UKGM Marburg

Marburg, Germany

Diagnosis of carotid artery disease (stenosis) (program ID: 217655)

Detlef K. Barshch

Prof. Dr. med.

Detlef K. Barshch

Department of Abdominal, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, thoracic surgery, abdominal surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
1962 geboren in Reutlingen
1983-1990 Studium der Humanmedizin an den Universitäten Aachen, Tübingen, Düsseldorf
1991 Promotion an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
1991 Approbation
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Klinik für Allgemeinchirurgie der Philipps-Universität Marburg (Direktor: Prof. Dr. M. Rothmund)
1991 Fachkundenachweis Arzt im Rettungsdienst (LÄK Nordrhein)
DFG-Ausbildungsstipendium Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine (Chairman: Prof. Dr. S.A. Wells Jr.), St. Louis, USA
seit 1996
Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter der Klinik für Visceral-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie der Philipps-Universität Marburg (Direktor: Prof. Dr. M. Rothmund)
1998 Fortbildungskurs für Projektleiter gentechnischer Arbeiten gemäß §15 (4) GenTSV
1999 Anerkennung als Gebietsarzt für Chirurgie (LÄK Hessen)
1999 Habilitation für das Fach Chirurgie
1999 Ernennung zum Oberarzt der Klinik für Visceral-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie der Philipps-Universität Marburg
2001-2002 Fortbildungstudium BWL für Ärzte, Abschluss Dipl. Gesundheits-ökonom (Dipl. oec. med.)
2003 Leitender Oberarzt der Klinik für Visceral-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie der Philipps-Universität Marburg
2003 Zusatzbezeichnung Viszeralchirurgie
2003 Zertifizierter Fortbildungskurs KTQ für Krankenhausmitarbeiter


Abschluss des Verfahrens zur Erlangung der APL-Professur an der Philipps-Universität Marburg
6/2005-4/2008 Chefarzt der Klinik für Allgemein- und Visceralchirurgie, Städtische Kliniken Bielefeld-Mitte
6/2006 Fachkunde Strahlenschutz (LÄK Hessen)
seit 2/2008 Zusatzbezeichnung Thoraxchirurgie
seit 5/2008 Direktor der Klinik für Visceral-, Thorax- und Gefäßchirurgie UKGM
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The range of services includes treatment of all bowel diseases, prostate, lung , and blood vessels outside of the chest area. Kidney and pancreas transplantations are also conducted in the clinic.

Bringing together experience and traditions, we adapt latest achievements of modern surgery to the needs of our patients, safety and needs of which are in the first place for us.

Our center is certified with ISO 9001:2008 by the OnkoZert organization, as well as the German Society of General and Visceral Surgery, for achievements in  treatment of diseases of the pancreas and endocrine disorders.

From 01.03.2011 clinic is one of 16 centers of excellence in Germany for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine system. Also , the clinic one of the first, where critical incidents report system was implemented (CIRS).


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • Lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol,
      triglycerides Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
    • kidney function test (creatinine, urea)
  • color doppler echocardiography
  • color doppler sonography of cerebral and peripheral vessels
  • duplex peripheral arteries
  • CT/ MRI-angiography of carotid artery
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

Marburg is situated about 100 km far from Frankfurt and is the center of Middle Hessen region with population of 78 000 people. The city is well known as a safe area with a lot of medieval buildings and interesting landmarks, such as Landgraf castle and Marburg University.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.