University Hospital Münster

Muenster, Germany

Surgical treatment of ovarian cancer with laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy (program ID: 137871)

Ludwig Kiesel

Prof. Dr. med.

Ludwig Kiesel

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Specialized in: obstetrics, gynecology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • 1975 – 1978 Medizinstudium in Heidelberg
  • 1978 – 1979 Royal Free Hospital Medical School, University of London (Stipendiat der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
  • Promotionsarbeit an der Univ.-Frauenklinik Heidelberg Approbation als Arzt
  • 1981-1982 Forschungsstipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft am National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA
  • Amerikanisches Staatsexamen (ECFMG)

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 1983 – 1989 Facharztausbildung an der Univ.-Frauenklinik Heidelberg
  • 1989 Facharztanerkennung für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
  • 1990 Habilitationsschrift
  • 1992 – 2000 Oberarzt an der Universitäts-Frauenklinik Tübingen (Ärztlicher Direktor: Prof. Dr. med. H. A. Hirsch)
  • 1996 Erlangung der Fakultativen Weiterbildung
    • in Spezieller Operativer Gynäkologie
    • in Spezieller Geburtshilfe
    • in Gynäkologischer Endokrinologie und Reproduktionsmedizin
  • 1996 – 2000 Geschäftsführender Oberarzt und später Leitender Oberarzt der Universitäts-Frauenklinik Tübingen (Ärztl. Dir. Prof. Dr. D. Wallwiener)
  • Seit 2000 Direktor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Universitätsklinikum Münster

Weitere offizielle Funktionen

  • Vorsitzender der Stiftung Endometriose-Forschung (SEF)
  • Vorstandmitglied der Welt-Endometriose-Gesellschaft (WES)
  • Past-Präsident der Deutschen Menopause Gesellschaft 
  • Vorstandsmitglied des Dachverbandes Reproduktionsmedizin (DVR)
  • 1. Vorsitzender des Tumorzentrums Münsterland e.V.
  • Vorstandsmitglied der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologische Endokrinologie und Fortpflanzungsmedizin
  • Mitglied der Leitlinienkommission der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
  • Mitglied Editorial Board Journal of Endometriosis

Stipendien und Auszeichnungen

  • 1975 Von Schmitz-Auszeichnung (bestes Jahrgangsabitur der Schule)
  • 1976 - 1981 Mitglied der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • 1978 - 1979 Auslandstipendium der Studienstiftung, Royal Free Medical School London, England
  • 1981 Europäischer Forschungspreis der Japanischen Medizinischen Gesellschaft
  • 1981 - 1982 Forschungsstipendium der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft am National Institutes of Health,
  • Reproduction and Research Branch (Dir.: Prof. Dr. Kevin J. Catt), Bethesda, USA
  • 1982 Vortragsstipendium des National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
  • 1986 Schoeller-Junkmann-Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie
  • 1987 Hugo-Husslein-Preis der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
  • 1991 Julius-Redel-Preis der Universität Heidelberg (Habilitationspreis der Medizinischen Fakultät)
  • 1991 Endometriose-Forschungspreis der Stiftung Endometriose-Forschung
  • 1992 Posterpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
  • 2010 Verleihung der Semmelweis-Medaille der Ungarischen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe die Semmelweis-Medaille zusammen mit der Ehrenmitgliedschaft der Gesellschaft für Verdienste auf dem Gebiet der internationalen Kooperation.
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the University Hospital Münster is a leading department of maximum medical care in its specialization in Münster and Westphalen region. Due to the opportunities of the university hospital, the Department always offers the most up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic methods for all gynecological and obstetric diseases. The Department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Ludwig Kiesel. 

The Department at the University Hospital Münster offers a wide range of specializations and has a special qualification in every of five big focuses

  • Surgical and oncological gynecology
  • Senology (Breast Center)
  • Obstetrics and perinatal medicine 
  • Endocrinology (hormonal disorders)
  • Reproductive medicine 

In gynecological oncology, the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Ludwig Kiesel is focused on breast cancer treatment. In cooperation with other departments and sections at the University Hospital Münster, the Department of Gynecology founded the Breast Center Münster. 

The treatment focuses of the Department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Ludwig Kiesel are:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of breast malignancies
  • Diagnosis and treatment of benign breast tumors
  • Cosmetic / plastic breast surgery
  • Monitoring of high-risk pregnancies
  • Prenatal diagnosis and treatment
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases during pregnancy, delivery and in the postpartum period 
  • Diagnosis and treatment of gynecological tumors, such as ovarian, uterine and vulvar cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of non-inflammatory diseases of the female genital tract, especially the treatment of dysplastic changes (anomalous growth) in the cervix uteri (uterine cervix / mouth of the womb) and vulva.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • complete blood count
  • blood chemistry test
  • pelvic ultrasound
  • gynecological examination
  • transvaginal ultrasound
  • colposcopy
  • scraping with subsequent analysis
  • laparoscopic salpingo-oophorectomy
  • biopsy with histological examination of the material
  • full board clinic stay for up to 5 days
  • cost of required medications
  • nursing staff services
  • elaboration of further recommendations
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