Chris Oberkofler MD, University of Zurich, Swiss HPB & TPL Center

After college at the Medical University Innsbruck (Austria) and promotion in Bologna (Italy), Dr. Oberkofler completed his surgical training at the University Hospital Zurich (Switzerland), including rotations in Wil (SG, Switzerland) and Muri (AG, Switzerland). As part of the academic training he spent 2.5 years in the laboratory under the direction of Prof. Pierre-Alain Clavien and examined new experimental approaches to mitigate the effects of ischemia-reperfusion injury to abdominal organs. Since July 2014 he is a staff physician at the department of visceral- and transplantation surgery of the University Hospital Zurich and is dedicated clinically and experimentally to transplant and vascular access surgery.