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Training Activities

Since 1992   Member of the working group on informatics and documentation

                       of the German Association of Urology (DGU)  

     Since 2011  Chair

Since 2002  Trainer for third generation cryotherapy

      International workshops on cryotherapy

Since 2006   Trainer for minimal invasive therapy of female and male stress incontinence   

Since 2007   Workshops on minimal invasive therapy of female and male stress incontinence    

Since 2007  Trainer for HIFU (high intensive focused ultrasound)

2007-2016    Member of the „minimal invasive group“ (ablative) of ESUT (European Society for urological Technology)

Since 2010   Trainer for Greenlightlaser therapy of BPH (HPS and XPS)

Since 2011   Founding member of the working group Transnational research, Quality and Economics                                                            of the German Association of Urology (DGU) 

Since 2013   Founding member of the working group focal and microtherapy

                       of the German Association of Urology (DGU) 

Since 2016   Reference center for MR Fusion Biopsy (Urostation)

Since 2018   Training center for convective water vaporisation of the prostate (REZUM)

Since 2022   Trainer for artificial sphincter implantataion

9/1995 - 6/1996

Specialist in Urology

Department of Urology

Dr. Horst Schmidt-Kliniken, Wiesbaden, Germany

1/1999 - 8/2023

Permanent representative of the Chief in Urology

Krankenhaus Nordwest der Stiftung zum Heiligen Geist, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2007 - 2023

Coordinator of the Certified prostete cancer center (Onkozert)

Krankenhaus Nordwest der Stiftung zum Heiligen Geist, Frankfurt am Main 

2019 - 2023

Coordinator of the urooncolocical center 

Krankenhaus Nordwest der Stiftung zum Heiligen Geist, Frankfurt am Main 

September 2023

Opening of Urologische Privatpraxis (private practice of Urology) Ulrich Witzsch

in Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany

7/1996 - 12/1998

Attendant (Oberarzt)

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology 

Krankenhaus Nordwest der Stiftung zum Heiligen Geist, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2003 - 2007

Physican member of the Central Quality Management Team 

Krankenhaus Nordwest gGmbH, Frankfurt/Main

since 2018

Urologist at the MRgFUS center for MRguided focused ultrasound of the prostate

first center in Europe

4/2021 - 5/2022

Interim Chief

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology

Krankenhaus Nordwest der Stiftung zum Heiligen Geist, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

April 2024

Relocation of Urologische Privatpraxis (private practice of Urology) Ulrich Witzsch

to Sulzbach am Taunus, Germany

Professional Career in Urology

Professional Training

1982 - 1988                    Medical School at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität,                                                         Mainz, Germany 

                                     1988  Final year, surgical trimester at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital,

                                     Cooperstown, New York affilated with Columbia University

                                     University degree: state exam in medicine

1/1989 - 6/1990            "Arzt  im Praktikum" at Department of Urology and Pediatric                                          Urology at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

7/1990 - 6/1995             "Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter" Resident at Department of                                           Urology and Pediatric Urology at Johannes Gutenberg                                                   University, Mainz, Germany 

10/1992 - 9/1993            General Surgery, Kreiskrankenhaus, Melsungen, Germany

26.06.1995                     Specialisation in Urology 

1980 - 1982                    Medical Service at German Army

                                      e.g. Expert field medical badge 

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