Aug 11th 1965 : Born in Münster/Westfalen, Germany.
1982-1983: Rotary Scholarship to Sydney/Australia
1985-1992: Medical Studies in Peczs/Hungary, Bochum, Cologne, Germany.
Scholarships in Sydney/Australia, Atlanta/USA, Dumaguete/Philippines.
1992: Medical Exam.
1992-1994: Rotation in General Surgery, Dortmund, Germany
1994-2006: Resident and Staff Member Department of Urology Hannover Medical School. Director: Prof. Udo Jonas.
1999: Board Exam
1999: „Young Innovator in Urology“.
2001: Staff Member Department of Urology, Hannover Medical School
2003-2005: Representative of the scientific coworkers in the Senat of Hannover Medical School.
2005: Scientific Advisory Board of the Federal Association of prostate cancer Support.
Since 2006 until today : Head of Department of Urology; Marienkrankenhaus Bergisch Gladbach; Teaching Hospital of University of Cologne
Since 2007: Member of the scientific board for the German SIII Guidelines guidelines
Member in several national and international Urological Societies (DGU, EAU).
2000-2006: Managing Editor „World Journal of Urology“.
2012: Founding member of German Focal Therapy Working Group
6 national and international scientific awards.
More than 150 abstracts, papers and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals.
More than 200 invited talks to operative and non-operative therapies in prostate cancer.
Member of the teaching staff European School of Urology.
Member of the teaching staff of the European School of Radiation Oncology.
Clinical and scientific interests:
Therapy of localized prostate cancer (Radical prostatectomy, Brachytherapy)
Therapy of CRPC. PI in national chemotherapy trials on CRPC.
Imaging in Prostate Cancer.
Focal therapy of prostate cancer