The clinic | Physicians

Below, we would like to introduce ourselves to you:

Dr. Stefan Mauss, M.D.
(Specialist for Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology)

Günther Schmutz, M.D.
(Specialist for Internal Medicine, Haematology and Internal Oncology)

Dr. Petra Hegener, M.D.
(Specialist for Internal Medicine, Haematology and Internal Oncology)

Dr. Christoph Athmann, M.D.
(Specialist for Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology)

Dr. Stefan Mauss, M.D.

Stefan Mauss specialized in internal medicine and gastroenterology at the Heinrich-Heine University in Duesseldorf. He is a founding member of the Center for HIV and Hepatogastroenterology, an outpatient clinic and privately based research centre. His primary research interests are complications of antiretroviral therapy and their management In addition he focuses on treatment of viral hepatitis B or C in mono- or HIV-coinfected patients. He has published numerous original articles and reviews in international journals.

Stefan Mauss serves as a reviewer for AIDS, Hepatology, JAIDS, Antiviral Therapy and other journals. He is a member of the National Steering Committee for Hepatitis Research (Kompetenznetz Hepatitis) and of the foundation board of the German Liver Foundation, a member of the organising committee of the International Workshop on Lipodystrophy and Adverse Drug Reactions and was a member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st European Consensus Conference on the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B and C in HIV Co-infected Patients which was held in Paris in spring 2005.

1990–1996 Specialization at the University Clinic of Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
1999 Founding of the Center for HIV and Hepatogastroenterology as outpatient practice center with clinical research unit in Düsseldorf
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Günther Schmutz, M.D.

Günther Schmutz is specialized in Haematology and Internal Oncology (blood and tumor diseases) and Infectiology (DGI). Through his work at the university clinic of the St. Josef Hospital in Bochum he has more than 15 years experience in the field of internal medicine, haematology, oncology, and infectious diseases.

1990–1999 Specialization / further education at the Clinic for Internal Medicine, University Clinic St. Josef-Hospital in Bochum
since 1999 Settling as internist with specialization on Haematology, Oncology, and Infectiology
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Dr. Petra Hegener, M.D.

Dr. Petra Hegener is a specialist for internal medicine as well as for blood diseases and cancer (Hemato-oncology). Having worked at the university clinic in Cologne she has more than 10 years experience in the field of internal medicine, hemato-oncology, and infectiology/HIV. Due to several stays abroad in the United States and in India she has put an emphasis on her further training in infectious diseases and HIV. Dr. Hegener worked scientifically in the working group on HIV at the University of Cologne.

1994–2005 Specialization / further education in Internal Medicine / Infectiology / Haematology and Internal Oncology at the University Clinic of Cologne, Prof. V. Diehl, Prof. M. Hallek

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2000
Stays abroad:
HIV outpatient clinic, General Hospital, St. Louis Obispo, California, USA
outpatient clinic for Dermatology/Dermato-oncology/Sexually transmitted diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA
HIV outpatient clinic, Jehangir Hospital, Pune, India, involvement in different social-medical slum projects in Pune, India
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Dr. Christoph Athmann, M.D.

Dr. Christoph Athmann is an internist specialized in gastroenterology (diseases of the stomach, the bowel and the liver). Due to his occupation at the Medical School Hannover he has had experience in internal medicine and gastroenterology for ten years now. His scientific work during a two-year stay abroad at the University of Los Angeles dealt with the mechanisms of acid secretion of the stomach and with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. He continued these scientific studies in Hannover, amongst others in a so-called "Sonderforschungsbereich" (collaborative research centre).

1995–2005 Specialization / further education at the department of gastroenterology and endocrinology at Hannover Medical School, Prof. Dr. MP Manns
1997–1999 Scientific activity at Center for Ulcer Research and Education, University of Los Angeles, California.
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