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Helmut Walter Geiger

Helmut Walter Geiger, German nephrologist. Recipient Regiomontamus prize, 1985, Nils-Alwall award German Society Clinical Nephrology, 1996; Hundhammer scholar, 1985-1991; grantee Deutsche Forschungs Gemeinschaft, since 1989.

Background

  • Geiger, Helmut Walter was born on January 16, 1955 in Bamberg, Germany. Son of Otto and Rosemarie (Reuther) Geiger.

  • Education

    • Medical approbation, University Wuerzburg, Germany, 1981. Doctor of Medicine summa cum laude, University Wuerzburg, 1982.

    Career

    • Senior house officer Medical Clinic University Wuerzburg, 1983-1990. Assistant medical director department nephrology University Erlangen, Nuremberg, 1990-1993, head intensive care unit, 1993-1997. Professor internal medicine, chief division nephrology University Frankfurt, Germany, since 1997.

    Works

    • Author: Handbook of Internal Medicine, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Captain Medical Corps., German Air Force, 1982-1983. Member New York Academy of Sciences, International Society Nephrology, American Society Nephrology, American Society Hypertension, American Kidney Foundation, American Heart Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, hockey, classical music.

    Connections

    • Married Ulrike Isbarn. Children: Sebastian, Katharina, Johannes.
    • father: Otto Geiger
    • mother: Rosemarie (Reuther) Geiger
    • spouse: Ulrike Isbarn
    • children: Sebastian Geiger
    • Katharina Geiger
    • Johannes Geiger
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    Born January 16, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1981
      University Wuerzburg
    • 1982
      University Wuerzburg
    • 1983 - 1990
      Senior, house officer Medical Clinic University Wuerzburg
    • 1990 - 1993
      assistant, medical director department nephrology University Erlangen
      Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1997
      professor, internal medicine
      Germany