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Проф. Ганс БегерПерсональный сайт проф. Г. Бегера http://beger-ulm.de/1.html


Hans G. Beger MD, MD hon.

Professor em. of Surgery, University of Ulm, Germany


1982 – 2001

2002 - 2004  

Clinical position: Chairman and Head of the Department of General Surgery, University of Ulm

Surgeon-in-Chief, Department of GI-tract Surgery,Illertalhospital, Illertissen, Germany

Donau-Klinikum, Neu-Ulm


1956 – 1962 School of Medicine, University of Bonn

1967 - 1968  



Research fellow German Research Council: Livertransplantation

Massachusetts General Hospital (Prof. McDermott)

Kentucky University Hospital/ Lexington (Prof. B. Eiseman)

Veterans Administration Hospital, Denver (Prof. Th. Starzl)

1967 - 1969 Research fellow of the German Research Council

Postgraduate Training:                                 

1964 – 1969 City Hospital Berlin, Neu-Kölln

1969 – 1971


Department of Surgery, Free University of Berlin(Prof. E.S. Bücherl)

Academic Appointments:

1979 - 1981 Dean of the Medical School Berlin-Charlottenburg, Free University of Berlin
1985 – 1987 Vizepresident for Medical Sciences, University of Ulm
1991 – 1993 Dean of the Clinical  School of Medicine, University of Ulm

1982 - 2001


Chairman and Head of the Department for GeneralSurgery, University of Ulm


Memberships in Professional Societies:

1965 -                               German Society of Surgery

1980 -                                German Society of Gastroenterology and Metabolic Disorder

1985 -                               American College of Surgeons

                                         and 31 other societies


Honorary positions:

1989                                 Corresponding Member of the Académie de Chirurgie de Paris

1990                                 Member of the German Academy of Natural Sciences LEOPOLDINA

1990                                 GRASSI-Award of CICD

1990                                 President of the International Association of Pancreatology

1991                                 President of the European Pancreatic Club

1992                                 Honorary Fellow of American Surgical Association

Honorary Fellow of Surgical Societies:  Greece, Chile

1984-2007                         Mexico, Hungary, Bulgaria, Greek Society of Gastroenterology

Corresponding member Austrian Society of Surgery

Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery

1993-1994                         President of the German Society of Gastroenterology

1994                                 Member of the New York Academy of Sciencis

1995                                 Medaille Faculté de Médicine, Université de Rennes, France

1996                                 President of the Association of Mittelrheinische Chirurgen

1998                                 Gimbernat-Medaille of the Catalonic Society of Surgery/ Spain

1998                                 Rudolf Schindler Award German Society for Endoscopy and Imaging

1998-2000                        President of the International Society for Gastroenterological Carcinogenesis

1999                                 Professor h.c., Medical University of Beijing, China

1999-2000                        Vice President of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, (SSAT) USA

2001                                 European Award of the EPC for outstanding contributions in pancreatology

2004                                 Medaille Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia, Lisboa

2004                                 Rudolph-Pichlmair-Medaille of the Deutschen Gesellschaft für Viszeralchirurgie

2005                                 Dr. h.c. Medical and Pharmacological University of Craiova, Romania

2006                                 Professor h.c. Medical College, Medical and Technical University, Wuhan, China

2007                                 Honorary Member of Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Yokohama, Japan

2007                                 Honorary Member of the American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, USA

2008                                 Honorary Member of the Japan Pancreas Society, Yokohama 29.7.08

2009                                 Honorary Member of the Japan Surgical Society, Fukuoka

2010                                 Walter Kausch Medallion, award of the German Society of General and Visceral Surgery

2010                                 Honorary Member of the Association Mexicana de Cirurgia Generali, A.C. Guadalajara, Mexico

2010/11                            Medallion of the IHPBA, 9th Wolrd Congress Buenos Aires awarded, Cape Town, EHPBA Congress


Present Position:

1998 -2004                       Secretary General of the German Society of Visceral Surgery

1998 -2010                       Editor-in-Chief of Langenbecks Archives of Surgery

2003                                 Founder and Chairman of the German Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, Ulm


Family:                             married with Irmela Beger, MD

Three children: Frank-Michael 1966, Carmela 1969,
Mira 1974



Memberships in Professional Societies:

Editorial Member in 20 international surgical journals

Books and Journal issues:       Principle author: 9 books, Editor: 17 books)

The Pancreas (2 Volumes) 1509 pp. (Blackwell), first Edition 1998

Editors: HG Beger, Warshaw, Büchler, Carr-Locke, Neoptolemos, Russel, Sarr

Diseases of the Pancreas – Current Surgical Therapy. Hans G. Beger, S. Matsuno, J. Cameron (Editors). Springerverlag 2008


The Pancreas – An Integrated Textbook of Basic Sciences, Medicine and Surgery. (2e). HG Beger, A Warshaw, M Buchler, R Kozarek, M Lerch, J Neoptolemos, Keiko Shiratori, D Whitcomb (Editors). Blackwell Publishing Oxford, 2008.


A Festschrift Honoring Hans G. Beger, MD, FACS. American Journal of Surgery 2007; 194/S1-175


Author in original papers: 760


International lectures: more than 250



Major Committee Activities


1984/85        Founding Member of International Association of Pancreatology

1985             Co-Founding Editor of International Journal of Pancreatology (Pancreatology)

1989             Founder of European Study Group of Pancreatic Cancer (ESPAC)

1991             Initiator of Fritz Linder Award of the German Society of Surgery, Section Surgical Research

1997/98        Founding Member of German Society of General- and Visceral Surgery

2000             Founder of Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft OP/OP Technik (CAOP)

2002             Founder of Chirurgische Arbeitgemeinschaft für Leber, Galle, Pankreas (CA LDG)

2000/04        Founding Member of the Committee for Combined meetings of German Society of Gastroenterology (DGVS) and the German Society of Visceral Surgery (DGVC)


The 5 most cited RCT’s

  1. Importance of the duodenal passage and pouch volume after total gastrectomy and reconstruction with the Ulm pouch: prospective randomized clinical study. Schwarz A, Büchler M, Usinger K, Rieger H, Glasbrenner B, Friess H, Kunz R, Beger HG. World J Surg 20 (1996), 60-67
  2. A randomized trial of chemoradiatherapy and chemotherapy after resection of pancreatic cancer.         JP Neoptolemos, D Stocken, H Friess, C Bassi, J Dunn et al (ESPAC)      New England of Medicine (2004); 350:1200-1210
  3. Prophylactic antibiotic treatment in patients with predicted severe acute pancreatitis: a placebo-controlled, double-blinded trial. R Isenmann, M Rünzi, M Kron, S Kahl, D Kraus, M Jung, L Maier, P Malfertheiner, H Goebell, HG Beger + ASAP Study Group. Gastroenterology (2004); 126:997-1004
  4. Increase of survival benefit in advanced resectable colon cancer by extent of adjuvant treatment: results of a randomized trial comparing modulation of 5-FU + Levamisole with Folinic Acid or with Interferon-α. KH Link, M Kornmann, L Staib, ED Kreuser, W Gaus, HF Weiser, E Kettner, J Albrecht, W Baumann, H Schramm, M Lausen, R Bittner, B Leibl, M Redenbacher, Rudolf Roscher, U Schenker, KU Zerbian, J Vogt, J Gabriel, WJ      Stelter, W Schmidt, T Liersch, P Mattes, H Bewersdorf, B Karn, M Schatz, M Kron, HG Beger. Annals of Surgery 2005 ; 242: 178-187
  5. Early assessment of pancreatic infections and overall prognosis in severe acute pancreatitis by procalcitonin (PCT): a prospective international multicenter study. BM Rau, EA Kemppainen, A Gumbs, , MW Büchler, K Wegschneider, C Bassi, PA Puolakkainen, HG Beger. Annals Surg 2007 May;245(5):745-54


The most cited 7 papers

  1. Beger HG, Krautzberger W, Bittner R, Büchler M, Limmer J. Duodenum-preserving resection of the head of the pancreas in patients with severe chronic pancreatitis. Surgery. 1985 Apr;97:467-73.
  2. Beger HG, Bittner R, Block S, Büchler M. Bacterial contamination of pancreatic necrosis. A prospective clinical study. Gastroenterology. 1986 Aug;91:433-8.
  3. Beger HG, Büchler M, Bittner R, Block S, Nevalainen T, Roscher R. Necrosectomy and postoperative local lavage in necrotizing pancreatitis. Br J Surg. 1988 Mar;75:207-12.
  4. Frey CF, Bradley EL 3rd, Beger HG. Progress in acute pancreatitis. Surg Gynecol Obstet. 1988 Oct;167:282-6.
  5. Bockman DE, Büchler M, Beger HG. Interaction of pancreatic ductal carcinoma with nerves leads to nerve damage. Gastroenterology. 1994 Jul;107(1):219-30.
  6. Beger HG, Schlosser W, Friess HM, Büchler MW. Duodenum-preserving head resection in chronic pancreatitis changes the natural course of the disease. A single-center experience. Ann Surg 230 (1999) 512-523.
  7. Rau B, Bothe A, Beger HG. Surgical treatment of necrotizing pancreatitis by necrosectomy and closed lavage: changing patient characteristics and outcome in a 19year, single-center series. Surgery 2005;138:28-39.
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