Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Treatment of tracheal stenosis with stenting (program ID: 107025)

Norbert Suttorp

Prof. Dr. med.

Norbert Suttorp

Department of Infektiology and Pneumologie

Specialized in: internal medicine, pneumology and allergology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


Akademischer Lebenslauf / Beschäftigungsverhältnisse

  • 1972 – 1979 Studium der Humanmedizin in Münster und Giessen
  • 1979 Ärztliche Prüfung
  • 1980 Promotion Amerikanisches Medizin-Examen (ECFMG/VQE)
  • 1980 – 1982 post-doc, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Lab. Profs. L.M. Simon und F. Murad
  • 1982 – 1998 Arzt/Oberarzt Innere Medizin (Prof. H.G. Lasch), Univ. Giessen
  • 1984 – 1990 Abt. für Exp. Medizin, Univ. Giessen
  • 1990 Facharzt Innere Medizin
  • 1990 Habilitation für Innere Medizin und Pathophysiologie, Univ. Giessen
  • 1993 – 1998 C3-Herman and Lilly Schilling-Stiftungsprofessur, Univ. Giessen
  • 1996 Weiterbildung „Internistische Intensivmedizin“
  • 1997 Schwerpunkt „Pneumologie
  • 1998 Zusatzbezeichnung „Allergologie“ und „Umweltmedizin“
  • 1999 Weiterbildungsbefähigung „Innere Medizin“ und „Infektiologie“ und „Internistische Intensivmedizin“
  • Seit 1999 C4-Professor – Lehrstuhl für Infektiologie Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
  • 2002-2010 Sprecher des BMBF-Kompetenznetzwerkes CAPNETZ (Amb. Erw. Pneumonie)
  • Seit 2007 Sprecher des BMBF-Netzwerkes PROGRESS (Suszeptibilitätsfaktoren bei Pneumonie und Sepsis)
  • Seit 2010 Sprecher des SFB/TR-84 (innate immunity of the lung)


  • 1972 – 1979 Stipendium der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 1980 – 1982 Stipendium des DAAD und der Francis B. North Foundation (USA)
  • 1990 E.K. Frey Preis der deutschen Gesellschaft für Intensivmedizin
  • 1991 Preis der Univ. Giessen für die beste Habilitation
  • Seit 1999 Mitglied der Wissenschaftlichen Akademie Erfurt
  • Seit 2000 Mitglied der Leopoldina
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Infectiology and Pneumology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr Norbert Suttorp, deals with infectious and pulmonary diseases.

The department is located at the Vichow-Klinikum and the Charité Mitte campuses and aimes to link their core competency through the integration of infectious diseases, pulmonary diseases and intensive care medizin at the high academic level. The focus of the treatment is to ensure the patient satisfaction, to help and heal patients.

The Department of Infectiology and Pneumology, lead by Univ.-Prof. Dr Norbert Suttorp, focuses on following areas:

  • Clinical Infectious Diseases (Infectious Diseases), including HIV and AIDS, tropical diseases and highly contagious diseases;
  • Pulmonary (lung diseases) with a particular focus on pneumological oncology and pulmonary hypertension;
  • Intensive and respiratory medicine including interdisciplinary intensive care, therapy for lung injury (ARDS) and oxygen therapy during chronic respiratory failure.

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
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • TSH-basal
    • blood gas analysis
  • chest x-ray examination
  • bronchography
  • collected three sputum samples
  • pulmonary function test
  • bronchoscopy with biopsy
  • histological and microbiological examination
  • bronchial lavage
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • echocardiography (ECHO)
  • high-resolution computed tomography (HR-CT)
  • preoperative care
  • trachea reconstruction with stenting​
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations


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