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Prof. Thomas Knoll studied medicine at the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim. He was then a doctoral student at the University Hospital Mannheim and received his doctorate with F. J. van der Woude in 1998. His habilitation in urology followed in 2005. At the same time, he studied health management at the University of Mannheim and graduated with a Master of Science.

After several years as an assistant doctor in various areas of the university clinic, he became a specialist in urology and head of the minimally invasive urology/urolithiasis section in 2004. In 2005 he was appointed Senior Physician at the Urological University Clinic, and in 2007 he was appointed Extraordinary Professor by the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg. Since August 2008 he has been chief physician of the urological clinic at the Sindelfingen-Böblingen Clinic.

Due to his clinical and experimental work, he is considered a recognized expert in urinary stone and prostate diseases. For many years he was chairman of the urinary stones working group of the German Society for Urology (DGU). He has been a member of the Guideline Office of the European Association of Urology (EAU) since 2014 and a member of the Scientific Office of the EAU since 2015. At the 31st World Congress for Minimally Invasive Urology in New Orleans, Prof. Dr. Thomas Knoll received the "Arthur Smith Award" for his outstanding work in research and teaching.

He's also the author of the book "Clinical management of urolithiasis".


Klinikum Sindelfingen-Böblingen, Klinikverbund-Südwest
Arthur-Gruber-Straße 70
71065 Sindelfingen, Germany

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