Professor of Urology
Director of Urology Spital Thurgau AG, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

@trwherrmann

Speech Title: Thulium laser enucleation of the prostate (ThuLEP) during the New Technologies

Personal Information

Name:                         Thomas Reinhard William Herrmann

Date of birth:             12.07.1972

Place of birth:            Duderstadt, Germany

Nationality:                German

Business address :    Clinical Director Urology Spital Thurgau AG, Chairman Department of Urology, Kantonspital Frauenfeld, Pfaffenholzstrasse 4, 8501 Frauenfeld, Switzerland

Medical Education, University

1992 – 2000            Medical School of the Georg August University Göttingen, Germany

1999                          University of Vienna, supported by the Sokrates (Erasmus) grant of the European Union

Professional Achievements

2003                             Fellowship. Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, India.
(Head of Department: Dr. Mahesh R Desai), supported by the August-Kuerten-Stiftung, Hamburg, Germany

2006                             Attending, Department of Urology, Hannover Medical School, Germany

2008                             Consultant Urologist: Section minimal invasive therapy: Endourology, stone therapy, laser therapy, Section Member: Laparoscopy

2009                             Director of Endourology and Laparoscopy, Hannover Medical School, Germany

2012                             Vice chairman, Department of Urology and Urological Oncology, Hannover Medical School, Germany

2016                             Focus List: Best Doctors in Germany: Prostate Surgery

2017                             Focus List: Best Doctors in Germany: Prostate Surgery

2018                             Clinical Director Urology Spital Thurgau AG, Chairman Department of Urology, Kantonspital Frauenfeld, Switzerland

Academic Achievements

2006                             Assistant Managing Editor, World Journal of Urology

2008                             Managing Editor, World Journal of Urology

2009                             Vice Chairman and Founder Urothulium Study Group (ThuVARP, ThuVEP)

2009                             Inventor of ThuLEP (Thulium Laser Enucleation of the prostate – anatomical enucleation with laser support)

2009                             Founding Member „Urothulium Study Group“, Vice Chairman

2010                             Member of the EAU guideline Working Group „New technologies“, European Association of Urology

2010                             First Author: European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on “Laser and Technology”

2010                             Editorial Board Member World Journal of Clinical Urology (WJCU)

2010                             Editorial Board Member Scientific Research Publishing of Urology (SRPJU) term 2011-2014

2010                             Editorial Board Member Annals of Urology 2011 – 2014

2011                             Associate Editor World Journal of Urology

2012                             Member of the Working Group of the German Urological Association (DGU): AK Endourology and Laparoscopy

2013                             Associate Professor, PhD / Habilitation thesis „Development of novel surgical approaches in urological soft tissue surgery with Thulium:Yttrium-Alluminium-Garnet (Tm:YAG) laser support”

2013                             Member of the Working Group of the German Urological Association (DGU): AK Endourology. Position Treasurer

2013                             Co-Author European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on “Robotics and Key-hole Surgery”

2013                             Editorial Board member Biomed Research Urology (BMC Urology), IF 2.8, term 2013 – 2015

2014                             Editor of the Urology Collection, SpringerPlus

2015                             Editorial board member. Asian Journal of Andrology (AJA), term 2015-2018 (IF 2.8)

2015                             Founder International Consultation of Bipolar Enucleation of the Prostate (ICBEP)

2015                             Inventor of BipoLEP probe for combined mechanical and vaporizing enucleation probe for BipolEP – anatomical enucleation of the prostate (Karl Storz GmbH, Tuttlingen, Germany)

2015                             Member T.R.U.S.T, Training and Research in Urological Surgical Therapies

2015                             Member UroICE group, International Consultation in Endourology

2015                             Visiting Professor, Department of Urology, AMC, Amsterdam, The    Netherland

2016                             Editorial Board member Biomed Research Urology (BMC Urology), IF 2.8, term 2016-2018

2016                             Member Guidelines Working Group on „Non neurogenic Male LUTS”, European Association of Urology

2018                             Director of Urology Clinic Spital Thurgau AG and Head of Department of Urology Kantonspital Frauenfeld

2018                             Professor of Urology, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Germany

2018                             Chairman German working group of Endourology – AK Endourologie German Society of Urologie (DGU)

2019                             Member German working group of surgical techniques – AK Operative Techniken, German Society of Urologie (DGU)

2020                             Associate Editor Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU) Journal SIUJ

Academic Publications

h- index:                                     35

h-index without self citation  33

183 NCBI Pubmed listed publikations

315 total publication items (researchgate)

Tutorship / Surgical Faculty

2012 – today              Surgical Faculty for live Surgery and instructional courses in endourological procedures (such as ThuLEP, BipolEP), minimal invasive PNL [MIP] and en bloc resection of bladder tumors) on all mayor international meetings (EAU; Challenges in Endourology, ESU / ESUT Masterclasses, eGrandrounds in Endourology (SIU), World Congress of Endourology. National meetings: Annual Meeting German Association of Urology (DGU) and German Robotic Urological Association (DRUS) and Working Group Masterclasses (AK Endourology), EULIS

2010 – today              Reference Surgeon / Tutor for transurethral enucleation of the Prostate (ThuLEP, BipolEP), minimal invasive PNL [MIP] and en bloc resection of bladder tumors