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Department of gastroenterology

Dr. med. Rebecca Tschope
gastroenterology, hepatology, infectiology

About the department

The department of gastroenterology at Academic Hospital Schlosspark Charlottenburg Berlin performs high-level medical care in gastroenterology, including hepatology, endoscopic interventions and gastroenterological emergencies, all around the clock. The latest diagnostic procedures are available in the department. Furthermore, experienced specialists in the gastroenterology department provide consultation hours in the outpatient clinic. Qualified doctors follow evidence-based guidelines in managing acute and chronic internal diseases. In addition, the department's training programs are assured by the German Diabetes Society (DDG). Gastroenterologists regularly cooperate with surgeons, oncologists and radiologists to create an interdisciplinary team and provide sufficient treatment. 

The main focus of the department lies in the extensive detailed diagnosis of the oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. The other focal point of the department is the interdisciplinary treatment of tumours of the gastrointestinal tract. Furthermore, the treatment and diagnosis of diabetes mellitus are performed at the highest level.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Ultrasound diagnostics:

  • ultrasound (sonography) of the abdomen
  • ultrasound with Doppler 
  • contrast medium sonography 
  • puncture/drainage
  • elastography (elasticity measurement of tissue)
  • endosonography

Endoscopic diagnostics:

  • gastroscopy 
  • oesophagal-gastro-duodenoscopy
  • small bowel endoscopy
  • small bowel capsule endoscopy
  • colonoscopy 
  • endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • endoscopic ultrasound (endosonography)
  • endoscopic diagnostics with biopsy 

Functional tests:

  • breath tests (lactose and fructose intolerance)
  • breath tests (H.pylory)
  • pH-metry 
  • impedance measurement 
  • high-resolution manometry 

Endoscopic interventions:

  • stent implantation (stenosis in the bile or pancreatic duct)
  • electrocoagulation of bleeding vessels
  • polypectomy (removal of polyps)
  • ERCP with the removal of bile and pancreatic duct stones
  • PTCD (percutaneous transhepatic cholangitis drain)
  • pseudocyst treatment and necrosectomy after pancreatitis

Treatment of gastrointestinal tract tumours:

  • colorectal cancer (CRC)
  • gastric cancer
  • liver cancers (e.g. hepatocellular carcinoma [HCC])
  • oesophagal cancer
  • pancreatic cancer

Treatment of diabetes mellitus:

  • diabetes mellitus type 1
  • diabetes mellitus type 2
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