Dr. Horst Neuhaus is Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine of the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf, teaching hospital of the University of Düsseldorf. The endoscopy unit of this department is one of the WEO Centers of Excellence and training center of the ESGE. He is associate professor of the Medical Faculty of the Technical University Munich.
Horst Neuhaus graduated from the University of Bonn, Germany, in 1979. In the same year he obtained his Doctor of Medicine. He then did residencies at the Department of Surgery in Hürth and the Departments of Internal Medicine in Neuss and Ingolstadt. After his training in gastroenterology, he became faculty member of the Medical Department II, Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technical University Munich under the leadership of Professor Meinhard Classen. In 1987, he became head of the endoscopy unit. He has a wide field of clinical and scientific interests which include 1. Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, 2. Biliary and pancreatic diseases and 3. Diagnosis and endoscopic treatment of early gastrointestinal neoplasms.
In 1992, Horst Neuhaus obtained his "Habilitation" at the Medical Faculty of the Technical University Munich. He became Associate Professor of the same faculty in 1999. In 1995, Professor Neuhaus was appointed as the Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine of the Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf, teaching hospital of the University of Düsseldorf. His position includes Chief of Service of the Department of Gastroenterology with a high volume tertiary referral endoscopy center. Horst Neuhaus is currently serving as member of the Scientific Committee of the United European Gastroenterology (UEG), councillor of the German Society of Gastroenterology (DGVS) and the German Society of Endoscopy and Imaging Procedures (DGE-BV). He was previously President of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE). He is on the editorial board of the several peer-reviewed journals. He has been director of the annual Düsseldorf International Endoscopy Symposium which was established by his group in 1999.