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University Hospital Erlangen

location_on Erlangen, Germany
9.1/10 from 51 Votes

Department of Rheumatology and Immunology (289961)

Georg Schett

Prof. Dr. med.

Georg Schett

Specialized in: rheumatology, immunology

The Department of Rheumatology and Immunology (Department of Medicine 3) at the University Hospital Erlangen offers innovative and effective diagnostic and treatment options for rheumatic inflammatory, immunological and infectious diseases. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. univ. Georg Schett. There are used the latest research advances and the state-of-the-art equipment to detect and treat diseases. Therefore, the Department ensures a top-class medicine.

The physicians of the Department of Rheumatology and Immunology at the University Hospital Erlangen specialize in both detection and treatment of various bone and joint diseases, autoimmune diseases and allergies. The diseases, which are difficult to diagnose, require a special medical competence. This competence is confirmed by the fact that the Department of Medicine 3 under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. univ. Georg Schett is one of the few European Centers of Excellence meeting all standards of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR). Moreover, the Department of Medicine 3 at the University Hospital Erlangen is certified by the German Society for Infectious Diseases (DGI) as the Center of Clinical Infectology (DGI).

The range of services of the Department of Rheumatology and Immunology at the University Hospital Erlangen includes the following clinical pictures:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis (Bekhterev’s disease)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • Scleroderma and systemic sclerosis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
  • Gout
  • Sjogren’s syndrome
  • IgG4-related disease
  • Arthritis due to the infection (e.g. borreliosis)
  • Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatic
  • ANCA-associated vasculitis
  • Rheumatism and cancer
  • Allergies 

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