Klinik für Allgemein-, Visceral- und Gefäßchirurgie

Headed by Professor Dr. Martin E. Kreis the team at the Charité Department of General, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery/Chirurgische Klinik I at Campus Benjamin Franklin offers a wide range of surgical treatments in general, vascular and thoracic medicine.

In addition the facility’s team specializes in the treatment of diseases of the thyroid and the gall bladder and of hernias. Modern therapy options such as minimally invasive intestinal surgery or the treatment of liver metastases with laser or high frequency electricity ensure innovative and organ-sparing procedures that aim to place a minimum of stress on the patient.

The clinical services cover inter alia the following diseases:

  • Tumors
  • Liver metastases
  • Funnel chest
  • Anal diseases
  • Lung diseases
  • Vascular diseases
  • Hormone disorders
  • Colon and rectum carcinoma
  • Cancer of the stomach, esophagus, thyroid gland, pancreas and lungs
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Gallstones
  • Hernias
  • Pneumothorax
  • Aneurysms


As a division of the Berliner Darmzentrum the department is excellently prepared for early diagnosis and treatment of intestinal cancer. In close cooperation with oncologists, radiation therapy specialists and gastroenterologists individual care concepts are developed for each patient. As a tertiary care facility the department is equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology and interlinked with other relevant areas of Charité.


Support Team

To get in contact with our Support Team you can email us directly, use the contact form or phone

New consultation hours:

mo - fr

in our new office
(Bundesallee 39 - 40a, 10117 Berlin):
09:00 am - 03:00 pm

by phone:
08:00 am - 05:00 pm

t: +49 30 450 578 244
f: +49 30 450 757 8244