Hospital of Nuremberg

Nürnberg, Germany

Hidradenitis suppurative treatment with radical top skin layer removal with plastic reconstruction (program ID: 237161)

Erwin S. Schultz

Prof. Dr. med.

Erwin S. Schultz

Department of Dermatology

Specialized in: dermatology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • 2008 Chefarzt der Hautklinik des Klinikums Nürnberg
  • 2005 – 2008 Leitender Oberarzt und stellvertretender Klinikdirektor an der Universitätshautklinik Marburg
  • 2005 Berufung auf eine Professur für Dermatologie an der Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2002 – 2005 Oberarzt an der Hautklinik des Universitätsklinikums Erlangen
  • 2005 Zusatzbezeichnung „Medikamentöse Tumortherapie“
  • 2004 Zertifizierung für Berufsdermatologie seitens der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Berufs- und Umweltdermatologie
  • 2002 Habilitation für das Fach Dermatologie an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen mit dem Thema: „Grundlagen der aktiven Immuntherapie des malignen Melanoms“
  • 2002 Zusatzbezeichnung „Allergologie“
  • 2001 Anerkennung als KV-Ausbilder in der UltraschallDiagnose für Haut und Subkutis
  • 2000 - 2005 Qualitätsmanagement an der Dermatologischen Klinik mit Poliklinik des Universitätsklinikum Erlangen
  • 1998 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Haut - und Geschlechtskrankheiten
  • 1994 Verleihung der medizinischen Doktorwürde an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg mit dem Thema: „Interleukin-2 und Interferon-alpha in der Behandlung des malignen Melanoms“
  • 1994 Approbation 
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Dermatology at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Erwin S. Schultz is a university hospital of the Paracelsus Medical University. The range of diagnostic and therapeutic services at the dermatology department covers the entire spectrum of modern diagnosis and treatment options of skin, hair, nails and skin-near mucous membranes diseases.

The most modern tools, methods and techniques of the operative dermatology are employed at the Department of Dermatology at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Erwin. The special focus is placed on such diseases as benign and malignant tumors of skin, ulcus cruris (“ulcerated leg”), venous diseases, varicose veins, inflammatory and postinflammatory skin diseases (e.g. Acne inversa), congenital and acquired pigmentary marks/ pigment disorders, etc. In the field of the operative dermatology, the following techniques are employed: advancement, rotation or transposition flaps, free grafts (full and split skin grafts, mesh-grafts, Reverdin grafts), special ulcer surgery (treatment of liposclerosis and fasciotomy, shaving-therapy), sentinel lymph node extirpation in case of malignant melanoma, removal procedures (e.g. dermabrasion, laser ablation), etc.

The Department of Dermatology at the Klinikum Nürnberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Erwin S. Schultz offers the following range of services:

  • Aesthetic dermatosurgery
  • Aesthetic dermatology
  • Diagnosis and therapy of allergies
  • Diagnosis and therapy of autoimmune disorders
  • Diagnosis and therapy of malignant tumours of the mammary gland
  • Diagnosis and therapy of bullous dermatoses
  • Diagnosis and therapy of endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
  • Diagnosis and therapy of infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • Diagnosis and therapy of skin appendages
  • Diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the skin appendages diseases of skin appendages
  • Diagnosis and therapy of radiation-related diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • dermatological skin examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • blood sugar
    • TSH, fT3, fT4
    • microbiological tests of infected fluid
  • nursing services
  • preoperative care
  • radical top skin layer removal with plastic reconstruction
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

The Klinikum Nürnberg is a modern hospital and an academic educational hospital in Germany. The hospital is located at two sites, namely the Klinikum North in the distract St. Johannis and the Klinikum South in the distract Langwasser. The Klinikum Nürnberg has 35 clinics and institutes of all medical specialties. In the latest clinic list of the news magazine FOCUS, it lands on the 35th place. Among the 70 top hospitals in Bavaria, the Klinikum Nürnberg occupies the 6th place.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

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Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.