Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Liver cancer treatment with unilateral hepatectomy (program ID: 168581)

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
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound
  • CT/MRI scanners
  • fine-needle paracentetic liver cytobiopsy
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • unilateral anatomical hepatectomy (liver resection)
  • microbiological and histological examination
  • symptomatic treatment
  • cost of essential medicines
  • nursing services
  • stay in the hospital with full board 
  • accommodation in 2-bed room
  • elaboration further recommendations
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About hospital

As being the medical school for both Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin, University Hospital, Charite Berlin is a prominent hospital with a long history. University Hospital Charite Berlin exists on four locations: Campus Charite Mitte, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Campus Vichow-Klinikum and Campus Berlin Buch. It is regarded as one of the most research-intensive medical facilities in Germany and the largest university hospital in Europe, from which more than half of all German Nobel Prize winners in Physiology or Medicine come from.

With more than 100 clinics and institutes, which make up a total of 17 "CharitéCenters", University Hospital Charite Berlin offers the highest level of patient care. 125,000 inpatients and 900,000 outpatients are treated here annually. University Hospital Charite Berlin has many years of experience in the treatment and care of international patients. The Virchow-Guest House of the Charite with 19 modern guest rooms offers patients and accompanying persons the comfort of a hotel. Therefore, here at University Hospital Charite Berlin, you will receive the best treatment possible in Germany.

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.