Ferdinand Köckerling
Visceral and Vascular Surgery
Director, Department of General and Vascular Surgery – Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director, Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery

Prof. Dr. med. Ferdinand Köckerling

Specialization
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Endoscopic hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Laparoscopic gastric surgery
  • Obesity Surgery

Full Spectrum

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Removal of gallbladder, appendix, spleen, adrenal tumors, and gastric tumors
  • Endoscopic repair of inguinal and incisional hernias
  • Laparoscopic fundoplication
  • Obesity surgery
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Coloproctology
  • Surgery of tumors of the colon and rectum
  • Minimally invasive surgery of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Proctology
  • Oncological Surgery
  • Gastric cancer surgery
  • Cancer surgery of the liver, pancreas and bile duct
  • Multivisceral resections in case of advanced tumor findings
  • Soft tissue sarcomas
  • Malignant melanoma surgery
  • Tumor operations of lung, mediastinum, chest wall

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2010
Director, Department of General and Vascular Surgery – Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Vivantes Spandau Hospital, Berlin, Germany

2008 - 2010
President of the German Society of General Surgery, President of the German Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Editorial Board Member of the Journal “Surgical Endoscopy”

2007 - 2008
Professor of surgery Fellowship in Kalamazoo, Michigan