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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Axel HeidenreichCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Professional background

  • 1983 - 1990 Study of Human Medicine, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, University of the Health Sciences, San Antonio, Texas
  • 1990 - 1992 German Armed Forces Central Hospital Koblenz, Department of Urology
  • 1992 Doctoral thesis "Aetiology and pathogenesis of urolithiasis in rats with portocaval anastomosis", summa cum laude
  • 7/1992 - 5/1993 assistant physician, Urological University Clinic Tübingen
  • 6/1993 - 5/1994 Assistant doctor, Surgical department, district hospital Hechingen, Surgeon. Compulsory
  • 6/1994 - 7/1995 assistant physician, Urological University Clinic Cologne
  • 8/1995 - 10/1996 Research Fellowship, Urulogical Oncology, Walter Reed's Army Medical Center and Armed Forces Institute Of Pathology, Washington, USA (DFG He 2618 / 1-1)
  • 1996 Specialist for Urology, Senior doctor of the Urological University Clinic Cologne
  • 1997 Chief physician of the Urological University Clinic Cologne
  • 1998 Habilitation and Venia legendi for the subject of urology
  • 1999 - 2003 Chief Surgeon of the Urological University Clinic of Marburg
  • 2004 Nomination as extraordinary Professor
  • 2004 - 2008 Head of the Department of Urological Oncology of the Urological University Clinic Cologne
  • 2008 Director of the Department of Urology of the University Hospital of RWTH Aachen University

Clinical focus

  • Radical tumor surgery of the prostate, urinary bladder and kidney
  • Medicinal Uro-Oncology
  • Salvage surgery of advanced urological tumors (prostate, bladder, testes, kidney)
  • Reconstructive urological surgery (ureter, urethra)

Research focus

  • Molecular prognostic factors of urological tumors
  • Resistance mechanisms of radiation and chemotherapy of urological tumors
  • Molecular-triggered therapy of urological tumors
  • Surgical techniques of locally advanced tumors of the urogenital tract


University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from 82 Votes

Department of Urology

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Cologne ranks among the top German departments specializing in prostate cancer treatment! The Department of Urology deals with the treatment of various urological diseases.

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Multispecialty Hospital PAN Clinic

9/10 from 14 Votes

Department of Urology

The Department of Urology offers counselling and treatment of patients with all kinds of urological and andrological problems.

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Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide

8.9/10 from 32 Votes

Department of Urology

The Department of Urology at the Academic Hospital Cologne-Holweide deals with the treatment of diseases and injuries of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra and male reproductive organs. There are used modern conservative (medicated), endoscopic and open surgical techniques.

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