Medical Department, Division of Nephrology and Internal Intensive Care Medicine

At Campus Virchow-Klinikum an expert team is available for all kidney issues.
Interim directors of the department are Professor Dr. Achim Jörres (Intensive Care Medicine) and Professor Dr. Ralf Schindler (Nephrology). They jointly lead the 60-bed facility, which includes 24 beds in the ICU and 16 beds in the ICU monitoring ward.


  • Treatment of kidney diseases and diseases in connection with hypertension, including all comorbidities
  • Care of dialysis patients
  • Pre-surgery and follow-up care of patients undergoing kidney transplants and combined kidney/pancreas transplants

Internal intensive care medicine

  • Treatment of all internal intensive care medicine patients, particularly patients with multiple organ failure and patients who require ventilation and dialysis


On the dialysis ward, plasmapheresis and immunoadsorption are performed. The department operates a Policlinic for Kidney and Hypertension Diseases and a Competence Center Morbus Fabry.


Support Team

To get in contact with our Support Team you can email us directly, use the contact form or phone

New consultation hours:

mo - fr

in our new office
(Bundesallee 39 - 40a, 10117 Berlin):
09:00 am - 03:00 pm

by phone:
08:00 am - 05:00 pm

t: +49 30 450 578 244
f: +49 30 450 757 8244