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Dr. med. Christian Gersch

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focus of practice

We see patients at my practice who don't want to leave after 5 minutes with just a prescription, but who would like to work on the root cause of their health struggles or take a long term preventive approach on their life.

The focus of my practice is on functional medicine. Unfortunately, there is no board certification for functional medicine in Germany (yet), but I have extensive training in practicing medicine. I am a licensed medical doctor who is double board-certified in anesthesiology and emergency medicine, but in my practice, the center of my work is on nutrition and general functional medicine since the root of disease interests me more than the sole treatment of symptoms.

My practice is equipped to do a broad spectrum of lab tests. We can measure heart rate variability, CO2, write ECG's and do ultrasound exams.

My general areas of interest include

  • Breathing therapy, especially treatment of chronic hyperventilation
  • Fasting, Nutrition, Weight loss and Gut dysbiosis
  • Fatty liver, Lipid- and Blood sugar management
  • Men's and women's hormones
  • Thyroid disease
  • Sleep and dream physiology
  • Prevention of Cardiovascular disease and Neurodegenerative disease

We will provide you with an invoice for possible reimbursement with private insurances such as BCBS, Cigna or FSBP as well as TRICARE. We do not directly bill insurances so out-of-network deductibles may occur or not everything may be covered. You will pay this invoice directly to us (all major credit cards accepted).

We send most blood to an outside lab for processing, who will mail you a separate invoice you can hand in to your private insurance company or Tricare. If you have a high-deductible plan or are uninsured, self-pay discounts are available on lab testing.

Please understand that we will not accept German social insurance (such as AOK, BKK, TK). Patients on these insurances may be seen on a self-pay basis. Expect € 140 – 200 per each 20 minutes.

Concierge Medicine

The practice of Dr. Gersch is a premium provider of high-end, on-demand, and personalized medical care in the Kaiserslautern area.

We are available outside of our office hours via our app for our patients.

Dr. Gersch's care at your fingertips

Dr. Gersch's app

With Dr. Gersch's unique app, you will have

  • direct text access to our physicians (ask questions, clarify things, get support)
  • Order prescriptions with your phone
  • Exchange documents

The app guarantees encrypted communication with high security standards, but with the easiness of using your smartphone.

The app is only available to patients of the practice. To get access, ask in the office for your personal login code.

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scheduling an appointment

Consultation hours are by appointment only. Please schedule an appointment online, email [email protected] or call +49 631 / 34 35 97 38.

Cancellations and missed appointments: If you need to reschedule an appointment, you may do so once up to seven days prior to the appointment by clicking the designated rescheduling link in the email confirming the appointment. If you want to fully cancel an appointment, please reply to the email or contact the practice at least one week ahead of the appointment. After those seven days, the spot in Dr. Gersch's schedule will be reserved just for you. If you cannot make it to the appointment, we therefore still need to bill you for that as we do not have other patients waiting in the practice who could take your spot.

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Team

If you call us or visit our office, our healthcare assistants will be there for you. They will help you to schedule with us, but also with other practices (avoiding language barriers). They will support you in every way and will be happy to answer all your questions.

During an appointment, you will be seen and treated either by Dr. Gersch or by Dr. Möller. The physicians will be supported in the background by our assistant doctor Mrs Berg and by our medical assistant Jennifer.

All members of our team will also be available through our app.

Driving directions

The practice is located at the Business + Innovation Center. When driving, enter Carl-Euler-Straße 1, 67663 Kaiserslautern into your GPS (this will direct you to the parking lot – accross the street there is a grocery store parking lot, but just turn left to enter our gated parking lot pictured below).

Drive on the property. If the barrier is closed, just pull up and the gate will open automatically. In case the gate was closed, you will later receive a parking coin for toll-free exit.

There is a parking lot directly in front of the building. If full, please continue driving on to the parking lot, turn around the corner, and find further parking facilities behind the building.

If you walk, use Trippstadter Str. 110, 67663 Kaiserslautern for your GPS.

Public transportation

Take the SWK bus lines 115 or 116 direction Kaiserslautern, »Uni Ost«. These bus lines leave from the main station.

You may also take the Saar-Pfalz-Bus, line 150, direction Trippstadt, »Bürgermeisteramt«, also leaving from the main station.

Please exit the bus at »Carl-Euler-Straße«. Walking from there will take you about 2 minutes.

Barrier-free access

Please drive on the building's parking lot. Continue driving on the parking lot, turn around the corner, turn right again and take the ramp where you will find barrier-free parking spaces.

If you need further attention, please call 0631 / 68039 - 110 on arrival. A wheelchair-accessible elevator, as well as a barrier-free restroom, are available.

Complete care & prevention plan

Dr. Gersch's complete care & prevention plan will accompany you not only for one-time-treatments but throughout the year

  • Taking care of your current issues
  • including urgent care when necessary
  • but focusing on your well-being,
  • on regaining and maintaining energy,
  • on preventing possible future disease
  • and on promoting longevity.

It will include a yearly assessment and quarterly follow-ups plus provide additional services upon request such as taking part in patient groups.

Dr. Gersch's exclusive complete care & prevention plan is limited to a maximum of 65 participating patients due to its continuous and comprehensive care model. Please enquire if you are interested.

Electronic Health Record

You will receive access data at your first appointment to access your electronic health record. You can also use the EHR platform to securely message the doctor.

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Dr. med. Christian Gersch
Medical doctor in private practice

supervisory authorities
Landesärztekammer Rheinland-Pfalz
Bezirksärztekammer Pfalz

Offical title: physician licensed to practice medicine in Germany (Arzt, verliehen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland)

Professional regulations:
- Berufsordnung der Ärztekammer Rheinland-Pfalz
- Approbationsordnung für Ärzte
- Ärztekammer Rheinland-Pfalz: Gesetze, Verordnungen

Responsible for content according to § 55 paragraph 2 RStV: Dr. med Christian Gersch, VAT-ID DE815792717

Privacy policy

1. Name and contact details of the data protection controller

This privacy policy applies to data processing by:

Dr. Christian Gersch, Trippstadter Str. 110, 67663 Kaiserslautern, Tel. 0631 / 34 35 97 38

2. Collection and storage of personal data as well as the nature and purpose of their use

a) When visiting the website

When you visit the website drgersch.de, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:

  • The IP address of your computer,

  • date and time of access,

  • name and URL of the accessed files,

  • the URL of the refering website,

  • the name and version of your browser, the OS of your computer and the name of your ISP.

The data mentioned are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • ensuring a smooth connection to the website,

  • ensuring comfortable use of our website,

  • evaluation of system security and stability as well

  • further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 lit. GPDR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

3. transmission of your data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place.

We only share your personal information with third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 lit. GDPR

  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. GDPR is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly protected interest in non-disclosure your data,

  • in case that there is a legal obligation to disclose in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 S. 1 ct GDPR, as well as

  • this is permitted by law and required under Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. GDPR for the execution of contractual relationships with you.

  • If you call, email, write or visit, your data may be processed by staff of the practice or data processors, such as Business + Innovation Center Kaiserslautern GmbH, Trippstadter Straße 110, 67663 Kaiserslautern or PrimeConcept Ltd. & Co. KG, Reisholzer Werftstr. 76, 40589 Düsseldorf, sipgate GmbH, Gladbacher Straße 74, 40219 Düsseldorf, Drillisch Online GmbH, Wilhelm-Röntgen-Straße 1-5, 63477 Maintal, vaparis, Georg-Scheer-Str. 17, 58119 Hagen, or Herophilos UG (haftungsbeschränkt), c/o TWS Steuerberatungs GmbH, Röchlingstraße 1, 67663 Kaiserslautern.

4. Cookies

We do not set any cookies including personal data of you on our own, but we make use of services from Bing, Google and Facebook:

To track sucess of ads, I use Bing Universal Event Tracking (UET) ein. This leads to cookies getting set by Microsoft Corporation, please go to https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement for their privacy policy. You can opt-out of these cookies via https://choice.microsoft.com/de-de/opt-out.

If you log in via facebook in this website, we will get to know your name and your email address. We will use this data as described in this policy to address you.

To monitor our advertising, we use tracking code from google. More Information on Google's privacy polcies can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de or at https://www.google.com/policies/. We use the "gat._anonymizeIp();" extension with Google to mask your IP address for advanced privacy protection. You have the possibility to opt-out of Google tracking.

We can use cookies from Facebook (Opt-Out) or Google (Opt-Out) to show you specific information via those platforms at a later point in time. If you do not wish that to happen, please use the "opt-out" links to deny remarketing.

5. affected rights

You have the right to:

  • in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you may provide information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a The right to complain, the source of their data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;

  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR to demand the rectification of incorrect or completed personal data stored by us immediately;

  • in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to require the deletion of your personal data stored by us, except where the processing is for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims is required;

  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject their deletion and we no longer need the data, but you to assert, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;

  • pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR to obtain your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible;

  • pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR your once granted consent to revoke against us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future, and

  • according to Art. 77 GDPR to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or workplace or our office.

To make use of any ove the rights stated above, please contact us.

6. your right to revoke

If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR if there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without stating a particular situation.

If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, a notification to the above mentioned is sufficient. Contact details.

7. data safety

We use the widely used Secure Socket Layer (SSL) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser. In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we'll use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is indicated by the closed representation of the key or lock symbol in the lower status bar of your browser.

We also take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

8. Updating and changing this privacy policy

This privacy policy is currently valid and is valid as of September 2021.

Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be viewed at any time on the website at https://www.drgersch.de/#datenschutz will be retrieved and printed by you.

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Dr. Gersch Private Practice

»I see patients at my practice who don't want to leave after 5 minutes with just a prescription, but who would like to work on the root cause of their health struggles or take a long term preventive approach on their life«

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