Dr. med. Matthias Wolfgarten, M.D.


Gynecology and obstetrics – special gynecologic oncology – senology

Email: matthias.wolfgarten@betaklinik.de
Email: wolfgarten-gyn@betaklinik.de
Phone: +49 (0)228 90 90 75 885
Fax: +49 (0)228 90 90 75 811

Further information

  • gynecology and obstetrics, special gynecologic oncology,
  • certified as ”Senior-Mammaoperateur“ (senior breast surgeon)
    by the German cancer society and the German society
    for senology
  • certified by the European Academy of Senology (EAoS)

Curriculum vitae

  • 1994-1995 emergency medical service Order of Malta Ambulance Corps Bonn, Germany
  • 03/95 paramedic exams
  • 1995-1998 study of human medicine, University of Greifswald, Germany
  • 1998-2001 study of human medicine, University of Ulm, Germany
  • 2001-2002 study of human medicine, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 12/02 medical license
  • 12/02 doctoral dissertation (magna cum laude) on the topic:
    Cloning and sequencing of GnRH receptors of the human placenta of the first and third trimenons) (gynecological university hospital Ulm, Germany, endocrinological department, Prof. Dr. Dr. med. habil. W. Rossmanith)
  • 01/03-06/04 medical intern, gynecological university hospital Bonn, Germany
  • 06/04-01/05 resident, gynecological university hospital Bonn, Germany
  • 03/05-06/06 resident, Elisabeth-Krankenhaus Essen, Germany
  • 07/06-04/08, gynecological university hospital Bonn, Germany
  • 2007 senological consultation and network coordinator of the breast center of university hospital Bonn, Germany
  • 04/2008 gynecologist and obstetrics license
  • since 05/2009 performing surgery within the scope of mammography screenings
  • 2010-2013 director of the breast cancer task force of the Tumorzentrum Bonn e. V., Germany
  • since 03/2010 chief resident of the gynecological university hospital Bonn, Germany
  • since 03/2010-12/2013 director of the interdisciplinary breast cancer task force of the center of integrated oncology (CIO) Cologne Bonn, Germany
  • since 03/2010-12/2013 director of the department of senology of the certified breast center of the gynecological university hospital Bonn, Germany
  • 07/2012 certified „Senior-Mammaoperateur“ (senior breast cancer surgeon) of the German Cancer Society and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Senologie (German society of senology)
  • 05/2013 certified in gynecological oncology
  • since 01/2014 Doctor in charge of the department of gynecology and obstetrics at Beta Klinik in Bonn, Germany

Training/further education (examples)

  • 2000 ultrasound training and internship for medical students, University of Ulm (Prof. Dr. med. W. Kratzer), Germany
  • 2003 basic and special training in radiation protection for physicians, Haus der Technik, Essen (Prof. Dr. rer. nat. J. Rassow), Germany
  • 03/04 basic and advanced course on breast ultrasound, DEGUM,
    gynecological university hospital Cologne (PD Dr. med. M. Warm), Germany
  • 2005 basic, advanced and final course on Doppler sonography, DEGUM, gynecological university hospital Bonn (Prof. Dr. med. U. Gembruch), Germany
  • 10/07 course on sonographically controlled Mammotome® breast biopsy (Prof. Dr. med. A. Mundinger, Osnabrück)
  • 2007 AGO certificate in oncological diagnostics and therapy in gynecology
  • 2007 & 2009 laser radiation protection course for physicians as radiation protection representatives of the gynecological university hospital Bonn, Germany
  • 03/08 DEGUM stage I for gynecology and obstetrics
  • 04/09 multidisciplinary course on mammography screening
  • 09/10-12/10 certification of the European Academy of Senology (EAoS) (Dr. med. M. Rezai, Prof. Dr. med. U. Veronesi)
  • 04/11 DEGUM stage I breast ultrasound
  • 10/13 MIC I certification of the committee of gynecological endoscopy
  • 05/14 DEGUM stage II breast ultrasound


  • 2003-2005 within the scope of the apprenticeship of nurses, nurse school of DRK at the University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2003-2008 tutor seminar on clinical examinations in gynecology and obstetrics
  • 2008–present seminar on gynecology and obstetrics
  • since 2008 lectures for medical students
  • since 2008 mentoring doctoral dissertations

Congresses and meetings

  • 2008 congress secretary “CIO-Forum 2008 – Universitäre Brustzentren – zwischen Regelversorgung und Innovation“
  • 10/2010 research director „CIO-Forum 2010 – IOP Mammakarzinom“
  • 12/2010 Advisory Board Osteoonkologie, Amgen
  • 03/2011 research director „CIO-Forum 2011 – IOP Mammakarzinom“
  • 04/2012 research director „CIO-Forum 2012 – IOP Mammakarzinom“
  • 09/2013 research director „CIO-Forum 2013 – IOP Mammakarzinom“
  • since 02/10 q3m “GO-Gespräche”, certified, gynecological-oncological training

Pharmacological studies

  • Primovar: A randomized multicenter phase III study on neoadjuvant chemotherapy with carboplatin and docetaxel in advanced ovarian carcinomas
  • HERA: A randomized, two-arm, open label study of the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Herceptin compared to observation in women who have completed standard adjuvant treatment of Her-2 positive primary breast cancer.
  • TEXT: A randomized multicenter phase III study on Triptorelin (GnRH-Analog)+ Tamoxifen vs. Triptorelin + Exemestan in adjuvant treatment of hormone receptor positive breast cancer.
Principle – Investigator:
  • ALTTO: A randomized multicenter phase III study on Lapatinib vs. Trastuzumab plus Paclitaxel in adjuvant treatment of Her2 positive primary breast cancer
  • Panther: A randomized multicenter phase III study on dose dense Epirubicin and Cyclophosphamid followed by Docetaxel vs 5-Fluorouracil, Epirubicin and Cyclophosphamid followed by Docetaxel
  • GeparQuninto: A phase III trials program exploring the integration of Bevacizumab, Everolimus (RAD001), and Lapatinib into current neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimens for primary breast cancer
  • PLAN B: A randomised comparison of adjuvant Docetaxel/Cyclophosphamide with sequential adjuvant EC/Docetaxel chemotherapy in patients with HER“/negative early breast cancer 6x TC vs. 4x EC 4x Doc
  • 01/09 GCP- Kurs (Zentrum für klinische Studien, Universität Köln)


  • 2005 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe –DGGG (German society of gynecology and obstetrics)
  • 2008 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in der Medizin – DEGUM (German society of ultrasound in medicine)
  • 2008 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Senologie – DGS (German society of senology)
  • 2008 Arbeitsgemeinschaft „Zertifizierter Brustzentren“der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Senologie (project group certified breast centers of the German society of senology)
  • 2010 Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft e. V. – DKG (German Cancer Society)
  • 2010 Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Onkologie – AGO (project group gynecological oncology)
  • 2010 European Academy of Senology – EAoS
  • 2013 Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Endoskopie e. V. – AGE (project group gynecological endoscopy)
  • 2013 Berufsverband der Frauenärzte e. V. (association of gynecologists)