Sana Hospital Duisburg

Duisburg, Germany

Department of Internal Medicine II (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Barbara Strey

Dr. med.

Barbara Strey

Specialized in: internal medicine, gastroenterology, hepatology

The Department of Internal Medicine II (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) at the Sana Hospital Duisburg, headed by Dr. med. Barbara Strey, specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system. As the gastroenterology center, the Department offers patients a wide and highly specialized spectrum of modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The Department is included in the 2016 FOCUS list of top clinics for colon cancer.  

The field of gastroenterology is primarily focused on the ultrasound examinations, as well as on the endoscopic examinations of the abdominal cavity. The specialists of the Sana Hospital Duisburg with a long experience carry out all these examinations. The Department has endoscopic video equipment with a high-resolution technique and a video capsule endoscopy. The Department of Internal Medicine II under the direction of Dr. med. Barbara Strey offers all common diagnostic and treatment methods. Through the use of anesthesia and sedation, nowadays endoscopic examinations do not make any special load on the patient’s body.    

Hepatology is also an important focus of the Sana Hospital Duisburg. Within the outpatient counseling on hepatology, the doctors of the Department under the direction of Dr. med. Barbara Strey treat patients with chronic hepatitis B and C and use all the tested methods of medical treatment. There is also a great focus on malignant tumors of the digestive system. In close cooperation with the team of Visceral Surgery and Oncology, the Department deals with the treatment of patients with tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, liver / bile ducts and pancreas in accordance with the latest achievements. In case of stenoses caused by tumors, the specialists of the Sana Hospital Duisburg make an endoscopic placement of the so-called self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS), if necessary. 

Even at the time of highly specialized technical medicine, a person with his/her individual problems, fears and wishes is the main object of activity of all employees of the Sana Hospital Duisburg. The physicians are willingly involved in these issues and try to consider them in order to develop an optimal diagnostic and treatment plan for the patient. 

The range of services of the Department of Internal Medicine II under the direction of Dr. med. Barbara Strey includes the following diseases:

  • Reflux disease 
  • Gastritis and peptic ulcer disease 
  • Diagnosis and endoscopic treatment of bowel polyps 
  • Primary diagnosis of gastrointestinal tumors 
  • Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis) 
  • Food intolerance (lactose, fructose, sorbitol etc.) 
  • Bacterial intestinal dysbiosis 
  • Severe infectious bowel diseases 
  • Diseases of the bile-excretory ducts 
  • Acute and chronic pancreatitis 
  • Primary diagnosis of tumors of the pancreas and bile-excretory ducts 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases 
    • Hepatitis B and C
    • Autoimmune liver diseases
    • Fatty liver diseases
    • Toxic and hereditary liver diseases 
  • Cirrhosis and its complications 
  • Preliminary diagnosis before liver transplant 
  • Metabolic disorders (diabetes)

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