Prof. Dr. Jürgen Weitz

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Weitz
Career
since 09/2012 Director, Dept. of Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden, Germany
12/2011 Professor for Surgical Oncology, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Since 2009 Head KFO 227 (From primary tumor progression towards metastases; German Research Foundation working group)
Since 2005 Head “Molecular Oncology”, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
2005 Professor of Surgery, University of Heidelberg
2001 Habilitation in Surgery (University of Heidelberg) on disseminated tumor cells in colorectal carcinoma
1993 Medical thesis (University of Heidelberg) under supervision of Prof. H. zur Hausen, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg on the human papilloma virus and its interaction with the host cell

Education
Since 09/2012 Chair, Dept. of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus of the Technical University Dresden
08/2011 Deputy Chief, Division of Transplantation Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
07/2009 Chief attending, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
01/2006-12/2006 Clinical rotation in Vascular Surgery, Dept. of Vascular Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
04/2005 Board certification Surgical Critical Care
03/2005 Board certification Visceral Surgery
Since 01/2004 Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology and Deputy Chief, Division of Kidney Transplantation, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
07/2001-12/2002 Fellowship Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
07/2001 Board certification Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy
Since 05/2001 Attending Surgeon, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
12/1999 Board certification Surgery
05/1995-10/2000 Resident, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1993-1995
Internship, Dept. of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany