Dr Thomas Knoll
Associate Professor of Urology at Mannheim University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
Head of the Department of Urology, Sindelfingen Medical Center, University of Tuebingen
Dr Thomas Knoll is Associate Professor of Urology at Mannheim University Hospital, Germany, and Head of the Department of Urology, Sindelfingen Medical Center, University of Tuebingen, Germany. He was previously staff member and Head of Endourology and minimal-invasive surgery at the Department of Urology, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany. Dr Knoll’s expertise lies in endourologic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery for urolithiasis, BPH, and uro-oncology. His extensive scientific and clinical work focuses on the interventional treatment of urolithiasis and benign hyperplasia. He has performed a large experimental work on the pathogenesis and prevention of calcium oxalate and cystine stone formation. Dr Knoll has won a total of 8 awards pertaining to his innovation and research, including the best abstract in stone disease of the American Urological Association and 2nd best experimental abstract of the European Association of Urology (EAU). Dr Knoll has published over 100 manuscripts in peer-reviewed literature and 16 book chapters. He is an Editorial board member of the Video Urology Section of the Journal of Endourology, the World Journal of Urology, and Urolithiasis. He is vice-chair of the Urolithiasis Guideline Group of the EAU and board member of the EAU Guidelines Office, the Sections for Urolithiasis, Uro-Technology and Ethics in Live Surgery. In 2015 he was appointed as Member of the EAU Scientific Committee.