Michael Hünerbein is currently appointed as a Professor of surgery and the Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Helios Hospitals, Berlin, Germany. He started his surgical training in 1991 at the Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, which was continued in 1992, at the Department of Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Charité, Campus Buch Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany. In 1999, Hünerbein completed a fellowship at the Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Charité, Campus Virchow University Hospital. Then, he worked as a General and Oncological Surgeon at the Robert-Rössle Hospital for Surgery and Surgical Oncology. He received the Ph.D. degree and was appointed as an Associate Professor at the Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg and National Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, in 2002. For extensive research work, he was appointed as an Extraordinary Professor of surgery at Charité University of Medicine in 2007. His main clinical interests include surgical oncology endoscopic and minimal invasive surgery; ultrasound and endosonography; and interventional procedures. His scientific interests include computer-assisted surgery, combined endoscopic-laparoscopic approaches, natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery, postoperative endoscopic management of complication, fluorescence imaging of tumors, 3D/4D ultrasound, and telemedicine.
Biography Updated on 26 October 2013