Prof. Dr. Markus Ketteler
Chief Physician General Internal Medicine and Nephrology; Research Group Leader Peritoneum & Drug Response

Prof. Markus Ketteler

Tel +49-711-8101 3496

Major Projects

  • Biobank “Peritonealdialyse) S569-PD, RBK
  • Peritoneal membrane integrity
  • Identification of deliverable drugs for treatment of PD patients in clinical practice
  • Establishment of a directional peritoneal model

Education and Professional Career

2019 - present

Department Head of General Internal Medicine and Nephrology / Geriatrics at the Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus Stuttgart, Germany

2007 – 2019

Division Chief of Nephrology, Klinikum Coburg, and Head of KfH-Nierenzentrum Coburg, Germany

2000 – 2007

Assistant Professor, Consultant (Nephrology/Internal Medicine) at the Department of Nephrology and Clinical Immunology, University Hospital Aachen, Germany

1994 – 2000

Residency/Clinical Fellowship at the Department of Endocrinology, Nephrology and Rheumatology, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Charité Berlin, Germany

1992 – 1994

Post-Doctoral Fellowship (DFG) at the Division of Nephrology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Utah, USA

1989 – 1992

Internship and Residency at the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University Hospital Steglitz, Free University Berlin, Germany


    M.D. degree, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
  • International Society of Nephrology (ISN)
  • European Renal Association (ERA)
  • German Society of Nephrology (DGfN)
  • German Transplantation Society (DTG)
  • Council Member of the ERA 2009 – 2018, Congress President of the Annual ERA Congress 2021 in Berlin
  • Co-Chair of the KDIGO CKD-MBD Guideline Update 2015 – 2017
  • Board member of the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) from 2017 – 2019
  • Board of Directors of the „Kuratorium für Dialyse und Nierentransplantation“ (KfH e.V.) 2020 – 2026
  • Executive Committee of the KDIGO Guideline Initiative 2020 - 2022

Scientific Journal Editorial Board Memberships

  • Nephrology, Dialysis & Transplantation (Theme Editor)
  • Clincal Nephrology
  • Journal of Nephrology