Following the residency program in Diagnostic Radiology at the UMC Essen and a research scholarship in the USA, Prof Herborn joined the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the UMC Hamburg-Eppendorf in 2005. Between 2007 and 2012 he took over various management positions in hospital administration and restructuration. After acting in a leading role with global Magnetic Resonance of GE Healthcare in 2012-2015, Prof Herborn was appointed by Asklepios Kliniken and since then has been serving as Medical Director of the entire company and Managing Director of the sub-unit Asklepios International.
In January 2018, Professor Herborn was appointed as a fifth member in the group management of the Asklepios Kliniken Gruppe. He reports within the corporate management to the CEO Kai Hankeln. With his experience, expertise and medical background, he introduces groupwide projects and shapes the further development of the Group.