Professor Heidenreich became Director and Chairman of the Department of Urology in 2009. He was previously Associate Professor of Urology, Deputy Chairman of the Department of Urology and Director of the Uro-Oncology Section at the University Hospital Cologne. His clinical and research focus is uro-oncology with special attention to radical nerve sparing and complex surgical intervention for prostate, bladder and testis cancer.
The Department of Urology is one of the leading centres for management of localised, advanced and metastatic prostate and testis cancer. The Department of Urology is equipped for open, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted reconstructive and oncological surgery. Completing the Department of Urology, the Paediatric Urology Section is led by Professor Dr. Rohrmann.