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Prof. Dr. Roger Wahba, FEBS

Chief Physician at the Clinic for General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery

Prof. Dr. Roger Wahba, FEBS
Thomas Oberländer, Helios Kliniken


  • 1997-1999 Medical officer training with the German Armed Forces, naval branch
  • 1999 Prize of the German Society for Military Medicine
  • 1999 - 2005 Studied human medicine at the Medical Faculty of the Albertus-Magnus University of Cologne
  • 2005 Appointment as staff physician
  • 2005-2007 Start of specialist training in surgery, Bundeswehr Central Hospital Koblenz, trauma surgery, plastic surgery & burns medicine
  • 2008 Staff doctor at the Bruchsal Medical Centre, Promotion to senior staff physician
  • 2008 - 2011 Continued specialist training in surgery, Clinic and Polyclinic for General, Visceral and Tumor Surgery at the University of Cologne, including rotation in intensive care medicine
  • 2008 Additional qualification in emergency medicine
  • 2010 Investigator according to GCP for AMG/MPG studies
  • 2011 Appointment as senior consultant at the clinic
  • 2011 / 2013 Further training in visceral surgery including transplant surgery
  • 2014 Specialist in visceral surgery
  • 2016 Additional qualification in special visceral surgery
  • 2016 Head of "Cytoreductive Surgery", Clinic for General, Visceral and Tumour Surgery, University of Cologne
  • 2017 Head of the Liver Cancer Centre, Department of General, Visceral and Tumour Surgery, University of Cologne
  • 2019 European Board of Surgery Qualifications (EBSQ) "Surgical Oncology" with distinction as best in class, FEBS
  • 2020 Managing senior physician of the clinic for General, Visceral, Tumor and Transplant Surgery, University of Cologne
  • 2021 - 2023 "Master of Health Business Administration (MHBA)", part-time distance learning programme Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, planned completion October 2023
  • 2022 Additional qualification in "Transplantation Medicine"
  • 2023 Chief Physician of the Clinic for General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery at Helios Klinikum Berlin-Buch


Oncological surgery Hepato-pancreaticobiliary surgery
Surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract (stomach and esophagus) Treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis (CRS & HIPEC)
Robotic, computer-assisted and minimally invasive surgery Transplant surgery


More than 60 specialist publications

Research in the field of innovative software applications using artificial intelligence, three-dimensional visualisation and augmented reality techniques in surgery

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