Ralf Kolvenbach

Ralf Kolvenbach

Germany

Prof. Ralf Kolvenbach M.D., Ph.D.,FEBVS
born May 18 1955 in Duesseldorf
Medical School: Heinrich-Heine University of Duesseldorf 1975 – 1981
General Surgery, G I S u r g e r y , Trauma Surgery, Urology and Orthopedic Surgery
Residency: KMR – Hospital Duesseldorf 1981 – 1985
1982: MD Thesis, Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery University of Duesseldorf
1982: Visiting Fellow Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Columbia
Presbyterian Hospital and Medical School, New York
1986 – 1987 Resident : Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric
Cardiac and Cardiac Transplantation Service, Prof John Kirklin University of Alabama,
Birmingham Ala. , USA
2.1. 87 – 31. 3. 88. Senior Resident Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of
Duesseldorf1.4.88 – 1992. Resident and Lecturer Department of
Vascular Surgery and Renal Transplant Service University of Duesseldorf
1992 – 1994 Associate Professor and Attending Surgeon Department of
Vascular Surgery and Renal Transplantation University of Duesseldorf
1993 PhD. Thesis Surgical Faculty University of Duesseldorf, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
1.1.94 – 28.2.1995: Attending Vascular Surgeon Department of Surgery, Traumatology and GI
Surgery and Department of Radiology Citizen Hospital, Stuttgart Germany
Since 1.3.1995: Director Department of Vascular Surgery, Endovascular Therapy and Phlebology
Augusta Hospital and Catholic Clinics Group Duesseldorf
September 2000: Appointment Clinical Professor of Vascular Surgery,
Heinrich – Heine University of Duesseldorf
2003 -2005 Visiting Professor St Mary´s Hospital London in regular intervals by invitation
Prof. N.Cheshire and Prof . A. Darzi
Since 2002: Medical Director Venous Outpatient Clinic ( CAT GmbH) Duesseldorf
2010 Honorary Professor Sino-Japanese Friendship Hospital Academic Teaching Hospital University
of Beijing, China, Staff Member Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Visiting Professor Ansen Hospital Beijing / Shanghai
2014 Professor and Co Chair Allied Health Profession Program Fliedner University Duesseldorf
Since 2004: Visiting and Consultant Vascular Surgeon Department of Vascular Surgery Carmel
Medical Centre Haifa since 2017 academic teaching responsibilities Hadassah University Hospital
Jerusalem ( together with Prof. Karmeli )
Attending Vascular Surgeon:
Catholic Hospital Group, Duesseldorf FRG
St.Mary´s Hospital Duesseldorf and St. Vincente Hospital Duesseldorf
CAT GmbH Duesseldorf
Board Certification:
German Board of General Surgery
German Board of Vascular Surgery
German Board of Phlebology
Endovascular Specialist of the German Society of Vascular Surgery.
Fellow of the European Board of Vascular Surgery (FEBVS)
Affiliations:
Fellow of the German Board of General Surgery
Fellow of the German Board of Vascular Surgery
Fellow of the German Board of Phlebology
Fellow of the Max Plank Society of Science
Full member of the European Society of Vascular Surgery
Member Central European Vascular Surgical Society
Honorary member Medical Society University of Parma
Founding Member International Society of Vascular Surgery
Royal Society of Medicine
Faculty by invitation annually :
Vascular Intervention Course ( VEITH ) November New York since 2005
Charing Cross Symposium London since 2006
Leipzig Interventional Course ( LINC ) since 2009
Critical Aortic Issues since 2011
Member of the Editorial Board:
Vascular
The Journal of Vascular Surgery until 2012
Vascular Surgery ( Journal of the German, Austrian and Swiss Society of Vascular Surgery until 2016)
Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Reviewer:
European Journal of Vascular Surgery
Journal of Endovascular Therapy
Journal of Cytology and Cell Therapy
Journal of Vascular Surgery
Journal of Venous Disease
Vascular
Surgical Endoscopy
Medical Advisory Board:
Medtronic Inc.
Silkroad Medical
VVT Inc.
Mellon Inc.
Cordis – Cardinal Health Inc.
Endologix
Cardiatis