Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek Hamburg
Department of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology (356104)
Specialized in: gynecology, gynecologic oncology
About the department
The Department of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology at the Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek offers the full range of services in these medical focuses. It provides both high-quality diagnostics and treatment of all benign and malignant gynecological diseases. During the treatment, all the necessary specialists of related fields are involved: abdominal surgeons, urologists, anaesthesiologists, radiologists and oncologists. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Gerhard Gebauer.
The department has all the necessary state-of-the-art diagnostic devices (ultrasound, CT, MRI) to provide high-precision diagnostics. It offers all treatment methods, starting from conservative treatment (drug therapy, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, etc.) and ending up with minimally invasive and open interventions. Depending on the specific clinical picture, doctors can combine conservative and surgical methods, which in some cases helps to achieve better results.
The range of medical services of the department includes both diagnostics and treatment of the following diseases:
- Benign ovarian diseases (ovarian cysts, ovarian tumors)
- Endometrial cancer
- Weakened pelvic floor and urinary incontinence
- Cervical cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Vaginal and vulvar cancer
- And many other diseases
- 2006 Visiting Professor at the Heidelberg University.
- 2006 Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Higher Professional School in Hanover and Neu-Ulm.
- 2005 Assistant Professorship, Heidelberg University.
- 2004 Leading Senior Physician of the Department of Gynecology at the University Hospital Heidelberg (Head: Prof. Dr. Christian Sohn).
- December 2003 - October 2004 Senior Surgeon of the Department of Gynecology, Hannover Medical School (Head: Prof. Dr. Christian Sohn).
- 2003 Venia Legendi, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hannover Medical School.
- November 2002 - December 2003 Research Fellow, Department of Gynecology, Hannover Medical School (Head: Prof. Dr. Christian Sohn).
- July 2000 - March 2002 Research Fellow, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, San Diego, CA,
- USA, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
- Prof. Dr. Michael McClelland.
- 2000 Medical Specialist in Gynecology, Bavarian Medical Association.
- January 1999 - October 2002 Research Assistant, Department of Gynecology, University Hospital at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Head: Prof. Dr. Norbert Lang).
- January 1997 - December 1998 Research Fellow, University Hospital at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Head: Prof. Dr. Norbert Lang).
- 1995 - 1996 Internship, Department of Gynecology, University Hospital at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Head: Prof. Dr. Norbert Lang).
Awards and Honors
- Presentation Award, Joint Meeting of the German, Austrian, Swiss Society of Senology, 07. - 09.09.2005, Stuttgart, Germany. "Change of Serum Her-2 Status during clinical course of disease".
- Best Study Award, Northeast German Society of Gynecological Oncology (NOGGO), Molecular Biology in Gynecologic Oncology, 19.06.2004, Berlin, Germany. "Identification of tumor progression associated genes using expression and epigenetic profiling of cancer progression models by microarrays".
- ASCO Merit Award, 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), New Orleans, LA, USA, 2004. "Cytokeratin positive cells in bone marrow, tumor biologic parameters of the primary tumor and survival in breast cancer patients".
- Report Award of of the Working Group on Gynecologic Oncology, 1st Symposium of Scientific Working Groups on Current Research on Breast Cancer, 06.11. - 08.11.2003, Joachimsthal on Werbellinsee. "The role of co-regulated malignant genes in multiple models of cancer development".
- ASCO Merit Award, 38th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Orlando, FL, USA, 2002. "Epithelial cells in lymph nodes or bone marrow do not predict long term outcome in lymph node negative breast cancer patients".
- Poster Award, 10th International Hamburg Symposium on Tumor Markers, 05.12. - 07.12.1999, Hamburg, Germany. "Receptors of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) expressed in breast cancer cells as a target for cytostatic therapy".
Photo of the doctor: (c) Asklepios Klinik Barmbek
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