Academic Hospital Nuremberg

Department of Pulmonology, Allergology and Somnology (302930)

Joachim-H. Ficker

Prof. Dr. med.

Joachim-H. Ficker

Specialized in: pulmonology, allergology, somnology

About the department

The Department of Pulmonology at the Academic Hospital Nuremberg under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Joachim-H. Ficker deals with the treatment of diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract. The department offers all modern pulmonological diagnostic and therapeutic methods for comprehensive treatment of respiratory tract diseases, lung parenchyma, circulatory disorders in the lungs, respiratory failure, infectious lung diseases and allergic diseases.    

To this end, the department has about 140 beds for the treatment of patients with lung diseases. In addition, there is a specialized Tuberculosis Section, as well as a joint Section of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery.

The department offers the following range of medical services:

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD/pulmonary emphysema)
  • Home lung ventilation
  • Cough
  • Cancer
  • Functional lung test
  • Lung Cancer Center
  • Counseling on smoking, withdrawal from tobacco
  • Thoracic sonography
  • Tuberculosis therapy, Department of Pulmonary Infections 16 II
  • Somnology Center Nuremberg
  • Allergology
  • Diagnostic ultrasound 

Department of Pulmonology, Allergology and Somnology.
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