Priv. Doz. Dr. Dr. Tim O. Hirche, M.D.

German Clinic for Diagnostics (DKD), Wiesbaden

Curriculum Vitae and Scientific Career

  • 1991 School–leaving examination (Abitur)
  • 1991–1992 Service at the German Federal Armed Forces in Rheine, Germany and Weert, Netherlands 1992–1993 Studies in french history and politiques, Université d’Aix–Marseille III, France
  • 1993–1999 Medical Studies, J.W. Goethe University Medical School, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1996–1997 Scholarship by Carl–Duisberg–Society for medical studies in Lyon, France
  • 1998 Scholarship by Oxford University for medical studies at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England
  • 1999 Scholarship by German–Academic–Exchange–Service (DAAD) for medical studies in Bloemfontain, South Africa,
  • 1999 German medical license examination and doctorate of Frankfurt University
  • 1999–2009 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Frankfurt
  • 2002–2004 Scholarships by Christiane–Herzog–Foundation and DAAD for post–doctoral fellowship, Department of Pulmonary and Intensive Care Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
  • 2006 Board qualification Emergency Medicine
  • 2007 Consultant Internal Medicine
  • 2008 Board qualification Nutritional Medicine (DGEM)
  • 2008 Specialist for Pulmonary Medicine
  • 2009 Habilitation and privat lecturer at Frankfurt University
  • from 07/2009 Head Department of Pulmonary Medicine, German Clinic for Diagnostics (DKD), Wiesbaden

Special interests

  • Cystic Fibrosis in adults
  • Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Research focus: Lung infection and inflammation

I am married to Dr. Christina Sonnenberg-Hirche, MD, and have two children.

Frankfurt, 17th of May 2009