since 2015 Swiss Surgery – Expertise in Cancer & Operative Treatment
2012 Foundation of the Zurich Surgical Center
Feb 2011 Klinik Im Park, general surgery and special oncological visceral surgery
2010 – Jan 2011 Deputy Medical Director, Clinic for General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery University of Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. med. Markus W. Büchler)
2007 – 2009 Senior Consultant
2006 Honorary doctorate University of Tbilisi, Georgia
2005 – 2011 Head of Visceral Organ Transplantation
2004 Associate Professor University of Heidelberg
2003 Master of Medical Education (MME) University of Bern
2003 Honorary doctorate University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
2002 Visiting Professor Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, USA (Prof. L. Blumgart) MD Anderson Cancer Institute, Houston, Texas, USA (Prof. D. Evans & Prof. N. Vaughtey) University of Tokyo, Japan (Prof. M. Makuuchi)
2002 Main focus on vascular surgery at the University of Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. med. Jens Allenberg)
2000 Specialization in Visceral Surgery University of Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. med. Christian Herfarth)
1998 – 2001 Head of Minimally Invasive Surgery
1998 Habilitation on “Inflammation of the Pancreas” University of Heidelberg
1996 Specialist Surgery University of Heidelberg (Prof. Dr. med. Christian Herfarth)
1989 – 1991 Fellow of the German Research Foundation Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, USA (Prof. Andrew L. Warshaw)
1986 – 1989 Dissertation on the topic “Hemorrhage shock” University of Heidelberg, Department of Experimental Surgery (Prof. Dr. med. Konrad Messmer)
1982 – 1988 Studied human medicine at the University of Heidelberg and University of San Antonio, Texas, USA Scholar of the German Academic Exchange Service Stays abroad in England, Israel and Sweden