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Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim

Cologne, Germany


Department of Gastroenterology


Arno Dormann

Prof. Dr. med.

Arno Dormann

Specialized in: gastroenterology

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Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 1982 - 1983 Studium der Diplom-Biologie, Marburg
  • 1984 - 1990 Studium der Humanmedizin, Berlin
  • Studienaufenthalte London (UK), Rochester, New Orleans (USA); Basel (CH)
  • Internistische / Gastroenterologische Ausbildung Medizinische Klinik, Schwerpunkt Infektionskrankheiten (Leitung Prof. Dr. Pohle), Universitätsklinikum Rudolf-Virchow, Berlin. Abteilung für Allgemeine Innere Medizin / Gastroenterologie der Medizinischen Klinik, Klinikum Minden (Leitender Chefarzt Prof. Dr. Huchzermeyer) Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Münster
  • Promotion „Die farbkodierte Duplexsonographie zur Beurteilung des tiefen Beinvenensystems bei der Varicosis und in der Diagnostik der tiefen Beinvenenthrombose im Vergleich zur Phlebographie“ Abteilung für Chirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Benjamin Franklin, Leitung Prof. Dr. H. J. Buhr, Berlin Habilitation „Enterale Ernährungstherapie mittels perkutaner endoskopischer Gastrostomie und verwandter Techniken – Evaluation und Standardisierung von bekannten und Etablierung von neuen Therapieverfahren“ Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie (Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Peter Malfertheiner); Medizinische Fakultät, Ottovon-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
  • 1998 – 2000 Oberarzt Abteilung für Allgemeine Innere Medizin / Gastroenterologie der Medizinischen Klinik, Klinikum Minden (Leitender Chefarzt Prof. Dr. Huchzermeyer) Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Münster
  • 2000 – 2005 Leitender Oberarzt Abteilung für Allgemeine Innere Medizin / Gastroenterologie der Medizinischen Klinik, Klinikum Minden (Leitender Chefarzt Prof. Dr. Huchzermeyer) Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Münster
  • Seit 2005 Chefarzt Medizinische Klinik – Krankenhaus Holweide, Kliniken der Stadt Köln gGmbH
  • Post graduate Studium FH Hannover 1998-99 Medical Hospital Manager (MHM ®)

Zusatzbezeichungen 

  • Ernährungsmediziner (DAEM/DGEM) 2000
  • Infektiologe (DGI) 2003
  • Gastroenterologische Onkologie (DGVS) 2004
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Dormann+A

The Department of Gastroenterology at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Arno Dormann offers an optimal diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the digestive system organs (esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and intestines). The Department also pays particular attention to the development of interdisciplinary treatment programs; the clinical pictures of cancer patients are discussed on the multidisciplinary cancer consultations. 

The Department of Gastroenterology at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim provides the whole range of general and specialized gastroenterology, including diseases of the liver and biliary tracts, inflammatory diseases of the intestines, pancreas, esophagus and functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. In addition, the Department specializes in gastroenterological endoscopy and oncologic diseases of the digestive organs. The certified Enterology Center provides standardized, multidisciplinary patient care.

The Department of Gastroenterology at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim is staffed with a highly qualified, motivated, friendly medical team under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Arno Dormann, which works for the benefit of patients. The team is distinguished due to a long experience in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases; patients receive a high-quality medical care that involves the use of modern endoscopes with innovative HDTV-technologies.

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Gastroenterology at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim are:

  • Diseases of the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and intestines
  • Functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Extensive experience in the diagnosis of gastroenterological tumors and interventional therapy
  • Certified Enterology Center for colon cancer treatment
  • Reflux Center for patients with pathologically increased gastric acid reflux into the esophagus
  • Counseling for patients with chronic diseases of the pelvic organs and abdomen in the Pelvic and Abdominal Pain Center  
  • for the treatment of patients with high-risk endoscopic diseases (Z-PEER) in close cooperation with private practitioners
  • Nutritional problems, incl. invasive therapy
  • High competence in the field of capsule endoscopy (Training Center)