Prof. - Thomas W. Kraus, MBA, FACS - Internistic oncology -

Prof. Thomas W. Kraus, MBA, FACS

Specialist for Internistic oncology, Oncology surgery, Hepatology - liver, Liver surgery, Pancreatic surgery, Esophageal surgery, Esophageal surgery, Intestinal surgery, Gastric surgery, Proctology, Intestinal Cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Esophageal cancer, Biliary Surgery in Frankfurt am Main

Prof. - Thomas W. Kraus, MBA, FACS - Internistic oncology -
Prof. Kraus has made a name for himself as an oncological surgeon and as a specialist for surgeries in the abdominal cavity. Especially when it comes to surgeries of the liver, the intestine, the bile ducts and the pancreas, the multiple award-winning clinic director is in great demand internationally.

Special Clinical Focus

  • Abdominal surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • Gastrointestinal oncological surgery
  • Hepatic and biliary tract surgery
  • Colorectal surgery

About us

The specialist in abdominal surgery, Prof. Thomas W. Kraus, has two decades of experience as a specialist. As the Senior Consultant of the Department of General, Abdominal and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Frankfurt Nordwest Hospital since 2006, he is responsible both for the proper treatment of countless numbers of patients and for the medical personnel. Prof. Kraus has considerable experience his field and has also earned an outstanding international reputation as a medical practitioner and scientist.

Hence, a large number of his research projects have been supported by major and international grants and he has received a number of awards for his work in medical research. Prof. Kraus is a member of various national and international specialist associations, including the German Surgery Association, the German Transplantation Association and the German Hernia Association. He is also qualified as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Prof. Kraus passes on his outstanding specialist knowledge to prospective medical practitioners within the framework of surgery courses. In addition, he has given over 500 lectures at major specialist conferences and publishes contributions which are frequently cited in professional circles.

Prof. Kraus’s clinical emphases are gastrointestinal oncological surgery, colorectal surgery, hepatic and biliary tract surgery, vascular surgery, pancreatic surgery and hernia surgery. Thus, for example, he and his team of specialists at the Department of General, Abdominal and Minimally Invasive Surgery frequently treat benign and malignant hepatic tumours, tumours and inflammatory intestinal conditions, gastric tumours and other conditions of the stomach and the oesophagus, as well as typical medical conditions of the pancreas, gall bladder and thyroid gland.

In the process, Prof. Kraus and his specialist team perform outstanding achievements, for which the hospital has received a variety of awards and certifications. So, the Interdisciplinary Oncology Centre, the Bowel Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer and Prostatic Carcinoma Centre of the Nordwest Hospital have been registered as certified oncology centres by the German Cancer Association. The Hernia Centre is certified by the German Hernia Association and, in 2016, the hospital performed impressively in the nationwide comparison by a large health insurance company, with above average medical services in the area of cholecystectomy.

Medical spectrum


  • Anal abscess
  • Anal carcinoma
  • Anal eczema
  • Anal fissure
  • Anal fistula
  • Anal polyp
  • Anal skin tags
  • Anal thrombosis
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Biliary colic
  • Cancer of the gallbladder
  • Cancer of the large intestine
  • Cancer of the pancreas / Pancreatic cancer
  • Childhood liver disorders
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholestasis
  • Cholesystitis
  • Chronic intestinal disorders
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Colonic cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Cryptitis
  • Disorders of the biliary tract
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophageal disorder
  • Fatty liver
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Gallbladder disorders
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric cancer
  • Genital / anal warts
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatic fibrosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Jaundice / Icterus
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver disorders
  • Liver failure
  • Liver metastases
  • Mast colon cancer
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralytic ileus
  • Perforations of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Proctitis
  • Rectal cancer
  • Rectal disorders
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectal ulceration
  • Richter's hernia
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Therapies

  • Anal carcinoma surgery
  • Anal fissure surgery
  • Anal polyp surgery
  • Anti-reflux procedure
  • Artificial anus
  • Cancer treatment
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Esophageal surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric surgery
  • Gastroenterostomy
  • Hemorrhoid surgery
  • Hepatic cancer surgery
  • Hepatic metastasis surgery
  • Hepatic surgery
  • Inguinal hernia operation
  • Intestinal cancer surgery
  • Intestinal resection
  • Laparocopic pancreatic surgery
  • Large intestine surgery
  • Liver resection
  • Liver transplantation
  • Minimal invasive biliary surgery
  • Minimal invasive esophageal surgery
  • Minimal invasive gastric surgery
  • Minimal invasive intestinal / colorectal surgery
  • Minimal invasive liver surgery
  • Minimal invasive pancreatic surgery
  • Oncological gastroenterology
  • Palliative care in colonic carcinoma
  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Pancreatic cancer surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • Pancreatitis surgery
  • PTC / Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
  • Rectal surgery
  • Rectal surgery
  • Rectal surgery
  • Single-port cholycystectomy
  • TULC
  • Ulcerative colitis surgery
  • Vagotomy
  • Diagnostics

  • Colonic cancer prevention
  • Colonoscopy
  • Directions


    Krankenhaus Nordwest GmbH

    Steinbacher Hohl 2 – 26
    60488 Frankfurt am Main


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