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Prof. Dr. med. Petra-Maria Schumm-Draeger


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Language Spoken: German, English


The renowned specialist Professor Dr. Schumm-Draeger is one of the Top 10 internists in Germany. She has practiced for many years as a senior physician and clinic director at major university hospitals in Germany. Her specialties in internal medicine include endocrinology and diabetology, i.e. the treatment of the entire spectrum of hormonal diseases including osteoporosis, obesity and metabolic syndrome, type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes, and patients with chronic wounds such as diabetic foot syndrome. Dr. Schumm-Draeger treats each individual patient according to the latest findings of evidence-based medicine to improve their health and quality of life. With the establishment of the "Center for Internal Medicine - Prevention, Diagnostics and Therapy" in the "Fünf Höfe", she and her team want to achieve the best possible quality of medical care and be able to devote sufficient time and attention to each patient to ensure successful treatment.


  • Over 150 scientific publications and book contributions as well as editorship of scientific journals, congress and event organizations


  • International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
  • German Society for Endocrinology (DGE; Vice President 1997-2000)
  • Worldwide Initiative of Diabetes Education: Board of Directors since 2012
  • Society for Advances in Internal Medicine (Ludwig Heilmeyer Society)
  • 1st Deputy Chairwoman of the Bavarian State Association of Internists since 2011
  • German Society of Internal Medicine (DGIM): Board member and President of the DGIM 2016/2017, Chair of the "structure-hospital care" committee of the DGIM
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • Professional Association of German Endocrinologists (BDE), advisory board member since 2000
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
  • Trustee of the German Diabetes Foundation (DDS) and "liaison trustee" to the foundation "der herzkranke Diabetiker" since 2004
  • Professional Association of German Internists (BDI): Board member, primarily responsible for the BDI's nationwide training program since 2008
  • Endocrine Society (USA)
  • German Diabetes Society (DDG)
  • European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM): Member of the Administrative Council and the "Working group on Professional Issues in Internal Medicine in Europe" since 2003


  • 1988: Approbation as a doctor of internal medicine
  • Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetologist DDG
  • 1989-1993: Senior physician in the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology
  • 1993-2002: Senior physician at the Medical Clinic I, specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism and angiology, managing senior physician at the Center for Internal Medicine at the University of Frankfurt
  • 1995: Awarded the academic title of "Associate Professor" for Internal Medicine at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
  • 2002-2016: Chief physician at the Clinic for Endocrinology, Diabetology and Angiology at Bogenhausen Hospital (Städtisches Klinikum München GmbH), academic teaching hospital, Technical University of Munich
  • 2002: Rehabilitation, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Technical University (TU) Munich, The Rechts der Isar Hospital
  • Since 07/2016: Medical Director of the Center for Internal Medicine / Fünf Höfe Munich


  • 1972-1980: Medical studies, University of Frankfurt
  • 1989: Habilitation in the field "Internal Medicine"
  • 1999-2000: "Limited Permit to Practice Medicine" (State: New York, USA) and scientific cooperation with Prof. J. Friedman, Rockefeller University, N.Y.


  • Hormonal diseases
  • Osteoporosis
  • Clinical and experimental thyroid research
  • Clinical diabetology
  • Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome