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Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany


Diagnosis and conservative treatment of psoriatic arthritis (program ID: 168045)


Britta Siegmund

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Britta Siegmund

Department, Division of Gastroenterology, Infectiology and Rheumatology

Specialized in: internal medicine and gastroenterology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Behandlungsschwerpunkte:

  • Erkrankungen des Magen- Darmtrakts, der Leber und Gallenwege sowie der Bauchspeicheldrüse
  • Gastroenterologische Onkologie
  • Hepatologie
  • Endoskopische Verfahren
  • Endosonografie (endoskopischer Ultraschall)
  • ERCP (endoskopisch retrograde Cholangiopankreatikographie)
  • Intestinoskopien (Dünndarmspiegelung)
  • Kaspelendoskopien (bildgebendes Verfahren zur Darstellung der Schleimhaut des Verdauungstraktes mit Hilfe einer verschluckbaren Kamerakapsel)
  • Stentimplantationen (Gitternetzröhre zur Erweiterung der Gefäße)
  • Nekrosektomien (Entfernung abgestorbenen Gewebes)
  • Zenker-Divertikel-Behandlung

Berufliche Stationen:

  • Studium der Humanmedizin an der LMU München und der Harvard Medical School, Boston (1992- 1998)
  • Facharzt Innere Medizin und Gastroenterologie (2007 und 2009)
  • Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiterin und Emmy-Noether-Nachwuchsgruppenleiterin in der Medizinischen Klinik I m.S. Gastroenterologie, Rheumatologie und Infektiologie der Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (2002- 2007)
  • Habilitation (2006)
  • Fachärztin für Innere Medizin, Schwerpunktbezeichnung Gastroenterologie
  • Heisenberg-Professorin der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft und stellvertretende Klinikdirektorin (2012)
  • Kommissarische Klinikleitung
  • W3 Professur Gastroenterologie und Klinikdirektorin der Medizinischen Klinik I m.S. Gastroenterologie, Rheumatologie und Infektiologie der Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department for Gastroenterology, Infektiology and Rheumatology at the University Charité hospital in Berlin offers an outstanding treatment of specific areas. The director of this department is Prof. Dr. Britta Siegmund.

The Department of Gastroenterology, Infektiology and Rheumatology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin, located at the Benjamin Franklin campus, it focuses on chronic inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and joints. A nother major focus is the for treatment of infections of the bowel and gastrointestinal tumour diseases. Patients with infectious diseases (HIV, tuberculosis, hepatitis, meningitis, endocarditis, gastroenteritis and sexually transmitted diseases), tropical diseases (malaria, schistosomiasis and leishmaniasis) and immunocompromised patients (due to autoimmune diseases, oncological diseases and HIV) are offered treatment at the Department of Gastroenterology, Infektiology and Rheumatology.

The Department of Gastroenterology, Infektiology and Rheumatology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin treats a wide range of rheumatic diseases. In addition, patients with typical symptoms such as swelling of the joints, backache and complex rheumatological diseases receive high-quality medical care at the Department of Gastroenterology, Infektiology and Rheumatology.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • immune status (RF)
  • ultrasound of joints 
  • MRI scan of joints 
  • joint fluid test
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (medicines is not included)
Type of program :
Duration of program (max):

The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Insurance of unforeseen expenses in case of complications in course of treatment and within 48 months after treatment (сoverage amount is 200,000.00 €)
  • Free consultations with the attending physician for the period of 3 months after treatment completion
Total costs:

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