University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
10/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Allergology (113759)

Lars French

Prof. Dr. med.

Lars French

Specialized in: adult and pediatric dermatology, allergology

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, Allergology at the University Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in these medical fields. The Department specializes in the treatment of all skin diseases, allergic reactions and venereal pathologies. The quality medical care is provided by a highly professional team of 50 specialized doctors and 300 nurses, as well as medical and technical workers. About 90,000 outpatients and more than 5,800 inpatients are treated here annually. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med Lars French.

The 8-storey building for inpatient treatment is a historical monument (its construction was completed in 1929). This is the first high-rise hospital building in Germany, which served as a model for the architecture of medical buildings in the subsequent years.

The service range of the department includes the diagnostics and treatment of the following diseases:

  • Acne and rosacea
  • Autoimmune diseases (scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Occupational skin diseases (eczema, basal cell carcinoma)
  • Bullous diseases (pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid)
  • Eczematous diseases (atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis)
  • Genodermatoses (rare congenital skin diseases, often related to other illnesses)
  • Anal and rectal diseases (proctology)
  • Allergic reactions
    • Anaphylactic shock (anaphylaxis)
    • Drug allergy
    • Insect venom allergy
    • Mastocytosis
    • Food allergy
    • Neurodermitis
    • Allergic respiratory diseases (hay fever, chronic allergic rhinoconjunctivitis or bronchial asthma) due to pollen allergy, domestic animals, house dust mites
    • Professional dermatosis
  • Hair diseases
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (for example, HIV, syphilis)
  • Benign and malignant skin diseases, precancerous skin conditions
  • Chronic wounds
  • Skin diseases in children
    • Eczema
    • Allergies
    • Ichthyosis
    • Hemangiomas
    • Warts and molluscum contagiosum
    • Birthmarks and nevi
    • Fungal diseases
  • Psoriasis
  • Venous diseases
  • Other diseases

The diagnostic and therapeutic options of the department include:

  • Diagnostics
    • Non-invasive imaging diagnostics
    • Allergy tests
    • Digital dermatoscopy
    • Electron microscopy
    • Histological examinations using the full range of immunohistochemical and cytogenetic methods
    • Mycological and bacteriological examinations (within the framework of the specialized laboratories)
    • Ultrasound examinations
  • Surgical treatment
    • Resection of skin tumors
    • Defect closure and skin reconstruction with the help of microsurgical plastic surgery involving local and free flaps
    • Microscopic (micrographic) surgery in basal cell carcinoma (especially in the facial area)
    • Lymph node removal (for example, lymph node dissection in malignant melanoma)
    • Electrochemotherapy in metastatic melanoma or other superficial metastatic tumors
    • Surgery to treat varicose veins
    • Nail plate plastic surgery
    • Lymph node transplantation
    • Implantation of expanders for skin stretching
    • Artificial skin transplantation
  • Aesthetic dermatology
    • Dermabrasion
    • Skin lifting surgeries, for example, after pregnancy, weight loss
    • Liposuction
    • Lipofilling
    • Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
    • Face lift
    • Correction of the nose, auricle and chin deformities 
    • Lip reshaping 
    • Hair transplantation
    • Hyperhidrosis treatment
    • Scar revision 
    • Wrinkle treatment
    • Treatment of complications and consequences after the use of fillers 
    • Different types of peels
    • Removal of spider veins
    • Cellulite treatment
  • Cryotherapy (for example, to remove tumors, warts)
  • Laser treatment methods
  • Photodiagnostics and phototherapy (for example, various types of PUVA therapy)
  • Photodynamic therapy and fluorescence diagnostics
  • Other medical services

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