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Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff
Excellent
AiroScore
9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff

general surgery
general surgery
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
97%28 years9.9/10$$$747No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Halle (Saale)
Health facility
University Hospital Halle (Saale)
Medical unit
Department of general surgery

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff is a highly experienced and accomplished general surgeon with 27 years of experience. He works at the Department of General Surgery at the University Hospital Halle (Saale) in Germany. Prof. Kleeff's impressive career includes extensive international training and research at renowned institutions such as the University of Washington, Harvard University, and the University of Toronto. Throughout his career, Prof. Kleeff has made significant contributions to the field of surgery, with a focus on pancreatic cancer research. He has published over 700 scientific publications, demonstrating his expertise and commitment to advancing medical knowledge. His research on the mechanisms of aggressiveness in pancreatic carcinoma at the molecular level has provided valuable insights into this challenging disease. In addition to his research pursuits, Prof. Kleeff has held numerous prestigious positions and memberships in various medical organizations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons, highlighting his recognition and expertise within the surgical community. With his extensive knowledge, experience, and dedication to his field, Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff is considered a leading expert in general surgery, particularly in pancreatic cancer. His contributions to research and patient care make him an invaluable asset to the University Hospital Halle (Saale) and the medical community.

Skills & Expertise

cancer
pancreatic cancer
surgery
pancreatitis
resection
adenocarcinoma
pancreas
ductal adenocarcinoma
pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
carcinoma
metastasis
liver
tumor
pancreatectomy
pancreatic cancer cell
cancer surgery
stellate cells
lesions
general surgery
pancreaticoduodenectomy
colorectal cancer
vein
pancreatic resection
pancreatic surgery
pancreatic stellate cells
distal pancreatectomy
hepatocellular carcinoma
metaplasia
bile
pancreatic head
fibroblasts
ischemia
fibrosis
cancerassociated fibroblasts
lymph node
colonic ischemia
gastrointestinal cancers
biliary drainage
perineural invasion
hilar cholangiocarcinoma
bile duct
portal vein
damageassociated hepatocellular carcinogenesis
metastatic pancreatic cancer
pancreatic head resection
colorectal surgery
liver metastasis
necrotizing pancreatitis
gastric cancer
colon

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1990-1996 Studied human medicine at the Eberhard Karls University in Tuebingen and Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • 1994 Stays abroad at the University of Washington
  • 1995 Stays abroad at the Harvard University of Boston
  • 1996 Stays abroad at the Inselspital, University of Bern
  • 1996 Stays abroad at the University of Toronto
  • 1997 Defense of the dissertation at the Max von Pettenkofer Institute of the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich: “Diagnostic methods and epidemiology of HTLV-I/II in Germany”
  • Research stay in Murray Korc's laboratory at the University of California
  • 1999-2005 Specialist training at the Department of visceral and transplant surgery at the Inselspital in Bern and the Department of general, visceral and transplant surgery at the University of Heidelberg
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeon
  • 2005 Obtaining specialization in general surgery
  • 2005 Habilitation and a teaching license for surgery at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg: "Mechanisms of aggressiveness of pancreatic carcinoma at the molecular level - the TGF-beta signaling pathway"
  • 2011 Master of health business administration at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Experience
  • 2005-2008 Senior Physician of the Department of general, visceral and trauma surgery at the University of Heidelberg and Department of surgery at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich
  • 2007-2017 Professor of the School of Medicine at the Tufts University
  • 2007 Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich
  • 2008-2018 Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston
  • 2009-2010 Managing Senior Physician, Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich
  • 2010 Associate Professor at the Technical University of Munich
  • 2010-2015 Senior Consultant, Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich
  • 2013 Provisional management of surgery at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich
  • 2013-2014 Acting Director, Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich
  • 2015-2016 Consultant of the Department of surgery at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals
  • 2016-2021 Professor of the Department of molecular and clinical cancer medicine at the University of Liverpool
  • 2017 Professor and Director of the Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Halle (Saale)
  • Chief Physician, Department of general, visceral and vascular surgery at the Trade Association Clinics Bergmannstrost Halle
Awards & Memberships
  • 2009-2011 Member of the abstract selection scientific committee from the European Pancreatic Club
  • 2009-2011 Member of the extended board and the program committee of the German Pancreas Club
  • 2010 President of the German Pancreas Club
  • 2010-2015 Member of the abstract review committee from the Society for Gastroenterology in Bavaria
  • 2013-2017 Representative of Germany in COST Action BM1204: "An integrated European platform for pancreas cancer research: from basic science to clinical and public health interventions for a rare disease" 
  • 2015 Member of the scientific committee from the European-African Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association
  • 2015-2020 Honorary Professor of the Department of surgery at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals
  • 2016 Member of the scientific committee of the International Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association
  • 2019 President at the congress of central German surgeons
  • 2019 Conference President at the Freyburg surgical symposium
  • Member of the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member of the American Pancreatic Association
  • Member of the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association
  • Member of the Professional Association of German Surgeons
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • Member of the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery
  • Member of the German Society for Surgery
  • Member of the German Society for Digestive and Metabolic Diseases
  • Member of the German Pancreas Club
  • Member of the European Digestive Surgery
  • Member of the European-African Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association
  • Member of the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
  • Member of the European Pancreatic Club
  • Member of the European Surgical Association
  • Member of the International Association of Pancreatology
  • Member of the International Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association
  • Member of the Central German Surgeons Association
  • Member of the Saxony-Anhalt Cancer Society
  • Member of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • Member of the Association of Bavarian Surgeons
  • Honorary Professor of the Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology, and Radiobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Languages

English flag
English
German flag
German

Publications

Intestinal autotransplantation: the next level of complexity in locally advanced pancreatic cancer.

1 August, 2023

Determination of "borderline resectable" pancreatic cancer - A global assessment of 30 shades of grey.

22 July, 2023

Single-Center Retrospective Subgroup Analysis of "Primary Aortic" (Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, PAU) and "Secondary Aortic" (Iatrogenic, Trauma, Aortoesophageal Fistula) Indications for Emergency TEVAR.

13 June, 2023

Location

Ernst-Grube-Straße, 40, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff?

The primary specialization of the doctor is general surgery.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff has been practicing for more than 28 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in cancer, pancreatic cancer, surgery, pancreatitis, resection.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Jorg Kleeff doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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