University Hospital Jena

location_on Jena, Germany
8.9/10 from 69 Votes

Department of Nephrology, Rheumatology, Osteology and Endocrinology (274444)

Gunter Wolf

Prof. Dr. med.

Gunter Wolf

Specialized in: nephrology, rheumatology, osteology and endocrinology

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine III at the University Hospital Jena ranks among the best German clinics specializing in the treatment of diabetes!

The Department of Internal Medicine III at the University Hospital Jena is represented by such focuses as nephrology, endocrinology, rheumatology and osteology. In addition to clinical activities, the department is engaged in active research work, in particular, in such areas as treatments and therapy strategies for diabetes. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Gunter Wolf. 

In addition, the specialists of the department are experts in the treatment of diabetic complications, for example, diabetic foot. Endocrinologists are also focused on the treatment of hormone-producing glands, in particular, pituitary gland, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreatic and genital glands. The range of medical services in the field of endocrinology is complemented by the treatment of lipid metabolism disorders, obesity, as well as polycystic ovary syndrome.

In the field of nephrology, the department offers all methods of diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases, hypertension, as well as impaired kidney functions due to metabolic disorders, oncological diseases and musculoskeletal tissue disorders. To diagnose nephrologic diseases, the department uses the latest imaging techniques, such as duplex scanning, laboratory tests, sensitive tests of kidney functions up to kidney biopsy for the histological diagnosis of the kidney disease. For dealing with problematic cases and exacerbations, there is a nephrological team for providing emergency and counseling services.  

Much attention is also paid to rheumatology and osteology. The medical team of the department offers all highly specialized procedures for both diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory rheumatic and osteological diseases. These primarily include collagen disorders, systemic vasculitis, rheumatoid arthritis and seronegative spondylitis, metabolic osteopathy.

The department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases:

  • Diseases of the arteries, arterioles and capillaries
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney diseases
  • Endocrine nutritional and metabolic disorders
  • Rheumatic diseases
  • Care of patients before and after transplantation
  • Outpatient care

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