Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Appendectomy (program ID: 168555)

Karin Rothe

Prof. Dr. med.

Karin Rothe

Department of Pediatric Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery and pediatric surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Studium und wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • 1974-1980 Medizinstudium an der Universität Leipzig
  • 1980-1984 Ausbildung zum Facharzt für Kinderchirurgie an der Klinik für Kinderchirurgie der Universität Leipzig unter dem Ordinariat von Prof. Dr. med. Dr.h.c. Fritz Meissner
  • 1984 Facharztanerkennung
  • 1985 Promotion mit dem Thema „Omphalozele und Laparoschisis – eine retrospektive Studie unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von Risikofaktoren“.
  • 1994 Habilitation mit dem Thema „Morbiditätsspezifisches Monitoring in der Kinderchirurgie - Zur Bedeutung biomedizinischer Funktionsgrößen im Neugeborenen- und Säuglingsalter“.
  • 1994 -2008 Oberarzt an der Klinik für Kinderchirurgie der Universität Leipzig
  • 1995 Lehrbefugnis für das Fachgebiet Kinderchirurgie, Privatdozent
  • 1997 Europäische Zertifizierung als Spezialist für Kinderchirurgie (European Board of Paediatric Surgery)
  • 2000 Ernennung zur Außerplanmäßigen Professorin für Kinderchirurgie
  • 2003-2009 Leiterin der Akademie für Kinderchirurgie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinderchirurgie
  • 1.5.2008-31.9.2009 Leiterin des Funktionsbereiches Kinderchirurgie in der Klinik für Allgemein-,Viszeral-und Kinderchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf
  • 01.10.2009 Annahme des Rufs auf die W3 Professur für Kinderchirurgie an der Charite, Universitätsmedizin Berlin 


  • Neugeborenen- und Fehlbildungschirurgie
  • Abdominal und Thoraxchirugie
  • Endokrine Chirurgie
  • Chirurgie des Genitales
  • Chirurgie solider Tumoren
  • Plastische Chirugie
  • Kindertraumatologie
  • Verbrühungen und Verbrennungen
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital Charité Berlin offers a high level of the treatment for children. The department, is headed by Prof. Dr. Karin Rothe, is located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus.

The dedicated team of pediatric surgeons, pediatric radiologists and pediatric nurses from this department ensures ensures the safest and the most optimal treatment for children during the complete duration of the treatment. Specialist doctors and professional nursing staff at the Department of Pediatric Surgery treat pediatric surgery patients. The department under direction of Prof. Dr. Karin Rothe incudes the complete therapeutic range: newborn and premature children surgery, thoracic surgery, abdominal surgery, pediatric trauma surgery, cancer surgery, pediatric burns, pediatric urology, laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, hand surgery and laser treatment. 

Patients with the following diseases can be treated in this department:

  • Anorectal malformation
  • Appendicitis
  • Fractures
  • Hemangioma
  • Cervical cysts
  • Urethral valves
  • Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
  • Lymphangioma
  • Hirschsprung's disease
  • Esophageal atresia
  • Phimosis
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Burns and diaphragmatic hernia etc.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • preoperative care
  • appendectomy
  • histologically examination of the remote tissues
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • nutrition recommendations
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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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 in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
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