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Head physician:

Priv.-Doz., Dr. med. Wolfgang GaletkeCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

School and professional development 

  • from 1970 to 1983: primary school; gymnasium in Essen 
  • 1983: passed final school examination 
  • 1984: started studies at the Faculty of Medicine of the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU)
  • from 1984 to 1986: civil service at the Marienhospital hospital in Essen-Altenessen 
  • from 1986 to 1992: continued education at the Faculty of Medicine of the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU)
  • 1992: state examination and approbation to work as a medical doctor

Clinical/scientific education 

  • from 1992 to 1993: Medical Assistant Apprentice in the Department of Pulmonary and Bronchial Diseases at Hospital St. Elizabeth in Dorsten (chief doctor: Dr. Wolf) 
  • from 1994 to 1999: Assistant Doctor in the Medical Department of the Miners Hospital in Bottrop (Chief Physician: Dr. Schilling) 
  • 1995: awarding the degree of Doctor of Science at the Faculty of Medicine of the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) 
  • 1998: certified primary care physician. 
  • с 1999 to 2003: physician assistant/functional senior physician at the Ambroke Hagen Clinic, Department of Pulmonology, Allergology and Sleep Medicine (Chief Physician: Prof. Dr. Rühle) 
  • 2000: achievement of qualification in main specialization "pulmonology" 
  • from 2003 to 2009: leading senior physician at the hospital Bethanien in Solingen, Pulmonology and Allergology Department, sleep and resuscitation medicine center (chief doctor: Prof. Dr. Randerat) 
  • 2006: awarded qualification in additional specialization "Allergology" 
  • 2007: awarded qualification in additional specialization "Sleep Medicine" 
  • 2008: obtaining a post of assistant professorship in the specialty "Therapy" at the University of Witten-Herdecke 
  • from 01.11.2009: chief physician of Pulmonology, Cardiology, Allergology, Sleep Medicine and Resuscitation Medicine Department at the St. Augustine Hospital in Cologne 

Additional qualifications 

  • Certificate "Expert assessment of interrelations in industrial accidents" of the German Society of Industrial Medicine and Environmental Medicine 
  • Transfusion medicine 

Membership 

  • European Respiratory Society – ERS 
  • German Therapeutics Alliance (BDI) 
  • German Society of Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine (DGP) 
  • German Society for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine (DGSM) 
  • German Interdisciplinary Community for Community-Based Resuscitation (DIGAB) 
  • The North Rhine-Westphalia Sleep Medicine Society (NRM-GSM) 
  • Union of Pulmonary Clinics (VPK) 
  • West German Society of Pulmonology (WdGP) 

Additional Information 

  • Deputy Director of the Institute of Pulmonology Bethanien, Solingen 
  • Speaker of the working group on apnea DGSM 
  • Head of the DGSM Self-Help Commission 
  • Member of the Commission on Excipients DGSM 
  • Member of the conference under S3 directives "Sleep that does not bring rest" DGSM 
  • President of the 22nd Annual Meeting of DGSM in December 2014 in Cologne 
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of journals "Respiration", "Somnologie", "Lung", "Sleep and Breathing" 
  • Publisher of the specialized journal "Somnologie" 

Academic Hospital Augustinerinnen

10/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Pulmonology

The Department of Pulmonology at the Academic Hospital Augustinerinnen in Cologne deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all respiratory diseases. Pulmonology, including artificial lung ventilation and sleep medicine with 3 sections containing 46 beds. There are annually treated over 2,100 inpatients.


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Luisenhospital

9.8/10 from 3 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Diabetology, Pulmonology and Oncology

The Department of Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Diabetology, Pulmonology and Oncology offers a wide spectrum of medical services ranging from gastroenterology (diseases of the stomach, intestines, pancreas and liver), cardiology (heart disease and circulatory disorders) and diabetes (diabetes m...


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Martha-Maria Hospital

8.9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery

The Department of General, Abdominal and Thoracic Surgery at the Martha-Maria Hospital in Munich specializes in endocrine surgery, minimally invasive surgery, gastrointestinal surgery (all diseases of the gastrointestinal tract requiring surgical treatment), lung and vascular surgery as well as emergency surgery.


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University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from 82 Votes

Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care Medicine

According to the Focus magazine rating, the Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University Hospital Cologne ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases! The department provides the entire ra...


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University Hospital Frankfurt

9.5/10 from 97 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Endocrinology

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Endocrinology ranks among the top German departments specializing in diabetes treatment! The main areas of specialization of the department include gastroenterology, hepatology, pu...


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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus MarxCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Universitätsausbildung

  • 1988-1994  Studium der Medizin in Mainz, Genf und Düsseldorf
  • 1994 3.  Staatsexamen der Medizin (Universität Düsseldorf)
  • 1994  Dissertation "Die Wachstumsregulation humaner Nierenkarzinomzelllinien-Untersuchungen zur mRNA-Expression von Protoonkogenen, p53, Wachstumsfaktoren und TNF" (Prof. Dr. med. C.-D. Gerharz; Institut für Pathologie, Mainz)
  • 1994/1995  1. und 2. Teil des Amerikanischen Staatsexamens (USMLE)

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 12.1994-05.1996 Arzt im Praktikum 1. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik der Technischen Universität München; Klinikum rechts der Isar; Direktor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. A. Schömig
  • 06.1996-06.1997 Assistenzarzt Deutsches Herzzentrum und 1. Medizinische Klinik, Technische Universität München; Direktor: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. A. Schömig
  • 07.1997-06.1999 Stipendiat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft Wissenschaftliche Tätigkeit am Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, (Boston, MA, USA) bei Dr. Peter Libby und Dr. Jorge Plutzky
  • 08.1999 bis 08.2003 Assistenzarzt Klinik für Innere Medizin II; Universitätsklinikum Ulm; Direktor: Prof. Dr. med. V. Hombach
  • 06.2002 Habilitation im Fach Innere Medizin Thema: "Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors als Modulatoren der inflammatorischen Reaktion in der Atherogenese" Verleihung der Venia legendi für Innere Medizin
  • 08.2002 Facharzt für Innere Medizin
  • 08.2003 Erwerb der Teilgebietsbezeichung Kardiologie
  • 09.2003-09.2008 Oberarzt der Klinik für Innere Medizin II Universitätsklinikum Ulm
  • 02.2005 Erwerb der fakultativen Weiterbildung Spezielle Internistische Intensivmedizin
  • 04.2005 Ernennung zum außerplanmässigen Professor
  • 03.2006 Erwerb der Fachkunde im Strahlenschutz
  • 2007 Ruf auf einen Lehrstuhl als Professor of Cardiovascular Biology, St. George's University of London, UK; abgelehnt
  • 10.2008-11.2009 Leitender Oberarzt der Klinik für Innere Medizin II Universitätsklinikum Ulm
  • 07.2009 Ruf auf die W3-Universitätsprofessur Innere Medizin / Kardiologie der RWTH Aachen
  • 11.2009 Ruf auf die W3-Professur für Kardiologie und Angiologie der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen (abgelehnt)
  • Seit 11.2009 W3-Universitätsprofessur Innere Medizin / Kardiologie der RWTH Aachen, Direktor der Medizinischen Klinik I

Stipendien/Preise

  • 1997-1999 Forschungsstipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • 1999 Servier Young Investigators' Poster Award 1999 at the First European Meeting on Vascular Biology and Medicine
  • 1999 Forschungspreis 1999 der Deutschen Stiftung für Herzforschung
  • 2000 W. H. Hauss -Preis 2000 der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Arterioskleroseforschung
  • 2000 Finalist of the Young Investigator Award Competition on Thrombosis
  • 2000 at the XXII. Congress of the European Society of Cardiology
  • 2000 Förderpreis 2000 der Stiftung "Der Herzkranke Diabetiker"
  • 2002 Posterpreis der Deutschen Diabetes Gesellschaft
  • 2002 Winner of the Poster Award Competition in Epidemiological Science. 75th Meeting of the American Heart Association 2002, Chicago, USA
  • 2004 Morgagni Young Investigator Award
  • 2004 Merckle-Forschungspreis
  • 2005 Rising Star Lecture 2005 of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
  • 2009 Lehrbonus der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Ulm
  • 2010 Paul-Morawitz-Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie

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University Hospital RWTH Aachen

8.7/10 from 41 Votes

Department of Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Medicine

The focuses of the Medical Department I are Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology and Internal Intensive Medicine. In cooperation with the medical departments II and IV, there is treated the entire spectrum of internal diseases at the highest level.


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Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Ruettenscheid

7.4/10 from 42 Votes

Department of Internal Medicine I (Gastroenterology, Hematology, Onkology, Cardiology, Pulmology, Sport Medicine)

The main treatment areas of the Department of Internal Medicine I, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Budde, are invasive and non-invasive cardiac diagnostics and therapy of all cardiac diseases.


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DRK Altenkirchen-Hachenburg Hospital

10/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Oncology, Diabetology, Intensive Care Medicine)

The Department of Internal Medicine offers treatment not only for patients of the Altenkirchen region, but also for those from other countries. The department employs highly qualified medical specialists, which allows to achieve the best results in patient care.


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Hannover Medical School

9.8/10 from 43 Votes

Department of Pulmonology

The Department of Pulmonology at the Hannover Medical School offers treatment of acute and chronic diseases of lungs and airways. The Department specializes in all types of interstitial diseases of lungs and pulmonary fibrosis and is famous for being one of the best centers for lung transplantation in the world.


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Academic Hospital Neuperlach

9.8/10 from 11 Votes

Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Internal Intensive Care

The department of cardiology, pneumology and internal intensive care treats cardiovascular disease and lung diseases. seriously ill patients are treated in intensive care units. The medical emphases of cardiology are the treatment of valvular heart disease, arrhythmias and myocardial insufficiency or heart failure.


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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Patrick MichlCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Klinische Schwerpunkte

  • Tumorerkrankungen des Magen-Darm-Trakts einschließlich Pankreas, Leber und Gallenwege sowie Neuroendokrine Tumore
  • Interventionelle Endoskopie 
  • Infektiologie
  • Durchführung klinischer Studien bei Tumorerkrankungen

Wissenschaftliche Schwerpunkte

  • Molekulare Mechanismen der Metastasierung
  • Neue Behandlungskonzepte beim Pankreaskarzinom
  • Zusammenhang zwischen Tumor und Entzündung
  • Interaktion zwischen Tumorzellen und Stromazellen
  • Testung neuer Therapieansätze im Rahmen von klinischen Studien

Werdegang 

  • 2015 Direktor der Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin I und W3 Professor für Innere Medizin/Gastroenterologie der Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg
         
  • 2012-2015 Leitender Oberarzt, Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Universitätsklinkum Marburg
  • 2013 Außerplanmäßige Professur, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2007 Habilitation an der Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • 2006-2015 Arzt / Oberarzt, Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Universitätsklinkum Marburg
  • 2002-2004 DFG Stipendium und Forschungsaufenthalt in London
  • 2000-2006 Arzt i. Weiterbildung an der I.Medizinischen Klinik der Universität Ulm
  • 1998-2000 Arzt im Praktikum, Medizinischen Klinik II, Universitätsklinikum der LMU München
  • 1990-1998 Medizinstudium in München, Los Angeles und Boston

Forschungsförderung

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Deutsche Krebshilfe (DKH)
  • Europäische Union (EU)
  • Wilhelm-Sander Stiftung
  • Behring-Roentgen Stiftung

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University Hospital Halle (Saale)

9.6/10 from 78 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology and Pneumology (Department of Internal Medicine I)

The Department of Internal Medicine I (Gastroenterology, Pneumology) at the University Hospital of Halle (Saale) provides the full range of the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities in the field of gastroenterology.


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Hospital Gummersbach Oberberg

9.6/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Internal Medicine I (Diabetology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Cardiology, Nephrology and Dialysis, Pulmonology)

The Department of Internal Medicine I provides treatment of diseases in the fields of gastroenterology (diseases of the digestive tract, liver and pancreas), nephrology and dialysis (kidney diseases) and conservative cardiology (heart diseases), diabetology, infectious diseases and pulmonology.


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St. Anna Hospital Herne

9.5/10 from 7 Votes

Department of Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine at the St. Anna Hospital in Herne offers the entire range of diagnosis and treatment of internal diseases. Apart from patients with specific complaints, there are patients, who at the time of presentation in the Department, do not know the origin of their complaints.


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University Hospital Düsseldorf

9.5/10 from 71 Votes

Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology

The Department of Cardiology, Pneumology and Angiology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  provides treatment for the whole range of diseases in the field of cardiovascular medicine.


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University Hospital Giessen UKGM

9.5/10 from 35 Votes

Department of Pulmonology, Internal Intensive Care Medicine, Infectology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology

The Department of Internal Medicine II at the University Hospital Giessen covers general internal medicine, as well as a number of specialized focuses in this field.


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