Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology
Prof. Dr. med. Christian Trautwein
Head of the Clinic of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Metabolic Disorders and Intensive Care, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Germany
One of the leading German hepatologists
Since September 2005, Professor Trautwein leads the Clinic of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Metabolic Disorders and Intensive Care. After completing his studies in Mainz and Tubingen, he worked at the Centre for Internal Medicine of the Hanover Medical School in the Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, among other positions he was the Clinic Deputy Director. His expertise lies in the treatment of liver and metabolic disorders as well as gastrointestinal tumours.
Diagnostics and therapy of acute and chronic liver and gall tract diseases (e.g. viral hepatitis, autoimmune disease and genetic liver diseases, metabolic liver diseases) including shunt procedures such as TIPPS.
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures at the esophagus, stomach, intestines and gall ways.
Treatment of malignant tumours of the gastrointestinal tract and the biliary tract (e.g. liver cancer, colon cancer, gastric cancer) including chemotherapy, selective chemoembolisation.
Consultation and treatment for nutritional problems and morbid obesity.
Pathophysiology of tumour diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Endoscopic examination methods.
In its March 2022 special edition the STERN Magazine published a list of Germany’s leading physicians. Two Medconsonline experts, professors Christian Trautwein and Peter Walter, are rated among the top.
A German tumor center says patients with liver metastases of colon cancer should promptly seek a second opinion from a major center of expertise.