Academic Hospital Merheim Cologne

Cologne, Germany

Department of Radiotherapy

P. Niehoff Mam

Prof. Dr. med.

P. Niehoff Mam

Specialized in: radiology

Radiotherapy Department has two modern synergetic linear accelerators, the new equipment for afterloding and allows to implant radioactive source for prostate cancer, as well as intraoperative radiation for breast cancer. For the planning of radiation the systematic CT on the Toshiba Aquilion Large Bore setting with the largest 90 cm inlet is used.

The range of services of the Department includes irradiation, both in malignant and in benign tumor diseases. There are conducted all the modern radiation oncology treatments, such as IMRT, IGRT, IORT, brachytherapy, often in conjunction with radiochemical therapy. It is also possible to carry out stereotactic radiation and irradiation with breathing control. The main directions are malignant lung diseases, female breast and digestive organs diseases, brain tumors, head and neck tumors, gynecological and urological tumors.

The variety of available radiotherapy techniques suggests the possibility of different combinations, and thus ensures an optimal treatment of patients. Patient care is conducted by a friendly, motivated team of radiologists, trained on the specific requirements of dealing with cancer patients, consisting of medical-technical assistant radiologists, physicians and physicists.

About hospital

The Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim is part of the University of Cologne. Besides a wide range of treatment of diseases presented in the clinic, the hospital specializes in the following areas: ophthalmology, radiology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, orthopedics and traumatology and so on. The Academic Hospital Cologne-Merheim specializes in the application of minimally invasive technologies and meets the strict criteria of modern medicine.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.