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Medical Departments

Pneumology

Prof. Dr. Maritta Orth MD

Head of Department

  • Specialist in Internal Medicine with a focus on Pneumology, Allergology, Somnology, additional training in Sleep Medicine
  • Since October 2007, senior consultant of the Medical Clinic III with a focus on Pneumology, Pneumological Oncology, Allergology and Sleep and Respiratory Medicine
  • Lecturer at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Memberships of the following scientific societies:
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin [German Society for Internal Medicine]
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie [German Society for Pneumology]
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Lungen- und Atmungsforschung [German Society for Lung and Respiratory Research]
  • Arbeitskreis Heim- und Langzeitbeatmung [Working Group: Home and Long-term Breathing Ventilation]
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin [German Society for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine]
  • Deputy Speaker for the Arbeitsgruppe "Pathophysiologie der Atmung" [Working Group: "Pathophysiology of Respiration"] of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin [German Society for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine]
  • Co-editor of the Compendium of Sleep Medicine
  • Since October 2006, Member of the extended Executive Board of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin [German Society for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine]

Clinical/scientific foci:

  • Chronic-obstructive respiratory diseases, bronchial asthma
  • Infectious diseases
  • Malignant diseases of the bronchopulmonary system
  • Sleep disorders in internal/neurologically/psychiatric diseases
  • Respiratory medicine (non-invasive/invasive)
  • Sleep medical examination
  • Internal/pneumological examination

Dr. Armin Kommer MD

Leading Senior Consultant

  • Specialist in Internal Medicine, bronchoscopy
  • Permanent duty of the chief doctor
  • Member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie [German Society for Pneumology]
  • Member of the European Respiratory Society

Special expertise:

  • Function Department
  • Station 5A
  • Organisation and implementation of bronchoscopy and lung function classes

Dr. Joachim Desprez MD

Senior Consultant

Special expertise:

  • Oncological day clinic
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Asthmatic and bronchitic training
  • Station 5B

Dr. Jochen Hachenberger MD

Senior Consultant

Special expertise:

  • Station 5D
  • Weaning/respiratory medicine
  • Co-supervision of pulmonary patients in the internal medical ICU

Judith Schmitt

Senior Consultant

  • Specialist in Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Somnology (DGSM)

Special expertise:


Contact

Secretariat
Martina Erb
Theresienkrankenhaus
Bassermannstraße 1
68165 Mannheim
55th floor, Room 571
Phone (0621) 424-4541
Fax (0621) 424-4657
E-Mail: m.erb@theresienkrankenhaus.de

Oncological Day Clinic

Regina Gress
Beatrix Schröer
Phone (0621) 424-4773

Doctor
Senior Consultant
Dr. Joachim Desprez MD

Pneumological functional diagnostics

Bronchoscopy
Dr. Armin Kommer MD
Phone (0621) 424-5410
E-Mail: a.kommer@
theresienkrankenhaus.de

Breathing/Weaning
Dr. Jochen Hachenberger MD
Phone (0621) 424-5748
E-Mail: j.hachenberger@
theresienkrankenhaus.de

Weaning-Anfrage

Sleep Laboratory
Manuela Brk-Smolenga und
Nicole Reiboldt
Phone (0621) 424-4309
Fax (0621) 424-4346
E-Mail: info.slab@
theresienkrankenhaus.de


Ward
Susanne Dech
Phone (0621) 424-4700