Portrait Andreas Kremer

Andreas Kremer
Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


  • Transplant hepatology
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Molecular mechanisms of autoimmune and cholestatic liver diseases


Tel. +41 44 255 85 48


Since 2021 Deputy Head of Hepatology, Senior Physician, Assistant Professor of Hepatology and Research Group Leader, University Hospital Zurich
2021 Obtaining the specialist qualification in gastroenterology
2020 – 2021 COVID-19 Task Force Manager and member of the crisis team of the University Hospital Erlangen (UKER)
2020 – 2021 Senior Attending Physician for the COVID-19 isolation ward, UKER
Since 2019 Habilitation in internal medicine, UKER
2018 – 2019 Head of the Internal Medicine Emergency Department, UKER
2018 – 2021 Head of the Liver Transplant Program, UKER
2018 – 2021 Deputy Head of Hepatology, UKER
2018 – 2021 Head of the non-dermatological pruritus outpatient clinic, UKER
2018 – 2021 Attending Physician and emergency endoscopist at Medical Clinic 1, UKER
2018 Obtaining the specialist title of internal medicine
2017 – 2021 Head of the Laboratory for Functional Gastroenterology, UKER
2014 – 2021 Head of the Hepatology Center for Clinical Studies, UKER
Since 2013 Board of the German Pruritus Research Council (AGP)
2012 – 2021 Clinician Scientist and Research Group Leader at the Medical Clinic 1, UKER
2007 – 2011 PhD and Post-Doc at the Tytgat-Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands, DFG scholarship
2006 – 2007 Resident in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany

Scientific degrees

2018 Venia legendi: Associate Professor
2017 MHBA thesis: “Monitoring systems for multi-resistant pathogens” (Prof. Schöffski, Nuremberg)
2015 PhD thesis: “Molecular Mechanism of Pruritus in Cholestasis” graded with distinction (Prof. Oude Elferink/Prof. Beuers, Amsterdam)
2007 Doctoral thesis: “Nucleosomes in the serum of tumor patients undergoing radiochemotherapy”, graded magna cum laude (Prof.
Seidel, Munich)

Academic education and degrees

2015 – 2017 Study for a Master of Health Business Administration (MHBA)
2006 License to practice medicine (MD)
1998 – 2006 Study of human medicine (Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich)

Most important memberships

  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
  • Working Group on Pruritus Research (AGP)
  • Professional Association of Gastroenterology Germany (BVGD)
  • German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM)
  • German Society for Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS)
  • German Liver Foundation
  • European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)
  • German Association for the Study of the Liver (GASL)
  • International Forum for the Study of Itch (IFSI)
  • Nederlandse Vereniging Hepatologie (NVH)
  • Swiss Association for the Study of the Liver (SASL)
  • Swiss Society of Gastroenterology (SGG)

Editorial Boards

  • Itch
  • Journal of Clinical and Translational Research