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Gabriela Moslein

Healthcare Provider
Center for Hereditary Tumor Diseases
HELIOS Klinikum Wuppertal
Wuppertal, Germany

Gabriela Möslein is a surgeon and coloproctologist with great expertise in the field of hereditary cancer. She is co-founder of the Working Group “Hereditary Gastrointestinal Tumors” of the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV), co-founder of the German Cancer Aid Collaborative Project “Family Colorectal Cancer”, former President (2009) of InSiGHT (International Society for Hereditary Gastrointestinal Tumors) , head of the European expert group of Insight and initiator and scientific advisory board of several patient groups.

Gabriela Möslein did surgical training in a non-University Hospital. She also did her stipend in Japan with Professor Utsunomiya for pouch surgery. She had a key role in the establishment of a Polyposis Registry at University of Heidelberg. She did her surgical specialization from University of Heidelberg and Dusseldorf. She also did a DFG-Stipend at Mayo Clinic (Molecular Genetics with S. Thibodeau).

Prof. Dr. Gabriela Möslein was department Head of Visceral Surgery & Coloproctology (2005-15) at HELIOS Hospital Bochum. She served as the director of the International Society for Heredity Gastrointestinal Tumours (2013-15). Her role was pivotal in the establishment of the Department for Hereditary Tumors, HELIOS Klinikum Wuppertal and University of Witten-Herdecke in 2015.

She is a specialist in the field of hereditary cancers and has authored hundreds of research articles and has great expertise in these fields:

  • Full spectrum of abdominal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Oncological surgery
  • Colorectal cancer and continence-preserving surgical procedures
  • Stoma specialist (continent ostomy)
  • Incontinence treatment (including artificial bowel sphincter)
  • Proctology
  • Hereditary cancer and prophylactic surgery [Lynch syndrome, FAP (familial adenomatous polyposis, MYH-associated polyposis, PJS (Peutz-Jeghers-Syndrome), Juvenile Polyposis]

Selected Publications We Have Curated:

A Proposed Staging System and Stage-specific Interventions for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Surgical Considerations in FAP-related Pouch Surgery: Could We do Better?

Exome Sequencing Identifies Biallelic MSH3 Germline Mutations as a Recessive Subtype of Colorectal Adenomatous Polyposis


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