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Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel
Excellent
AiroScore
9.70

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel

general, visceral and transplant surgery
general, visceral and transplant surgery
User ScoreExperienceTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
93%37 years39.7/10$$$$441No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Dusseldorf
Health facility
University Hospital Dusseldorf
Medical unit
Department of general and visceral surgery
5.0 on Google
The data collected based on 3 patient reviews on Google

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel is a highly experienced doctor with 36 years of practice in general, visceral, and transplant surgery. He works in the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University Hospital Dusseldorf in Germany. Dr. Knoefel has an extensive educational background, including studying at prestigious institutions such as the Harvard Medical School in Boston and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Throughout his career, Dr. Knoefel has made significant contributions to the field of surgery, with 441 scientific publications. His research focuses on various areas, such as the prognosis of renal cell carcinoma, the change in micro-perfusion in acute experimental pancreatitis, and the effects of surgery on SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism. He is a member of several renowned medical societies, including the American College of Surgeons and the Society for Transplantation. Dr. Knoefel's expertise and dedication to his field make him a highly respected and sought-after surgeon. His vast experience and commitment to research and innovation allow him to provide the best possible care for his patients. With his extensive knowledge and skills, Dr. Knoefel continues to make a significant impact in the field of surgery and contribute to advancements in patient care.

Skills & Expertise

cancer
surgery
liver
carcinoma
tumor
pancreatitis
thyroid
adenocarcinoma
metastases
chronic pancreatitis
pancreas
lung
pancreatic cancer
transplantation
lymph node
liver transplantation
colorectal cancer
thyroid carcinoma
esophageal cancer
ductal adenocarcinoma
portal vein
soft tissue sarcoma
lung cancer
liver resection
squamous cell carcinoma
head pancreas
rectal
resection head pancreas
videoassisted thoracoscopic surgery
liver metastases
neuroendocrine tumors
thyroid cancer
neuroendocrine neoplasms
gastric cancer
pancreatic ductal
hepatocellular carcinoma
breast cancer
medullary thyroid carcinoma
portal vein ligation
visceral surgery
pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
cholangiocellular carcinoma
rectal cancer
gastrointestinal tract
reperfusion injury
small bowel
follicular thyroid carcinoma
portal vein embolization
renal cell carcinoma
lymph node metastases

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1981-1987 Study of human medicine at the University of Hamburg, University of Lausanne, the University of Kisangani Harvard Medical School in Boston, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City
  • 1987 Medical examination and license to practice medicine in Germany
  • 1988 American state medical examination
  • 1988 Dissertation at the University of Hamburg: “The prognosis of renal cell carcinoma and its stability after serial transplant to nude mice” (Professor Gunter Kloppel)
  • 1994 Recognition as a specialist for surgery from Hamburg Medical Association
  • 1996 Habilitation at the University of Hamburg: “The change in micro-perfusion in acute experimental pancreatitis of the rat – validation of diffuse reflex spectrophotometry”
  • 1999 Priority designation in visceral surgery from the Medical Association of Hamburg
  • 1999 Priority designation in thoracic surgery from the Medical Association of Hamburg
Experience
  • 1986-1987 Senior Intern in surgery and intensive care, University of Lausanne, Vaudois University Hospital in Lausanne (Professor H. Sadeghi and Professor J. Freeman)
  • 1987-1989 Scientific Assistant, Department of Surgery at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich (Director Dr. L. Schweiberer)
  • 1989-1991 Fellow, Departments of surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston (W.G. Austen, M.D., A.L. Warshaw, M.D.) 
  • 1991 Scientific Assistant, Department of Surgery at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich (Director Dr. L. Schweiberer)
  • 1991–2003 Scientific Assistant, Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Eppendorf in Hamburg (Director Dr. C.E. Broelsch)
  • 1992 Assistant Doctor, Department of Surgery at the Elisabeth Hospital Essen (Director Dr. V. M. Rotzscher)
  • 1996 Senior Consultant, Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Eppendorf in Hamburg
  • 1996 Associate Professor of surgery at the University of Hamburg
  • 1998–2003 Permanent Representative of the Director, Department of general surgery at the University Hospital Eppendorf in Hamburg
  • 2002 C4 Professorship for general and transplant surgery at the University of Rostock
  • 2003 C4 Professor, Head of Department of general and visceral surgery, University Hospital Dusseldorf
Awards & Memberships
  • Member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Member of the Society for Surgery of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Member of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the Society for Transplantation
  • Member of the American Gastroenterological Association
  • Member of the Society of Pelvic Surgeons
  • Member of the French Surgical Association
  • Member of the American Pancreatic Association
  • Member of the German Society for Thoracic Surgery
  • Member of the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery
  • Member of the German Society for Surgery

Languages

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English
German flag
German

Publications

Ten recommendations for sarcoma surgery: consensus of the surgical societies based on the German S3 guideline "Adult Soft Tissue Sarcomas".

11 July, 2023

The Role of Alternative Lymph Node Classification Systems in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (GEP-NEN): Superiority of a LODDS Scheme Over N Category in Pancreatic NEN (pNEN)

July, 2023

S3-Leitlinie Diagnostik und Therapie der Plattenepithelkarzinome und Adenokarzinome des Ösophagus

June, 2023

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel?

The primary specialization of the doctor is general, visceral and transplant surgery.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel has been practicing for more than 37 years.

What do patients say about Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel?

The doctor has 0 review on AiroMedical and and 3 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the specialist is 93%.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in cancer, surgery, liver, carcinoma, tumor.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram T. Knoefel doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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