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educator , Surgeon

J. Rüdiger Siewert, German surgeon, educator.


Siewert, J. Rüdiger was born on February 8, 1940 in Berlin.


Doctor of Philosophy, University Gottingen, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy(honorary), University Luciano Blaga, Sibiu, Romania, 2002.


Assistant physician, surgical trainee various hosps.Rudolf-Virchow-Hospital, Berlin, 1967. Science assistant Clinic for General Surgery, University Gottingen, since 1970, senior surgeon, since 1974, head surgeon, professor, since 1977. Chairman department surgery Technology University Müunchen, since 1981, director department surgery, since 1982, academy medical director Klinikum rechts der Isar, since 1987.

Consultant in field; congress president 5th international joint meeting of surgeons and gastroenterologists International Gastro-Surgical Club, 1994. Supervisory board University Tübingen, 1998. Chairman advisory board Forum Medizin Technik (Bayern Innovativ), 1998.

Visiting professor University Illinois, Chicago, 1979, Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute, New York City, 2000, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, 2002, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 2002. Member commission of experts on medicine University Berlin, 2002. Honorary professor Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2003.


  • Other Work

    • Editor (and author): handbooks, surgical textbooks. Editor: Gastric Cancer Journal, Deutsche Medizin ische Wochenschrift, Chirurgie, 7th edition, Oncological Surgery, 3d edition. Member editorial board several international journals, editor-in-chief Der Chirurg, International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus Journal.

      Contributor over 400 articles to professional journals.


Fellow: Japanese Surgical Society (honorary), Bavarian Surgical Society (honorary), Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh (honorary), Royal College Surgeons of England (honorary), Japanese Association Thoracic Surgery (honorary), American Surgical Association (honorary). Member: International Society Surgical (president since 2003), German Society Visceral Surgery 1998, German Oncol. Society 1998, Bayerische Chirurgenvereinigung 1986, International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (congress president 1986, president 1989-1992), Groupe Europeen Etudes Maladies Oseophage (chairman 1984), Austrian Society Surgery (correspondent), International Gastric Cancer Association (honorary), Surgical Society Chile (honorary), Cole (honorary), Portuguese Society Surgery (honorary), Hungarian Society Surgery (honorary).