Privat-Dozent Dr. med. habil. Servet Bölükbas, FEBTS, FETCS, FCCP

 

 

Background 

 

11/1996 09/2002           

Medical School (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), MD 

 

02/2003 –04/2004              

Residency in General Surgery, Klinikum Fürth, Chairman: Prof. Dr. R. Bötticher

 

05/2004 – 04/2010             

Residency in Thoracic Surgery, Dr.-Horst-Schmidt-Kliniken Wiesbaden and Kerckhoff-Klinik Bad Nauheim, Chairman: Prof. Dr. J. Schirren

 

April 2010                             

Board certification in General Thoracic Surgery in Germany (Hessische Landesärztekammer)

 

04/2010- 11/2014              

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Dr. Horst Schmidt Kliniken GmbH and later on HELIOS Dr. Horst Schmidt Kliniken, Chairman: Prof. Dr. J. Schirren

 

05/ 2011                             

Fellow of the European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons

 

10/2011                              

Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)

 

06/2014                              

Fellow of the European Board of Thoracic Surgeons (FEBTS)

 

12/2014- 02/2018              

Chairman, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Helios University Hospital Wuppertal, Wuppertal

 

09/2016- 02/2018              

Founder and Director, Lung Cancer Center (NCI-designated), Helios University Hospital Wuppertal, Wuppertal

 

09/2016- 02/2018              

Founder and Co-Director, Center for asbestos-related diseases, Helios University Hospital Wuppertal, Wuppertal

 

Since 03/2018                    

Board of Directors, German Society for Thoracic Surgery (DGT) 


Since 03/2018

Head, Department of Thoracic Surgery, 

Founder/Chairman, Center for Asbestos-related Diseases

Chairman, Lung Cancer Program

Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Essen


More than 120 peer-reviewed scientific publications and book chapers.  

More than 80 oral presentations/lectures at national and international scientific meetings.  

 

 

General information

 

All kind of thoracic surgeries are provided for children and adults, in particular:

Lung-saving sleeve resections instead of pneumonectomy

Lung-sparing surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma

Da Vinci XI Robotic Surgery (Intuitive Surgical (c))

Extended Surgery for lung cancer (e.g. invading the spine, chest wall, vena cava superior, etc.)

Surgery for pulmonary metastases

Mediastinal surgery

Multimodality treatment of thoracic cancers

Thoracic trauma treatment

Interventional bronchoscopy

 

 

Certifications

 

German Board of General Thoracic Surgeons (Facharzt für Thoraxchirurgie)

Fellow of the European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (FETCS)

Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)

Fellow of the European Board of Thoracic Surgeons (FEBTS)

Da Vinci XI Robotic Surgeon (Intuitive Surgical (c))

 



Observerships

 

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Professor Dr. Valerie Rusch, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Professor Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Kanada

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Professor Dr. Stephen Yang, Johns   Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Professor Dr. Valerie Rusch, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Professor Dr. Raja M. Flores, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA

Division of Thoracic Surgery, PENN Mesothelioma and Pleural Program, Professor Dr. Joseph S. Friedberg, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Division of Thoracic Surgery & International Mesothelioma Program, Professor Dr. David J. Sugarbaker, Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA

Thoracic Surgery and Trauma at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Professor Dr. Robert J. McKenna, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA  

 


Professional Memberships

 

·     German Cancer Society (DKG)  

·     German Society of Surgeons (DGCH)  

·     German Society of Thoracic Surgeons (DGT)  

·     European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)  

·     International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG)  

·     International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)  

·     American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)  

·     European Thoracic Oncology Platform (ETOP)