011: Deputy Chief, Division of Transplantation Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Since 09/2012: Chair, Dept. of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus of the Technical University Dresden


Academic curriculum

1993: Medical thesis (University of Heidelberg) under supervision of Prof. H. zur Hausen, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg on the human papilloma virus and its interaction with the host cell

2001: Habilitation in Surgery (University of Heidelberg) on disseminated tumor cells in colorectal carcinoma

2005: Professor of Surgery, University of Heidelberg

Since 2005: Head “Molecular Oncology”, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Since 2009: Head KFO 227 (From primary tumor progression towards metastases; German Research Foundation working group)

12/2011: Professor for Surgical Oncology, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany


Scientific Society Memberships

  • German Surgical Society
  • Section of Oncology, German Surgical Society
  • German Society for General and Visceral Surgery
  • German Cancer Society
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • German Society of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • Fellow (ad eundem) of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Research Interests
  • Tumor progression, tumor immunology and angiogenesis of colorectal and pancreatic carcinoma
  • Clinical trials in visceral surgery, transplantation surgery and surgical oncology
  • Meta-analyses


Publications

Current list of publications ( MEDLINE via Pubmed )