Luisen Hospital

Aachen, Germany

Department of Radiology

Axel Scherer

Prof. Dr. med.

Axel Scherer

Doctor, radiologist, nuclear medicine, child cardiology

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Studium: 1990-1996 Studium der Humanmedizin an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Abschluss im Mai 1996 mit der Ärztlichen Prüfung

Approbation: 1. März 1998 Erteilung der Berechtigung zur Ausübung des ärztlichen Berufs durch das Hessische Landesprüfungsamt für Heilberufe

Dissertation: 3. Juni 1996 an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Habilitation: 17. Oktober 2002 Ernennung zum Privatdozenten und Erteilung der Venia legendi für das Fach Diagnostische Radiologie durch die Medizinische Fakultät der Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf.

Professur: 19. August 2009 Verleihung der Rechtsstellung eines außerplanmäßigen Professors durch die Medizinische Fakultät der Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf

Facharztanerkennungen: 31. Oktober 2001 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Diagnostische Radiologie durch die Ärztekammer Nordrhein

3. Mai 2006 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Nuklearmedizin durch die Ärztekammer Nordrhein

Zusatzbezeichnung: 23. Januar 2003 Anerkennung der Zusatzbezeichnung Kinderradiologie durch die Ärztekammer Nordrhein

Schwerpunkte: Schnittbilddiagnostik (MD-CT, MRT) sämtlicher Bereiche, onkologische Bildgebung inkl. PET-CT, Angiographie, Interventionen, Kinderradiologie

Lehre: Lehrbeauftragter für das Fach Radiologie am Luisenhospital, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der RWTH Aachen

Weiterbildungsbefugnis: volle Weiterbildungsermächtigung für die Radiologie (Facharzt, 60 Monate)

Organized in accordance with modern requirements and standards of individual patient-oriented diagnosis in leading European hospitals involves a combination of various methods of radiological and radiological differential diagnosis.

The Department of Diagnostic Radiology at the Luisen Hospital offers digital diagnostic methods such as: magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), mammography, angiography, venography and many other by. The clinic is equipped with modern computer systems of imaging (imaging) for the fast and accurate non-invasive diagnosis with extremely low radiation exposure to the patient.


About hospital

Aachen was found by the romans in the I century as a large spa resort. It was favoured residence of Charlemagne, who made the city the capital of his empire. The church built by Charlemagne is still the main attraction of the city. In addition to holding the remains of its founder, it became the burial place of his successor Otto III. Aachen Cathedral has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Luisenhospital is a modern general hospital of Aachen with 348 beds and 8 departments, with corresponding diagnostic spectrum (including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and clinical laboratory). Each year about 15,500 inpatients and about 27,700 outpatients are treated.

We are happy to offer you our wide range of comprehensive medical, nursing and therapeutic methods.

Our friendly and highly qualified personnel make sure that you are being well cared. In the Protestant Hospital Association, the individual is the center of interest, therefore motivated staff and pleasant atmosphere are important to us.

The clinic offers comfortable single and double rooms with bathroom, safe, TV (international and Russian satellite channels) and internet access. The accommodation of patient’s companion is also possible. Patients have a choice between 3 daily menus, an individual combination of food (eg vegetarian, according to a certain diet plan) is also available.

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.