Prof. Dr. med. Ludger Klimek

Studied human medicine at Aachen Technical University (RWTH)


Scientific work at medical research lab, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Plastic Surgery, RWTH, Aachen

02/88 - 10/88

Student and scholarship holder, N.S.W. University, Sydney, Australia (Institute for Immunology)

09/90 - 03/91

Extern - Tulane University, New Orleans, USA


Research Associate and Senior Physician, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Mainz University, Germany


Awarded Dr.-Karl-Heyer Sponsorship for Allergy Research

Appointed Professor for Specialized Rhinology, Allergology and Environmental Medicine, Ruprecht-Karl University, Heidelberg/ENT Department, Clinical Faculty, Mannheim

2010 to present

Affiliated physician with Main-Taunus Private Clinic Bad-Soden

Scientific Work

Focal areas of research: Investigation of causes and potential therapies of allergies to pollen, mites, animal hair and mold
Food allergies
Sinus diseases, chronic sinusitis / polyposis nasi
ASS intolerance (M. Samter)
Diagnosis and therapy of reoccurring infections during infancy
Effects of environmental pollutants on respiratory passages

Research Grant

Awarded Dr.-Karl-Heyer Sponsorship for Allergy Research by German Society for Allergy Research


"Allergologie und Umweltmedizin", Publisher: Schattauer-Verlag
"Die allergische Rhinitis", Publisher: Schattauer-Verlag
"Die spezifische Hyposensibilisierung (Immuntherapie)”, Publisher: Thieme-Verlag
“Allergische Entzündungen”, Publisher: Thieme-Verlag
“Differential Diagnosis in Rhinitis”, Publisher: Harcourt / Mosby
“Rhinitis: Ein illustrierter differentialdiagnostischer Leitfaden”, Publisher: Harcourt / Mosby
"Handbuch der Allergologie", Publisher: Schattauer-Verlag


Board member, Allergology, Clinical Immunology and Environmental Medicine Working Group, Deutsche. Gesellschaft für HNO-Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie (German Society for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery)
Board member, Ärzteverband Deutscher Allergologen (ÄDA) (Association of German Allergologists)
“Consultant in Allergology”, American Rhinologic Society
“Secretary of Scientific Affairs”, Intern. Society of Otolaryngologic Allergy
Member, American Academy Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Member, American Rhinologic Society
Member, European Rhinologic Society
Member, European Academy Allergy Clinical Immunology
Chairman, south-west regional chapter, Ärzteverband Deutscher Allergologen (ÄDA) (Association of German Allergologists)
Member, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Klinische Immunologie (German Society for Allergology and Clinical Immunology)
Member, Expert Committee, Deutscher Allergie- und Asthmabund (German Allergy and Asthma Federation)

Allergy test


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