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Professional Curriculum Vitae – Prof. Dr. med. Siegfried Zabransky

 Professor Dr. Med. Siegfried Zabransky studied human medicine at the University Erlangen-Nuernberg / Bavaria and University Innsbruck/ Austria and received his PhD (Dr Med) from the University of Erlangen.

He underwent his clinical training at the Hospital Eichstätt/Bavaria and at the children’s hospital at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg in surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, pediatrics.

Professor Zabransky was house officer at the University of Erlangen -Nuernberg, the Institute of Nuclear Medicine Free University Berlin and the children’s hospital at the University Free University, Kaiserin Auguste Victoria Haus, where he became an assistant professor. In 1979 he qualified for habilitation.

Professor Zabransky served as assistant medical director and head of section of pediatric endocrinology and diabetology at the University of Saarland in Homburg until 2002, where he provided support to approximately 50 doctoral candidates.

He was also head of the screening laboratory and poison control center of Saarland.

His research interests include work done in hormones at the University of Goettingen (under Professor Dr.A. von zur Mühlen) and University of Munich (under Professor Scriba), and in the children’s hospital of the University of Pittsburgh (in the research laboratory of Professor Foley).

Additional research interests include newborn screening for endocrine and metabolic diseases, thyroid diseases in children, growth (inter alia growth study with evaluation of new growth charts for children; functional tests), puberty, and other general topics of pediatric endocrinology.

He has over 100 publications, including 5 books. He is currently Head of Institute for Pediatric Endocrinology and Preventive Medicine (IPEP), Head of Medizinischer - Verlag Siegfried Zabransky, and works as a consultant. From 2003, he has organized the annual proceedings of interdisciplinary SGA (small for gestational age) workshops.

  Laying of the foundation of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für das neonatale Screening auf endokrine und metabole Störungen (DGNS) [screening for endocrine and metabolic diseases] is attributed to his activities in these fields.

In 2014 he stimulated the foundation of the German Society of Fetal Development (GSFD) [Deutsche Gesellschaft für Fetale Entwicklung, DGFE-net].

Further, he served as editor-in-chief oft he book Caring for children born small for gestational age (Springer Healthcare, 2013, London).



Prof.Dr.med.Siegfried Zabransky

Im Fuchstal 8, D-66424 Homburg

Tel. 049 6841 172785