Dr Andrej Zeyfang
Dr Andrej Zeyfang is the Head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Competence Center for Geriatric Medicine at the Agaplesion Bethesda Hospital (Stuttgart, Germany). He obtained his degree in Medicine at the Università Cattolica (Rome, Italy) and then specialized in internal medicine, clinical geriatrics and diabetology in Stuttgart (Germany).
Between 1998 and 2006, he held the appointment of Senior Doctor at the Clinic for Geriatric Rehabilitation in Aalen and at the academic hospital of the University of Ulm (Germany). Since 2002, Dr Zeyfang is the chairman of the Special Interest Groups (SIG) ‘diabetes and geriatrics’ at the German Society of Diabetes and the head of the SIG ‘Diabetes’ in the German Society of Geriatricians.
He is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Foundation for Diabetes. Dr Zeyfang has authored more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals, numerous book chapters, books on geriatric medicine for students and an educational programme for older people with diabetes.