Department of Urology

Bladder Cancer Clinic

The "Bladder Cancer Clinic" of the Hospital Barmherzige Brüder München specializes in the diagnosis and therapy of bladder tumors.

The Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology and head of the Bladder Cancer Clinic, Prof. Dr. Alexander Karl has been clinically and scientifically active in the field of bladder tumor research for more than 17 years and is one of the most experienced national and international surgeons in the treatment of both localized and advanced bladder tumors. The special and long-term interest in bladder cancer is also clear from the title of his habilitation: "Innovative Diagnostic Procedures in Bladder Cancer".

In 2018 Prof. Karl performed over 100 radical cystectomies with urinary diversion. With more than 2,000 transurethral bladder tumor resections and a unique expertise in the field of fluorescence endoscopy, Prof. Karl is one of the experts in Germany and Europe. The Bladder Cancer Clinic has a highly specialized team of doctors and nurses with state-of-the-art equipment for the best possible treatment of a bladder tumor.

The unique specialization in this field helps to achieve the best possible functional and oncological results in combination with the highest safety for the patients. However, the clinic not only provides extensive expertise in the surgical care of the disease, but also an expert team of anaesthesiologists who individually offer the most appropriate form of anesthesia for each patient. The nursing team is specially trained in dealing with patients after urinary bladder cancer surgery, which will benefit the holistic care around the actual operation in particular.

The networking of the clinic with the existing structures of top medicine of the hospital Barmherzige Brüder München, in particular the close and excellent cooperation with the colleagues of surgery, anesthesia, internal medicine, physiotherapy, psycho-oncology and geriatrics are a special advantage in the treatment of the patient's disease.

Please feel free to contact us anytime with further questions.

Our specialist

Prof. Dr. Alexander Karl, Professor and Chair, Department of Urology

Consultation Hours

Thursday 8:30 - 15:00

To schedule an appointment or if you have questions:
Heike Mylius
Sophia Schottenhammel
Phone +49 (0)89 1797-2603
Fax +49 (0)89 1797-2623