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University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf


Hamburg, Germany

Prof. Rainald Knecht, MD

Prof. Rainald Knecht, MD

Head of the ENT Department
at University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Speciality Ear, Nose and Throat
Languages English, German
Graduated 1986 (36 years since graduation)
Education 1979-1986 - Medical Schools: Heidelberg and Freiburg, Germany
Professional Experience 1998 - Thesis for "PD Dr. med. Habil" and PhD
Venia legendi Appointment as "Privatdozent"

1994 - Appointment as "Assistent medical director"

2004 - Appointment as "Professor"

1999 - Appointment as "Vice Chair of the Clinic"

2008 - Appointment as Chair of the Clinic for Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, University Medical Center Hamburg (UKE)

1986-1988 - Scientific residencies at MDA Houston (USA) and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York (USA)

1986-1988 - Residency Department general and surgical Pathology, University of Mainz, Germany

1988-2008 - Residence of Fellowship Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Certifications 1992 - Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

1994 - Specialist in Plastic Surgery of the Head and Neck

1996 - Specialist in Special Head and Neck Surgery

1997 - Specialist in Allergology

2007 - Specialist in Medicinial Tumor Therapy (Chemotherapy and Target Therapy)

1986 - Doctor's Licence
Memberships - German Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and
it's Oncology Group

- American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
German Cancer Society National Genome research project

- Member of the Steering Board of the EORTC, Head and Neck Group

- Founder and Chair of the German Society for the prevention and for the Sponsorhip of research in laryngeal cancer

- Founder of the "International Cancer Network"

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