Dr. med.

Nina Picker

Specialist in visceral surgery


License to practice medicine / state examination studies in human medicine Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Specialist in visceral surgery

Additional qualification in special visceral surgery

Focus on Ayurveda (D.G.A)

Main focus of marble therapy (D.G.A.)


Dr. med. Nina Picker was born in Münster and grew up in Tecklenburg. Following her early fascination with medicine, she studied human medicine at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Dr. Picker at the pathophysiological institute of the University of Bonn. She completed her specialist training in the Department of Surgery at the Johanniter Hospital in Bonn (chief physician Prof. H. Wilms and Prof. A. Türler). These years were mainly characterized by the broad spectrum of laparoscopic operations and encompassed the entire spectrum of visceral surgery with a focus on colorectal and obesity surgery. In 2011, Dr. Nina Picker is continuing her specialist training at the Stellenbosch University Hospital (head physician Prof. B. Warren) in South Africa, which above all expanded her range of open surgical operations. After a year in visceral surgery and trauma surgery, which included in particular the care of polytrauma patients, she returned to Germany in 2012 and completed her specialist training in visceral surgery at the University Hospital Düsseldorf (head physician Prof. W. T. Knoefel).
From 2017 to 2021 she worked here as a senior physician and was able to specialize in endocrine surgery in addition to specializing in gentle interventions in the abdominal cavity. In 2019 she acquired the additional title of specialist in special visceral surgery.
In addition to her many years of surgical experience and conventional medical expertise, Dr. Picker from 2018 to 2021 trained as an Ayurveda doctor and marble therapist at the European Academy for Ayurveda and the German Ayurveda Academy.

In the RKM 740 Interdisciplinary Specialist Clinic, Dr. Picker her many years of specialist medical experience in operative and conservative visceral surgery with Ayurvedic medicine. The usefulness of surgical therapy is always critically questioned. Should a surgical procedure be necessary, it will take place both on an outpatient and inpatient basis in the clinic’s own premises.

In addition to the surgical expertise, Dr. Picker offers a wide range of Ayurvedic treatment and counseling options, which can be combined with the surgical treatment upon request.

Dr. Picker with her husband and two children; with family and friends, preferably in nature and always with a piece of Africa in your heart. She also finds relaxation while running, riding and reading.

Professional Experience

Since 2021 RKM 740 Interdisciplinary Specialist Clinic Düsseldorf

2012-2021 Senior Physician University Hospital Düsseldorf – Clinic for General, Visceral and Pediatric Surgery

2011-2012 Assistant Doctor Stellenbosch University Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa – Clinic for Visceral and Trauma Surgery

2007-2011 assistant doctor at the Johanniter Hospital Bonn, department for general and visceral surgery


  • DGCH Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie
  • DGAV Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie
  • BDC Bund deutscher Chirurgen
  • CAMIC Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Minimalinvasive Chirurgie
  • CAEK Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endokrinologie
  • DGA Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ayurveda


  • Doctorate at the Clinic for Pathology at the University of Bonn: Experimental work on the topic of lymphatic invasion of colorectal adenocarcinomas
  • 2017-2021 lecturer at the University of Düsseldorf for students of human medicine