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nephrologist

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

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, hockey, classical music.

Connections

Married Ulrike Isbarn. Children: Sebastian, Katharina, Johannes.

father:
Otto Geiger

mother:
Rosemarie (Reuther) Geiger

spouse:
Ulrike Isbarn

child:
Sebastian Geiger

child:
Katharina Geiger

child:
Johannes Geiger