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University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
10/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (301977)

Christoph Klein

Prof. Dr. med.

Christoph Klein

Specialized in: pediatrics and adolescent medicine

About the department

The Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich offers the full range of diagnostics and treatment of various diseases in newborns, children and adolescents. The doctors of the department have excellent qualification and easily cope even with the most complex clinical cases. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Klein.

The department is placed in the Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital, which is located in the center of Munich since 1846. About 50,000 young patients are treated here annually both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The department has a friendly and pleasant atmosphere, where children feel as comfortable as possible.

The department’s range of medical services includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of allergic reactions and bronchial asthma
  • Diagnostics and treatment of congenital metabolic disorders and nutritional problems
  • Diagnostics and treatment of congenital malformations of the lungs and respiratory tract
  • Diagnostics and treatment of dysmorphia, skeletal diseases, growth disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the endocrine glands (thyroid, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, diabetes mellitus)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases (focus on the treatment of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of liver and biliary tract diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of blood clotting disorders (hemophilia)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of immunodeficiencies
  • Diagnostics and treatment of infectious diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of the heart diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of gynecological diseases in girls (for example, puberty disorders)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of lung and respiratory tract diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of kidney diseases
  • Patient care before and after organs transplantation
  • Diagnostics and treatment of vascular diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of rheumatic diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of cancers
  • Diagnostics and treatment of hematological diseases
  • Intensive care in children of all age groups
  • Diagnostics and treatment of chromosome abnormalities
  • Diagnostics and treatment of rare pathologies in premature and newborn babies
  • Newborn screening
  • Diagnostics and treatment of developmental disorders in infancy, early childhood and school age
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

  • 1991 Intern, General Pediatrics, Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital.
  • 1991 - 1994 Residency, Department of Immunology and Hematology, Paris Clinic (Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades), Paris.
  • 1994 - 1995 Assistant Physician, University Hospital Freiburg.
  • 1995 - 1998 Clinical Fellow, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
  • 1998 - 2000 Lecturer, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.
  • 2000 - 2008 Senior Physician, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Hannover Medical School.
  • 2001 Head of the Clinical Research Group "Stem Cell Transplantation and Immunomodulation – Development of New Cellular and Molecular Therapeutic Manipulations in Pediatrics" (DFG KFO110).
  • 2008 - 2011 Head of the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Hannover Medical School.
  • Since 2011, Head of the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

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