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Pneumology

Professor Stolz welcomes you to the Department of Pneumology at the Medical Center - University of Freiburg.

 

 

Our Department deals with prophylaxis, detection and treatment of acute or chronic diseases of the respiratory system and the lungs. 23 doctors and scientists work in our department providing you in addition to the proven treatment methods and the latest innovations in pneumology, the entire spectrum of the most modern diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The Medical Director of the Department of Pneumology, Prof. Dr. Daiana Stolz, MPH FCCP FERS, is internationally renowned for her clinical and scientific expertise in COPD, asthma, pulmonary infections, and interventional pneumology. We also have experts in a wide range of common and rare pulmonary diseases including sleep-related diseases (sleep apnoea), alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and malignancies such as lung cancer, up to and including lung transplantation.

Our specialists also actively take part in numerous national and international clinical research projects.

We look forward to being a competent medical and personal partner for you at the highest clinical and scientific level.


Diagnostic & Treatment Services

Diagnostics

  • Preventive pulmonology Check-up
  • Spirometer und bodyplethysmography
  • Blood analysis
  • Measuring of diffusion capacity
  • (Spiro)-ergometry
  • Force of the breathing muscles
  • Sonography of the thorax organs, echocardiography
  • Bronchoscopy incl. autofluorescence process, endobronchial ultrasound and radial miniature probe
  • Differential- und immunocytology of Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL)
  • Lymphocyte proliferation test
  • Cardiorespiratory polygraphy, polysomnography
  • Right heart catheter examination incl. medication testing

Treatment

  • Interstitial lung diseases (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, sarcoidosis and chronic Berylliosis)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic cough
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Sleep laboratory
  • Interventional pneumology
  • Mucoviscidosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung transplantation

Statistics

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Our physicians

  • PD Dr. med. Sebastian Fähndrich

  • Dr. med. Björn Frye

  • Dr. med. Thomas Köhler, MPH (USFQ), MPVD (Bologna)

  • Dr. Thorsten Dürk, M.Sc. Palliative Care

  • Dr. Ina Hettich

  • Dr. med. Wolfram Meschede