MD G. Cataldegirmen
Vivantes Hospital

MD G. Cataldegirmen

Main Focus

    • Oncological abdominal surgery: esophagus, stomach, pancreas Surgery of benign diseases, esophagus, stomach, pancreas
    • Organ-preserving pancreatic
    • Resections for chronic pancreatitis and neuroendocrine tumors
    • Oncological colorectal surgery
    • Surgery of benign bowel disease
    • Minimally invasive surgery


Nordgraben 2
Am Nor Berlin
Nearest airport: Berlin

As the largest state-owned clinic group, Vivantes sets an example for state-of-the-art German medicine. At 9 clinic sites in the German capital of Berlin, we rely on the expertise of 2300 doctors in over 100 clinics, with around 6000 beds. Our Vivantes Comfort Clinics also fulfil the highest demands with regards to comfort and service.

We offer almost all modern medical treatments. Our Acute Medicine Branches are managed by over 150 internationally recognised professors or leading doctors. Our professors will personally carry out diagnostics and surgeries, and are available to advise patients. Our Vivantes Prevention Center will help to safeguard your health in the long term with individually customised check-up programmes. A wide range of Rehabilitative Aftercare Treatments rounds off our medical services spectrum.

The Vivantes International Medicine Team consists of professional and interculturally trained employees who will look after your well-being, from your enquiry to your journey home, in a highly professional and discreet manner, and in your native language.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2014 Director of the Department of Visceral and Vascular Surgery at the Vivantes Urban Hospital, Berlin, Germany
  • Since 2011 Director of the Department of General-, Visceral-, and Vascular Surgery, specialized in oncological upper GI surgery, Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary and colorectal Surgery, Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008-2011 Deputy director in the department of Oncological-, Hepatopancreatico-biliary and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2005-2008 Consultant Surgeon specializing in Oncological-, Thoracic and Visceral surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2001-2005 Resident in Visceral, Hepato-pancreatico-biliary- and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
  • 1998-2001 Research fellow in the Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery at the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, NYC, USA
  • 1995-1998 Resident in Hepatobiliary, Transplant and Visceral Surgery at the University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
  • 1993-1995 Resident in General-, Vascular- and Visceral Surgery, Neukölln Hospital, Berlin, Germany
  • 1993 Degree of Study at the Free University in Berlin, Germany

Full Spectrum

  • Oncological upper abdominal surgery
  • Oncological surgery of the upper GT. Esophagus, Stomac, pancreas and liver surgery in benign and malignant diseases
  • Oncological upper abdominal surgery
  • Oncological colorectal surgery
  • Surgery of benign diseases of the small and large intestine
  • Minimally invasive surgery colorectal, adrenal gland, gall bladder, appendix, hernia, hiatus hernia in reflux disease
  • Retroperitoneal sarcomas
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Vascular surgery with endovascular and open procedures
  • Endovascular stent implantation
  • Open aortic surgery
  • Bypass surgery
  • Interventional Vascular Surgery
  • Carotid surgery
  • Dialysis fistulas Surgery

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