Curriculum Vitae

Alexander Woywodt MD FRCP FASN

Sept, 1989

Board-certified Paramedic

Sept, 1989

Enrolled as a medical student in Luebeck, Germany

Sept, 1991

Pre-clinical exams

April, 1993

First clinical exams

1992-1994

Electives in Internal Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine & Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Radiology and Dermatology (University of Luebeck School of Medicine)

1995

Electives in Neurology, Ophthalmology, ENT (University of Luebeck School of Medicine), Orthopaedic Surgery, Anaesthesiology (Bad Schwartau Hospital), Surgery (Mayday Hospital, Croydon / South London, UK), and Paediatrics

1996

Elective in Tropical Medicine (Bernhard-Nocht-Institute, Hamburg), Obstetrics / Gynaecology (Noble´s, Douglas, Isle of Man, UK)

1996

Award for doctoral thesis by Northern German Society for Gastroenterology

1995-1997

Doctoral thesis in immunology / gastroenterology (Detection of mucosal cytokine expression in inflammatory bowel disease by in situ hybridisation)

Autumn, 1996

Second clinical exams

Sept, 1996

Elective, A&E, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Scotland

Oct, 1996

Course in Tropical Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rostock Medical School, Rostock, Germany

Oct-Feb, 1996

Final Medical Year Student, Department of Cardiology, University of Luebeck School of Medicine, Luebeck, Germany

Feb-Jun, 1997

Final Year Medical Student, Department of Anaesthetics, City Hospital of Luebeck, Germany

Jun-Oct, 1997

Final Year Medical Student, Department of Surgery (Head: Prof. R. Saadia), Soweto, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa

Dec, 1997

Final clinical exams

2/98–7/99

Senior House Officer, Department of Nephrology, Franz Volhard Clinic, Charité Campus Berlin-Buch, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany (Academic Head: Prof. Dr. med. F.C. Luft, FRCP FACP)
General Medicine/Nephrology (Mixed Ward)
3 months of outpatient haemodialysis

Since July, 1999

Department of Nephrology, University of Hannover School of Medicine (Academic Head: Prof. Dr. med. H. Haller)

7/99-3/00

Mixed Nephrology/Cardiology Ward

3/00-10/00

Nephrology Ward

10/00-10/01

Acute Dialysis Unit

10/01-10/03

Medical Intensive Care Unit

10/03-4/04

Accident and Emergency

4/04-10/04

Renal Transplant Outpatient Clinic

Since 4/04

involved in undergraduate teaching (physical examination and Internal Medicine modules)

10/04-4/05

Full-time Training at Medical Ultrasound Unit (Division Gastroenterology/ Hepatology)

10/04-10/05

Once-weekly general nephrology outpatient department (emphasis on glomerulonephritis and vasculitis)

4/05-10/05

Outpatient Haemodialysis Unit

10/05-5/07

Outpatient Clinic and Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Unit
Various training symposia in PD

Since 10/05

Further part-time training in renal ultrasound (ultrasound of native and Goretex dialysis fistula, duplex ultrasound of renal arteries, renal transplant ultrasound, ultrasound of PD catheter)

12/05

MRCP Part 2 PACES (Edinburgh)

1/06

German Board Certification in Internal Medicine

2/06

MRCP (UK) and Collegiate Member, RCP Edinburgh

29/9/06

German Board Certification in Nephrology

10/2006

Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN)

2/2007

Habilitation (German equivalent to Assistant Professorship)

6/2007

Consultant Renal Physician with an interest in medical education, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Preston, UK

6/2007

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester

2/2008

European Hypertension Specialist, European Society of Hypertension

2009

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

4/2011

Quality Award, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for "The Preston Basic Renal Ultrasound Course"

6/2011

Associate Undergraduate Dean

11/2012

Honorary Clinical Professorship, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

2012

Quality Award, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for RenalPatientView, a web based system for patients to access laboratory results

2015

Published two chapters in Oxford Textbook Clinical Nephrology (OTCN)

3/2016

Distinguished Fellow, ERA/EDTA (FERA)

4/2016

Quality Award, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for the Renal Transplant Team for doubling numbers of renal transplants in five years