University Hospital Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany

Diagnostics of fibroids neck (program ID: 211453)

Anthony Ho

Prof. Dr. med.

Anthony Ho

Department of Hematology, Oncology and Rheumatology

Specialized in: hematology, oncology, rheumatology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Bundesrepublik Deutschland

  • 1968 - 1974 Studium der Humanmedizin, Universitäten Innsbruck und Heidelberg
  • 1975 - 1980 Weiterbildung Innere Medizin, Hämatologie und Onkologie, Medizinische Klinik V, Universität Heidelberg
  • 1983Habilitation, Universität Heidelberg
  • 1989 - 1992 Außerplanmäßiger Professor der Medizin, Universität Heidelberg

Vereinigtes Königreich (UK)

  • 1980 - 1981 Forschungsaufenthalt (Honorary Lecturer) am Royal Free Hospital and School of Medicine, Hampstead, London (Stipendiat der Deutschen Krebshilfe, Bonn)


  • 1990 - 1992 Full Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Director of Research, Northeastern Ontario Regional Cancer Center, Sudbury, Ontario

Vereinigte Staaten (USA)

  • 1992 - 1998 Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Depart¬ment of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California
  • 1996 - 1998 Co-Division-Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California

Bundesrepublik Deutschland

  • Seit 6.3.1998 Ordinarius und Ärztlicher Direktor der Abteilung Innere Medizin V, Universität Heidelberg
  • Seit 2002 Gründungsmitglied der „Zentral-Ethik-Kommission für Stammzellforschung (des Deutschen Bundestags)
  • Seit 2003 Mitglied der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Seit 2003 Ehrenprofessor, Tongji-Universität in Shanghai, China
  • 2007 - 2011 Wahlsenator der Universität Heidelberg
  • Seit 2012 Wissenschaftlicher Beirat des Paul-Ehrlich-Instituts, Bundesministerium für Gesundheit

Patente und Auszeichnungen

  • US Patent „HIV-specific Ribozymes“ Patent Number 5, 670, 361 am 23.09.97
  • 2010 European Patent “Gene signature for replicative senescence in cell cultures” 09164153.0 – 1223, am 8.11.2010
  • 1996, 1997, 1998 „Best doctors in America“, USA.


  • Wechselwirkung zwischen Stammzellen und ihren Nischen
  • Seneszenz der Stammzellen, Asymmetrische Zellteilung
  • Mobilisierung der Knochenmarkstammzellen für klinische Transplantation

Aktuell geförderte Forschungsprojekte

  • Sprecher des Sonderforschungsbereichs 873 –„Maintenance and Differentiation of Stem Cells in Development and Disease“. Gefördert durch die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (9.3 Millionen vom 2011 bis 2014)
  • SyStemAge – Systems Biology of Somatic Stem Cell Ageing in Human Bone Marrow. Gefördert durch die EU 7th Framework Programme
  • Joachim-Siebeneicher-Stiftung:  Selbsterneuerungsfähigkeit somatischer und leukämischer Stammzellen
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About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Hematology, Oncology, and Rheumatology at the Heidelberg University Hospital makes every effort to provide medical care of the highest quality to the patients with oncologic and rheumatologic diseases. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. Anthony D. Ho. Due to the outstanding achievements in the fields of hematology and internal oncology as well as rheumatology and stem cell transplant, the Department ranks among the most recognized medical institutions of this specialization worldwide.

Moreover, the Department of Hematology, Oncology, and Rheumatology at the Heidelberg University Hospital has achieved national and international recognition in the field of research, e.g., stem cell research. It should be noted that the Department continues striving for innovations and treatment optimization as it used to do throughout its history.

The range of services in the field of hematology of the Department of Hematology, Oncology and Rheumatology at the Heidelberg University Hospital includes:

  • Stem cell transplant
  • Leukemias
  • MDS
  • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas
  • Hodgkin’s lymphomas
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemias
  • Myeloproliferative diseases
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Amyloidosis

Focuses in the field of oncology:

  • Sarcomas
  • CUP syndrome

The unit of rheumatology at the Department of Hematology, Oncology and Rheumatology under the direction of Prof. Dr. Anthony D. Ho provides treatment of the following diseases:

  • Collagen diseases
  • Vasculitis
  • Chronic arthritis and spondyloarthritis
  • Chronic recurrent fever / autoinflammatory syndromes / AA-amyloidosis
  • Inflammatory eye diseases / Uveitis Center

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • tumor markers
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound
  • CT / MRI of the head and neck
  • repeat biopsy if indicated
  • histologically and immunohistochemically examination
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

The Heidelberg University Hospital is one of the largest medical centers in Germany. The Faculty of Medicine of the Heidelberg University has the worldwide renowned biomedical research institutions in Europe. Hospital and Faculty strive together for the goal to develop innovative diagnostics and therapy and implement this technique quickly for the patient. “In Scientia Salus” (healing through science) is the motto of the Heidelberg University Hospital. With 44 medical departments it has a good reputation for its treatment in Germany and throughout Europe.

The focus of the Heidelberg University are cancer treatment and the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. In the fields of transplantation medicine, neuroscience with psychosocial medicine, cardiovascular medicine, genetics and infectious diseases it is also at the leading digit.

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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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.