CV Pro. Dr. Markus Graefen

  • Studied human medicine in Bonn
  • Specialist training in urology at the university clinics of  Edinburgh, Düsseldorf and Hamburg
  • Since 1995 employed at the University Clinic of Hamburg-Eppendorf with the clinical and scientific focus on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer
  • 2000 Scholarship from the German Research Foundation for a one-year guest research fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York
  • 2001 - 2004 Consultant at the University Clinic of Hamburg-Eppendorf and head of the prostate cancer outpatient centre
  • 2001 Post-doctoral thesis in the specialist field of urology on "Evaluating prognoses in prostate cancer"
  • 2004 Appointment as senior consultant at the Martini Clinic in Hamburg
  • 2006 Co-author of the S3 guidelines on prostate cancer 
  • 2006 - 2012 European Urology: "Surgery in Motion", editor 
  • 2007 Appointed Professor
  • 2011 Appointed Medical Director of the Martini Clinic 
  • 2012 Member of the Scientific Council of the German Chamber of Physicians
  • 2013 European Urology Residents Education Programme: Member of the Faculty
  • Numerous contributions to scientific publications & books/research prizes, primarily in the field of prostate carcinoma
  • Reviewer of numerous national and international scientific periodicals
  • Member of the German, European and American societies for urology
  • Surgical expertise in open and robot-assisted nerve saving radical prostatectomy, as well as brachytherapy of prostate cancer in afterloading and seed implantation procedures