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Welcome at the Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergology Unit and Cystic Fibrosis Center

In the past few years, the Pediatric Pulmonology and Allergology Unit headed by Opens internal link in current windowProf. Dr. Marcus Mall, has become a national diagnostic and treatment center for complex lung diseases and Opens internal link in current windowallergies.

Our team of doctors, pediatric nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and MTAs examines and treats children and adolescents with congenital or acquired lung diseases, cystic fibrosis, allergies and infections due to a congenital or acquired immunodeficiency.

In the case of asthma and neurodermatitis, both allergic conditions, another major focus of our work is on training and instruction for patients and their parents.

 

The team of our Opens internal link in current windowCystic Fibrosis Center currently cares for approximately 80 children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis.

 

 


 

Specialized outpatient departments:

The center has Opens internal link in current windowspecialized 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 Initiates file downloadCFTR 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: 

Opens internal link in current windowProf. Dr. med. Marcus A. Mall

 

Office: 

Opens internal link in current windowAlena 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


Opens internal link in current windowDr. med. Mirjam Stahl


Opens internal link in current windowSimon Gräber

 

Physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis patients:

Opens internal link in current windowAnnegret Hövel

 

Nutrition counseling for patients with cystic fibrosis and food allergies:

Opens internal link in current windowAnnett Mattern

 

Outpatient department and lung function testing:

Opens internal link in current windowCarmen Pospiech

Opens internal link in current windowCornelia Joachim

 

Social Services:

Opens internal link in current windowKarin Link

 

 

 

 

 

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