HELIOS Hospital Am Stiftsberg

Dr. med. Volker Kratzsch

Medical Director and Chief Physician, Department of Hearing Impairment and Tinnitus

Specialising in

  • Internal medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Physical therapy

Curriculum vitae (excerpts)

1979-1985Studies in human medicine at the Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn
05.85License to practise
05/85-06/94Assistant doctor and specialist training in internal medicine, Protestant Hospital Bergisch Gladbach
Interrupted: 08/92-07/93 military service as a doctor, Cologne
07/94-12/96Senior physician Baumrain Clinic Bad Berleburg, Dept. of Internal Medicine, hearing loss, tinnitus.
Since 01/97Chief physician, Dept. hearing impairment, tinnitus and dizziness, Hospital Am Stiftsberg Bad Grönenbach
Since 01/07Medical Director of the HELIOS Hospital Am Stiftsberg Bad Grönenbach
Since 10/13Medical Director of HELIOS Hospital Bad Grönenbach (HELIOS Hospital Am Stiftsberg & HELIOS Hospital Bad Grönenbach & HELIOS Prevention Center)

Dr. med. Walter Mayer

Chief Physician, Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology 

Specialising in

  • Internal and general medicine
  • Non-invasive cardiology
  • Cardiovascular rehabilitation and prevention (cardiac rehabilitation and prevention)
  • Sports medicine
  • Emergency medicine

Curriculum vitae (excerpts)

1975 – 1982Studies in human medicine at the Baviarian Julius-Maximilians University, Würzburg
August 1977Medical preliminary examination
April 1982Medical examination, optional subject anesthesia
25.05.1982License to practise medicine
09.08.1991Doctorate at the Ruprecht-Karls University, Heidelberg
in the field of accident surgery
06.09.1982 - 30.11.1983Compulsory military service as military doctor at the Memmingen airbase
01.12.1983 - 30.09.1986Assistant doctor in the surgical department
From 01.04.1984Assistant doctor in the accident surgery department, Kempten local hospital
01.10.1986 - 15.10.1993Assistant doctor in the internal department of the Clinic Memminger Strasse of the Kempten-Oberallgäu Clinic, formerly Kempten-Oberallgäu district hospital
01.06.1992 - 30.09.1992Further-training assistant, general medical practice Dr. med. Rainer Naus, Kempten (given leave of absence from the clinic for the duration)
18.10.1993 - 30.08.1996Assistant doctor of the internal department, Clinic Robert-Weixler-Strasse, Kempten
01.09.1996 - 30.11.2007Assistant doctor of the internal department II, Cardiology, Clinic Memminger Strasse, Kempten Clinic Oberallgäu, from 15.10.1997 as specialist for internal medicine,
01.04.1997 - 31.03. 2001Specialist in the field of specific further cardiology training, subsequent employment at the intensive care unit, the ward and medical function diagnostics
01.01.2005 - 30.11.2007Continuous work in the cardiology unit-related department of pneumology and somnology under the direction of Senior Physician Dr. Manfred Held, as deputy head of the sleep laboratory

Dr. med. Rainer Fink

Chief Physician, Department for Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery
Chief physician at the HELIOS Hospitals Bad Grönenbach, Department for Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Medicine

Specialist fields (extracts)

  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation medicine
  • Non-invasive pain medicine
  • FDM therapy
  • Chiropractic and manual medicine
  • Sports orthopaedics

Curriculum vitae (extracts)

1977-1984Studies of human medicine at Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich
28.05.1984License to practise
8/1984-1/1988Medical assistant of the Department Surgery, Immenstadt hospital
2/1988-8/1992Medical assistant of the Department Orthopaedic Surgery, Werneck
13.10.1988Doctorate in anaesthesiology
25.03.1992Medical specialist for orthopaedic surgery
7/1992-3/1995Chief of orthopaedic medicine at the Luitpold Clinic, Bad Kissingen
5/1995-4/2006Specialized medical practice in self-employment
Since 5/2006Chief of the Department Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the HELIOS Hospitals, Bad Grönenbach


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