Prof. Dr. med. Mario Colombo-Benkmann

Surgery, member of FMH
specializing in visceral surgery


German, English, French, Italian

Work experience

since 2015 Own practice: Proktologikum Zurich
2014 Head of Intestinal Cancer Centre Brandenburg North-West, Neuruppin, Germany; Medical Director, Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery, Ruppiner Kliniken, Neuruppin
2013–2014 Managing and Medical Director, Klinik für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie, Münster University (Prof N. Senninger)
2008–2014 Medical Director, Surgical Endoscopy and Proctology section
2005–2014 Assistant Medical Director, Klinik für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie, Münster University (Prof N. Senninger)
1998–2004 Scientific employee, Klinik für Allgemeine Chirurgie, Münster University (Prof N. Senninger)
1995–1996 Exchange assistant, Surgical Department, Salem Hospital, Heidelberg (Prof St. Wysocki)
1994 Exchange assistant, Surgical Department, District Hospital Calw (Associate Professor M. Manner)
1991–1998 Scientific employee, Department of General and Accident Surgery, Surgical Clinic, Heidelberg University (Prof C. Herfarth)
1989–1991 Medical practitioner, Department


2007–2009 Master’s course in Health Business Administration, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg
2006 Specialism: visceral surgery
2002 Visceral surgery specialist
1989 Degree of Doctor of Medicine
1982–1988 Course in human medicine, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg


Swiss Medical Association, FMH
Endocrine Society, Bethesda, USA
Society of Gastro-Enterology in North Rhine-Westphalia, GASTRONRW
Lower Rhine-Westphalia Surgeons’ Association
German Society of Surgery, DGCH
German Society for General and Visceral Surgery, DGAV
Berliner Chirurgische Gesellschaft (Berlin Surgical Society), BCHIRG
German Cancer Society, DKG
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Beverly, USA
American College of Surgeons, Chicago
Surgical Working Group on Obesity Treatment
Deutsche Adipositas-Gesellschaft (German Obesity Society), DAG
Surgical Working Group on Surgical Endoscopy and Sonography
German Society of Coloproctology

Interview in der SonntagsZeitung mit Prof. Dr. med. Mario Colombo-Benkmann
Dr. med. Mario Colombo-Benkmann erklärt in einem Interview in der SonntagsZeitung, warum es so wichtig ist bei Stuhlentleerungs-Symptomen ärztliche Hilfe in Anspruch zu nehmen.


Proktologikum Zürich, End- und Dickdarmpraxis
Wallisellenstrasse 301A
8050 Zürich

T +41 44 557 27 67 F +41 44 310 72 72

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