Dr. Thomas Knoll is Associate Professor of Urology at Mannheim University Hospital, Germany, and Head of the Department of Urology, Sindelfingen Medical Center, University of Tuebingen, Germany. Dr. Knoll was previously staff member and Head of Endourology and Minimal-invasive surgery at the Department of Urology, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany. Dr. Knoll’s field of expertise includes endourologic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery for urolithiasis, benign prostatic hyperplasia and uro-oncology.
His extensive scientific and clinical work focuses on the interventional treatment of urolithiasis and benign hyperplasia. He performed a large experimental work on the pathogenesis and prevention of calcium oxalate and cystine stone formation.
Dr. Knoll won a total of 8 awards pertaining to his innovation and research, including the Arthur-Smith-Award of the Endourology Society, the best abstract in stone disease of the American Urological Association and 2nd best experimental abstract of the European Association of Urology (EAU).
Dr. Knoll has published over 140 manuscripts in peer-reviewed literature and 16 book chapters.
Dr. Knolls serves an Editorial board member of the Journal of Endourology, the World Journal of Urology, and Urolithiasis. He is board member of the EAU Guideline Office, the Sections for Urolithiasis, Uro-Technology and Ethics in Live Surgery. In 2015 he was appointed as Member of the EAU Scientific Committee.