University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

Munich, Germany


Department of Nephrology


Uwe Heemann

Prof. Dr. med.

Uwe Heemann

Specialized in: nephrology

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The department of Nephrology was established in 2002. Here, a team of chief physicians, assistant doctors and researchers under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Uwe Heemann offers treatment to patients focusing on: kidney diseases, diabetic, transplantation, autoimmune diseases / rheumatic diseases, hypertension (blood high pressure), electrolyte disorders, adrenal gland disorders, parathyroid gland disorders, disorders of the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland.

Specialty and diseases treated at the Department of Nephrology

The Department of Nephrology at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar was established in 2002. Here, a team of chief physicians, assistant doctors and researchers under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Uwe Heemann delivers treatment to patients focusing on: 

  • Kidney diseases, diabetic kidney diseases 
  • Transplantation
  • Autoimmune diseases / rheumatic diseases
  • Hypertension (blood high pressure)
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Adrenal gland disorders, parathyroid gland disorders
  • Disorders of the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland

The medical team of the Department of Nephrology is specialized in:

  • The treatment of both acute and chronic kidney  insuffience
  • The treatment of patients with kidney transplantation
  • The treatment of patients with autoimmune and rheumatic diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus, Wegener's disease, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis (Bekhterev's disease)
  • Holistic and personalized treatment of high blood pressure
  • Diabetic kidney diseases
  • Dialysis (blood cleansing) and extracorporeal therapy
  • Endocrinological disorders of the pituitary gland and of the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland
  • Electrolyte disorders

The diagnostic and therapeutic specialties of the Department of Nephrology at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Uwe Heemann for diagnostics using the most up-to -date processes for:

  • The ultrasound, doppler ultrasound and ultrasound contrast medium of kidney, other abdominal organs and heart on a high-end device
  • Functional diagnostics of salt metabolism and changes in the electrolyte metabolism
  • Performance of kidney biopsies (as well as sampling) in close cooperation with specialized pathologists in order to be able to initiate the treatment as quick as possible, once the results have been obtained.
  • A 24-hour urine analysis for the determination of excretion of creatinine, protein, salts and other values. Laboratory-chemical examination of blood and microscopic examination of urine.
  • A 24-hour blood pressure measurement



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