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PRESIDENT – Dr. Med. Christian Jenssen

Dr. Med. Christian Jenssen


Head of Department of Internal Medicine
Hospital Märkisch Oderland
Sonnenburger Weg 3, 16269
Wriezen, Germany
Tel: +49 179 4581219


Born: March 29, 1959 in Greifswald, Germany
Nationality: German


Medical Director
Head of Department of Internal Medicine
Hospital Märkisch Oderland
Wriezen/ Strausberg, Germany


Specialist in Gastroenterology
Brandenburg Chamber of Physicians 10/2008 Brandenburg, Germany
Medical Director
Hospital Märkisch Oderland 01/2008 Wriezen/ Strausberg, Germany
Head of Department of Internal Medicine
Hospital Märkisch Oderland 04/2002 Wriezen/ Strausberg, Germany
Assistant Physician and Senior Physician (Internal Medicine)
Hospital ”Königin Elisabeth Herzberge“ 09/1986 – 04/2002 Berlin, Germany

Specialist in Internal Medicine
Berlin Chamber of Physicians 04/1991 Berlin, Germany
Medical Studies
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Charité) 1980 - 1986 Berlin, Germany


• Key competencies: Interventional endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, ultrasound-guided interventions
• Course instructor and specialist (level 3) for endoscopic ultrasound, German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM)
• Course instructor and specialist (level 3) for ultrasound in internal medicine, German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM)


• Several journal articles and book chapters on diagnostic and interventional ultrasound, on endoscopic ultrasound, and on gastrointestinal endoscopy
• Editor of the textbook „Kursbuch Endosonografie“, Thieme, Stutttgart/ New York 2013
• Author of several German and European guidelines, in particular German S3 guideline on gastric cancer (2011), German S3 guideline on gallstone disease (2016, in preparation), German S2k guidelines on quality in gastrointestinal endoscopy (2015, 2017), EFSUMB guidelines on ultrasound elastography (2013), EFSUMB guidelines on interventional ultrasound (2015/ 2016; main author of 2 of 6 guidelines), EFSUMB guidelines on contrast-enhanced ultrasound, non-hepatic applications (2017, in preparation), ESGE guidelines on endoscopic ultrasound-guided sampling (2017)
• Video Journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Elsevier): Section editor endoscopic ultrasound
• Endoscopic Ultrasound (official publication of Euro-EUS Scientific Committee, Asia-Pacific EUS Task Force and Latin American Chapter of EUS; Wolters Kluwer Health): member of the editorial board
• Peer review for several journals: Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie, Ultraschall in der Medizin/ European Journal of Ultrasound, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Endoscopy, UEG Journal, BMC Gastroenterology


• University of Rostock, Medical Faculty (Germany): Lectures in Clinical Ultrasound (2015, 2016)
• Medical University Brandenburg „Theodor Fontane“: Seminars in Pathophysiology of the gastrointestinal tract (2015, 2016, 2017)


• German Society for Gastroenterology (DGVS): Member of the guideline committee on stomach cancer (2010/ 2011; 2016/2017) and gallstone disease (2014 -2016)
• German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM): Spokesperson of the Endoscopic Ultrasound Section (2012 – 2017), member of the steering committees on interventional ultrasound (EFSUMB 2014 - 2017) and on contrast-enhanced ultrasound, non-liver applications (EFSUMB 2016 – 2017)
• European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), member of the guideline committee on EUS-guided sampling (2016 - 2017)
• American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
• German Society for Endoscopy and Imaging (DGE-BV): Board member, member of the guideline committee on quality in gastrointestinal endoscopy (2013-2015), secretary of the 2013 annual congress, Munich
• Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Berlin and Brandenburg: Board member; organizer of symposia on Endoscopic Ultrasound (2001 – 2017)
• Association International du Dr. Albert Schweitzer de Lambaréné (AIASL)
• International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW): German Section
• Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
• Gastroenterology Training Endoscopy (GATE) Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.
• Berlin-Brandenburg Ultrasound Congress e.V.: member, president of the 14th Berlin-Brandenburg Ultrasound Congress, Bad Saarow, 2014
• Brandenburg Cancer Congress, Potsdam 2017: member of the organizing committee
• Member of the Board of Examiners in Internal Medicine, Landesärztekammer Brandenburg
• Member of the Board of Examiners in Gastroenterology, Landesärztekammer Brandenburg


• General Assembly AIASL (2007), Gunsbach (Frankreich): Keynote lecture on the history of Albert Schweitzers “Appeal to Mankind“
• EURO-EUS (2009), Berlin: State-of-the-art-lecture “Diagnostic EUS in 2009“
• EFSUMB 21th EUROSON Congress (2009), Edinburgh; 12th World Congress WFUMB (2011), Vienna; EFSUMB 25th EUROSON Congress (2013), Stuttgart; EFSUMB 26th EUROSON Congress (2014), Tel Aviv: DEGUM Honorary Lecture; EFSUMB 28th Congress (2016) Leipzig; 29th Congress (2017) Ljubljana: several lectures and chairmanships
• EFSUMB EUROSON School Interventional Sonography (2010/ 2012/ 2014/ 2016), Berlin: Faculty member, several lectures, tutorial
• Three-countries-Ultrasound Congresses DEGUM-ÖSGUM-SGUM in Graz 2006, Davos 2008, Salzburg 2009, Mainz 2010, Wien 2011, Davos 2012, Stuttgart 2013, Innsbruck 2014, Davos 2015, Leipzig 2016, Linz 2017: invited lectures and chairmanships
• 20th UEGWeek (2011), Stockholm; 21th UEGWeek (2012), Amsterdam; 22th UEGWeek (2013), Berlin; 23th UEGWeek (2014), Vienna; 24th UEGWeek (2015), Barcelona, 25th UEGWeek (2016), Vienna, 26th UEGWeek Barcelona (2017): Ultrasound Learning Center/ Area: Faculty member, several lectures, tutorial; invited lectures in 2015 and 2016


• State of the art-lecture, annual congress of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endoskopie und Bildgebende Verfahren (DGE-BV, 2013)
• Annual Congresses of DGE-BV: invited lectures and/ or chairmanships in 2007, 2011 - 2017
• Annual Congresses of the German Society of Gastroenterology (DGVS): invited lectures and/ or chairmanships in 2010 - 2017
• Annual Congresses of the German Society of Internal Medicine (DGIM): invited lectures in 2006, 2009, 2010, 2017
• Annual Congress of the German Society of Vascular Medicine (DGA): invited lecture in 2017


• 2013 – 2017: „Top-Mediziner“ Gastroenterology, Journal „Guter Rat“
• 2016 - 2017: „Top-Mediziner“ Gastrointestinal Endocopy, Journal „Focus“

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