Viszeral- und
Thoraxchirurgie

Dr. med. Erik Schadde

Leitender Arzt Klinik für Viszeral- und Thoraxchirurgie

Fax 052 266 24 54

Position title

(1) Associate Professor of Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
(2) Leitender Arzt (Consultant), Dept. of Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Winterthur
(3) Research Associate, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Positions

07/2007 – 10/2007
Surgeon at EMERGENCY (www.emergency.it – International Humanitarian Organisation- Hospital for Landmine Victims, founded by Gino Strada, Battambang, Cambodia)

11/2007 – 02/2009
Assistant Professor of Surgery – Kansas University, Kansas City, KS, USA

03/2009 – 09/2010
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation (UNOS) – St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA

10/2010 – 09/2014
Attending Surgeon – Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland
Director of HPB Fellowship, Swiss HPB Center, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland

08/2013 – 09/2014
Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation – Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

since 06/2014
Research Associate, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

since 10/2014
Attending Surgeon (FTE 0.5), Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Canton Zurich, Switzerland

since 10/2015
Assistant Professor of Surgery (FTE 0.5), Division of Transplant Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

since 06/2017
Leitender Arzt (Consultant HPB Surgery), Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Canton Zurich, Switzerland

since 10/2017
Associate Professor of Surgery (FTE 0.5), Division of Transpalnt Surgery, Dept. of Surgery; Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Honors

2002
Citation for Excellence in Teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine, Class of 2002

2004
ILTS travel award, ILTS Congress Kyoto, Japan

2008
Award by Department of Health and Human Services: Champion Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative, UNOS Region 8, awarded on October 24th, Gaylord Opryland Hotel Nashville Tennessee

2010
Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich

2017
Best Surgical Abstract Award, Swiss Society of Gastroenterology Yearly Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland 2017

Research Support

11/2013
University of Zurich and Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich; 6 months of 20% protected time; project ‘HIDA scan to assess liver functional reserve’. CHF 30’000. Principal Investigator

12/2016
Gift of Hope, Organ Procurement Organization, Itasca, IL, Project “Hypoxic Doping of Donor Organs in Transplantation.” US$ 143’800 Principal Investigator

05/2017
Die Mobiliar Insurance, Switzerland, Project: “Role of hypoxia and hypoxia-inducible factor-1α to accelerate liver regeneration” CHF 36’340 Principal Investigator

Certifications

1999
MD Diploma University of Munich N° 1009-7

2000
ECFMG certificate N° 0-586-102-6

2006
Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Certificate, RARC University of Wisconsin

2006
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (ABS) Nr. 51604

2007
ASTS Diploma Multiorgan Transplant Fellowship

2010
OPTN/UNOS appointment as Primary Liver and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon St. Louis University Hospital

2011
Approbation as a Physician in the State of Bavaria, Germany

2012
GCP Course I-III, Clinical Trials Center, University Hospital and University of Zurich

2015
Animal Research Course University of Zurich

2016
European Board Certification in Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Surgery (FEBS–HPB)

Medical Licenses to practice as a physician

2000-2005
State temporary license for residency training. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine N° 206762

2005-2007
State License Wisconsin N°48191-020

2007-2009
State License The Kansas State Boards of Healing Arts N° 32757

2009-2010
State License State of Missouri N° 2009007878

2010
Country License Switzerland, GLN 7601000905406

2011
State License, Bavaria, Germany

since 2015
License Illinois N° 036.139112

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) – Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplant Surgery (ASTS) – Member
  • International Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (IHPBA)
  • European Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (EHPBA)

Current teaching activities (University of Zurich)

2012 – now
Docent. 2nd year Master Medical School, University of Zurich. Module ‘Cancer: from genesis to therapy’, organized by Prof. Maries van den Broeck, Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich. Topic: Liver, Surgery, Regeneration. Course (3 hours per year)

2011 – 2014
Docent. 2nd year Bachelor Medical School, University and University Hospital Zurich. Surgery Course, beside-teaching (4 hours per semester)

2013 – now

Tutor. Problem-based learning (PBL); 2nd year Bachelor Medical School, University of Zurich (6 hours per year)

2015- now

2nd year Bachelor Medical School, University of Zurich. Instructor and responsible physician for Physiology courses at the Institute of Physiology.
Courses: Heart/Circulation (Winter semester 2015; 5 afternoons, 4 hours each) and Eye/Vision (summer semester 2016; 5 afternoons, 4 hours each)

  • Curriculum vitae

    Position title

    (1) Associate Professor of Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    (2) Leitender Arzt (Consultant), Dept. of Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Winterthur
    (3) Research Associate, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

    Positions

    07/2007 – 10/2007
    Surgeon at EMERGENCY (www.emergency.it – International Humanitarian Organisation- Hospital for Landmine Victims, founded by Gino Strada, Battambang, Cambodia)

    11/2007 – 02/2009
    Assistant Professor of Surgery – Kansas University, Kansas City, KS, USA

    03/2009 – 09/2010
    Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation (UNOS) – St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO, USA

    10/2010 – 09/2014
    Attending Surgeon – Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland
    Director of HPB Fellowship, Swiss HPB Center, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland

    08/2013 – 09/2014
    Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation – Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

    since 06/2014
    Research Associate, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

    since 10/2014
    Attending Surgeon (FTE 0.5), Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Canton Zurich, Switzerland

    since 10/2015
    Assistant Professor of Surgery (FTE 0.5), Division of Transplant Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

    since 06/2017
    Leitender Arzt (Consultant HPB Surgery), Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Canton Zurich, Switzerland

    since 10/2017
    Associate Professor of Surgery (FTE 0.5), Division of Transpalnt Surgery, Dept. of Surgery; Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

    Honors

    2002
    Citation for Excellence in Teaching, Tufts University School of Medicine, Class of 2002

    2004
    ILTS travel award, ILTS Congress Kyoto, Japan

    2008
    Award by Department of Health and Human Services: Champion Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative, UNOS Region 8, awarded on October 24th, Gaylord Opryland Hotel Nashville Tennessee

    2010
    Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich

    2017
    Best Surgical Abstract Award, Swiss Society of Gastroenterology Yearly Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland 2017

    Research Support

    11/2013
    University of Zurich and Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich; 6 months of 20% protected time; project ‘HIDA scan to assess liver functional reserve’. CHF 30’000. Principal Investigator

    12/2016
    Gift of Hope, Organ Procurement Organization, Itasca, IL, Project “Hypoxic Doping of Donor Organs in Transplantation.” US$ 143’800 Principal Investigator

    05/2017
    Die Mobiliar Insurance, Switzerland, Project: “Role of hypoxia and hypoxia-inducible factor-1α to accelerate liver regeneration” CHF 36’340 Principal Investigator

    Certifications

    1999
    MD Diploma University of Munich N° 1009-7

    2000
    ECFMG certificate N° 0-586-102-6

    2006
    Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Certificate, RARC University of Wisconsin

    2006
    Board Certification American Board of Surgery (ABS) Nr. 51604

    2007
    ASTS Diploma Multiorgan Transplant Fellowship

    2010
    OPTN/UNOS appointment as Primary Liver and Pancreas Transplant Surgeon St. Louis University Hospital

    2011
    Approbation as a Physician in the State of Bavaria, Germany

    2012
    GCP Course I-III, Clinical Trials Center, University Hospital and University of Zurich

    2015
    Animal Research Course University of Zurich

    2016
    European Board Certification in Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Surgery (FEBS–HPB)

    Medical Licenses to practice as a physician

    2000-2005
    State temporary license for residency training. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine N° 206762

    2005-2007
    State License Wisconsin N°48191-020

    2007-2009
    State License The Kansas State Boards of Healing Arts N° 32757

    2009-2010
    State License State of Missouri N° 2009007878

    2010
    Country License Switzerland, GLN 7601000905406

    2011
    State License, Bavaria, Germany

    since 2015
    License Illinois N° 036.139112

    Memberships

    • American College of Surgeons (ACS) – Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
    • American Society of Transplant Surgery (ASTS) – Member
    • International Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (IHPBA)
    • European Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (EHPBA)

    Current teaching activities (University of Zurich)

    2012 – now
    Docent. 2nd year Master Medical School, University of Zurich. Module ‘Cancer: from genesis to therapy’, organized by Prof. Maries van den Broeck, Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich. Topic: Liver, Surgery, Regeneration. Course (3 hours per year)

    2011 – 2014
    Docent. 2nd year Bachelor Medical School, University and University Hospital Zurich. Surgery Course, beside-teaching (4 hours per semester)

    2013 – now

    Tutor. Problem-based learning (PBL); 2nd year Bachelor Medical School, University of Zurich (6 hours per year)

    2015- now

    2nd year Bachelor Medical School, University of Zurich. Instructor and responsible physician for Physiology courses at the Institute of Physiology.
    Courses: Heart/Circulation (Winter semester 2015; 5 afternoons, 4 hours each) and Eye/Vision (summer semester 2016; 5 afternoons, 4 hours each)

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