Prof. MD R. Ott
Waldkrankenhaus Protestant Hospital

Prof. MD R. Ott

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Stadtrandstraße 555
13589 Berlin
Nearest airport: Berlin

About Prof. MD R. Ott

University degrees and training

  • 1984 Degree course in chemistry, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 1984–1990 Degree courses in human medicine, University of the Saarland in Homburg (Saar), Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck, University of Texas in San Antonio, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 1991 Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in the Medical Sciences (FMGEMS)
  • 1991 Took degree of Doctor of Medicine, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg: title of thesis, On Differential Therapy of the Colon (supervisory: Professor Ch. Gebhardt)

Professional career

  • 1990–1992 Intern at the Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 1992 Licence to practise medicine
  • 1992-1998 Specialist training at the University Surgical Clinic Erlangen (Director: Professor F.P. Gall, since 1 Jan. 1995: Professor W. Hohenberger)
  • 1998-2002 Practising surgeon at the University Surgical Clinic Erlangen
  • 2000 Postgraduate thesis: The complete arterialisation of the portal vein – effect on function, morphology and regeneration following hemihepatectomy in a pig (Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
  • 2002-2007 Senior physician at the Clinic of Abdominal, Transplant, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery (Director: Professor J. Hauss), Leipzig University Hospital
  • 2002 Specialist in abdominal surgery
  • 2004 Specialist in thoracic surgery
  • 2006 Special Professor of Surgery
  • 2006 Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • 2007 Director of the certified Cooperative Colonic Cancer Centre for the Leipzig Region
  • 2008-2010 Chairman of the Operating Centre and Principal Physician of the Clinic for Abdominal, Thoracic and Tumour Surgery at the Albertinen-Krankenhaus Hamburg, Head of the certified Albertinen Colonic Centre
  • 2011-2013 Medical Director of the Surgical Clinic II at the Alfried Krupp Hospital of Essen-Steele, Head of the Specialist Centres for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and Coloproctology
  • 2013–the present Principal Physician at the Clinic for General, Vascular and Abdominal Surgery at the Evangelisches Waldkrankenhaus Berlin-Spandau

Membership of associations

  • German Surgical Society
  • Surgical Working Group for Transplant Surgery (CAT)
  • Surgical Working Group for Quality Assurance (CAQ)
  • Surgical Working Group for Oncology (CAO)
  • German Society for General and Abdominal Surgery (DGAV)
  • German Society for Thoracic Surgery (DGT)
  • Association of Bavarian Surgeons
  • North-West German Surgical Association
  • Association of German Surgeons (BDC)
  • Working Group on Liver Metastasis (ALM)
  • Medical Faculty of the University of Leipzig
  • American College of Surgeons
  • College of Principal Hospital Surgeons
  • German Society for Abdominal and General Surgery
  • Reviewer for The Wellcome Trust and Medical Science Monitor
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Reviewer for Journal of Medical Case Reports
  • Colonic Consultant, Oncological and Pancreatic Centres of the German Cancer Society (OnkoZert)
  • Medical Board of the RobinAid Foundation
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