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Department of Internal Medicine V - Pulmonology

Professor Dr. med. Jürgen Behr

Medical Service

(financed by third-party funds):



Medical-Technical Service

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Number of inpatient cases: 2.014


Services of the Department of Internal Medicine V (Pulmonology):

  • Pneumology

  • Interstital lung diseases

  • Pulmonary hypertension

  • Lung transplantation

  • Thoracic oncology

  • Cystic fibrosis

  • COPD

  • Asthma and allergology

  • Pulmonary infections incl. tuberculosis

Curriculum Vitae of Professor Dr. med. Jürgen Behr

Training and Degrees


Studies of medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) Munich, supported by federal Bavarian scholarship program


Doctoral Degree, LMU Munich; Topic: Na+-Transport systems of human erythrocytes in different forms of hypertension: The role of plasma potassium and plasma lipids


Habilitation in internal medicine, LMU Munich; Topic: Study on pathophysiology and medical impact of intrapulmonal oxidant/antioxidant balance in chronic inflammatory lung diseases


Attending Physician, Internal Emergency Room and Interdisciplinary Intensive Care Emergency Ward, Klinikum Großhadern, University hospital, LMU Munich


Adjunct Professor, LMU Munich


Director, Department of Pulmology, Allergology, Sleep- and Ventilation- Medicine, University Hospital Bochum

since 2013

Director, Department of Internal Medicine V (Pulmology), University Hospital of the LMU Munich. First Chair of Pulmology in Bavaria

Memberships, Prizes and Honors


Federal Bavarian scholarship

2008 Best Abstract Award / Lung Transplantation Group, European Respiratory Society
2014 Co-Chair of the Annual Meeting of the European Respiratory Society in Munich
2016 President of the 4th Congress for Rare Lung Diseases, Berlin; Scientific working group for therapy of lung diseases (WATL)
Member of the Professional Association of German Internists
Member of the Professional Association of Bavarian Pulmologists
Member of the German Medical Association of Pulmology and Ventilation Support (DGP)
Member of the German Cardiac Society (DGK)
Member of the European Respiratory Society (ERS)

Member of the American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Member of the working group pulmonary hypertension (DGK and DGP)
Commissioner of DGP (Main focus: Guidelines)

Spokesman, Section 7 on Clinical Pulmology, DGP

Member of the board of patient advocacy group on pulmonary fibrosis

Zweiter Vorstand der Patientenselbsthilfegruppe Lungenfibrose e.V.

Member of the scientific committee, patient advocacy groups on pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis


Extract of publications of Professor Dr. J. Behr


Natalie Kusmina


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Munir Berhanu


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