Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Ulrich Wahnschaffe

Head of Department: Priv. Doz. Dr. Ulrich Wahnschaffe
Certified Specialist in Internal Medicine
Specialisms: gastroenterology, emergency medicine, medical information technology

  • Higher Education, Training and Qualifications
    • 08/1986 - 11/1994    
      Medical degree at Free University, Berlin,
      Qualified in state examination 11/1994       
    • 08/1997 - 10/2001    
      Course in medical information technology at the Technical University of Applied Science, Berlin
  • Career
    • 12/1994 - 08/2005 
      Charité - Benjamin Franklin Campus, Gastroenterology/Infectiology/Rheumatology (under Prof. Dr. M. Zeitz) Specialty registrar
    • 08/2005 – 03/2006
      Senior ward physician in Central Endoscopy unit
    • 07/1996 – 12/1997  
      Reseach grant: research laboratory operated by Charité - Benjamin Franklin Campus     
    • 03/2006 – 03/2009    
      University Clinic, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald
      Medical Clinic A
      Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Nutritional Medicine and Nephrology
    • Since 04/2009    
      Waldkrankenhaus Ev. Hospital, Spandau
      Clinic for Internal Medicine I
      Gastroenterology, Haematology and Oncology
      Head of Department                                                                                                                                     
  • Membership of Professional Associations / Honorary positions
    • German Society for Digestive and Metabolic Diseases
    • German Society for Endoscopy and Imaging Techniques
    • Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Berlin and Brandenburg
    • German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
    • National Federation of Working Groups of German Emergency Doctors 
  • Selection of Publications
    • Wahnschaffe U, Ullrich R, Mayerle J, Lerch M, Zeitz M, Faiss S,
      EUS-guided Trucut needle biopsies as first-line diagnostic method in patients with intestinal or extra intestinal mass lesions
      Surgical Endoscopy 2009
    • Lerch MM, Stier A, Wahnschaffe U, Mayerle J.
      Pancreatic pseudocysts: observation, endoscopic drainage, or resection?
      Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2009 Sep;106(38):614-21. Epub 2009 Sep 18. Review.
    • Aghdassi A, Richter G, Simon P, Ringel J, Puls R, Evert M, Wahnschaffe U.
      A male patient with ileitis and a calcifying small bowel lesion. Neuroendrocrine carcinoma. Gut 2008;57:1554, 1572.
    • Wahnschafe U, Schulzke J-D, Zeitz M, Ullrich R
      Predictors of clinical response to gluten-free diet in patients diagnosed with diarrhea-dominant irritable bowel syndrome. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 5(7): 844-50, 2007
    • Wahnschaffe U, Ignatius R, Loddenkemper C, Liesenfeld O, Muehlen M, Jellinek T, Burchard G-D, Weinke T, Harms G, Stein H, Zeitz M, Ullrich R, Schneider T
      Diagnostic value of endoscopy for the diagnosis of giardiasis and other intestinal diseases in travelers with persistent diarrhea. Scand J Gastroenterol 42:391-396, 2007