Helmut Albrecht, MD
Professor and Chair of Clinical Internal Medicine

Contact Information
(803) 540-1000
2 Medical Park, Ste. 502
Columbia, SC 29203

Internal Medicine
Division of USC Immunology Center

Medical Education
University of Hamburg, MD, 1988

Emory University, 2001
University of Hamburg, 1988

Emory University, 1999
University of Hamburg, 1995

Infectious Disease

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2001
American Board of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease, 2002


Dr. Albrecht joined the Division of Infectious Diseases in 2006, where he is currently the Division Director and the Heyward Gibbes Distinguished Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine. Dr. Albrecht graduated medical school from the University of Hamburg, Germany in 1988. He completed residencies at the University of Hamburg and Emory University in 1991 and in 2001. Dr. Albrecht completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Hamburg in 1993 and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Emory University in 1999. Dr. Albrecht has considerable study experience as investigator, principal or coordinating investigator of multiple national and international trials since 1988. He serves a reviewer for AIDS, Clinical Investigator, CID, JID, and Annuals of Internal Medicine, JAMA, EID, and other journals since 1993. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters. Dr. Albrecht is a member of the editorial board of AIDS Clinical Care.