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University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)

location_on Munich, Germany
9.2/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine ( 301977)

Christoph Klein

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. sci. nat.

Christoph Klein

Specialized in: pediatrics and adolescent medicine

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Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 1991 AiP, Allgemeine Pädiatrie, Dr. von Hauner’sches Kinderspital
  • 1991-1994 Résident des Hôpitaux de Paris, Unité d´Immunologie et
  • d´Hématologie, Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris
  • 1994-1995 Assistenzarzt, Universitätskinderklinik Freiburg
  • 1995-1998 Clinical Fellow, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • The Children´s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston
  • 1998-2000 Instructor in Pediatrics Harvard Medical School
  • 2000-2008 Oberarzt der Klinik für Pädiatrische Hämatologie/Onkologie MHH
  • 2001- Leiter der Klinischen Forschergruppe "Stammzelltransplantation und
  • Immunmodulation - Entwicklung neuer zellulärer und molekularer
  • Therapieverfahren in der Pädiatrie" (DFG KFO110)
  • 2008 -2011 Ärztlicher Direktor der Klinik für Pädiatrische Hämatologie & Onkologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
  • 2011- Ärztlicher Direktor, Dr. von Hauner’sches Kinderspital, LMU München

The Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich offers comprehensive treatment for newborns, children and adolescents in all fields of pediatrics and adolescent medicine. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Klein.

The department is located in the Hauner Children's Hospital, which has been in the center of Munich since 1846. There are treated about 50,000 of inpatients and outpatients every year.

As a rule, treatment begins in the specialized outpatient clinic, but, if necessary, the patient undergoes inpatient treatment. Some large departments function as centers. These include the Center for Rare Diseases, Perinatal Care Center, Cystic Fibrosis Center, Diabetes Center, as well as Center for Hemostasiology and Center for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 

The range of medical services of the department includes:

  • Heart diseases
  • Patient care before and after transplantation
  • Vascular diseases
  • Pediatric kidney diseases
  • Diseases of the endocrine glands (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal gland, diabetes)
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Diseases of the liver, gall bladder, pancreas
  • Diseases of the respiratory tract and lungs
  • Rheumatic diseases
  • Cancers in children and adolescents
  • Hematological diseases in children and adolescents
  • Neonatal / pediatric intensive care medicine
  • Allergies
  • Congenital and acquired immunodeficiency disorders (including HIV and AIDS)
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Neurological diseases
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Neurometabolic / neurodegenerative diseases
  • Other congenital malformations, congenital disorders or perinatally acquired diseases 
  • Chromosomal abnormalities
  • Special clinical pictures of the premature and newborn babies
  • Medical care for twins
  • Perinatal counseling of high-risk pregnancies in collaboration with gynecologists
  • Screening of newborns
  • Developmental disorders in early infancy, early childhood and school age
  • Psychosomatic disorders in children
  • Pediatric psychology
  • Specialized outpatient counseling 
  • Immunology
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • Neuropediatrics
  • Neonatology
  • Growth disorders

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