RWTH University Hospital Aachen

Aachen, Germany

Diagnostics of ovarian yolk sac tumor (program ID: 211741)

Elmar Stickeler

Prof. Dr. med.

Elmar Stickeler

Department of Gynecology, Mammology and Obstetrics

Specialized in: gynecology, obstetrics, mammology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
Beruflicher Werdegang
  • 1993-1994 Arzt im Praktikum an der Albert-Ludwigs Universität Freiburg, Klinik für Gynäkologie und Geburthilfe(Prof. Dr. A. Pfleiderer)
  • 07/1994 Approbation
  • 1996-2001 Assistenzarzt und wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, Klinik für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (Prof. Dr. W. Jonat)
  • 1998-2001 Assistentenvertreter und Arbeitszeitcoordinator
  • 2001 Facharztanerkennung für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • 04/2001 Oberarzt an der Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, Klinik für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
  • Seit 05/2001 Personal-Oberarzt und Assistentenkoordinator
  • Seit 2002 OP-Plan-Koordination
  • 2002 Fakultative Weiterbildung „Spezielle Geburtshilfe/ Perinatalmedizin“
  • 2005 Fakultative Weiterbildung „Spezielle operative Gynäkologie“
  • 2005 Leiter Interdisziplinäres Tumorboard
  • 2005 Leitender Oberarzt mit Vertretung des Klinikdirektors
  • 2006 Schwerpunktsbezeichnung „Gynäkologische Onkologie“
  • 2007/2008 Leiter (QMB und BOL) der Kommission „Zertifiziertes Brustzentrum“ (EUSOMA, DKG, DGS)
  • 2008 Leiter des „Online Mammakarzinom“ Tumorboards
  • 1192-1993 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent im Gynäkologisch-Onkologischen Labor der Universitäts-Frauenklinik Hamburg-Eppendorf
  • 04/1993 Promotion an der Universität Hamburg (Prof. Dr. Jonat; Note: Magna cum laude)
  • 1994-1996 Forschungsaufenthalt am Dana Farber Cancer Institute der Harvard Medical School, Boston, als Stipendiat der Deutschen Krebshilfe (Prof. Dr. R. Sager)
  • 1998 Forschungsaufenthalt am National Cancer Center, Tokyo, als Stipendiat der Japanese Foundation for the Promotion of Cancer Research (Prof. Dr. Yamaguchi)
  • Seit 1998 Leiter des molekular-biologisch/onkologischen Labors für klinisch orientierte Grundlagenforschung, Klinik für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
  • Seit 2000 Mitglied des Promotionsausschusses der Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel
  • Seit 2000 Gutachterausschuß der DfG (z.T. Deutsche Krebshilfe)
  • Seit 2000 Organisation und Leitung der Studienzentrale für Mammakarzinome und gynäkologische Tumore
  • Mai 2002 Habilitation für das Fach Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Seit 2002 Mitglied der Studiengruppe Mamma der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Onkologie (AGO)
  • Seit 2003 Studienleitkommission u. Mitglied d. Scientific boards der German Breast Group (GBG) mit Schwerpunkt Mammakarzinom-Studien (Phase I –IV)
  • 2004 Gründungsmitglied der Studiengruppe "Translationale Forschung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Onkologie" (TRAFO)
  • 04/2006 Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor
  • 2006-2008 2. Schriftführer der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (DGGG) und Kongreßsekretär 2008
  • 2008 Mitglied der Arbeitsgruppe zur Gründung des Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) des Universitätsklinikums Schleswig-Holstein.
  • 2008 2. Platz W3-Professur für Frauenheilkunde, Geburtshilfe, Reproduktionsmedizin, Universität Düsseldorf
  • 2009 1. Platz W3-Professur für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtsmedizin, RWTH Aachen
  • 01/2009 Direktor der Universitäts-Frauenklinik Aachen
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr.  Elmar Stickelerund comprises such fields as general gynecology and gynecological oncology, obstetrics and perinatal medicine. The Department occupies a top position nationwide in its specialization. The Department is focused on gynecological oncology, breast cancer and urogynecology.

The Breast Center of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics is certified by the state of NRW and the European EUSOMA. It treats patients with all kinds of benign or malignant diseases of the breast. A psycho-oncological care and intensive physiotherapy complete the individual therapeutic concept. With a focus on gynecological oncology and breast cancer the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Aachen is tightly integrated in the ECCA. The Urogynecology with its modern surgical techniques presents a medical focus of the Department.

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr.  Elmar Stickelerund together with the Department of Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care is recognized as a Perinatal Center of Level 1, so that pregnant women, parturient, premature and newborn infants, who are under the highest risk, can be treated promptly.

The focus areas of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Aachen in the field of gynecology are the following:

  • Use of sparing, minimally invasive surgical techniques as well as Da Vinci robot-assisted operations
  • Treatment of all gynecological malignancies. These include tumors of lower abdomen (e.g., ovarian and cervical cancer), which are treated in the Gynecological Cancer Center integrated in the European Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to surgical treatment, the Department offers a comprehensive medical care within oncology consultations. The Breast Center deals with the treatment of breast malignancies.
  • Treatment of endometriosis within the Endometriosis Center stage III (the highest level)
  • Treatment of cell alternations (dysplasia) of the cervix, vagina or vulvar lips on the dysplasia devoted consultations. Infectious diseases (condyloma / condyloma acuminate), inflammatory alternations and chronic diseases (e.g., lichen sclerosis) are also treated within these consultations.
  • Treatment of benign diseases (myomas, genital pathologies, circulatory disorders)
  • Treatment of uterine prolapse and urinary incontinence on urogynecological consultations 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT / MRI of the abdomen
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • biopsy and histological examination
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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The University Hospital Aachen is a so-called hospital of the university maximum care. With its 34 clinics, 25 institutes and five multidisciplinary units covers the University Hospital Aachen not only the entire spectrum of medicine, but also it offers a patient- oriented medical care and nursing, medical education and research of international level. In the current ranking of the magazine FOCUS took the University Hospital Aachen among 2000 hospitals in Germany with number 15 a peak position. That patient care, medical education and research are located in a central building provides the advantage for an intensive interdisciplinary exchange and a close networking between clinics and scientific research. In this way it promotes a better understanding of disease, enables the progress in diagnosis and treatment for decades, thereby its innovations are of national importance.

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.

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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.