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Prof. Dr. med. Georg Weber

Chirurgie

Prof. Dr. med. Georg Weber MHBA

Education, Training and Academic Positions

Professional career

2022 –Spokesperson of the Liver Center, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2022 –Head of the Pancreatic Kidney Transplantation Program, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2020 –Deputy Clinic Director and Senior Physician, Department of Surgery, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2019 –Head of Surgery Upper Gastrointestinal Tract, Department of Surgery, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2017 –Head of Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2015 – 2020Senior Physician, Department of Surgery, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
2013 – 2015Specialist and Assistant Physician, Clinic and Polyclinic for Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden
2010 – 2011Assistant Physician, Clinic for General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, Krankenhaus Landshut-Achdorf, Lehrkrankenhaus der TU München
2005 – 2010Assistant Physician, Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU München
1998 – 2005Studies of human medicine, LMU and TU München

 

Acquisition of specialisation 

2019Specialist Physician for Visceral Surgery and Special Visceral Surgery
2013Specialist Physician for General Surgery
2010Additional qualification in emergeny medicine
2008Specialist qualification in the rescue service

     

    Academic career

    2022Appointment as Professor, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
    2016 – 2018Master of Health Business Administration (MHBA), FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
    2016Habilitation at the Faculty of Medicine, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
    2015Habilitation in Surgery (TU Dresden)
    2015Head of Studies Course
    2014Clinical Trial Investigator (AMG, GCP)
    2013 –Research Group Leader „Cellular immunity in inflammation and cancer“
    2011 – 2013Postdoc fellowship, Center for Systems Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    2007PhD thesis „summa cum laude“ (TU München) on the topic: "Characterisation of the biological effects of IL-22 and IL-22-BP and their immunological role during inflammatory reactions"

     

    Research Focus (AG Weber)

    Pancreatic cancer 
    Tumor immunology 
    Liquid biopsy analyses 
    Immunopathogeneis of inflammatory reactions
    B cells 

     

    Funding

    DFG
    BMBF

    • Oncological surgery
    • Diseases of the pancreas
    • Hepatobiliary, gastric and esophageal surgery
    • Minimally invasive surgery incl. robotic surgery (DaVinci Xi)
    • Pancreatic kidney transplantation
    • Sepsis

    Selected publications

    • Brunner M, …, Weber GF. Analysis of intraoperative frozen pancreatic resection margin and prediction of postoperative pancreatic fistula risk during pancreatoduodenectomy. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2022 May 1;234(5):928-937.
    • Benard A, …, Weber GF. Interleukin-3 is a predictive marker for severity and outcome during SARS-CoV-2 infections. Nature Communications. 2021 Feb 18;12(1):1112.
    • Weber GF, Chousterman BG, He S, Fenn AM, et al.. Interleukin-3 amplifies acute inflammation and is a potential therapeutic target in sepsis. Science. 2015 Mar 13;347(6227):1260-1265.
    • Weber GF, Chousterman BG, Hilgendorf I, Robbins CS, et al.. Pleural innate response activator B cells protect against pneumonia via a GM-CSF-IgM axis. The Journal of Experimental Medicine2014 Jun 2;211(6):1243-56.
    • Rauch PJ, Chudnovskiy A, Robbins CS, Weber GF, et al.. Innate response activator B cells protect against microbial sepsis. Science, 2012 Feb 3;335(6068):597-601.
    • Weber GF, Gaertner FC, Erl W, Janssen KP, et al.. IL-22-mediated tumor growth reduction correlates with inhibition of ERK1/2 and AKT phosphorylation and induction of cell cycle arrest in the G2-M phase. The Journal of Immunology2006 Dec 1;177(11):8266-72.

    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (DGCH)
    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie (DGAV)
    • Senior Member of the Academy of Excellence of the DGAV (EA)
    • Deutsche Transplantationsgesellschaft (DTG)
    • Deutscher Pankreasclub (DPC)
    • European Pancreatic Club (EPC)
    • International Association of Pancreatology (IAP)
    • Sektion Chirurgische Forschung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (SCF)
    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immunologie (DGfI)
    • Vereinigung der Bayerischer Chirurgen e.V. (VBC)
    • Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft oberer Gastrointestinaltrakt (CAOGI)
    • Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Leber, Galle, Pankreas (CALGP)
    • Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Robotergestützte Chirurgie und Innovation (CA-Robin)
    • Member of the Study Group Hepatocellular Carcinoma of the Bayerisches Zentrums für Krebsforschung (BZKF) 

    Selected prizes and awards

     

    2022Senior Member of the Academy of Excellence of the DGAV
    2021Johann Nepomuk von Nussbaum Prize of the VBC
    2019Travel Grant of the DGAV for Robotic Pancreatic Surgery, USA
    2018Congress President of the 22nd Chirurgische Forschungstage in Erlangen, SCF, DGCH
    2016Von-Langenbeck Prize of the DGCH
    2015Member of the Academy of Excellence of the DGAV
    2015Hugo-Schottmüller Prize of the German Sepsis Society

    Consultations

    Special consultation hour

    Prof. Dr. med. Georg Weber MHBA
    PD Dr. med. Christian Krautz MHBA

    Zeiten
    Wednesday: 12.00 - 15.00 p.m.

    Chirurgisches Zentrum
    Krankenhausstr. 12, Eingang Maximiliansplatz

    Room
    Patientenanmeldung Schalter 1 -- 4

    Contact for appointments

    Zentrales Patientenmanagement
    Monday - Thursday: 7.30 a.m. - 16.00 p.m.
    Friday: 7.30 a.m. - 14.00 p.m.
    Telephone: 09131 85-33368
    Fax: 09131 85-33981

    Required documents
    • Certificate of Insurance (health insurance card)
    • Krankenunterlagen
    • Laboruntersuchungen
    • Gewebebefunde (Histologie, Zytologie)
    • Röntgenuntersuchungen
    • Befund von Computertomografie-Untersuchungen
    • Befund von Kernspintomografie-Untersuchungen
    • OP-Berichte
    • Arztbriefe
    • Überweisungsschein

    Special consultation hour

    Prof. Dr. med. Georg Weber MHBA
    PD Dr. med. Christian Krautz MHBA

    Zeiten
    Monday: 08.00 - 12.00 p.m.

    Chirurgisches Zentrum
    Krankenhausstr. 12, Eingang Maximiliansplatz

    Room
    Patientenanmeldung Schalter 1 -- 4

    Contact for appointments

    Zentrales Patientenmanagement
    Monday - Thursday: 7.30 a.m. - 16.00 p.m.
    Friday: 7.30 a.m. - 14.00 p.m.
    Telephone: 09131 85-33368
    Fax: 09131 85-33981

    Required documents
    • Certificate of Insurance (health insurance card)

    Special consultation hour

    Prof. Dr. med. Georg Weber MHBA
    Dr. med. Ann-Kathrin Koch

    Zeiten
    Tuesday: 8.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.

    Chirurgisches Zentrum
    Krankenhausstr. 12, Eingang Maximiliansplatz

    Room
    Patientenanmeldung Schalter 1 -- 4

    Contact for appointments
    Appointments only upon consultation

    Zentrales Patientenmanagement
    Monday - Thursday: 7.30 a.m. - 16.00 p.m.
    Friday: 7.30 a.m. - 14.00 p.m.
    Telephone: 09131 85-33368
    Fax: 09131 85-33981

    Required documents
    • Certificate of Insurance (health insurance card)
    • Krankenunterlagen
    • Laboruntersuchungen
    • Gewebebefunde (Histologie, Zytologie)
    • Röntgenuntersuchungen
    • Befund von Computertomografie-Untersuchungen
    • Befund von Kernspintomografie-Untersuchungen
    • OP-Berichte
    • Arztbriefe
    • Überweisungsschein

    Pancreas

    Special consultation hour

    Prof. Dr. med. Georg Weber MHBA
    PD Dr. Maximilian Brunner

    Zeiten
    Friday: 08.00 a.m. - 13.00 p.m.

    Chirurgisches Zentrum
    Krankenhausstr. 12, Eingang Maximiliansplatz

    Room
    Patientenanmeldung Schalter 1 -- 4

    Contact for appointments

    Zentrales Patientenmanagement
    Monday - Thursday: 7.30 a.m. - 16.00 p.m.
    Friday: 7.30 a.m. - 14.00 p.m.
    Telephone: 09131 85-33368
    Fax: 09131 85-33981

    Required documents
    • Certificate of Insurance (health insurance card)
    • Krankenunterlagen
    • Laboruntersuchungen
    • Gewebebefunde (Histologie, Zytologie)
    • Röntgenuntersuchungen
    • Befund von Computertomografie-Untersuchungen
    • Befund von Kernspintomografie-Untersuchungen
    • OP-Berichte
    • Arztbriefe
    • Überweisungsschein