Mini- or Less-Open Sublay Operation (E/MILOS)

Educator / speaker:

Dr. Wolfgang Reinpold is the Chief Physician and co-founder of the HAMBURG HERNIA CENTER, Europe’s largest center for hernia and abdominal wall surgery. A highly technically adept surgeon, Dr. Reinpold has mastered the full spectrum of inguinal, abdominal wall, incisional, and hiatal hernia surgery. Owing to his 25 years of experience in hernia surgery and the E/MILOS procedure he developed, Dr. Reinpold has been instrumental in improving abdominal wall hernia surgery. Since 2020, he has been one of the top five European specialists in this field, performing over 6,000 procedures. In addition, Dr. Reinpold is one of the international opinion leaders and top specialists in hernia and abdominal wall surgery. His expertise is highly sought after at many national and international conferences. 


Dr. med. Wolfgang Reinpold
Chief Physician

Tel.: +49 40 237 246 020
Fax: +49 40 237 246 029

Program in Hamburg

Day 1 – "Get together":

Restaurant to be announced

6:30 p.m. Welcome
7:00 p.m. Dinner together

afterwards Introduction

  • Case presentation of the E/MILOS surgeries
  • Collegial dialogue around the E/MILOS concept

Day 2 – "Live surgeries":

Helios Mariahilf Klinik, Harburg

7:15 a.m. Travel to hospital together

  • Depart from hotel

7:30 a.m. Welcome

7:40 a.m. Lecture on E/MILOS: techniques, indicators, and outcomes

  • Presentation of instruments
  • Presentation of devices

8:15 a.m. Live procedure I*

  • E/MILOS surgeries

11:30 a.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Live procedure II*

  • E/MILOS surgeries

2:30 p.m. Discussion

3:00 p.m. End of session
Individual departure

*Breaks and case discussions take place during changeover times.


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Helios Mariahilf Klinik (Harburg)
Stader Straße 203c
21075 Hamburg, Germany 

Tel.: +49 40 237 246 020
Fax: +49 40 237 246 029



Hotel Panorama Harburg
Harburger Ring 8-10
21073 Hamburg, Germany 

Tel.: +49 40 / 766950


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