Biography

Dr. Claus Garbe

Dermatology, Dermatooncology

Germany

39 years of experience

Specialty

Specialties:

Dermatology, Dermatooncology

Subspecialties:

Medical Tumor Therapy, Dermatohistopathology, Palliative Medicine

Procedures performed:

Ultrasound, Dermoscopy

Work Experience

Chief Medical Officer

CeCaVa

Tübingen, Germany.

from 2019

Senior Professor

Eberhard Karls University

Tübingen, Germany.

from 2019

Head

Division of Dermato-Oncology, Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University; Interdisciplinary Skin Cancer Center

Tübingen, Germany.

1995 - 2019

Head

Outpatient Policlinics; Division of Dermato-Histopathology, Department of Dermatology, Eberhard Karls University

Tübingen, Germany.

1995 - 2015

Consultant

Department of Dermatology, Free University of Berlin

Berlin, Germany.

1987 - 1995

Resident

Department of Dermatology, Free University of Berlin

Berlin, Germany.

1983 - 1987

Biography

Dr. Claus Garbe completed his medical studies at the Free University of Berlin, Germany, acquired his doctorate in medicine in 1983, and qualified as a specialist in dermatology and venereology in 1987. In 1990 Dr. Garbe habilitated on the biology of melanoma cells.

In 1995 Dr. Garbe was appointed a University Professor of Dermatology and the Head of the Section for Dermato-oncology at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, where he also headed the polyclinic of the university skin clinic for twenty years. Dr. Garbe wrote the textbook "Therapy of Skin Diseases" and the standard work "Dermatological Recipes". He coordinates the development of medical guidelines on behalf of the German Dermatological Society and the German Cancer Society.

Dr. Garbe is currently the President of the European Association of Dermato-oncology (EADO) and the former President of the Melanoma World Society (MWS). He has additional qualifications in allergology, phlebology, environmental medicine, dermatohistology, drug-based tumor therapy, and palliative medicine.

Education

MD, Free University of Berlin

1982

Awards

2018 EADV Scientific Achievement Award (European Academy of DermatoVenerology)

2018

William Rudder Award and Travelling Fellowship of the Queensland Cancer Fund, Australia

2006

Tom Fitzpatrick Memorial Lecture Award at the World Congress of Melanoma in Vancouver, Canada

2005

German Cancer Award (Clinical Part) as 1. Dermatologist

1995

Affiliations

President, European Association of Dermato-Oncology (Since 2015)

Coordinator, Central Malignant Melanoma Registry, German Dermatological Society (Since 1983)

President, Melanoma World Society (2016-2021)

President, Dermatologic Cooperative Oncology Group, German Cancer Society (1994-2002)

Publications

H-index 103

Dr. Claus Garbe has more than 750 publications.