Special Clinical Focus

  • Antiviral therapies of chronic viral hepatitides
  • Non-invasive liver biopsies and fibrosis measurements (elastography)
  • The entire range of diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic endoscopic techniques
  • Chemotherapies for gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary tumors
  • Clarification before liver transplantation
  • Immunomodulatory therapies for gastrointestinal diseases

About us

The Medical Clinic 1 (Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Zeuzem) is a center for treatment of gastroenterological, hepatological, pneumological, allergological and endocrinological diseases. Our special clinical focus is on treatment of hepatic diseases (international center for hepatic diseases, viral hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, hereditary or autoimmune hepatic disorders, liver cirrhosis and complications, liver transplants) and tumor diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, of the liver, of the bile duct, of the pancreas, of the bronchial system and of the endocrine organs.

Our patients receive newly developed therapeutics within controlled treatment protocols.

Our excellent and fully-equipped Department for Endoscopy and Sonography is certified according to the guidelines of the European scientific community and offers all established diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of the esophagus, of the gastrointestinal tract, of the bile ducts, of the pancreas, of the bronchial system and of the endocrine organs.

In cooperation with other departments of a modern university hospital, Medical Clinic 1 offers holistic patient-centered care. Furthermore, the clinic is specialized in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, pulmonary/respiratory diseases, and endocrinological diseases. We offer comprehensive interdisciplinary medical care for patients with diabetes mellitus (our institute is certified by the German Diabetes Association). We are a central contact point for questions regarding aspects of nutritional medicine.

Therapeutic Services

Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for all diseases, including oncological problems, are supported by our fully equipped Central Endoscopy Department and our specialized laboratory.

In interventional endoscopy procedures tumors of the gastrointestinal tract, of the liver, of the bile ducts, and of the pancreas can be diagnosed and treated (laser procedures, implants of plastic or metal stents). For complicated bile duct diseases, special procedures such as cholangioscopy and lithotripter are available. Systemic chemotherapy is performed in accordace with standard international guidelines. Medical Clinic 1 is a center for the treatment of colon cancer certified by the German Cancer Society.

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

Medical Clinic 1 comprises 90 beds dispersed among different wards in buildings 11, 23 and 33. Further beds are available in our intensive and intermediate care units. Building 11 is in close proximity to the idyllic rose garden. Different shopping facilities, a café and a restaurant are also available. All other clinical departments and institutions are within walking distance.

Leading Medicine Guide

of selected experts in the specialist field Gastroenterology

Other services

  • Chronic viral hepatitis B, B/D, and C
  • Acute and chronic liver diseases
  • Liver cirrhosis and complications (varices, ascites, etc.)
  • Liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC)
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases

Directions

Airports near

  • Airport Frankfurt10 kilometers - ca. 15 minutes
  • Frankfurt Central-Station3 km – ca. 5 Min.

Additional staff

Prof. Dr. med.
Christoph Sarrazin

Deputy Director
Head of the Endoscopy Unit

Prof. Dr. med.
Jörg Trojan

Head of the division for gastrointestinal oncology

Prof. Dr. med.
Klaus Badenhoop

Head of the division for Diabetology / Endocrinology / Nutritional Medicine

Prof. Dr. med.
Jörg Bojunga

Head of the division for Diabetology / Endocrinology / Nutritional Medicine

Prof. Dr. med.
Thomas O. F. Wagner

Head of the division for Pneumology