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Department of oncological gynaecology

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Jalid Sehouli
gynaecology, gynecological cancer

About the department

The department of oncological gynaecology at the University Hospital Charite Berlin specialises in treating female reproductive organs tumours. The team of doctors consists of qualified and experienced specialists. The head physician of the department is a member of German, European and American societies for gynaecology and oncology. Furthermore, he is the President of the Berlin Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics, which ensures the modern approach of the whole medical team. It is worth mentioning that the department received the best recommendation for treating gynaecological cancer in 2018/2019. Moreover, the unit is certified by the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) for advanced ovarian cancer surgery and is also recognised by the German Cancer Society (DKG). 

The medical focus of the department of oncological gynaecology lies in diagnosing and treating cancer diseases in women. Great importance has the treatment of ovarian, tubal, peritoneal, cervix, uterus and endometrial carcinoma. The medical goal of the unit is tissue- and organ-sparing minimally invasive surgeries.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Diagnostics:

  • ultrasound examination
  • X-Ray examination
  • computed tomography (CT)
  • MRI
  • diagnostic hysteroscopy
  • biopsy

Cancer diseases treatment:

  • ovarian carcinoma
  • fallopian tube cancer
  • peritoneal cancer
  • uterine cancer
  • cervical cancer
  • gynaecological sarcomas

Oncotherapy:

  • radical surgery
  • organ-sparing surgery
  • cytostatic therapy
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Doctor profile

Education

  • 1988-1989 Apprenticeship to the nursery, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 1989-1995 Study of human medicine at the Humboldt-University Berlin
  • 2005 Certification for student teaching in gynecology and obstetrics
  • 2006 Distance learning course: business administration (MBA)
  • 2006 Certification of special training in gynecological oncology
  • 2006 Diploma of the Ural State University
  • 2007 Education as an internal auditor, University of Berlin

Experience

  • 1992-1997 Lecturer of the seminar for medical students about biochemistry, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Freie University Berlin 
  • 1995-1996 Medical doctor in practice in gynecology and obstetrics at the Ernst von Bergmann Clinic
  • 1996-1997 Medical doctor in practice in gynecology and obstetrics at the University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 1997-1999 Medical doctor, scientific assistant, and study coordinator of different phase-I, -II- and phase-III trials in the field of gynecologic oncology
  • 1998 Doctoral thesis “Postoperative use of unconventional cancer therapies in gynecologic oncology” 
  • 1999-2002 Consultant for gynecology and obstetrics at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2003 Attending doctor, department of gynecology and obstetrics at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2004 Leading attending doctor, department of gynecology and obstetrics at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2005 Habilitation at the Humboldt University with the theme: “Multimodal management in malignant ovarian tumors“
  • 2006 Examiner for the state certification gynecological oncologists
  • 2007 Professorship for gynecology at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2007 Deputy Director of the department of gynecology at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2007 Head of the European Competence Centre for Ovarian Cancer at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2011 Director of the department of gynecology at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2013 Official offer of a professorship at University Eppendorf, Hamburg
  • 2013 Director of the clinic of gynecology  at the Benjamin Franklin Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • 2014 Acceptance of a lifetime professorship at the University of Medicine Charite, Berlin
  • Director of studies of different phase I, II, and II trials concerning targeted therapies
  • Director of the clinic of gynecology at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • Head of the European competence center for ovarian cancer at the Virchow Clinic, University Hospital Charite, Berlin
  • Head of the interdisciplinary center of gynecological cancer of the University Hospital Charite, Berlin

Awards, memberships, publications

  • Founder Member, Board Member, and Secretary of the North-Eastern German Society of Gynaecological Oncology
  • President of the Berlin Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Board Member of the self-care organization for cancer patients, “Onkologisches Patientenseminar”
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member of the German Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Board Member of the study group of the AGO
  • Member of the German Cancer Society
  • Member of the Centre of Evidence-Based Medicine Oxford
  • Member of the official ovarian cancer guideline commission of the AGO
  • Head of the working group on ovarian cancer of the NOGGO Official German Member of Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup
  • Member of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology
  • Member of the Society of Pelvic Surgeons
  • Reviewer of international and national journals
  • Author of more than 350 international publications in professional journals Editor
  • Аuthor of more than 50 books or book chapters
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