Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany


Department of Nephrology


Walter Zidek

Prof. Dr. med.

Walter Zidek

Specialized in: internal medicine and nephrology

The Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin deals with transplantation, kidney diseases and hypertension. The departments director is Prof. Dr. med. Walter Zidek.

The Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is located at the Benjamin Franklin Campus. It has been treating patients since the mid-60s in the following specialized areas: transplantations, various kidney diseases and hypertension. The Department of Nephrology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Walter Zidek treats about 2500 patients every year.

A lot of attension is given to the Center for transplantations. An adequate nephrological care of erderly patients has now been defined as a new priority. All currently available methods are offered in the dialysis center. These include, inter alia, hemodialysis, hemodiafiltration, hemofiltration, sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLED), plasmapheresis, apheresis and immunoadsorption.




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