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Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik working place, Johanna Etienne Hospital Neuss
Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik
Excellent
AiroScore
9.40

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik

general surgery, visceral surgery, minimally invasive and oncological surgery
general surgery, visceral surgery, minimally invasive and oncological surgery
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
93%33 years9.4/10$100No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Neuss
Health facility
Johanna Etienne Hospital Neuss
Medical unit
Department of general and abdominal surgery

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik is an esteemed doctor with 32 years of experience in general, visceral, minimally invasive, and oncological surgery. With an impressive CV that includes a Ph. D. from the University of Heidelberg and a habilitation in surgery from the Free University of Berlin, Dr. Foitzik has a solid academic background. He has worked as a resident at the Surgical University Clinic in Heidelberg and has held various positions at different hospitals across Germany. Notably, he is currently the head of the Department of General and Abdominal Surgery at Johanna Etienne Hospital in Neuss. Dr. Foitzik's expertise is reflected in his extensive list of 99 scientific publications, covering a wide range of topics such as pancreatic cancer, microcirculatory disorders, and minimally invasive surgery. His research has garnered recognition, including awards from prestigious organizations such as the International Pancreatology Association and the American Pancreatic Association. Dr. Foitzik is a member of several professional associations, including the German Society for Surgery and Visceral Surgery, highlighting his commitment to staying at the forefront of his field. With his wealth of experience, strong academic background, and research contributions, Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik is well-regarded in the medical community. Patients can trust his expertise and dedication to providing the best possible care in general and abdominal surgery.

Skills & Expertise

pancreatitis
pancreatic
surgery
cancer
necrotizing pancreatitis
pancreatic cancer
pancreas
visceral
rectal
microcirculatory disorders
rectal cancer
tumor
pancreatic microcirculation
pancreatic capillary
visceral surgery
infection
thoracic
carcinoma
pulmonary
oncological surgery
anal sphincter
pancreatic infection
sphincter function
thoracic surgery
gastric carcinoma
gastric
anal
intestinal
hemorrhagic
abdominal
pancreatology
general surgery
minimally invasive surgery

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1979 Abitur, Darmstadt
  • 1980-1986 Studies of human medicine at the Medical University Heidelberg
  • 1991-1993 Fellow of the German Research Foundation, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Boston 
  • Ph.D. at the University of Heidelberg
  • Resident at the Surgical University Clinic in Heidelberg
  • 2001 Habilitation Surgical Clinic Free University Berlin
Experience
  • 1987-1988 Military service, Doctor in Kassel and Ulm
  • 1988 Medical doctor, Heidelberg University: "Neo- and revascularization of allogeneic spleen implants"
  • 1989-1994 Research Assistant at the Surgical University Clinic Heidelberg
  • 1994-1998 Assistant of the Surgical Clinic I (general, vascular, and thoracic surgery), Free University Berlin
  • 1998-2001 Senior Doctor of the surgical clinic I (general, vascular, and thoracic surgery), Free University Berlin
  • 2001 Habilitation in surgery, Free University of Berlin: "Animal experiments on the pathogenesis and prevention of bacterial infections in acute necrotizing pancreatitis"
  • 2001-2008 Senior doctor in the Department of general, thoracic, vascular, and transplantation surgery of the Surgical University Clinic Rostock
  • 2007-2008 Adjunct Professor of Surgery
  • 2008-2010 Chief physician in the Department of visceral and oncological surgery at St. Elisabeth Hospital Bad Kissingen
  • 2010 Head of the Department of general and visceral surgery of the Johanna Etienne Neuss Hospital
Awards & Memberships
  • 1994 Young Investigator Award, International Pancreatology Association & American Pancreatic Association
  • 1995 Young Scientists Award, United European Federation of Gastroenterology
  • 1997 Fritz Linder Forum Award of the German Society of Surgery
  • 1998 "Young Researcher" Award, International Association of Pancreatologists
  • Member of the German Society for Surgery and Visceral Surgery
  • Member of the Professional Association of German Surgeons
  • Member of the International Association of Pancreatology
  • Member of the Doctors Without Borders Germany
  • Member of the Malawi Medical Initiative

Languages

English flag
English
German flag
German

Publications

Therapy for Microcirculatory Disorders in Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Comparison of Delayed Therapy with ICAM-1 Antibodies and a Specific Endothelin a Receptor Antagonist

April, 2012

Treatment of Necrotizing Pancreatitis: Redefining the Role of Surgery

March, 2012

Understanding of Acute Pancreatitis from Animal Experiments

February, 2009

Location

Am Hasenberg, 46, 41462 Neuss, Germany

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik?

The primary specialization of the doctor is general surgery, visceral surgery, minimally invasive and oncological surgery.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik has been practicing for more than 33 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik expert at?

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

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Foitzik doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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