Professor of Medicine, Head of the Section of Hepatology, Clinic of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Leipzig, Germany
Professor Dr. Thomas Berg completed his medical training at the University of Tübingen, Freiburg and Berlin, Germany. He specialized in internal medicine in 2001 and in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2007 at the University Medicine Berlin, and became a lecturer in this subject in 2002. In 2002, Professor Berg took up the position of Associate Director and Professor of Medicine at the Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology of Charité, Campus Virchow-Clinic, University Medicine in Berlin, where he was Head of the Liver Out-Patient Clinic and the Laboratory for Molecular Hepatitis and Viral Diagnostics. Since December 2009, he has been the Head of the Section of Hepatology at the University Hospital in Leipzig, Germany. His research is focused on liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma, chronic viral hepatitis, and liver failure, and he participated in numerous national and international clinical trials. He is Co-Editor of the Journal of Hepatology since 2014, and member of the American (AASLD), European (EASL), and German (GASL) Associations for the Study of the Liver, The European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT), The European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association (ELITA), Deutsche Transplantationsgesellschaft (DTG), Arbeitsgemeinschaft internistische Onkologie (AiO), Arbeitsgemeinschaft gastroenterologische Onkologie (AGO), Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft (DTG), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gastroenterologie Verdauungs- und Stoffwechselerkrankungen (DGVS), and the representative of the DGVS in the foundation council of the German liver foundation. He has published more than 350 articles in peer-reviewed journals and more than 100 reviews and textbook contributions. His h-index is 66 (Scopus).