Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

Munich, Germany


Department of Gastroenterology


Alexander L. Gerbes

Prof. Dr. med.

Alexander L. Gerbes

Specialized in: gastroenterology, hepatology

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Studium der Medizin an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, der University of California San Francisco und der University of Sheffield.
1981 Staatsexamen und US Examen
1982 Promotion Facharzt für Innere Medizin; Zusatzbezeichnung Gastroenterologie 1991/1992 invited Professor, IRCM, University of Montreal
1995 Berufung auf C 3 Professur für Innere Medizin an der LMU
2001 Stellvertretender Direktor der Medizinischen Klinik II
2008 Gründer und Leiter des Leberzentrums München®

The department focuses on gastroenterology, hepatology and metabolic diseases and covers the entire range of services and treatment modalities in this spectrum of internal medicine. The director of the Department of Gastroenterology at the University Hospital of Munich is Prof. Dr. med. Alexander L. Gerbes.

Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. The Department of Gastroenterology at the University Hospital of Munich, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Alexander L. Gerbes, provides medical treatment of patients with gastroenterological diseases at the highest level, using all technical possibilities and in accordance with the latest scientific findings.

The range of services and available therapy options of the Department of Gastroenterology at the University Hospital of Munich, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Alexander L. Gerbes, encompasses inter alia:

  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the intestinal tract
  • Cancer of the colon, pancreas, liver and the bile ducts
  • Stones in the bile ducts and pancreas
  • Motility disturbances of the bowel, reflux esophagitis
  • Chronic inflammatory diseases of the intestinal tract
  • Unclear diseases of the small intestine, chronic diarrhoeal diseases
  • Cholestatic inflammatory and infectious liver diseases  
  • Alcoholic liver diseases
  • Liver cirrhosis, preparation of liver transplantation and postoperative aftercare



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