University Hospital Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany


Department of Urology


Markus Hohenfellner

Prof. Dr. med.

Markus Hohenfellner

Specialized in: urology

The Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital has been the center of excellence in the treatment of all urologic diseases already for a long time. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. univ. Markus Hohenfellner. The doctors of the Department have expert knowledge in the field of the most important urologic areas: urologic oncology, reconstructive surgery, pediatric urology, lower urinary tract dysfunction, and stone diseases. Equipeed in accordance with the latest technological advances, the Department provides treatment to about 16,000 patients every year.

The Department of Urology under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. univ. Markus Hohenfellner uses minimally invasive techniques for the operations of adrenal glands, kidneys, ureter, bladder, prostate and urinary tract. Da Vinci system is available in the Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital and it is used for a radical removal of the prostate cancer.

The key clinical focuse of the Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital is cancer treatment. The treatment of the patients with urologic tumors was integrated in the National Cancer Center (NCT). The treatment palns and strategies are developed here in cooperarion with other departments and institutes. Thus, here is provided the integrated treatment of urologic tumors. Any treatment options are available and can be adapted to every patient in the Department.

The priority areas of the Department of Urology at the Heidelberg University Hospital under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. univ. Markus Hohenfellner are:

  • Andrology
  • Pediatric urology
  • Neurourology
  • Oncology
  • Reconstructive urology 



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