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Axel Heidenreich

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Prof. Dr. med. Axel HeidenreichCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Education and professional career

  • 1983 - 1990 Study of Human Medicine, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, University of the Health Sciences, San Antonio, Texas.
  • 1990 - 1992 Central Hospital of German Armed Forces in Koblenz, Department of Urology.
  • 1992 Doctoral thesis "Etiology and pathogenesis of urolithiasis in rats with portocaval anastomosis", summa cum laude.
  • 07/1992 - 05/1993 Assistant Physician, Department of Urology, University Hospital Tübingen.
  • 06/1993 - 05/1994 Assistant Physician, Department of Surgery, District Hospital Hechingen, Surgeon. Compulsory one-year practice.
  • 06/1994 - 07/1995 Assistant Physician, Department of Urology, University Hospital Cologne.
  • 08/1995 - 10/1996 Research Fellowship, Urological Oncology, Walter Reed's Army Medical Center and Armed Forces Institute Of Pathology, Washington, USA (DFG He 2618 / 1-1).
  • 1996 Urologist, Head of the Department of Urology, University Hospital Cologne.
  • 1997 Chief Physician of the Department of Urology, University Hospital Cologne.
  • 1998 Habilitation and Venia legendi for urology.
  • 1999 - 2003 Head of the Department of Urology, University Hospital Marburg.
  • 2004 Visiting Professor.
  • 2004 - 2008 Head of the Section of Urological Oncology at the Department of Urology, University Hospital Cologne.
  • 2008 Director of the Department of Urology of the University Hospital Aachen.

Clinical focuses

  • Radical tumor surgery of the prostate, urinary bladder and kidney.
  • Medicinal Uro-oncology.
  • Radical surgery for advanced urological tumors (prostate, bladder, testes, kidneys).
  • Reconstructive urologic surgery (ureter, urethra).

Research focuses

  • Molecular prognostic factors of urologic tumors.
  • Resistance mechanisms of urological tumors to radiation and chemotherapy.
  • Molecular-triggered therapy of urologic 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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PAN Clinic Cologne

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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