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Boris Pfaffenbach

experience: 30 years

Gastroenterologist, oncologist

Solingen , Germany
Medical Center in Solingen

Diagnostic & treatment program

Prof. Boris Pfaffenbach is a top rated gastroenterologist and oncology specialist from Germany who heads the Department of Gastroenterology, Oncology and Internal Medicine at the Medical Center in Solingen.


Prof. Boris Pfaffenbach is an expert in endoscopic examinations and treatment of the gastrointestinal tract, gallbladder and pancreas disorders.

Professor Pfaffenbach’s team has provided over 9,000 surgeries under his command.

Work experience

  • Since 2008 — Head of the Department of Gastroenterology, Oncology and Internal Medicine at the Medical Center in Solingen
  • 2002-2008 — Chief gastroenterologist at Bethlehem Health Center Stolberg
  • 1998-2001 — Senior physician at the Medical Center in Solingen
  • 1992-1997 — Medical assistant at the Ruhr University of Bochum
  • 1990-1992 — Medical assistant in the Essen University Hospital.


  • 1990 — The Medical Faculty at the University of Bonn — Degree in general medicine
  • 1996 — Specialty in internal medicine
  • 1997 — Specialty in gastroenterology.

Scientific activity

Dr. Pfaffenbach is an author and co-author of over 130 publications.

Membership in organizations

  • The German Society of Gastroenterology
  • The European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
  • The German Dietitian Association.
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Jul 1, 2021
Pancreatic cancer

Everything was organized very quickly. Taking into account our diagnosis (Cr head of the pancreas) it was very important for us. Thank you very much Bookimed for the promptness.

Jun 19, 2021
Herniated disk

The Medical team were First class. To say excellent care and treatment is sn understatement.

Apr 25, 2021
Herniated disk

Apr 24, 2021
Brain Cancer

Aug 19, 2020
Brain tumor removal

Feb 25, 2020
Basic check-up

Feb 21, 2020
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Jan 21, 2020
Consultation with a gastroenterologist

Jan 21, 2020
Consultation with a gastroenterologist

Dr. Rami Ahmed is very supportive person. He kept in touch with me from the moment I filed my request till I reached the hospital. I recommend everyone 50 years or older to make a full digestive system check up. Dr. Boris is a very good doctor and very nice person.

Jan 21, 2020
Herniated disk

I did a similar operation 20 years ago in Germany - now it’s definitely better, now the postoperative period has been reduced to a day and it is less painful. The hospital is good, double ward and the conditions are comfortable. There is a shower in the room, it’s convenient. We spoke with Ralph Bul... Read more

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