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St. Vincentius Hospital Karlsruhe-Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg

location_on Karlsruhe, Germany
9.8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology (333809)

Thomas Zöpf

Prof. Dr.

Thomas Zöpf

Specialized in: gastroenterology, endocrinology, diabetology

About the department

he Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology at the St. Vincentius Hospital-Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg specializes in inpatient and outpatient treatment of patients with diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas (gastroenterology), diseases of the hormonal glands (endocrinology) and diabetes. The range of services of the department is complemented by endoscopy of the stomach, intestines and biliary tract, ultrasound examination of internal organs, including tissue sampling of the organ with a thin needle controlled by ultrasound. The head of the department is Prof. Dr. E. Siegel.

The task of the Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology at St Vincentius Clinic is inpatient and outpatient treatment of patients with diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver and pancreas (gastroenterology), diseases of the hormonal glands (endocrinology) and diabetes. The range of services of the department is complemented by endoscopy of the stomach, intestines and biliary tract, ultrasound examination of internal organs, incl. Sampling of tissue samples of the organ with a thin needle under the supervision of ultrasound. The department is headed by Dr. Ebergard Siegel.

One of the activities of the department is treatment of diabetes. It is performed by a highly qualified team of diabetologists who have tremendous experience and unique knowledge in this field of medicine.

In the field of endocrinology, the department provides treatment for patients with hormonal and metabolic disorders: problems with the thyroid gland, adrenal glands, bones, pituitary gland, etc.

Another key area of ​​the department is gastroenterology. Here, diagnostics and treatment of the whole spectrum of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are carried out. The specialists of the department carry out more than 6000 endoscopic studies per year (gastroscopy, colonoscopy, endosonography, ERCPG, stenting) and more than 7000 ultrasound examinations per year.

Curriculum vitae

  • 1984 – 1985 Study of Physics, University of Ulm
  • 1985 – 1992 Study of Human Medicine, University of Ulm
  • 07/1992 – 12/1996 Internal Medicine I (Head: Prof. Dr. G. Adler), University Hospital Ulm
  • 01/1997 – 03/2003 Medical Clinic C (Head: Prof. Dr. J.F. Riemann), Hospital of the City of Ludwigshafen
  • 04/2003 – 06/2008 Leading Senior Physician of the Central Endoscopy, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Head: Prof. Dr. G. Gerken), University Hospital Essen
  • 07/2008 – 04/2012 Chief Physician of the Medical Clinic, Sana Clinic Düsseldorf, Site Gerresheim
  • 05/2012 – 01/2017 Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Deaconess Hospital Karlsruhe-Rüppurr
  • Since 02/2017, Head of the Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, and Diabetology, St. Vincentius Hospital Karlsruhe – Academic Hospital of the University of Freiburg

Photo of the doctor: (c) ViDia Kliniken Karlsruhe 

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