Prof. Dr. med. Werner Lichtenegger

Gynecology
Prof. Dr. med. Werner Lichtenegger

Prof. Dr. med. Lichtenegger is a world-renowned specialist in the field of operative gynaecology, obstetrics and gynaecologic oncology.

From 1989 Prof. Dr. med. Lichtenegger was the Medical Director of the Department of Gynaecology of the Virchow-Klinikum, and chief physician of the Clinic for Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the Charité in Berlin since 1998.

Prof. Dr. med. Lichtenegger has published more than 290 technical articles in his long career, as well as more than 50 book chapters and 530 presentations.

FUNCTIONS AND SCIENTIFIC LEADERSHIP (Selection)

  • Berlin Society for Gynaecology and Obstetrics (1st Chairman 1999-2000)
  • International Gynaecologic Cancer Society
  • German-Japanese Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians
  • German-Spanish Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • Chairman of the North-East German Society of Gynaecological Oncology (NOGGO) since 1998
  • Chairman of the Patient Initiative Oncology Patient Seminar Berlin-Brandenburg since 1995

SPECIALITY
Operative gynaecology, obstetrics and gynaecologic oncology.

PUBLICATIONS (Selection)

  • Rack B,,, Lichtenegger W ,,,Janni W; SUCCESS Study Group. Circulating tumor cells predict survival in early average-to-high risk breast cancer patients. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 May 15;106(5).
  • Gil-Ibáñez B, Oskay-Özcelik G, Richter R, Fotopoulou C, Braicu EI, Neuhaus P, Lichtenegger W, Sehouli J; Tumor Bank Ovarian Cancer Network (TOC); European Competence Centre for Ovarian Cancer (EKZE Berlin). Predictive factors in relapsed ovarian cancer for complete tumor resection. Anticancer Res. 2011 Aug;31(8):2583-7.
  • Braicu EI, Sehouli J, Richter R, Pietzner K, Lichtenegger W, Fotopoulou C. Primary versus secondary cytoreduction for epithelial ovarian cancer: a paired analysis of tumour pattern and surgical outcome. Eur J Cancer. 2012 Mar;48(5):687-94.

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC CAREER

Since 1998 Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Hospital Charité Campus Charité Mitte and Campus Virchow Clinic, Faculty of Medicine Humboldt University of Berlin
Since 1995 Director of Women’s Hospital, University Hospital Charité Medical Faculty of Humboldt University of Berlin
1989 Director of the Women’s Clinic of the University Hospital Rudolf Virchow, Berlin
1987 Acting Head of the Women’s Clinic of the University Hospital Rudolf Virchow, Berlin
Since 1982 Additional management of workgroups prostaglandins in obstetrics, gynecological ultrasonography, diagnosis and treatment of female urinary incontinence and laser surgery in tubal infertility.
1978-1982 Senior physician with rotation on the wards of the University Women’s Hospital Graz
1998 C4 professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Women’s Clinic of the University Hospital Rudolf Virchow, Freie Universität Berlin.