Milano, Italy - 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery. Member of International Scientific Board
Gdansk, Poland - 35. Congress of the European Hernia Society. International Scientific Commitee.
Hua-Hin, Thailand - 7th International Congress of the Asia-Pacific Hernia Society. Invited faculty. Lecture:" TAPP Repair; Based on IEHS Guidelines".
Adelaide , Australien - University of Adelaide Conference: „Modern Era of Hernia Surgery“. Lectures: „Do we need Mesh?“; „Chronic Pain – Definition and Incidence“; „Umbilical Hernia Repair“; „Difficult closure of layers in Retromuscular Incisional Hernia Repair“.
Ghent, Belgium - 33. Congress of the European Hernia Society. Invited Faculty and Chairman
Berlin, Germany – 4. Berliner Hernientage („Hernienchirurgie in Ostasien“)
Istanbul, Turkey – 32. Congress of the European Hernia Society. Invited Faculty and International Scientific Committee. Lecture: „Repair Techniques in Umbilical Hernia“.
München, Germany - Symposium Rotkreuzklinikum. Lecture: "Materialien in der Hernienchirurgie"
Tianjin, China - PLA 254 Hospital. Lecture: "Preperitoneal Mesh Repair in Hernia Surgery"
Nanjin, China - Zhong Da Hospital: Live Surgery, Lecture: "Pain Management in Hernia Surgery"
Berlin, Germany - 3. Berliner Hernientage ("Do we need fixation of meshes in Hernia Surgery?")
Wuhan, China - Guest during foundation of "Hubei Hernia Society".
Lanzhou, Qingdao, China - Lecture: "Lightweight Mesh in Hernia Repair and Pain Management"
HoChiMinh City, Vietnam - Nhan Dan Gia Dinh Hospital: Live-Surgery, Lectures: "The Challenge of Parastomal Hernia Repair". "Alternatives to the Classic retromuscular mesh technique".
Tokyo, Japan - 7th Annual Japanese Hernia Conference. Lectures: "Is there a Scientific Approach to Modern Mesh in Hernia Repair?" "State-of-Art Mesh today and its Requirements".
Guangzhou, China - Lecture: „Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair „
Dongguan, China - International Congress of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery. Lecture: „Lightweight Mesh in Hernia Repair and Pain Management“
Harbin, China - Lecture: „Intraperitoneal Ventral Hernia Repair“
|2008||Berlin, Germany – 2. Berliner Hernientage. Live operation|
Bonn, Germany – Visceralchirurgische Tage. Presentation about „Endoscopic Repair in Incisional Hernia“
Taipei, Taiwan – Pre-Congress Workshop. Live operations and lecture: „The Principle of the UHS-Bilayer Device for Different Types of Hernia“.
Kaohsiung, Taiwan - 67th Scientific Meeting of the Taiwan Surgical Association. Lecture: „The Challenge of Parastomal Hernia Repair"
Hong Kong, China – Hong Kong Baptist Hospital and Queen Elisabeth Hospital. Lectures: „Importance of MPO in Hernia Repair“, „Latest Surgical Trend of Hernia Repair in Europe“.
Sevilla, Spain – Congress of the European Hernia Society. International Scienific Comittee. Presentation: „Parastomal and Incisional Hernia“
Manila, Philippines. St. Luke`s Medical Center: Workshop on Advanced Endoscopic Hernia Surgery. Lectures: „The Clinical Argument for Lightweight Mesh in Abdominal Wall Surgery“. „ Laparoscopic Hernia Repair“.Hamburg, Germany – Presentation: „Current Surgical Therapy of Femoral Hernia.“
Pusan, Korea – Hernia Symposium at Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital. Live-Surgery and Lecture: „Bilayer Technique for Hernia Repair“.
Changsha, Foshan and Wenzhou , China – Hernia Workshops with Live-Surgery and Lectures about: „Ventral Hernia Repair“, „Lightweight Mesh Concept“.
Beijing, China – 4. Intern. Congress of Asia-Pacific Hernia Society. Presentations: „Technical Aspects of Mesh Repair in Umbilical Hernia“, „Surgical techniques for closing the rectus Sheath in the Rives-Repair for Incisional Hernia“.
Suzhou, China – Sec. Affiliated Hospital Suzhou University. Lecture: Ventral Hernia Repair“
Tokyo, Japan - 70. Kongress Japan Surgical Association. Lecture: „Concept and Clinical Application of Lightweight Mesh in Hernia Surgery“.
|2007||Berlin, Germany - 19. Workshop: Good Clinical Practice. Presentation: „Nabelhernie – eine Kleinigkeit?“ (Umbilical Hernia, a little thing?)|
United Arab Emirates - Live operations and Lectures on „Ventral Hernia Repair“ and „Evolution of Hernia Repair“ in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah
Muscat, Oman - Sultan Qaboos University Hospital . Live operations and lecture about „Lightweight Concept in Hernia Repair“.
Amman, Jordan – Jordan University Hospital. Live operations and lecture about „Evolution of Lightweight Meshes“
Shanghai, China. Huadong Hospital and Renji Hospital: lectures about „The use of Lightweight Mesh in Hernia Repair“. Live operation.
Iloilo, Philippines – Midyear Convention of the Philippines College of Surgeons. Lecture on „Hernia“ and „Ventral Hernia Repair“
Athens, Greece – Congress European Hernia Society. International Scientific Committee.
Bochum, Germany – Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Viszeralchirurgie. ( Presentation: Operation with Ultrapro Hernia System )
Beijing, China – Chinese Surgical Week 2007. Presentation: „The Concept of Lightweight Mesh in Hernia Repair“
Hangzhou, China - No1 Hospital of Hangzhou.: Live operation and Lecture: „Ventral Hernia Repair with Proceed“
Singapore – Congress of the Asian Pacific Hernia Society. Invited Faculty and International Scientific Committee.
Regional Hernia Symposium (Lecture on „Evolution of Modern Mesh Material)
Madrid, Spain – II. International Symposium on Biomaterials in Abdominal Wall Surgery. (Presentations: Femoral Hernia, Bilayer Device )
|2006|| Nürnberg, Germany – Congress of German Surgeons (BNC) ( Development of Hernia devices – Synergy between Surgery and Industry)|
Boston, US - Joint Meeting American Hernia Society & European Hernia Society ( Umbilical Herniorrhaphy )
Singapore - Invited Faculty Member as Guest Speaker and Instructor for a Workshop on Hernia Repair, organized by the Minimally Invasive Surgical Center (MISC) of the National University Hospital of Singapore, - Live operations
Manila, Philippines – Annual Clinical Congress of the Philippine College of Surgeons
Hong Kong, China - Lectures on „ Concept of Lightweight Mesh“ and „TAPP repair“ – United Christian Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital
|2005||Nürnberg, Germany - Congress of German Surgeons (BNC) ( Pros & Cons of Ugahary Technique for Inguinal Hernia Repair) |
Nürnberg, Germany – Klinikum Nord Stadt Nürnberg ( Parastomal Hernia )
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Congress Asian Pacific Hernia Society (Parastomal Hernia ) , Live operations
Turin, Italy – Congress European Hernia Society ( Open Incisional Hernia Repair, Umbilical Hernia Repair)
|2004||Nürnberg, Germany – Congress of German Surgeons (BNC) ( Cost Analysis of Ugahary technique )|
Madonna di Campiglio, Italy – Winter Meeting European Hernia Society ( Mariposa Patch in large Umbilical Hernias)
Orlando, USA – Congress American Hernia Society ( Concept of Lightweight Meshes )
|2003||Berlin, Germany – ( Open preperitoneal Hernia Repair – Ugahary Technique)|
|2002||Magdeburg, Germany - CAMIC Consensus Conference on Hernia Surgery (Classification of Inguinal Hernias )|
|2001||New Orleans, USA – Congress American Hernia Society ( C-Reactive Protein and Hernia Repair ) |
Wuppertal, Bethesda Clinic, Germany ( Open preperitoneal tension-free repair – Ugahary technique )
Vienna, Austria - Austrian Surgical Society ( Problems Arising From Mesh Repair in Hernia Surgery )
|2000||Toronto, Canada - Joint Meeting American Hernia Society & European Hernia Society ( CRP Levels following Hernia Repair ) |
Salzburg, Austria – ( Inflammatory reaction to meshes )
|1999||Madrid, Spain - Congress European Hernia Society ( Mariposa Patch for Umbilical Hernia Repair )|