University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

Munich, Germany

Department of Radiooncology and Radiationtherapy

Stephanie Combs

Prof. Dr. med.

Stephanie Combs

Specialized in: Radiooncology, Radiationtherapy

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  • 10/1996 – 04/2003 Medical School Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg, Eastern
  • Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA, University of Texas (UTHSCSA), San Antonio, TX, USA
  • 04/2003 3. State Examination
  • 04/2003 MD, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Institute of Neuroanatomy (Prof. Dr. K. Unsicker), entitled: TGF-βs, PACAP and the Development of the Sympathoadrenal Cell Lineage (magna cum Laude)

Professional Experience

  • 06/2003 – 03/2014 Postdoc and Residency, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany, Medical Director: Prof. Dr. Dr. M. Wannenmacher / Prof. Dr.
  • Radiation Oncology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Director: PD Dr. Dr. J. Debus
  • 2007 – 2014 Head of the Neuro-Radiation Oncology Research Group, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 02/2009 Board Certification Radiation Protection
  • 07/2009 Board Certification for Radiation Oncology
  • 10/2009 Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany,
  • 12/2009 Postdoctoral Lecturer Qualification

(Habilitation) in Radiation Oncology

  • 2011 – 2014 Vice Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany,
  • 11/2011 Diploma in Palliative Care
  • Since 04/2014 Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany
  • Since 04/2014 Director, Institute of Innovative Radiotherapy (iRT), Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
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The team of experts in the Department of Radiooncology and Radiation Therapy at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar provides treatment to over 1500 patients every year. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Stephanie Combs. The modern radiation therapy serves for the treatment of people with cancers initially. About 45-50% of all oncologic patients can be cured today. About 50-60% of these cured patients undertook radiation therapy.

Radiation therapy can be applied on its own or in combination with surgery or chemotherapy. The multidisciplinary team of doctors of the Department of Radiooncology and Radiation Therapy at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Stephanie Combs makes a decision as for the appropriateness of the combination for every individual patient.

The range of therapeutic services of the Department include:

  • Alternative medicine
  • Radiation therapy for children
  • Radiation therapy for metastases

The following techniques are used in the Department:

  • 3D-conformal radiation therapy
  • IMRT and IGRT
  • Tomotherapy
  • Stereotaxy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Total body irradiation


About hospital

The rechts der Isar Hospital is the University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich. There is intensive cooperation between the research facilities of the TU and the hospital in numbers of areas.

With a workforce of around 5,000 employees, the university hospital Clinic right of the Isar is a renowned center for patient care, medical research and teaching of medicine. Every year, around 60,000 patients benefit from in-patient care and 245,000 patients – from outpatient care of the highest medical standard.

Through a close cooperation between patient care and research facilities, patients benefit from new scientific findings as quickly as possible.

The University Hospital rechts der Isar is composed of 33 separate clinics and departments and has 1,100 beds. This enables patients, according to their diagnosis, to receive treatment from doctors of various medical fields.

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.