University Hospital Frankfurt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Nephrology


Andreas Zeiher

Prof. Dr. med.

Andreas Zeiher

Specialized in: cardiology, angiology, nephrology

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Nephrology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Andreas M. Zeiher is a part of one of the most prestigious German hospitals – the University Hospital Frankfurt. The doctors of the Department are not only perfectly trained, but they also pay attention to upskilling and take an active part in medical researches. The patients benefit from the use of the latest medical achievements and state-of-the-art medical equipment.

The range of services of the Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Nephrology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Andreas M. Zeiher at the University Hospital Frankfurt includes:

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Heart valves
  • Angiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiological diagnostic evaluation
  • Cardiac failure
  • Intensive care unit

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Nephrology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Andreas M. Zeiher at the University Hospital Frankfurt has a variety of advanced technical opportunities: 

  • Implantation of the devices for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)
  • Implantation of a subcutaneous cardioverter/ defibrillator (S-ICD)
  • Implantation of ECG recorder
  • Implantation of the “Cardiac Contractility Modulation” systems
  • Radiofrequency ablation

The Department of Nephrology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Helmut Geiger is a separate department within the Center for Internal Medicine №3, which deals with the treatment of patients with kidney diseases and hypertension.

The range of services of the Department of Nephrology at the University Hospital Frankfurt under the direction of Prof. Dr. Andreas M. Zeiher includes:

  • Inpatient and outpatient treatment of patients with kidney diseases and hypertension
  • Laboratory diagnosis
  • Ultrasound by means of modern devices
  • Kidney biopsy
  • Dialysis in case of acute or chronic renal insufficiency
  • Treatment of renal insufficiency in the intensive care unit (CVVH, CVVHD)
  • Apheresis (plasma exchange/ immune adsorbtion)
  • Liver dialysis (Prometheus) in case of renal insufficiency
  • Installation of catheters for acute dialysis or plasma exchange (Schaldon catheter)
  • Installation of permanent dialysis catheters (Demers catheter)
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Preparation for peritoneal dialysis and for hemodialysis
  • Special focus: patient care before, during and after kidney transplant, kidney transplants of liv8ing donors and transplants at AB0-incompatibility 



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