University Hospital Dusseldorf

Duesseldorf, Germany

Diagnosis and conservative treatment of urolithiasis (program ID: 83201)

Christian Rump

Prof. Dr. med.

Christian Rump

Department of Nephrology

Specialized in: nephrology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • 1978-1984 Medizinische Fakultät, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Deutschland, Arzt im Praktikum Städtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe, Promotion zum Dr. med. in Freiburg,  Approbation als Arzt
  • 1993 Facharztausbildung  Innere Medizin, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
  • 1996 Facharztausbildung Nephrologie Universitätsklinikum Freiburg              


  • 1984-1985 Assistenzarzt, Pathologie, Universität zu Köln
  • 1985-1987 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Pharmakologie, University of Melbourne (Australien)
  • 1987-1993 Facharzt, Innere Medizin, Universität Freiburg
  • 1994 Privatdozent und Oberarzt, Innere Medizin, Universität Freiburg
  • 1995 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Department of Pharmacology, University of California San Diego (USA)
  • 1996-2001 Privatdozent und Oberarzt, Innere Medizin, Universität Freiburg
  • 2002-2007 Professor (C4) für Innere Medizin und Vorsitzender der Abteilung für Nephrologie und Hypertonie, Marienhospital Herne, Ruhr-Universität Bochum 10/2007 - Professor (W3), Direktor der Klinik für Nephrologie, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf

Stipendien und wissenschaftliche Ehrungen

  • 1985-1987 Feodor-Lynen-Stipendium, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung
  • 1992 Nils-Alwall-Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Klinische Nephrologie
  • 1995 Forschungsstipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Weitere Aktivitäten / Qualifikationen

  • 2003 Experte für Klinische Hypertonie der Europäischen Hochdruck-Liga
  • 2003-2007 Studiendekan Medizin der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 2004-2010 Mitglied des Vorstandes der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Hypertonie
  • 2005 Experte der Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hypertonie
  • Seit 1998 Gutachter der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) für Projekte zur Nierenfunktion und Bluthochdruck-Erkrankungen
  • 2010-2012 Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe Herz - Niere der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The main focuses of the Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf is the treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases, including systemic diseases with affected kidneys as well as preoperative and postoperative treatment of patients after the kidney transplant. Moreover, the Department specializes in hard adjustable blood pressure disorders. The head of the Department is Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. L. Christian Rump.

The Department is a national center for the treatment of patients with immunological and non-immunological systemic diseases. The examples of such diseases can be vasculitis (immunological inflammation of small blood vessels) or amyloidosis, hardening of tissues due to deposits of protein, particularly in kidneys, heart and nervous system. Furthermore, the Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf plays a key role in the treatment of diabetic kidney diseases.

The units of urgent and emergency care of the Department of Nephrological Diseases and Radiological Medicine under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. L. Christian Rump provide care to over 8,000 emergency patients on both outpatient and inpatient basis every year. Here is offered the entire spectrum of diagnosis and treatment for therapeutic and neurological diseases. 

The range of sevices of the Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf includes:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of primary (e.g. glomerulonephritis, interstitial nephritis) and secondary kidney diseases (e.g. diabetic nephropathy, renovascular diseases, imunological and malignant systemic diseases)
  • Differentiated diagnosis and treatment of severe hypertension
  • Cardiovascular problems of patients with renal failure
  • Kidney transplant, from living donors as well
  • Prevention of chronic renal failure
  • All forms of renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis) as well as therapeutic plasma exchange and immune absorption 
  • Treatment of poisoning

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • PTH level 
    • 24-hour urine collections 
  • renal ultrasound
  • Intravenous pyelography (IVP)
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
    (the cost of medicines is not included)
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