University Hospital Dusseldorf

Duesseldorf, Germany

Conservative treatment of diabetic foot (program ID: 81605)

Michael Roden

Prof. Dr. med.

Michael Roden

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology

Specialized in: endocrinology, diabetology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Schulbildung und Studium:

  • 14.5.1979 Reifeprüfung mit "ausgezeichnetem Erfolg", Akademischen Gymnasium, Wien
  • 1979-86 Studium der Medizin an der Universität Wien
  • 27.6.1986 Promotion zum "Doktor der Gesamten Heilkunde"

Postpromotionelle Ausbildung:

  • 1986-88 Gastarzt und Vertragsassistent, Pharmakologisches Institut, Universität Wien
  • 1988-95 Assistenzarzt, I. Medizinischen Univ.-Klinik, Wien, dann Abteilung. f. Klin.
  • Endokrinologie u. Stoffwechsel, Univ.Klinik f. Innere Medizin III, Wien
  • 30.9.1993 Facharzt für Innere Medizin
  • 23.6.1994 Venia legendi als „Universitäts-Dozent“ für das Fach Innere Medizin
  • 1994-95 Fellow, Sect. Endocrinol., Dpt. Internal Medicine, Yale Univ., New Haven, CT
  • 1995 Postgrad. Hochschulkurs f. Medizin. Führungskräfte, Univ. Wien u. Salzburg
  • 31.07.1997 Additiv-Facharzt für Endokrinologie und Stoffwechsel
  • 1.10.1997 Ao.Univ.Professor, Univ.Klinik f. Innere Medizin III, Wien
  • 21.08.2003 Additiv-Facharzt für Klinische Pharmakologie
  • Positionen:
  • 1995-2003 Stations- bzw. ambulanzleitender Oberarzt der Klinik
  • 1996-2003 Leitung des Klinischen Stoffwechsellabors („Metabolic Unit“)
  • 1.9.2003 Vorstand („Primarius“) der 1.Medizinischen Abteilung (Schwerpunkte: Diabetologie und Stoffwechsel, Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie) mit Department für Nephrologie und Dialyse, Hanusch-Krankenhaus, Wien 
  • 2 Klinische Stationen, Allgemeine und Spezielle Internistische Ambulanzen, Ausbildungsstellen für Allgemeinmedizin (Teilgebiet: Innere Medizin), Innere Medizin und Additiv-Fächer
  • 1.9.2005 Direktor des Karl-Landsteiner-Institutes für Endokrinologie und Stoffwechselkrankheiten, Wien
  • 24.8.2006 Honorarprofessur für Klinische Endokrinologie (gem. Teil VII, §3), Donau-Univ. Krems
  • 1.10.2006 Gastprofessor (Studienkoordinator), Medizinische Univ. Wien
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf  deals with general endocrinology, general diabetology and metabolism. The head of the Department is Univ. Prof. Dr. Michael Roden. The field of endocrinology is the center for comprehensive outpatient and inpatient diagnosis and treatment of all endocrine diseases: disorders of the endocrine glands (thyroid gland, adrenal gland, gonads), pituitary disorders, autoimmune thyroiditis (Basedow’s disease) as well as autoimmune polyglandular syndromes and metabolic disorders.

The Department has a specialized outpatient clinic for the treatment of thyroid disorders. The main focuses are diagnosis and treatment of Grave’s disease, which is an autoimmune thyroid disease. At this disease immune system attacks its own tissues, in this case – thyroid. Other outpatient departments are designed for the treatment of pituitary, parathyroid and adrenal gland dysfunctions. 

The focuses of endocrinology and diabetology  at the University Hospital Dusseldorf under the direction of Univ. Prof. Dr. Michael Roden:

  • General endocrinology
    • Specialized functional unit of endocrinology / Endocrine Cancer Center under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Schott
  • General diabetology
    • Special counseling on diabetes
      • Outpatient department with insulin dosing units
      • Counseling on late complications
      • Diabetes in pregnancy 
    • Center for the treatment of diabetic foot syndrome 
  • Metabolism
    • Hypoglicemia
    • Fat metabolism
    • Obesity
    • Counseling on rare metabolic diseases

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • Lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol,
      triglycerides Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
    • kidney function test (creatinine, urea)
    • TSH
  • doppler/ duplex receptacles of lower extremities
  • angio-MRI from aorta and of lower extremities
  • duplex peripheral arteries
  • daily wound care
  • treatment with vacuum pump if indicated
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • developing of further guidance 


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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
Total costs:

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