Dr. med. Stephan Dols


Graduated from secondary school; began studying medicine at J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany


One-year of research & education at Tufts University and Harvard University SOM, Boston, MA, U.S.A.


3rd National Examination in medicine; began specialist training at Medical Dept. II, Hanau Hospital (Director: Prof. R. Teschke, M.D.)


Internal Medicine Specialist degree program.


Hemato-oncological training at Medical Dept. II, Krankenhaus Nordwest (Northwest Hospital), Frankfurt (Director: Prof. A. Knuth, M.D.)


Hemato-oncological training at Medical Department, Prosper Hospital, Recklinghausen (Director: Prof. C.-P. Sodomann, M.D.)


Special emphasis on hematology/internistic oncology


Specialist Registrar, Medical Dept. I, Ludwigsburg Medical Centre
(Director: Prof. P. Frühmorgen, M.D.)


ESMO Certificate


Special emphasis on gastroenterology


Joined gastroenterological oncology clinic; became external affiliate doctor with St. Josef Hospital, Königstein, Germany


Affiliated physician at Main-Taunus Private Clinic Bad-Soden


Additional qualification in palliative medicine

Other Credentials:

1993 Training as emergency physician
1998 Training in radiation protection
1999 Training in sigmoido-colonoscopy
2001 Training in laboratory medicine
2001 Training in bronchoscopy


German Association for Internal Medicine (DGIM); German Association for Digestive And Metabolical Diseases (DGVS)
Society of Resident Gastroenterologists (BNG)
German Cancer Society
German Association for Hematology And Oncology (DGHO)
Society of Resident Hematologists And Oncologists (BNHO)
Resident Internist Oncologists (NIO), State of Hesse
Gastroenterology Quality Network State of Hesse
Higher Taunus Region Network of Physicians’ Offices

Scientific Studies:

Dissertation on the cardiotoxic effects of Cyclosporin A using isolated cardiomyocytes as a model; Pharmacological Institute for Natural Scientists, Centre for Internal Medicine, Frankfurt University Medical Centre
Development of an animal angiogenesis model: experiments performed at Department of Radiation Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University School of Medicine


Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, 1987
DAAD IAS international scholarship for academic-year project in U.S., 1989


Scope of Medical Services Offered by Doctors Wolfgang Tacke, Christoph Weber, Stephan Dols:

  • Gastroscopy (including all diagnostic and therapeutic measures, such as helicobacter quick test, helicobacter culture [including resistance testing], biopsy, polypectomy, hemoclips, therapy of varices [ligature and sclerotherapy], stenosis therapy [bougienage, balloon dilation, tube implantation, etc.])
  • Colonoscopy (covering all diagnostic and therapeutic measures, such as biopsy, polypectomy, including large polyps with wide surface areas [sling polypectomy, mucosectomy, argon beamer coagulation, etc.], hemoclips)
  • Pancreatic and bile duct diagnostics (ERCP, including papillotomy and stent implantation)
  • Ultrasonic examination of the abdomen and the thyroid (including colour Doppler and duplex sonography, ultrasound-controlled puncture techniques)
  • Care of patients with chronic gastroenterological diseases (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, coeliac disease, etc.)

  • Diagnosis and therapy of liver diseases (such as chronic hepatitis C, hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, etc.). Dr Tacke and Dr Weber are both associate members of the Network of Competence for Hepatitis (Hep-Net).
  • Metabolic diagnosis / infectology (all standard laboratory tests, including specialised testing procedures and breath tests [C 13 test for helicobacter, H2 tests using lactose, fructose, sorbitol etc.].)
  • Outpatient and inpatient tumour diagnosis with co-ordinated tests; development of an integrated therapeutic concept combining various different therapeutic approaches (chemotherapy, surgery, radiation treatment, immunotherapy, supportive therapy), tumour prevention, tumour post-treatment, monitoring of diseases of the haemopoietic system and of malignant growths, staging, consultative examination, outpatient bone marrow examination (bone marrow puncture, biopsy), outpatient lymph node, pleura and tumour puncture, outpatient chemotherapy, immunotherapy using cytokines (interferon’s, interleukin), therapy using antibodies, tumour pain therapy, transfusion of blood and blood components, diet consultancy for tumour patients, supportive therapy. “Second opinion” consultancy: We will gladly assist patients who wish to hear a second opinion on malignant growths or a blood disease.

  • Health Check-Up