Martin K. Kuhlmann
Nephrology, Hypertension and Diabetology
Director, Department of Nephrology

Prof. Dr. med. Martin K. Kuhlmann

  • Board certified in internal medicine, nephrology and diabetology
  • Hypertensiologist DHL
  • Major expertise in:
    • Acute renal failure
    • Any form of renal replacement therapy (hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, apheresis, transplantation)
    • Diagnosis and treatment of secondary arterial hypertension
    • Nutrition in renal disease
    • Prevention and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Full Spectrum

  • Nephrology:
    • Acute and chronic kidney diseases
    • Golmerulonephritis, vasculitis
    • Autoimmune diseases
    • Prevention of CKD progression
    • Bone and mineral disorders
    • Electrolyte disorders
    • All hemodialysis modalities
    • All peritoneal dialysis modalities (CAPD, CCPD, APD, IPD, aPD)
    • Immuno- and lipid adsorption plasmapheresis
  • Diabetology:
    • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    • Diabetic nephropathy
    • Pancreatic resection for tumors and chronic pancreatitis
  • Hypertensiology
    • Resistant hypertension
    • Lifestyle modification
    • Nutrition in renal disease


  • Primary and secondary arterial hypertension
  • Diagnostics of acute and chronic kidney diseases


  • Autoimmune disease
  • Treatment of primary and secondary arterial hypertension
  • Intensified insulin therapy
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • All hemodialysis modalities (HD, HF, HDF, CVVH, CVVHDF)

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2006
Director of the Department of Nephrology, Vivantes Friedrichshain Hospital, Berlin, Germany

2005 - 2006
Associate professor of Medicine and Nephrology, University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany

2003 - 2005
Clinical research director, Renal Research Institute, New York, USA

Visiting Professor of Medicine and Nephrology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA

1998 - 2003
Faculty member, Dept. of Nephrology, University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany

1989 - 1991
Research Fellow in Nephrology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA