University of Heidelburg
Professor Karl-Dietrich Sievert serves as Section Director in Neuro-urology and Reconstructive Surgery at the Klinikum Lippe in Detmold Germany. Throughout his career, he has initiated interdisciplinary pelvic floor continence centers, which today are the standard of care (Urology, OBGYN, Neurology, General Surgery, Geriatric, Physiotherapy). His long-term knowledge of stem cell research and tissue engineering were a great benefit linking his clinical treatment and influencing his basic research (tissue regeneration, functional recovery, pharmacotherapy, neuromodulation).
Professor Sievert received his medical degree from the Ruprecht-Karls-University Medical School in Heidelberg and the University Clinic of Mannheim in Germany. He completed fellowships at the University of California’s Urology Department and at the Urology and Nephrology Center in Mansoura. Professor Sievert has been highly recognized for his surgical expertise by both the American (FACS) and Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). In addition to his leading knowledge in the field of reconstructive, functional and oncological urology, he built his expertise as a highly skilled laparoscopic and DaVinci surgeon.
Professor Sievert regularly participates in visiting professorships and international training courses, published in the fields of oncology, neuro-urology, incontinence, and reconstructive surgery and is a board member of urological and reconstructive surgery organizations. He has received funding and awards for his teaching and research. He is a recurring meeting contributor for both his clinical and basic research work to the local and international community, such as the German, European, American Urology Associations, and International Continence Society, including State-of-the-Art presentations. Professor Sievert is a Medical State Examiner (Part 2 and 3) for the German Medical licensing authorities. He is also a European School of Urology (ESU) faculty member, where he is an opinion leader, lecturer and surgical trainer. At the European Association of Urology, he is both a Master Class and European Urology Residents Program Faculty Member.
Sunday, May 5
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM