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Chief physician at HELIOS Hospital Krefeld Prof. Dr. med. Michael Friedrich

Prof. Dr. med. Michael Friedrich

Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Operative treatment of breast cancer conditions, incl. reconstructive methods
  • Treatment of gynaecologic neoplasms, especially ovary carcinomas, incl. HIPEC and intraoperative radiation therapy
  • Systemic therapy for all gynaecologic neoplasms including mammary carcinomas
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Diagnostics and therapy for endometriosis
  • Diagnostics and therapy for incontinence in women
  • Prenatal diagnostics and therapy (DEGUM III)
  • Risk group obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ultra-radical carcinoma surgery
  • Organ-sparing surgery techniques as sentinel lymph nodes procedure in vulval carcinoma and nerve-sparing hysterectomy in cervical carcinoma (TMMR)
  • Exenteration with continence-restoring bladder reconstruction
  • Intraoperative hyperthermic chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy and interstitial brachytherapy
  • Minimally invasive oncologic surgery (endoscopic access)
  • Gynaecology
  • Urodynamics, perineal sonography, magnetic resonance therapy
  • Descending surgery with autologous and heterologous reconstruction of pelvic floor
  • Obstetrics
  • Premature delivery and risk group obstetrics
  • DEGUM III ultrasound diagnostics and intrauterine therapy (chorionic villi biopsy, amniocentesis, placentesis, chordocentesis, intrauterine transfusions, intrauterine foetal punctures)
  • Interdisciplinary diagnostics and therapy for inborn malformations as gastroschisis
  • Reproduction medicine and fertiprotection

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

1985-91Study of Human Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg/Breisgau
11 Sep 1987Physikum (intermediary preclinical examination)
14 Sep 1988I. state examination
13 Sep 1989II. state examination
06 Nov 1991III state examination
03 Jun 1993License to practice medicine as a doctor
12/1991–07/1993Intern at the gynaecological clinic of the Diakonissenkranken¬haus Karlsruhe (Senior Physician: Prof. MD C. Grumbrecht)
07/1993–04/1994Assistant physician at the St. Elisabeth-Klinik Heidelberg (Medical Director: MD D. Schenk)
09/1993 – 04/1994Guest physician at the Radiological Clinic in the field of the gynaecological clinic, department of gynaecological radiology of the Karl-Rupprecht University Heidelberg (Medical Director: Prof. MD D. von Fournier)
01 May 1994Assistant physician at the gynaecological clinic of the University Hospital at Homburg/Saar
12 May 1997Acknowledgement as a doctor for obstetrics and gynaecology
01 Oct 1999Attending physician at the gynaecological clinic of the University Hospital at Homburg/Saar
01 Oct 1997Head of the department of urogynaecology
01 May 1998Head of the morphological and cytological laboratory (together with attending physician PD MD D. Mink)
Since 01 Oct 2000Attending physician of the surgical ward
20 Nov 2000Habilitation for Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2001Substancial participation in the organization and setting up of the Breast Centre Homburg/Saar, establishing the Mammotome and an interdisciplinary tumour conference as well as programming and organization of respective postgraduate medical education
09 Feb 2001Venia Legendi (Private Lecturer) for Obstetrics and Gynaecology
01 Oct 2002Head Consultant at the Department of OB/Gyn of the University Clinic Tübingen
01 March 2003Head Consultant at the Department of OB/Gyn of the University Clinic Lübeck
09 Sept 2003 3rd place of the ranking list for the call for C3 professorship
Since March 2003Member of the Drug Commission and DRG-Delegate at the Department of OB/Gyn of the University Clinic Lübeck
March-April 2004Temporary Position as Head of Department of OB/Gyn at the AK Segeberger Kliniken GmbH, 23795 Bad Segeberg
19 Oct 2004Habilitation for Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University Clinic of Lübeck
05 July 2005Extraordinary Professorship for Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University Clinic of Lübeck


  • German Society of Ultrasound (DEGUM)
  • Society of Cervical Pathology and Kolposcopy, Section of the DGGG
  • Membership of the International Academy of Cytology“ (MIAC
  • European Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (EAGO)
  • German Society of Cancer (DKG)
  • European Society of Gynecologic Oncology (ESGO)
  • German Society of Mastology (DGS)
  • International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS)
  • German Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (DGGG)
  • Membership of the Section of Gynaecologic Oncology (AGO)
  • European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • Organkommission Mamma der AGO
  • American Society of Oncology (ASCO)
  • European Society of Mastology (EUSOMA)
  • Society of Reconstructive Surgery in Gynecology (AWO-Gyn)
  • German Society Gynecologic Endoscopy (AGE)
  • European Society of Gynecological Endoscopy (ESGE)
  • International Society of Gynecological Endoscopy (ISGE)


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