Christiane Herzog Center for Cystic Fibrosis Lower Franconia

Programs and services 

  • Centered care for patients with cystic fibrosis and other rare impairments of mucociliary clearance
  • Specialized interdisciplinary outpatient clinic
  • Full assessment including sweat testing, pulmonary function testing, cardio-pulmonary exercise testing, microbiological evaluation, imaging of the chest (X-ray, CT, MRI), cardiological examination (ECG, echocardiography), abdominal ultrasound, physiotherapy, nutrition, bronchoscopy (partly in collaboration with our partners)
  • Physiotherapeutic, nutritional and psychosocial advice and support
  • Mediation of contact to representatives of the patient organization Mukoviszidose e.V.
  • Educational meetings for patients and health care professionals

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Internal Medicine I
  • Center for Rare Diseases – Reference Center Northern Bavaria
  • Member of the European Reference Network for rare lung diseases – ERN-LUNG



Prof. Dr. Helge Hebestreit



Team member


+49 931 201-27844