Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charité Mitte, photo: Dr. B. Schmidt, Charité

Department of Outpatient Pneumology

Your experts for respiratory medicine in Berlin

In the department for outpatient pnemology of the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin the most recent diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the characterization and treatment of lung diseases are offered.
The staff possesses  decades of professional experience and therefore offers the complete spectrum of treatments available in pneumology (respiratory medicine).

Medical focal points are:

  • Lung volume reduction tratment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Lung transplantation
  • Lung cancer diagnostics
  • Lung cancer treatment

Next to that we offer in different consultation-hours doctor’s advice for patients. With a referral of a physician, an internist or a pneumologist one can visit the  university outpatient department. In addition one can obtain a second medical opinion or arrange for a medical specialist appointment.

Next to medical treatment, the staff of the outpatient pneumology department also parttakes in scientific research.

Scientifical focal points are:

  • effects of air polution and climate change in inner cities on the public health
  • Clinical assessment of climate impacts on the lungs
  • Examination of the ideal climatization of patient rooms
  • Lung volume reduction techniques for the treatment of emphysema

In patient treatment as in scientific research the department of outpatient pneumology cooperates with partners throughout europe. These partners are for example the Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (German Heart Center Berlin), the Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (Potsdam Institue for Climate Impact Research) or the Imperial College London.
In all this, our striving is guided by the principle of the Charité: research- teach – heal – help.

Contact for assigning doctors

+49 30 450 565 022

 +49 30 450 565 922

In urgent cases please send the doctor's referral and the patient's contact information via fax. A timely appointment  will be arranged as quickly as possible.


Prof. Dr. med. Christian Witt

Head of Department of Outpatient Pneumology

Dr. med. Uta Liebers

Deputy of Department of Outpatient Pneumology