Dr. med. Ralph Lorenz

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Curriculum vitae for Dr. med. Ralph Lorenz

  • Born 1960-03-23 in Leipzig
  • 1980 to 1986 Studied human medicine at the University of Leipzig
  • 1986 to 1987 Assistant doctor at the Institute for Pathology at the St. Georg Hospital in Leipzig (under the direction of Prof. Dr. Haupt)
  • 1987 to1989 Assistant doctor at the St. George Hostpital in Leipzig (under the direction of Prof. Dr. Hartig),
  • 1990 to 1994 Assistant doctor at the Municipal Clinic of Braunschweig (under the direction of Prof. Dr. Frank, Prof. Dr. Reilmann, Prof. Dr. Wagner, Dr. Zimmermann)
  • 1994 to 1995 Assistant doctor at the Duchess Elisabeth Home of Braunschweig (under the direction of Dr. Huth)
  • 1996 to 1999 Assistant doctor at St. Mary’s Hospital in Lankwitz, Berlin (under the direction of PD Dr. Sperling)
  • Doctorate (Dr. med.) 1989 with the theme „Smell and taste disorders in hormonal and metabolic diseases“ (University of Leipzig) Approved as a specialist in surgery in 1994 (Lower Saxony) Secondary specialization in emergency medicine in 1993 (Lower Saxony)
  • since 2000-01-01 took over and operated the practice of Dr. Johann Schneider at 35 Falkenseer Chaussee in Berlin-Spandau
  • since 2006-01-01 Joint practice with Mr. Rolf Peters-Eckhard and Dr. Gabriele Herrmann-Balìzs as „3CHIRURGEN“

Duties in in professional organizations and societies :

  • since 2001 training center for hernia surgery (certified by the medical association of Berlin since 2005)
  • since 2005 officer (secretary) in the Berlin ANC (Association of Practicing Surgeons) of the BNC (League of Practicing Surgeons)
  • since 2006 officer of the unit of practicing surgeons for the KV area of Berlin in the BDC (League of Practicing Surgeons)
  • since 2006 officer of the Berlin Society for Attending Physicians
  • since 2007 scientific leader and founder of the professional convention „Berlin hernia days“
  • since 2009 associate professor at the European Surgical Institute (Norderstedt)
  • since 2009 member of the scientific advisory board of Herniamed GmbH for quality assurance of hernia surgeries in Germany = German hernia register
  • since 2010 Center of Excellence – international internship center, international tutor and guest speaker
  • since 2010 member of the advisory board for the region EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa)
  • since 2010 vice director of the Berlin chapter of the League of German Surgeons (BDC)
  • since 2011 vice president of the German hernia society
  • since 2012 officer (secretary) for the Hernia Surgical Consortium (CAH) in the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV)

Member of the following professional organizations and societies:

  • European Hernia Society
  • German Hernia Society (DGH) vice president
  • German Society for General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV) Officer for CAH
  • Alliance of German Surgeons – regional director for practicing surgeons for the state of Berlin
  • Alliance of Practicing Surgeons – officer of the ANC Berlin
  • Berlin-Brandenburg Surgery Society
  • Berlin Society for Attending Physicians – officer
  • scientific council for Herniamed GmbH – German hernia register

Areas of practice:

  • Hernia surgery (*certified training center)
  • Diagnosis and therapy for chronic groin pain
  • Hand surgery