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University Hospital Ulm

location_on Ulm, Germany
8.73571/10 from 83 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology (535101)

Thomas Wiegel

Prof. Dr. med.

Thomas Wiegel

Specialized in: adult and pediatric radiation therapy, radiation oncology

About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology at the University Hospital Ulm offers the full range of services in the fields of its specialization and is one of the largest and most reputable medical institutions of this kind in Germany. More than 1,500 inpatients and outpatients are treated here annually. The department is equipped with the state-of-art medical equipment, which in combination with the high professionalism of doctors contributes to the achievement of optimal results in fight against cancers. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Wiegel.

The service range of the department includes:

  • RapidArc irradiation technology 
    • Prostate cancer
    • Head and neck tumors
    • Metastases
  • Combined chemoradiation therapy
    • Head and neck tumors
    • Tumors of the respiratory tract and lungs
    • Esophageal tumors
    • Cervical tumors
    • Rectal tumors
    • Anus tumors
  • Brachytherapy
    • Interactive brachytherapy
      • Vaginal and uterine tumors
      • Tumors of the upper gastrointestinal tract
      • Tumors of the respiratory tract 
    • Interstitial brachytherapy
      • Temporary implantation of a radiation source directly into the tumor (in head and neck tumors)
      • Permanent implantation of a radiation source directly into a tumor (at certain stages of prostate cancer)
  • Total body irradiation (before bone marrow transplantation)
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) in breast cancer
  • Atemgating irradiation method in breast cancer
  • Stereotaxis
    • Single brain metastases
    • Recurrent small brain tumors
  • Other treatment methods

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2005, Head of the Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Ulm.
  • 2001 - 2005 Professor, Department of Radiation Therapy, University Hospital Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin.
  • 1999 Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Faculty of Human Medicine, Free University of Berlin.
  • 1996 - 2005 Leading Senior Physician, Department of Radiation Therapy, University Hospital Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin.
  • 1995 - 1996 Senior Physician, Department of Radiation Therapy, University Hospital Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin.
  • 1994 - 1995 Research Fellow, Department of Radiation Therapy, University Hospital Charité, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin.
  • 1989 - 1994 Intern, Assistant Physician, Department of Radiation Therapy, University Hospital Hamburg.
  • 1990 Doctoral thesis defense.
  • 1989 Degree in Human Medicine.

Department of Adult and Pediatric Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology.
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