Our team

Our team is headed by Dr. med. Gernot Paul, a competent specialist for internal medicine and nephrology with many years of experience.

Certified nurses with dialysis experience make sure you are comfortable during your treatment. The team has years of clinical experience and regularly visits national and international programmes for further training.



Dr. med. Gernot Paul

Medical director at OptimaMed dialysis centre Frauenkirchen
born in 1965

Education/professional experience:

  • Medical studies at the University of Vienna
  • General practitioner
  • Residency for internal medicine and nephrology
  • More than 20 years of practical experience as a doctor, most recently as chief physician in a hospital’s dialysis department
  • Realisation of numerous projects, e.g. quality management projects in connection with dialysis treatments, establishment of peritoneal dialysis

Further education and training:
Training in the area of long-term blood pressure measurement, echocardiography, pulmonary function diagnostics, thyroid sonography etc.

Publications in several specialist media
Numerous lectures on nephrology and internal medicine
Medicine and management course 2010



Werner Mayer

Head nurse at OptimaMed dialysis centre Frauenkirchen
born in 1963

Education/professional experience:

  • Trained to be a certified nurse at the general nursing school in Oberwart
  • More than 19 years of practical experience as certified nurse, most recently in the area of chronic and acute dialysis in a hospital
  • Customer care in the area of medical products and intensive care

Further education and training:
Special training for the care of patients with renal replacement therapy