Medical Department of Nephrology, Endocrinology and Transplant Medicine

Every year, the approximately 30 experts led by Professor Dr. Walter Zidek at Campus Benjamin Franklin treat about 2,000 patients, perform 5,000 dialyses and transplant about 65 kidneys.

The broad range of medical services offered includes inter alia:

  • Treatment of all acute and chronic kidney diseases, for example those caused by inflammations
  • Treatment of arterial hypertension and vascular diseases, including secondary hypertension caused by endocrinal or renal conditions
  • Renal denervation and baroreceptor stimulation to treat hypertension
  • Specialized forms of blood purification as alternative treatment of specific dysfunctions, e.g. rheopheresis, lipid apheresis und plasma pheresis
  • Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea


The department is exceptionally well equipped for all intensive care medicine purposes. The clinical team conducts research on hypertension, vascular diseases and renal failure.

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