Prof. Dr. med. Klaus G. Parhofer


Prof. Dr. med. Klaus G. Parhofer



Medical School, Universit√© de l’Etat, Mons, Belgium

Medical School, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich


1987 Medical Doctor

1995 Internal Medicine Board Exam

1998 Assistant Professorship in Internal Medicine

1998 Endocrinology Board Exam

1999 Diabetology Board Exam

2003 Full Professorship


Residency in Internal Medicine in Munich, Germany and St. Louis, MO, USA

Clinical and Resaerch Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Washington University St. Louis Missouri (1989-1992) and University of Washington, Seattle, USA (1997)

1999-2003 Associate Professor in Endocrinology and Metabolism (Med. Dep. II, Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich)

since 2003 Professor of Metabolism and Endocrinology; Head of Division of Metabolism and Endocrinology (Med. Dep. II, Grosshadern, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich), now Medical Department IV

Clinical Specialties:

Dyslipidemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Nutrition, General Endocrinology, Inborn Errors of Metabolism (Adults)

Scientific Specialties:

In vivo metabolism of apolipoproteins; postprandial lipoprotein metabolism; diabetic dyslipoproteinemia; metabolic syndrome; LDL-apheresis;


More than 150 original publications in peer reviewed journals;
more than 250 citations in pubmed; editor of 4 books;

Associated Journal Editor:

Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (ECED);

Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardio-Vascular Diseases (NMCD)

Review activities:

For numerous international and national Journals such as European Heart Journal, Metabolism, Circulation, J. Lipid Research, Nutrients, Diabetology, etc)

Professional Societies:

Active member of German Diabetes Association (DDG);

American Diabetes Association (ADA); American Heart Association (AHA);

European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS); German Society of Endocrinology (DGE).

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