University Hospital Düsseldorf

Duesseldorf, Germany

Department of Urology

Peter Albers

Prof. Dr. med.

Peter Albers

Specialized in: urology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • Studium der Humanmedizin und Philosophie in Aachen und Mainz
  • 1988 Promotion zum Doktor der Medizin an der Universitätskinderklinik Mainz
  • 1988-1990 Arzt im Praktikum in der Urologischen Abteilung des Krankenhauses Montabaur
  • 1990-1991 Truppenarzt in Hannover
  • 1991-1992 Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter der Klinik für Allgemeinchirurgie der Universität Mainz
  • 1992-1994 Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter der Urologischen Universitätsklinik Mainz
  • 1993-1994 Research Fellowship an der Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA, Dept. of Urology, und Mitarbeiter der Abteilung „Cancer Research“ der Eli Lilly Forschungslaboratorien in Indianapolis, USA
  • 1994-1996 Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter der Urologischen Universitätsklinik Bonn
  • 1996 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Urologie
  • 1996-1998 Oberarzt der Klinik und Poliklinik für Urologie der Universität Bonn
  • 1997 Habilitation für das Fach Urologie
  • 1998 Klinisch-wissenschaftlicher Aufenthalt in den USA in den Bereichen Kinderurologie am Riley Hospital for Children Indianapolis, Indiana University, USA, Department of Pediatric Urology und am Childrens´s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dept. of Pediatric Urology sowie Urologische Onkologie am Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, USA
  • 1998-2003 Leitender Oberarzt der Klinik und Poliklinik für Urologie der Universität Bonn
  • 1999 Fakultative Weiterbildung „Spezielle urologische Chirurgie“
  • 2002 Außerplanmäßige Professur für Urologie der Universität Bonn
  • 2003-2008 Chefarzt der Klinik für Urologie des Klinikums Kassel
  • 2006 Zusatzweiterbildung „Medikamentöse Tumortherapie"
  • 2008 Ernennung zum W3-Professor für Urologie an der  Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Seit 1. August 2008 ist Prof. Dr. Albers Direktor der Urologischen Klinik am Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf

The Department of Urology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf deals with the treatment of all urologic diseases, including pediatric urology with the use of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic methods. These include “keyhole” surgery in case of urologic tumor surgery and modernization of diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones. An important focus of the Department is the Prostate Cancer Center. Prof. Dr. Peter Albers has been leading the Department since 1. August 2008.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Albers headed the Department of Urology at the Kassel Hospital (maximal care hospital) before. He is a specialist in the field of extensive surgery of tumors and a recognized research associate in the field of uro oncology. His coming encouraged an intensive development of both scientific and clinical activity of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf. 

Since December 2012 the Department has been a certified Prostate Cancer Center according to the criteria of the German Cancer Society. The Pelvic Floor Center is one more project, which deals with diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence in cooperation with the university departments of gynecology. In addition to conventional surgical techniques, the Department at the University Hospital Dusseldorf uses the latest minimally invasive techniques (robotized surgery, laser). The Department provides a consultation on various focuses, including pediatric oncology and urology. 

The main treatment focuses of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Albers are: 

  • Tumor diseases of the urogenital tract
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques (including robotized)
  • Endoscopic surgery, including laser treatment
  • Treatment of the kidney stone disease
  • Andrology
  • Pediatric urology
  • Female and male urinary incontinence

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Dusseldorf ranks among the top German departments specializing in prostate cancer treatment!  

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