Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Alexandre Serra

Allgemeine Kinderchirurgie


Minimal-invasive Chirurgie bei Kindern

Plastische Kinderchirurgie


Qualifikationen und Werdegang

1993                Ärztliche Approbation (M. D.) (Brasilien)

1994                ECFMG – USMLE certificate (USA)

1995                Facharzt für Allgemeinchirurgie (Brasilien)

1995                Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (USA)

2001                Promotion (Ph.D) - Neugeborenen Physiologie (USA)

2007                Facharzt für Kinderchirurgie (Deutschland)

2008                General Medical Council Specialist (paediatric surgeon) registration (UK)

2009                Oberarzt für Kinderchirurgie (Deutschland)

2012                Habilitation im Fachbereich Kinderchirurgie (Deutschland)

2013                European Paediatric Life Support (EPLS) Provider (UK)

2016                Krankenhaus Hygiene-Beauftragter Baden-Württemberg

  1. Serra A, Henne-Bruns D (2015) Current Role of Molecular Genetics in Pediatric Surgery. Mol Biol 4: 133. doi:10.4172/2168-9547.1000133.
  1. Serra A, Denzer F, Hiort O, Barth TF, Henne-Bruns D, Barbi G, Rettenberger G, Wabitsch M, Just W, Leriche C. Uniparental Disomy in Somatic Mosaicism 45,X/46,XY/46,XX Associated with Ambiguous Genitalia. Sex Dev 2015; 9:136-143. (DOI: 10.1159/000430897).
  1. Serra A, Eirich K, Winkler AK, Mrasek K, Göhring G, Barbi G, Cario H, Schlegelberger B, Royer-Pokora B, Liehr T, Leriche C, Henne-Bruns D, Barth TF, Schindler D. Shared Copy Number Variation in Simultaneous Nephroblastoma and Neuroblastoma due to Fanconi Anemia. Mol Syndromology 2012 (3): 120-130.
  1. Serra A, Schuhardt K, Genuneit J, Schackert-Görgens H, Leriche C, Schackert HK, Fitze G. Genomic variants in the coding region of the RET protoncogene are associated with infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. Eur J Pediatr Surg 2011;  21: 389-394.  
  1. Serra A, Schuhardt K, Genuneit J, Schackert-Görgens H, Leriche C, Schackert HK, Fitze G. Genomic variants in the coding region of NOS1 in infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Oct;46(10):1903-8.
  1. Serra A, H Görgens, K Alhadad, A Ziegler, G Fitze , HK Schackert. Analysis of RET, ZFHX1B, EDN3 and GDNF genomic rearrangements in 38 patients with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (using multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification). Ann Hum Genet. 2010;  74(4): 369-374
  1. Serra A, Görgens H, Alhadad K, Ziegler A, Fitze G, Schackert HK. Analysis of RET, ZFHX1B, EDN3 and GDNF genomic rearrangements in 80 patients with Hirschsprungs Disease (using multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification). Ann Hum Genet. 2009 Mar;73(2):147-51.
  2. Nitzsche K, Dinger J, Serra A, Roesner D, Kamin G. Sonografische Befunde bei fetaler Laparoschisis – Einfluss auf das perinatale Management. Ultraschall Med  01/2009; 30. DOI:10.1055/s-0029-1239720
  3. Sadowski C, Nitzsche K, Serra A, Roesner D, Dinger J, Kamin G. Pränatale Diagnostik der fetalen Laparoschisis – ist die Entbindung in der Frühgeburtlichkeit sinnvoll? Z Geburtsh Neonatologie 01/2009; 213. DOI:10.1055/s-0029-1222882
  4. Heineck J, Serra A, Haupt C, Rammelt S. Accuracy of corrective osteotomie in fibular malunion: A cadaver trial. Foot Ankle Int. 2009 ; 30(8):773-7.
  5. Schneiders W, Reinstorf A, Biewener A, Serra A, Grass R, Kinscher M, Heineck J,  Rehberg S, Zwipp H,  Rammelt S. In vivo effects of modification of hydroxyapatite/collagen composites with and without chondroitin sulphate on bone remodelling in the sheep tibia. J Orthop Res. 2009 Jan;27(1):15-21.
  6. Serra A, Häberle B, Kappler R, Schackert HK, Roesner D, Fitze G. Rare Occurrence of PHOX2b Mutations in Neuroblastomas: Analysis of 69 Patients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2008 Oct;30(10):728-732.
  7. Fitze G, König IR, Paditz E, Serra A, Schläfke M, Roesner D, Schackert HK. A compound effect of PHOX2B germline mutations and RET proto-oncogene variants results in the Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome combined with Hirschsprung Disease. Am J Hum Genet  A. 2008 Jun 1;146A(11):1486-9.
  8. Serra A,  Kamin G, Dinger J, König IR, Fitze G, Roesner D.  A critical appraisal of the elective preterm delivery at 34 weeks and primary abdominal closure in the management of gastroschisis. Eur J Ped Surg  2008 Feb;18(1):32-7.
  9. Serra A, Schackert HK, Mohr B, Weise A, Liehr T, Fitze G. t(11;19)(q21;p12~p13.11) and mect1-maml2 fusion transcript expression as a prognostic marker in infantile lung mucoepidermoid carcinoma. J Ped Surg 2007 Jul;42(7):E23-9.
  10. Schneiders W, Rollow A, Rammelt S, Grass R, Holch M, Serra A, Richter S,  Gruner EM, Schlagg B, Roesner D, Zwipp H. Risk Inducing Activities leading to injuries in a child and adolescent population in Germany. J Trauma 2007 62 (4): 996-1003.
  11. Großer K, Serra A, Roesner D. Derzeitiger Stand des Einsatzes von Tissue Engineering in der Kinderchirurgie. Journal DGPW  2004; 29: 38-41.
  12. Fitze G, Cramer J, Serra A, Schreiber M, Roesner D, Schackert HK. Within-gene interaction between c.135G/A genotypes and RET proto-oncogene germline mutations in HSCR families. Eur J Pediatr  Surg 2003; 13:152-157.
  13. Serra A, Brozoski D, Simeon T, Yi J, Bastasic J, Jacobs E, Franciosi R, Forster HV. Serotonin and serotonin receptor expression in the aorta of carotid intact and denervated newborns. Respir Physiolo Neurobiol. 2002 Sep 4;132(3):253.
  14. Serra A,  Brozoski D, Hodges M, Roethle S, Franciosi R, Forster HV. Effects of carotid and aortic denervation in newborn piglets. J Appl Physiol 92(3): 893-900, 2002 Mar.
  15. Farooq MM, Serra A, Newman PJ, Cambria RA, Seabrook GR, Towne JB, Freischlag JA. PECAM-1/IgG attenuates peroxynitrite-mediated extremity reperfusion injury. J Vasc Surg  34(3):555-558, 2001 Sep.
  16. Serra A, D Brozoski, Hedin N, Franciosi R and Forster HV. Mortality after carotid body denervation in rats. J Appl Physiol 91(3):1298-1306, 2001.
  17. Wenninger JM, Forster HV, Pan LG, Martino P, Geiger L, Hodges M, Serra A, T Feroah. Effects on breathing in awake and asleep goats of neurotoxin injections in the rostral medulla. J Appl Physiol 91(2): 777-788, 2001.
  18. Forster HV, Pan LG, Lowry TF, Serra A, Wenninger J, Martino PF. Important Role of carotid chemoreceptor afferents in control of breathing of adult and neonatal mammals (review). Resp Physiology 119: 199-208, 2000.
  19. Lowry TF, Forster HV, Pan LG, Serra A, Wenninger J, Nash R, Sheridan D, Franciosi RA. The effects on breathing of carotid body denervation in neonatal piglets. J Appl Physiol 87: 2128-2135, 1999.
  20. Pan LG, Forster HV, Martino P, Strecker PJ, Beales J, Serra A, Lowry TF, Forster MM, Forster AL. Important role of carotid afferents in control of breathing. J Appl Physiol. 85(4): 1299-1306, 1998 Oct.
  21. Serra A, Rossato F, Hintz L, Leripio J, Rebello CR, Pitrez FAB. Giant Trichobezoar associated to Child Abuse and Neglect). Journal of the Medical Association of RS (Brasilien) 40 (3): 190-194, 1996.
  22. Serra A, Souto JCS, Lemchen HF, Pitrez FAB. Semiology of Inguinal and Femoral Hernias - Journal of Santa Casa Hospital (Brasilien) 6(12):1259-1263, 1995.
  23. Serra A, Kiszewski AEC, Pereira-Lima JL, Golbert MA, Herter NT. Genetical Assessment of  Pendred's Syndrome - Brasilienian Journal of Head and Neck Surgery 18(1): 41-45,  1994 Jan - Apr.
  24. HF Lemchem, Pitrez FAB, Contu PC, Serra A, Souto JCS, Kruse G, Dambros M. Modified Shouldice’s Technique. Journal of HCPA Hospital  (Brasilien) 14: 164, 1994.
  25. Serra A, Coutinho LMB. Pathology in the Discovery of America (Editorial). Journal of Medical Research (Brasilien) 26(1): 60-61, 1992.
  26. Serra A, Pinto LM, Paskulin GA, Mendez HMM.  Clinical  Evaluation  in Genetics. Journal of Santa Casa Hospital (Brasilien) 4(7): 726-733, 1992.
  27. Serra A, Kiszewski AEC, Welter AP, Herter NT. Meleney's Synergistic Ulcer. Journal of Medical Research (Brasilien) 26(2):15-19, 1992.

Molekulare Genetik und Onkologie  in der Forschung

  • 2016    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Plastische Chirurgie (DGPW)
  • 2011   European Pediatric Surgery Association (EUPSA)
  • 2004 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kinderchirurgie (Deutschland)
  • 1999 American Physiological Society (USA)
  • 1996 Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Pedirica (Brasilien)
  • 1993 Brasilianische Ärzteassoziation (AMB)
  • 1991 Ärzteassoziation des Bundesstaates Rio Grande do Sul (AMRIGS)