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. He started his surgical training in 1991 at the Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, which was continued in 1992 at the Department of Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Charité, Campus Buch Humboldt University Berlin. 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. His academic achievements started in 1991 with the M.D. thesis entitled “Optimization of photodynamic diagnosis and therapy by enhancement of tumour selctivity and improved diagnosis with 111 in porphyrins.” He recieved the Ph.D. degree (magna cum laude) and appointed as an Assiociate Professor at the Deptartment of Surgery, University of Heidelberg and National Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, in 2002. The thesis was entitled “Improvement of surgical therapy planning of gastrointestinal tumors by new endosonographic techniques and staging laparoscopy.” For extensive rearch work, he was appointed as an Extraoridinary Professor of surgery at Charite University of Medicine in 2007. His main clinicical 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 8 April 2009