EBPS Examiners

Oliver J. Muensterer, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatric Surgery


  • Graduated from Medical School at the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany and from the University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain 1994
  • Radiology internship (AiP), Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Munich. (Prof. Dr. Karl Hahn) 1995
  • General Surgery internship, Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC (Prof. John R. Kirkpatrick) 1995-1996
  • Pediatric residency, Department of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (Prof. Michael F. Frank) 1996-1999
  • Pediatric Surgery residenc, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Dr. v. Haunersches Kinderspital of the University of Munich, Munich Germany (Prof. Ingolf Joppich and Prof. Dietrich von Schweinitz) 1999-2000, 2001-2004, 2005-2006
  • General Surgery residency, Department of Surgery, Chirurgische Klinik Nussbaumstrasse of the University of Munich, (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Mutschler) 2000-2001
  • Pediatric Surgery fellowship, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, (Prof. Keith E. Georgeson) 2004-2005
  • PhD-Thesis on Fetal Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany 2006
  • Fellow of the European Board of Paediatric Surgery 2008


  • Lecturer (Privatdozent) of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (Prof. Holger Till) 2006-2008
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Director of Trauma and Burns, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama (Prof. Keith E. Georgeson, Prof. Mike K. Chen) 2008-2011
  • Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery; Director, General Pediatric Endosurgery; Education Director, Skills Acquisition and Innovation Lab (SAIL); Division of Pediatric Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, (Prof. Fabrizio Michelassi) 2011-2013
  • Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College (Prof. John Savino) 2013-2014
  • Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany. 2014-current


  • Pediatric foregut issues, development oft the esophagus
  • Multiphoton microscopy for pediatric tumors and Hirschsprung disease
  • Fetal interventions for congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Telemedicine in pediatric surgery
  • History of pediatric surgery


  • Sports medicine (Specialty Boards in Germany) 2004
  • Robotic surgery certification 2013
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor (2009)
  • Instructor in the Rudolf-Frey-Lernklinik simulation laboratory (2016)


  • Pediatric foregut surgery
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Pediatric oncologic surgery
  • Pediatric endosurgery and innovative techniques



  • Street: Saarstraße 21
  • Postcode: 55122
  • City: Mainz
  • Country: Germany
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