Organising Committee

PD Dr. med. Philipp Kirchhoff

PD Dr. med. Philipp Kirchhoff is consultant surgeon at the department of general and visceral surgery at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. He studied medicine at the Universities of Freiburg (Germany), Vienna (Austria) and Yale (United States of America) between 1996-2003.

Philipp Kirchhoff started his surgical career in 2003 at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. After (more…)




PD Dr. med. Henry Hoffmann

PD Dr. med. Henry Hoffmann is a consultant surgeon in private practice ZweiChirurgen in Basel, Switzerland. Born in 1977 he studied medicine between 1998 – 2005 at the University of Leipzig (Germany) and L’Aquila (Italy).


Dr. Jan F. Kukleta

Dr. Kukleta is a visceral surgeon in private practice in Zurich (Switzerland) and one of the pioneers in the field of endoscopic tension-free hernia repair. He studied medicine from 1967-1974 in Zurich and gained board certification in general surgery in 1983. Later he subspecialized in visceral surgery. Dr. Kukleta is an internationally known expert in hernia surgery and (more…)
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