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University Hospital Ulm

location_on Ulm, Germany
8.73571/10 from 83 Votes

Department of Endocrinology, Metabolic Disorders and Nutritional Medicine (522212)

Martin Wagner

Prof. Dr. med.

Martin Wagner

Specialized in: endocrinology, metabolic disorders, nutritional medicine

About the department

The Department of Endocrinology, Metabolic Disorders and Nutritional Medicine at the University Hospital Ulm offers an accurate diagnostics and comprehensive treatment of the entire spectrum of diseases of the endocrine glands (pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, sex glands), metabolic disorders. Also, the scope of tasks of the department’s doctors includes nutrition counseling, including in diabetes mellitus. The specialists of the department provide the highest quality of medical care, based on an individual approach to each patient. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Martin Wagner.

The department has excellent diagnostic capabilities, such as examinations to determine hormone levels, endocrine organ functionality, ultrasound examinations. In collaboration with the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and the Department of Nuclear Medicine, various imaging procedures are carried out, for example, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, scintigraphy, positron emission tomography, peptide receptor therapy.

The department offers the following diagnostic examinations:

  • Inpatient and outpatient examinations to determine hormone levels
  • ACTH stimulation test
  • Dexamethasone suppression test
  • Arginine stimulation test to determine growth hormone deficiency
  • Insulin hypoglycemia test
  • Oral glucose tolerance test
  • Calcium gluconate stimulation test
  • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone test 
  • Corticotropin-releasing hormone test
  • Lactose intolerance breath test
  • Lactulose intolerance breath test
  • Other examinations

The service range of the department includes:

  • Diagnostics, treatment, therapy correction for diabetes mellitus and its consequences
  • Diagnostics and treatment of oncological diseases of the endocrine glands
  • Diagnostics and treatment of arterial hypertension caused by hormonal disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of lipid metabolism disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of metabolic syndrome (overweight)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of rare metabolic disorders
  • Identification of the causes and treatment of delayed sexual development
  • Identification of the causes of growth disorders (short stature)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of hirsutism (excessive hair growth) in women and polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Diagnostics and treatment of gynecomastia in men
  • Diagnostics and treatment of galactorrhea
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diabetes insipidus
  • Diagnostics and treatment of pituitary diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of Cushing's disease
  • Diagnostics and treatment of osteoporosis
  • Diagnostics and treatment of calcium metabolism disorders
  • Identification the causes and treatment of bone pain, metabolic bone disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of thyroid and parathyroid diseases 
  • Consultations on nutrition and development of an individual diet according to the specific clinical situation
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

Medical Training and Education

  • 1988 - 1995 Study of Human Medicine at the Ulm University.
  • 24.04.1995 Medical examination (Ulm University).
  • 01.01.1997 Admission to medical practice.
  • 17.01.1997 Doctoral thesis defense (Dr. med.).
  • 1999 - 2001 Scholar of the German Research Foundation.
  • 24.09.2003 Medical Specialist in Internal Medicine.
  • 20.07.2004 Venia Legendi in Internal Medicine.
  • 04.07.2005 Specialization in Gastroenterology.
  • 04.07.2005 Partial specialization in Cancer Treatment.
  • 12.02.2009 Appointment as an Extraordinary Professor.
  • 22.04.2009 Additional qualification in Palliative Care.
  • 15.04.2015 Specialization in Endocrinology.

Professional Career

  • 06/1995 - 12/1996 Intern, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Ulm (Head: Prof. Dr. med. G. Adler).
  • 17.01.1997 Doctoral dissertation defense with honors, Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Ulm (Head: Prof. Dr. med. V. Hombach).
  • 01/1997 - 01/1999 Assistant Physician, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Ulm (Head: Prof. Dr. med. G. Adler).
  • 02/1999 - 01/2001 Scholar of the German Research Foundation, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Department of Cell Biology, Göttingen (Head: Prof. Dr. P. Gruss).
  • 02/2001 - 08/2005 Assistant Physician, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Ulm (Head: Prof. Dr. med. G. Adler).
  • 12.05.2004 Project Manager S1 in accordance with the Law on Genetic Engineering.
  • 20.07.2004 Habilitation, Internal Medicine. Subject: "Transforming growth factor in alpha-transgenic mice – ductal forms of pancreatic cancer on the example of animals". Venia Legendi, Internal Medicine.
  • 04.07.2005 Specialization in Gastroenterology and partial specialization in Cancer Treatment.
  • Since 08/2005, Clinical Senior Physician, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Ulm.
  • Since 08/2005, Permanent Member of the Diagnostic Commission at the University Hospital Ulm.
  • Since 01.10.2005, Doctor responsible for hygiene and a Permanent Member of the Hygiene Commission, University Hospital Ulm.
  • 09/2006 - 08/2014 Head of the Section of Internal Endoscopy in the Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Ulm (Head: Prof. Dr. med. G. Adler).
  • 06/2007 - 03/2013 Managing Senior Physician, Center for Internal Medicine, University Hospital Ulm.
  • 15.11.2007 Certificate "Oncological Gastroenterology", Working Group on Internal Oncology.
  • 12.12.2007 Certificate "Management and Responsibility in the Hospital" Academy of Management and Business, Württemberg.
  • 11/2008 - 03/2010 Permanent Member of the Committee for Information Technologies, University Hospital Ulm.
  • Since 08/2008, Permanent Member of the Planning and Steering Group "Remodeling and General Rehabilitation of the Medical Clinic", University Hospital Ulm.
  • 12.02.2009 Appointment as an Extraordinary Professor.
  • 03/2009 Theoretical foundations in Radiation Protection.
  • 22.04.2009 Additional qualification in Palliative Care.
  • 10/2010 - 04/2012 Temporary Acting Senior Physician.
  • Since 05/2013, Chief Senior Physician in the Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Ulm (Head: Prof. Dr. med. T. Seufferlein).
  • Since 09/2014, Head of the Department of Endocrinology, Metabolic Disorders and Nutrition Medicine, University Hospital Ulm.
  • 15.04.2015 Specialization in Endocrinology.

Memberships

  • German Society of Internal Medicine (DGIM).
  • German Society for Gastroenterology, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS)
  • Working Group on Internal Oncology (AIO).
  • German Cancer Society.

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