Professor Annette Fritscher-Ravens
MD PHD Medicine-Gastroenterology
Annette Fritscher-Ravens studied English literature and Geography at the University Aachen, Germany, which she finished
Following illness, she studied Medicine at Aachen University and finished her MD in pediatrics. She went into Gastroenterology and endoscopy early on and wrote her PHD in the development of endoscopic ultrasound and fine needle aspiration. She worked as consultant in Hamburg University Hospital when she was asked by Prof Paul Swain to join him in London for the development of new endoscopic techniques. They published many papers and were recognized for the development of EUS-guided sewing techniques and NOTES. In the recent years, Prof Fritscher Ravens switched her interest to food intolerance and IBS and developed a new endomicroscopic based technique to visualize functional changes in the gut following food intake. In 2014, she published these results in the renowned journal “Gastroenterology” and received the Rome Foundation Ray Clouse award 2015 for the best publication in Neurogastroenterology.
Prof. Fritscher-Ravens practices in London and University Hospital Kiel, Germany, where she heads the experimental endoscopy unit. She specializes in endoscopy and in irritable bowel syndrome and food intolerance, which has also become her main research interest.
In 2015 the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy appointed her as Ambassador for Myanmar.
General gastroenterology, paediatric gastroenterology, endoscopy, irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerance
Fellow of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
Member of the German Society of Gastroenterology (DGVS)
University Hospital Kiel, Germany
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