University Hospital Ulm

Ulm, Germany

Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Nephrology

Thomas Seufferlein

Prof. Dr. med.

Thomas Seufferlein

Specialized in: gastroenterology, endocrinology, nephrology

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Beruflicher und wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

1989 - 1990

Wehrdienst als Arzt im Praktikum am Sanitätszentrum 612 München und am Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie der Bundeswehr in München

1990 - 1993

Wiss. Assistent, Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Endokrinologie und Diabetologie (Prof.     Dr. H.-J. Quabbe), Freie Universität Berlin   

1993 - 1995

DFG-Stipendiat, Imperial Cancer Research Fund (Growth Regulation Laboratory, Dr. E. Rozengurt), London, UK

1995 - 1996

Stipendiat des Imperial Cancer Research Fund (Growth Regulation Laboratory, Dr. E. Rozengurt), London, UK


Beginn Weiterbildung Innere Medizin/ Gastroenterologie und Leiter des Labors für gastrointestinale Wachstumsregulation an der Abt. Innere Medizin I (Prof. Dr. G. Adler), Universitätsklinikum Ulm


Facharzt für Innere Medizin


Venia legendi für das Fach Innere Medizin


Klinischer Oberarzt der Klinik für Innere Medizin I
Schwerpunkte Endoskopie und gastroenterologische Onkologie


Facharzt Innere Medizin/Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie


Leitender Oberarzt und stv. Leiter der Klinik für Innere Medizin I


Abschluss des Fernstudiengangs Management von Gesundheits- und Sozialeinrichtungen/Universität Kaiserslautern


Ernennung zum apl. Professor der Universität Ulm   

10/2008 - 04/2012

Direktor der Klinik für Innere Medizin I (Gastroenterologie, Pneumologie) der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Seit 01.05.2012

Direktor der Klinik für Innere Medizin I der Universität Ulm



Mitglied der Leitgruppen “Kolorektales Karzinom” und ”Pankreaskarzinom” der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Internistische Onkologie (AIO)

Chair des Educational Committee der European Society of Digestive Oncology (ESDO)

Vorsitzender der Zertifizierungskommission der DKG-zertifizierten Darmkrebszentren

Editor in Chief der Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie

Mitglied im Future Trends Committee der United European Gastroenterology Foundation - UEG

The department provides inpatient and outpatient care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas and metabolic diseases. Besides, the clinic provides treatment to patients with general internal diseases. The department offers a full range of the most modern research methods in endoscopy, ultrasound and dialysis.

Besides, we offer a full range of studies of the gastrointestinal tract functions. A particular focus is diagnostics and treatment of patients with tumors in the gastrointestinal tract.
As regards gastrointestinal oncology, the Clinic of Internal Medicine I is a part of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Ulm (CCCU), holding one of 15 awards in Germany from the German Cancer Center and is a leading cancer center; besides,  CCCU as the Cancer Center is certified according to the criteria of the German Cancer Society. The main activities of the working group for gastrointestinal cancer is diagnostics and treatment of malignant tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. The main areas of nephrology section are acute and chronic kidney diseases, rheumatic diseases affecting the renal system, hypertension, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplantations. The section offers a variety of methods for diagnostics and treatment meeting the state of the art of research and technological development. After opening of a new modern center for dialysis and apheresis in August 2014, the treatment options for patients with kidney diseases have improved significantly. The center provides the following range of services: fixed hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, daily dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy, interdisciplinary administration via vessels, apheresis for fat metabolism disorders.


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