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BERNDT BIRKNER



AWARDS:
1986    The European Association for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy;
1998    German Cancer Research Institute; Ernst v. Leyden Medal in Gold

 

FELLOWSHIP:
1997    European Board of Gastroenterology, FEBG
2007    American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, FASGE
2007    American Gastroenterological Association, AGAF

 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS, BAVARIAN BOARD OF PHYSICIANS:
1983    Internal Medicine,
1983    Gastroenterology,
1990    Medical Informatics,
1996    Colonoscopy,
2000    Medical Quality Management

 

ECFMG EXAMINATION:
1974    Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates;

 ECFMG # 219-009-8

 

DOCTOR DEGREE:
1974    Ludwig- Maximilians- University, Munich

 

MEDICAL LICENSE:
1975    Bavarian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Munich

 

MEDICAL DEGREE:
1974    Medical School of Ludwig- Maximilians- University, Munich

 

CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:
1998            

Visiting Scholar, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA


1996 - 1999  

Leading gastroenterologist, steering committee of Bavarian project for colo-rectal screening

 

since 1994  

Gastroenterology at Max- Weber- Platz, D-81675 Munich, Gastrointestinal Private Practice; www.die-gastroenterologie.de


1986 - 1994  

Consultant
II. Medical Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Community Hospital Munich - Bogenhausen
Head: Prof. Dr. H. Kaess


1979 - 1986  

Academic Resident, Department of ICU, Department of Cardiology and Lung Disease, Department of Gastroenterology and gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Medical Clinic Innenstadt of the University of Munich
Head: Prof. Dr. E. Buchborn


1976 - 1979  

Intern
III. Medical Depertment of Endocrinology and Metabolism und VI. Medical Department of Nephrology, Comunity Hospital Munich- Schwabing
Head: Prof. Dr. H. Mehnert and Prof. Dr. Dr. H. Kuhlmann


1975 - 1976  

Captain Army Doctor, Medical Academy of the German Army


1974 - 1975 

Medical assistent
Medical Clinic Innenstadt , University of Munich
Head Prof. Dr. E. Buchborn

 

MEMBERSHIPS OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES, MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS AND FOUNDATION:
  - German Society of Gastroenterology and Metabolism (DGVS)
  - German Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM)
  - German Cancer Society
  - Society of Quality Management in Health Care (Founding member;

    GQMG)
  - German Society of Endoscopy (DGE-BV)
  - Member of the board of Felix Burda Foundation, Munich
    (http://www.darmkrebs.de/de/ueber-uns/stiftungsstruktur/)
  - Vice President of the German Network against Colo-rectal Cancer,

    Munich

    (http://www.netzwerk-gegen-darmkrebs.de/mitglieder_praes.php)

  - Chair of the working group for medical quality management of the

    German Association of Internists, Wiesbaden
  - Chair of the Gastroenterology Section of the German Association of
    Internists, Wiesbaden
  - Member of the commission of clinical guidelines of the German Society

    of Gastroenterology and Metabolism (DGVS)
  - Member of the executive board of the German Association for
    Gastroenterology (BVGD), Berlin (http://www.bvgd-online.de/)
  - International Member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal

    Endoscopy (ASGE)
  - International Member of the American Gastroenterological Association

    (AGA)
  - Member of American College of Physicians and American Society of

    Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM)
  - Member of the scientific board of the journal “Der Gastroenterologe”,
    Springer Verlag, Heidelberg
  - Editor of the Section Network against colo-rectal Cancer of the journal

    “Der Gastroenterologe”, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg

 

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Berndt Birkner