Prof. Dr. med. W. Lichtenegger


Prof. Dr. Lichtenegger is an internationally renowned specialist in the field of operative gynecology, obstetrics and gynecologic oncology.

Since 1989 he was Medical Director of the Department of Gynecology of the Virchow-Hospital. He was the chief physician of the Clinic for Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the Charité in Berlin (1998-2010).

Prof. Dr. Lichtenegger has published in his long career more than 290 specialist articles, more than 50 book chapters and 530 presentations.

surgical gynecology, obstetrics and gynecologic oncology

1998 C4 professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Women’s Clinic of the University Hospital Rudolf Virchow, Freie Universität Berlin.

Since 1998 Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University Hospital Charité, Berlin

Since 1995 Director of Women’s Hospital, University Hospital Charité Medical Faculty of Humboldt University of Berlin

1989 Director of the Women’s Clinic of the University Hospital Rudolf Virchow, Berlin

1978-1982 Senior physician at University Women’s Hospital Graz

Berlin Society for Gynecology and Obstetrics (1st Chairman 1999-2000)

International Gynaecologic Cancer Society

German-Japanese Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians

German-Spanish Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Chairman of the North-East German Society of Gynaecological Oncology (NOGGO) since 1998

Chairman of the Patient Initiative Oncology Patient Seminar Berlin-Brandenburg since 1995

Rack B, Lichtenegger W ,Janni W; SUCCESS Study Group. Circulating tumor cells predict survival in early average-to-high risk breast cancer patients. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014 May 15;106(5).

Gil-Ibáñez B, Oskay-Özcelik G, Richter R, Fotopoulou C, Braicu EI, Neuhaus P, Lichtenegger W, Sehouli J; Tumor Bank Ovarian Cancer Network (TOC); European Competence Centre for Ovarian Cancer (EKZE Berlin). Predictive factors in relapsed ovarian cancer for complete tumor resection. Anticancer Res. 2011 Aug;31(8):2583-7.

Braicu EI, Sehouli J, Richter R, Pietzner K, Lichtenegger W, Fotopoulou C. Primary versus secondary cytoreduction for epithelial ovarian cancer: a paired analysis of tumour pattern and surgical outcome. Eur J Cancer. 2012 Mar;48(5):687-94.

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