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Specialized outpatient departments:

The center has specialized outpatient departments for the following conditions:

  • Congenital and acquired lung diseases (e.g. chronic cough, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, pulmonary fibrosis etc.)
  • Asthma bronchiale
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Allergies (e.g. hay fever/pollen allergies, hives (urticaria), food allergies, insect venom allergies, acute allergic reactions)
  • Neurodermatitis/ atopic eczema
  • Consultation with infectious disease specialists (e.g. infections as a result of immunodeficiencies, Tbc, vaccination etc.)



Examination methods:

Special examination methods are available for inpatients and in the specialized outpatient departments:

  • Allergy tests (prick tests, epicutaneous tests, tests for nasal and bronchial inhaled allergens, specific allergens in the blood)
  • Special lung function tests tailored to children
  • Performance diagnostics: treadmill test with spirometry for exercise-induced asthma
  • Bronchoscopy under anesthesia
  • Sweat test and CFTR function test in biopsies of the rectal mucous membranes in cases of suspected cystic fibrosis
  • Special immunological examinations for children


The contact details of our outpatient departments are listed on the pages Opens internal link in current windowContact – Outpatient Departments.


The team of the Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergology Unit and the Cystic Fibrosis Center includes:

Unit Director: 

Prof. Dr. med. Marcus A. Mall



Alena Sperling


Attending physician:

Opens internal link in current windowPD Dr. med. Olaf Sommerburg


Medical specialists and physicians undergoing special training:

Opens internal link in current windowDr. med. Susanne Hämmerling

Dr. med. Mirjam Stahl

Simon Gräber


Physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis patients:

Annegret Hövel


Nutrition counseling for patients with cystic fibrosis and food allergies:

Annett Mattern


Outpatient department and lung function testing:

Carmen Pospiech

Cornelia Joachim


Social Services:

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