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High-end medicine of highest quality

Universitätsklinikum Erlangen was founded in 1815. It is situated in the south of Germany (Bavaria) and is part of the “Europäische Metropolregion Nürnberg” (European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg). The university hospital, the university and the city of Erlangen have a common goal in mind: to be denominated as “City of Health and Medicine”. Within the scope of “Medical Valley EMN” (a scientific cluster-cooperation) the university hospital, the university and the city are collaborating with scientific, commercial and political partners to gain an international leadership position in the field of optimal health care and best medical engineering.

Medical Institutions of Universitätsklinikum Erlangen

Allergy Centre
Spokeswoman: Dr. med. Nicola Wagner
Allergy Centre


Anaesthesiology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Jürgen Schüttler
Department of Anaesthesiology


Bowel and Pancreatic Cancer Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Robert Grützmann
Bowel and Pancreatic Cancer Centre


Breast Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Academic Breast Centre Franconia


Cardiac Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Michael Weyand
Department of Cardiac Surgery


Centre for Endocrine Malignoma
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Torsten Kuwert
Centre for Endocrine Malignoma


Centre for Obesity
Medical attendants: Dr. Christian Krautz
Prof. Dr. med. Yurdagül Zopf
Centre for Obesity


Centre for Stem Cell Transplantation
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Mackensen
Centre for Stem Cell Transplantation


Cleft Palate Centre
Medical attendants: Prof. Dr. Lina Gölz
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Marco Kesting
Cleft Palate Centre


Continence Centre
Spokesmen: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Prof. Dr. Klaus Matzel
Prof. Dr. med. Bernd Wullich
Continence and Pelvic Floor Centre


Cystic Fibrosis
Spokesman: PD Dr. med. Sabine Zirlik
Centre for Cystic Fibrosis and Rare Lung Diseases


Dermatology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Carola Berking
Department of Dermatology


Ectodermal Dysplasias
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Holm Schneider
Centre for Ectodermal Dysplasia Erlangen


Epilepsy Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Hajo Hamer
Epilepsy Centre at the Department of Neurology


Experimental Therapy
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Stephan von Hörsten
Department of Experimental Therapy


General Practice
Head of Institute: Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Kühlein
Institute of General Practice


Genital Cancer Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Academic Genital Cancer Centre Franconia


Gynaecology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Head and Neck Tumours
Spokesmen: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Iro
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Marco Kesting
Centre for Head and Neck Tumours


Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre


Human Genetics
Head of Institute: Prof. Dr. med. André Reis
Institute of Human Genetics


Hypertension, Kidney and Heart Diseases
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Roland Schmieder
Centre for Preventive Medicine in Hypertension, Kidney and Heart Diseases


Immune Modulation
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Steinkasserer
Department of Immune Modulation


Infection Biology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. David Vöhringer
Department of Infection Biology


Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Raja Atreya
Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease


Liver Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. Stephan Kersting
Liver Centre


Lung Centre
Spokesman: PD Dr. med. Florian Fuchs
Lung Centre


Lymphoma and Leukaemia
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Krause
Lymphoma, Leukaemia, Plasmacytomas and other Haematological Systemic Diseases


Medicine 1
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Markus F. Neurath
Department of Medicine 1 – Gastroenterology, Pneumology and Endocrinology


Medicine 2
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Achenbach
Department of Medicine 2 – Cardiology and Angiology


Medicine 3
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. univ. Georg Schett
Department of Medicine 3 – Rheumatology and Immunology


Medicine 4
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Mario Schiffer
Department of Medicine 4 – Nephrology and Hypertension


Medicine 5
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Mackensen
Department of Medicine 5 – Haematology and Oncology


Microbiology
Head of Institute: Prof. Dr. med. Christian Bogdan
Institute of Microbiology – Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene


Molecular Immunology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hans-Martin Jäck
Department of Molecular Immunology


Molecular Neurology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Winkler
Department of Molecular Neurology


Molecular Pneumology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Susetta Finotto
Department of Molecular Pneumology


Nephropathology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Kerstin Amann
Department of Nephropathology


Neuro-Oncology
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Ilker Eyüpoğlu
Neuro-Oncology Centre


Neurology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Stefan Schwab
Department of Neurology


Neuropathology
Head of Institute: Prof. Ingmar Blümcke
Institute of Neuropathology


Neuroradiology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Arnd Dörfler
Department of Neuroradiology


Neurosurgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Michael Buchfelder
Department of Neurosurgery


Nuclear Medicine
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Torsten Kuwert
Department of Nuclear Medicine


Oncology Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Mackensen
Oncology Centre


Operative Dentistry
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. dent. Anselm Petschelt
Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology


Ophthalmology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Friedrich E. Kruse
Department of Ophthalmology


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Marco Kesting
Department of Oral and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery


Orthodontics
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Lina Gölz
Department of Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthopaedics


Otorhinolaryngology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Iro
Department of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery


Paediatriac Cardiac Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Robert Cesnjevar
Department of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery


Paediatric Cardiology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Sven Dittrich
Department of Paediatric Cardiology


Paediatric Heart Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Sven Dittrich
Paediatric Heart Centre 


Paediatric Kidney Centre
Spokesmen: Prof. Dr. med. Bernd Wullich
Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Wölfle
Paediatric Kidney Centre


Paediatric Oncology
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Markus Metzler
Paediatric Oncology Centre


Paediatric Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Robert Grützmann
Department of Paediatric Surgery


Paediatric Surgery Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Robert Cesnjevar
Paediatric Surgery Centre


Paediatrics
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Wölfle
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine


Pain Centre
Spokesmen: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Stefan Schwab
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Jürgen Schüttler
Pain Centre


Palliative Medicine
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Ostgathe
Department of Palliative Medicine


Pathology
Head of Institute: Prof. Dr. med. Arndt Hartmann
Institute of Pathology


Perinatal Centre
Spokesmen: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Dr. med. Patrick Morhart
Academic Perinatal Centre Franconia


Plastic Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Raymund E. Horch
Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery


Prostate Cancer Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Bernd Wullich
Prostate Cancer Centre (including renal and vesical tumours)


Prosthodontics
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. dent. Manfred Wichmann
Department of Prosthodontics


Psoriasis Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Michael Sticherling
Psoriasis Centre


Psychiatry
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Kornhuber
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy


Psychosomatic Medicine
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. (TR) Yesim Erim
Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy


Radiation Oncology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Fietkau
Department of Radiation Oncology


Radiology
Head of Institute: Prof. Dr. med. Michael Uder
Institute of Radiology


Rare Developmental Disorders
Spokeswoman: Prof. Dr. med. Christiane Zweier
Centre for Rare Developmental Disorders


Rare Diseases
Spokeswoman: Prof. Dr. med. Beate Winner
Centre for Rare Diseases Erlangen


Rare Immunologic Diseases
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Bernhard Manger
Centre for Rare Immunologic Diseases


Rare Kidney Diseases
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Mario Schiffer
Centre for Rare Kidney Diseases


Rare Liver, Pancreatic and Bowel Diseases
Spokesman: PD Dr. med. André Hörning
Centre for Rare Liver, Pancreatic and Bowel Diseases


Rare Movement Disorders
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Winkler
Centre for Rare Movement Disorders


Rare Neuromuscular Diseases
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Stefan Schwab
Centre for Rare Neuromuscular Diseases


Reproductive Medicine Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Academic Reproductive Medicine Centre Franconia


Rheumatology Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. univ. Georg Schett
Rheumatology Centre


Skin Cancer Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Carola Berking
Skin Cancer Centre


Social Paediatrics Centre
Spokeswoman: Prof. Dr. med. Regina Trollmann
Social Paediatrics Centre


Stem Cell Biology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Beate Winner
Department of Stem Cell Biology


Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Robert Grützmann
Department of Surgery


Thoracic Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Horia Sirbu
Department of Thoracic Surgery


Transfusion Medicine
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Holger Hackstein
Department of Transfusion Medicine and Haemostaseology


Transplant Centre Erlangen-Nürnberg
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. Michael Weyand
Transplant Centre Erlangen-Nürnberg at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen


Trauma Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Mario Perl
Trauma Centre


Trauma Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Mario Perl
Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery


Tuberous Sclerosis
Spokeswoman: Prof. Dr. med. Regina Trollmann
Centre for Tuberous Sclerosis and Rare Epilepsies


Tumour Centre
Spokesman: Prof. Dr. med. Matthias W. Beckmann
Tumour Centre


Urology
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Bernd Wullich
Department of Urology and Paediatric Urology


Vascular Surgery
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Werner Lang
Department of Vascular Surgery


Virology
Head of Institute: Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Überla
Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology