Stephan Eggeling
Thoracic Surgery – Cancer Center
Director, Department of Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Stephan Eggeling

Specialization
  • Lung cancer staging, curative and palliative surgery
  • Surgery for mesothelioma
  • Laser surgery of lung metastases, intraoperative hyperthermic chemotherapy
  • Surgery for pneumothorax, pleural empyema and emphysema
  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Tracheal surgery
  • Pediatric thoracic surgery
  • Interventional bronchoscopy, stents, laser therapy, endobronchial valve placement

Full Spectrum

  • Lung parenchyma-sparing resection for lung cancer
  • Extended resections for lung cancer
  • Minimally invasive lung resection
  • Lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema
  • Surgery for bronchiectasis,
  • tuberculosis
  • Mediastinum
  • Videomediastinoscopic lymph node resection (staging)
  • Thoracoscopic thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic removal of benign tumors (esophagus, thymus, neurinoma)
  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy
  • Chylothorax
  • Chest Wall and Pleura
  • Endoscopic surgery for pneumothorax and empyema
  • Resection of chest wall tumors
  • Staging and radical surgery for malignant mesothelioma
  • Trachea and Bronchi
  • Tracheal and tracheobronchial resection and reconstruction
  • Tracheal dilatation, laser therapy, stenting
  • Endobronchial valve placement for emphysema

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2007
Director of Department of Thoracic Surgery, Head of the Vivantes Thoracic Center, Vivantes Hospital Neukölln, Berlin, Germany

2005-2007
Vice Director of Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Freiburg, Germany

2001
Education and specialization in thoracic surgery, Oskar-Ziethen Hospital, Berlin, Germany

1986-1992
Medical education and Medical Degree, thesis, Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest

Memberships

  • Member of DGT, ESTS, EACTS
  • International courses for thoracoscopic and mediastinoscopic surgery techniques
  • German Society for Pneumology
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie