Professional career

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Private Hospital Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland
2006 - 2010
Chairman and Director, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Academic Teaching Hospital, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
Visiting Professorship, Vascular Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Habilitation and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany
2001 - 2006
Vice Chairman, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg
1999 - 2001
Attending Surgeon, General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg
Surgeon Major, Federal German Armed Forces, Military Central Hospital
1991 - 1998
Surgical Resident, University Hospital, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg
1990 - 1991
Surgical Resident, University Hospital, Ludwigs-Maximilians University Munich
1989 - 1990
Trauma Surgery, General Hospital, UCSF, San Francisco USA

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

Extraordinary Professor of Vascular Surgery, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg
Board Certification in Vascular Surgery
Board Certification in General Surgery
1990 - 1992
Dissertation with distinction (magna cum laude), Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry / Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany
1983 - 1989
Distinguished Fellow German National Academic Foundation; Studies in Medicine and Biochemistry at the Universities in Saarbrucken GER, Cambridge UK, Munich GER and San Francisco USA