Rainer Gruessner : Transplant Surgeon

Dr. Rainer Gruessner is a nationally and internationally renowned transplant surgeon who is held in high esteem as an innovator and leader in the development of many groundbreaking new practices in his field. He was involved in the first split pancreas transplant in 1988; he performed the first laparoscopic pancreas transplant biopsy in 1995.

Rainer Gruessner’s contributions to surgical sciences are practiced today and are documented in the scientific literature.He has authored or co-authored over 600 book chapters, abstracts and publications; he has edited two standard textbooks and a third one on “Technological Advances in Surgery” is in the making.