Prof. Dr. Jens Waldmann is leading general, vascular, and visceral surgeon currently serving patients at MIVENDO Klinic in Marburg, Germany. The MIVENDO Clinic is a private and modern center of surgery which provides excellent surgical treatment with a strong focus on minimally invasive, endocrine and general surgery. Dr. Waldmann focuses on areas of endocrine, oncology and vascular surgery. Furthermore, he is Senior Physician of the Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery at the University of Marburg, a role he was appointed to in 2008. After earning his medical degree in 2002 at RWTH Aachen University, Dr. Waldmann completed his residency at the University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg/Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, and his research fellowship at the Cancer Research Center of Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He also holds an European Endocrine Surgery Certificate. Additionally, in order to stay up to date on all medical advancements in his field, he maintains a professional membership with The German Society of Surgery, German Society for General and Visceral Surgery, European Society of Endocrine Surgeons, European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors, and the European Association of Endocrine Surgery (ESES). Due to his outstanding achievements, he has earned many awards for his dedication to excellence in his field, including the 2012 Theodor Billroth price of DGAV (German Society for General and Visceral Surgery), the 2012 Johnson & Johnson Medical Award, and the 2013 Travel Scholarship of DGAV.
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My sister has swelling and excessive pain on her toe, which also has pus and blood secreting. Does she need a surgery?
It requires an MRI first and then most likely surgery. READ MORE
In case it is a chronic form (>6 min), it is a simple surgery with excision. READ MORE
I would recommend laparoscopic removal, as it can cause problems. Visit our website www.mivendoklinik.de if you have further questions. READ MORE
Yes, absolutely. Minimally invasive removal of the gallbladder is the gold standard of symptomatic gallstones. Visit our website www.mivendoklinik.de to get further information. READ MORE
No, you can do the surgery without an increased risk. READ MORE
4 weeks, see our website www.mivendoklinik.de for further information. READ MORE
First, a local anaesthesia can clarify that. If the pain is resolved, a surgery with cutting of the three nerves can be done. For further information, see our website www.mivendoklinik.de READ MORE
Most of the cases 2-4 weeks. READ MORE
There is no special diet required after gallbladder removal. For further Information, visit our website www.Mivendoklinik.de. READ MORE
You should have a clinical assessment and maybe imaging afterwards. The most common reasons are appendicitis, crohn's disease, invagination, diverticulitis, and many more. For further information, visit our website www.Mivendoklinik.de. READ MORE
Yes, but that depends on the kind of colostomy and the reasons it was performed. So I would need more detailed information on the case. For more information, visit our website www.mivendoklinik.de. READ MORE
The blood sugar levels are monitored routinely during surgery, so no worries. If it is high, insulin will be continously be administered. READ MORE
The doctor has suggested finger amputation for my father. How successful is this method of controlling gangrene from spreading?
The thumb has to be amputated, nevertheless, there is no guarantee, and risk for further spreading is highly related to the blood flow situation of the limb. This should be checked before surgery. READ MORE
Yes, after careful vascular evaluation. READ MORE
That depends on the kind of complication. The best would be after birth of your child. If surgery is needed urgently, it should be done open, not laparoscopic. READ MORE
- University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg (Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery)
- Cancer Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL (Research Fellow)
Professional Society Memberships
- The German Society of Surgery, German Society for General and Visceral Surgery, European Society of Endocrine Surgeons, European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors
What do you attribute your success to?
- The support of his family and the wonderful mentors he had and has.
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