Max Grundig Klinik

Buehl, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (program ID: 175605)

Ralf Goldschmidt

Dr. med.

Ralf Goldschmidt

Department of Rheumatology

Specialized in: rheumatology

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Dr. Ralf Goldschmidt, Jahrgang 1961, studierte von 1983 bis 1989 in Münster und Heidelberg Humanmedizin. 1995 erlangte er den Facharzt für Anästhesie, 2001 den Facharzt für Innere Medizin, 2003 die Teilgebietsqualifikation für Rheumatologie, 2009 die Teilgebietsqualifikation für Nephrologie (Nierenkunde).

Dr. Goldschmidt arbeitete mit Unterbrechungen seit 1995 an der Max Grundig Klinik, seit 2007 als Leitender Arzt.

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Department of Rheumatology is focused on treatment of the musculoskeletal system. Department’s physicians have extensive experience in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients suffering from musculoskeletal system disfunctions.

Professionals have extensive experience in dealing with following issues:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatic polymyalgia
  • Seronegative / ankylosing spondylitis
  • Arthritis, ulcerative colitis
  • Viral arthritis
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • Scleroderma
  • Arthropathy with metabolic disorders


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • antinuclear antibodies (ANA)
    • anti-dsDNA
    • anti-Smith
    • blood test for syphilis
    • LE prep test
  • ultrasound of the abdomen und kidney 
  • differential diagnosis of other diseases of the skin 
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (medicines is not included)
Type of program :
Duration of program:

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About hospital

Max Grundig Clinic work is based on a combination of high-quality medicine, personal care and top-quality service. The clinic offers preventive care, treatment of existing problems, and rehabilitation of wide range of diseases and disfunctions. The scenic location of the clinic makes it an ideal place for relaxation and recovery, and the clinic itself offers a five-star hotel level of comfort.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.