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Prof. Dr. med. Georg Friedrich Hoffmann
Excellent
AiroScore
9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Georg Friedrich Hoffmann

pediatrics, neonatology, neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and nephrology
pediatrics, neonatology, neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and nephrology
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
94%40 years9.9/10$$$$613No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Heidelberg
Health facility
University Hospital Heidelberg
Medical unit
Department of general pediatrics (neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and nephrology) with rare disease center

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Georg Friedrich Hoffmann is a highly experienced doctor with 39 years of experience in pediatrics, neonatology, neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and nephrology. He works at the University Hospital Heidelberg in Germany, specifically in the Department of General Pediatrics (Neurology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, and Nephrology) with a rare disease center. Prof. Dr. Hoffmann's impressive career includes various leadership roles and professorships, highlighting his expertise and knowledge in the field. He has contributed to the medical community with over 613 scientific publications covering various topics related to rare diseases and neurological disorders. These publications showcase his dedication to research and improving patient care. His extensive training and specialization make him highly skilled in diagnosing and treating complex medical conditions in children. Prof. Dr. Hoffmann's commitment to his patients and his contributions to the field have earned him recognition, including an honorary professorship at several universities in China and admission to the prestigious Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences. His expertise and passion for his work make him a valuable asset to the medical community and a trusted advocate for young patients and their families.

Skills & Expertise

deficiency
aciduria
newborn screening
children
metabolism
glutaric aciduria
liver
urea
encephalopathy
phenylalanine
pediatrics
kinase deficiency
inborn errors metabolism
errors metabolism
mevalonate kinase deficiency
glutarylcoa dehydrogenase deficiency
cerebrospinal fluid
phenylketonuria
liver failure
urea cycle disorders
brain
cystic fibrosis
vitamin b12 deficiency
metabolic disorders
congenital disorder
homocystinuria
neurology
dystonia
tyrosine hydroxylase deficiency
abnormalities
epileptic encephalopathy
endocrinology
nephrology
gastroenterology
betaureidopropionase deficiency
inherited disorders
spinal
propionic acidemia
muscular atrophy
inherited metabolic disorders
smithlemliopitz syndrome
organic acid disorders
spinal muscular atrophy
vitamin d
urinary excretion
oxidation disorders
bile acid
kidney
neonatology
glutaric acid

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1976-1984 Studied human medicine at the Universities of Goettingen and Birmingham
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • 1984 Defense of the dissertation at the University of Goettingen
  • 1984-1986 Postdoctoral Fellow, division of biochemical genetics, Department of pediatrics at the University of California in San Diego
  • 1984-1991 Clinical training in pediatrics, Children's Hospital at the Universities of California of San Diego, Goettingen, and Heidelberg
  • 1991 Obtaining specialization in pediatrics
  • 1995 EEG certificate
  • 1996 Received additional qualifications in the field of neonatology
  • Certification "Epileptology plus"
  • 1998 Approval to train in clinical electroencephalography
  • 1999 Recognition of expertise in laboratory tests
  • 2007 Obtaining additional specialization in neuropediatrics
Experience
  • 1992-1994 Group Leader, Head of the section for metabolic disorders, Department of pediatrics at the University Hospital Heidelberg
  • 1994-1999 Professor of general pediatrics and Head of the Department of pediatric neurology and metabolic disorders at the Philip University of Marburg
  • 1999 Full Professor, Head of the Department for pediatrics I and Managing Director of the Department of general pediatrics (neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and nephrology) with rare disease center at the University Hospital Heidelberg
  • 2011 Chairman of the Department of general pediatrics (neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and nephrology) with rare disease center at the University Hospital Heidelberg
Awards & Memberships
  • 2001-2012 Chairman of the Association of Leading Pediatricians and Surgeons in Germany
  • 2002 Honorary Professorship at Tongji, Wuhan University, Southern Medical University, and Qingdao University, China
  • 2002 Scientific Advisory Board of the Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disorder Association
  • 2009 Spokesman for the screening committee of the German Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  • 2015 Honorary Professorship at Tongji, Wuhan University, Southern Medical University, and Qingdao University, China
  • 2018 Admission to the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences

Languages

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English
German flag
German

Publications

Collaborative evaluation study on 18 candidate diseases for newborn screening in 1.77 million samples.

21 August, 2023

Collaborative evaluation study on 18 candidate diseases for newborn screening in 1.77 million samples

August, 2023

Kidney urinary biomarkers in patients with branched-chain amino acid and cobalamin metabolism defects

August, 2023

Location

Im Neuenheimer Feld, 672, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

FAQ

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Georg Friedrich Hoffmann?

The primary specialization of the doctor is pediatrics, neonatology, neurology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, and nephrology.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Georg Friedrich Hoffmann has been practicing for more than 40 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Georg Friedrich Hoffmann expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in deficiency, aciduria, newborn screening, children, metabolism.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Georg Friedrich Hoffmann doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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