Prof. Dr. Jens Waldmann

General and Visceral Surgery
Prof. Dr. Jens Waldmann


Prof. Dr. Waldmann is an expert in general and visceral surgery, with further specialisation in the areas of of endocrine, oncology and vascular surgery.

In 2008 Prof. Dr. Waldmann was appointed Senior Physician at the Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery University of Marburg. He obtained further international recognition as part of a research fellowship at the Cancer Research Center of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville (Florida, USA). His habilitation thesis concerned the molecular progression of adrenal tumors.

In 2012 he received the Theodor Billroth price of DGAV (German Society for General and Visceral Surgery).


  • 2012 Theodor Billroth price of DGAV
  • 2012 Johnson & Johnson Medical Award
  • 2013 Travel Scholarship of DGAV

Endocrine, oncology and vascular surgery.


  • Waldmann J, Patsalis N, Fendrich V, Langer P, Saeger W, Chaloupka B, Ramaswamy A, Fassnacht M, Bartsch DK, Slater EP. Clinical impact of TP53 alterations in adrenocortical carcinomas. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Feb;397(2):209-16.
  • Fendrich V, Merz MK, Waldmann J, Langer P, Heverhagen AE, Dietzel K, Bartsch DK. Neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors are risk factors for pancreatic fistula after pancreatic surgery. Dig Surg. 2011;28(4):263-9.
  • Waldmann J, Fendrich V, Habbe N, Bartsch DK, Slater EP, Kann PH, Rothmund M, Langer P. Screening of patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1): a critical analysis of its value. World J Surg. 2009 Jun;33(6):1208-18.

2014   Appointment as professor at the University of   Marburg
2012   European Specialist in Endocrine Surgery (ESES)
2011   Chair of the Excellence Academy
2011   Specialist Visceral Surgery
2011   Venia legendi in Visceral Surgery
2010 – 2011   Research Fellow, Cancer Research Center, Mayo   Clinic, Jax, FL
2008   Specialist in General Surgery
2008 – 2010   Senior Physician, UKGM Marburg
2005 – 2008   Assistant doctor, UKGM Marburg
2002 – 2004   Assistant doctor, Southern Eifel clinics Bitburg
1995 -2002   MD, RWTH Aache


  • German Speaking Association of Arthroscopy (AGA)
  • Association for Basic Research eV the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DGOU)
  • Auditor of the Association for Basic Research eV the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DGOU)
  • Editorial Board Member / Reviewer: “Orthopedic Reviews” /
  • Editorial Board Member: “Clinical Medicine:
  • Editorial Board Member: “Medical Equipment Insights” /
  • Reviewer: Journal of Orthopaedic Research / Reviewers Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery