Dr. med. Jochen Badouin has graduated his international medical studies in Germany, United States of America and Austria. He was trained in a broad variety of medical disciplines and holds a degree as General Practitioner. Furthermore, he worked several years as senior healthcare consultant for some renowned advisory firms (KPMG Europe and others) managing comprehensive projects in the public health sector. Dr. Badouin gained long-term experience in state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatments and worked as Inhouse-Consultant for the largest German rehabilitation clinic operator. Prior to founding Intermed-Consult, he worked as Medical Director in the field of preventive medicine and international patient management. With more than 20 years of experience in the German healthcare sector, he has built up an outstanding network within the community of leading hospitals, clinics and physicians. Besides his position as CEO of Intermed-Consult, Dr. Badouin is also appointed as Managing Director of IDC International Diagnostic Center Frankfurt. Professionalism, service orientation and highest quality of medical care for his patients are his guiding principles.
Dr. med. Robert Asmar is an experienced expert in modern diagnostic imaging procedures. He was educated at reputable German universities and major municipal clinics and worked as leading senior consultant in Radiology at a famous German clinic for spinal surgery. He gained long-standing experience in all fields of medical imaging, in particular in Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Tomography (MRI). Since several years he is also appointed as Assistant Head of the commission of Radiology for the association of statutory health insurance physicians. Since 1998 he is Managing Partner and Director of the well-known Institute for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Adickesallee, Frankfurt with 12 subsidiaries within the Rhine-Main region and more than 100 employees. Besides his position as Partner of the International Diagnostic Center Frankfurt, Dr. Asmar is member of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board and our responsible expert for all issues around the field of Diagnostic Imaging.
Dr. med. Julia Berkei
Dr. med. Julia Berkei has gained an outstanding experience and an excellent reputation as specialist in Plastic and Aesthetic surgery over the past two decades. Her expertise covers the full range of established, latest surgical techniques, implants and treatments such as eyelid surgery, breast augmentations and reduction, tummy tucks (abdominoplasty) as well as micro invasive procedures such as anti-wrinkle-treatments by botulinum toxins, fillers (e.g. hyaluronic acid) and fraxler-laser-resurfacements. Aesthetic nose corrections and rhinoplasties have become a speciality of her surgical spectrum. Dr. Berkei’s treatments are based on long term reliability and scientific evidence. For patients coming from all over the world her consultation offers time and attention to every individual desire. Natural, aesthetic results are the special characteristic and the main focus of her work. By now, Dr. Berkei is leading her own private practice for Aesthetic surgery in the heart of the Frankfurt, Germany. As member of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board Dr. Berkei is our specialist for all medical issues concerning the field of Aesthetic Medicine.
Prof. Dr. med. Peyman Hadji
Prof. Dr. med. Peyman Hadji is an internationally acknowledged expert in the field of Reproductive Medicine / Infertility. He was educated and trained at various renowned university hospitals, amongst others the Hamburg Institute of Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine. His current clinical and research interests focus on Reproductive Medicine, uterine fibroids, osteoporosis as well as cancer treatment induced bone loss (CIBL). Prof. Hadji is a member of several international societies and the co-author of several national and international guidelines. Moreover, he is vice president of the German umbrella association for osteology (DVO) and the former vice president of the German Menopause Society. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in these fields. In 2006, he was appointed as a full Professor of Medicine at the Philipps-University of Marburg. Currently, Prof. Hadji is head of the Department of Reproductive Medicine, Endocrinology and Bone Oncology at a well-known hospital in Frankfurt and partner physician of a cooperating prestigious fertility center. Prof. Hadji is part of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board and responsible expert for the field of Reproductive Medicine.
Prof. Dr. med. Elke Jäger
Professor Dr. med. Elke Jäger is a highly reputable specialist in the field of oncology and hematology. Besides her leading position as Director of the Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology of a well-know hospital in Frankfurt/Main, she is appointed as Chair of Interdisciplinary Oncology at Goethe University Frankfurt. Professor Jäger is an expert in systemic treatments of malignant diseases, chemotherapy as well as novel targeted therapies and immunotherapy, including cancer vaccines. Honored with internationally recognized awards, Professor Jäger is a member of the Academy of Cancer Immunology, USA and an adjunct Professor at Roswell Park Cancer Center, USA. With more than 25 years of experience in medical oncology, her focus is always on the individual patient. Prof. Jäger covers the field of Oncology and Hematology within our Medical Scientific Advisory Board.
Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Ralf-Christian Lerche
PD Dr. med. Ralf-Christian Lerche is a highly-reputable expert in cataract and refractive surgery and has gained enormous experience in this field in about 40.000 surgeries. He is specialized for refractive laser treatments like ReLEx, LASIK, LASEK and PRK as well as for all kind of intraocular lens implantations like phakic IOL (ICL), catarcat surgery (FLACS) and refractive lens exchange with premium IOL (multifocal and toric IOL) to treat presbyopia or any refractive error. Dr. Lerche was educated as ophthalmologist in Germany and Austria and absolved research work in Columbia and Denmark. As Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of refractive surgery he worked for more than 10 years at the University Hospital Hamburg, Germany. In 2005 he joined the biggest private clinic group for refractive surgery in Germany and became Associate Medical Director. Dr. Lerche is listed as approved and recommended eye-surgeon (TÜV & ISO) as well as LASIK-trainer for the Commission of Refractive Surgery (KRC) in Germany. Since the early 90ies he pulished many articles in the field of refractive surgery. Furthermore he serves as CEO of a network of several ambulatory ophthalmic departments in Hamburg and is conducting the care and treatment of more than 10.000 patients per year. PD Dr. Lerche is member of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board and covers the field of Opthalmology / Refractive Surgery.
Prof. Dr. med. Markus Schofer
Professor Dr. med. Markus Schofer is a renowned orthopedist with an outstanding reputation in orthopedic surgery. He is specialized in operations of the shoulder, hip and knee joint and has developed several advanced surgical techniques. He has worked many years as leading senior physician at university hospitals, where he is still welcome as academic lecturer. Prof. Schofer has published more than 100 medical papers and over 500 talks so far. For his excellent work he has already won numerous research awards. Today, he is leading his own orthopedic private clinic in Frankfurt, Germany. With more than 25 years of experience as orthopedic surgeon and international reputation, the welfare of his patients is still his driving motivation. Prof. Schofer is member of our Medical Scientific Advisory Board and covers the field of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Prof. Dr. med. Horst Sievert
Prof. Dr. med. Horst Sievert is an internationally respected expert on the subject of Interventional Cardiology. He has personally performed more than 60,000 cardiovascular interventional procedures, including highly specialized interventions for patients with structural, valvular and congenital heart disease and other coronary and peripheral interventions. Prof. Sievert has one of the largest experiences worldwide in catheter closure of heart defects in adults and gets referrals from all over the world. For his work he received many international scientific awards. He has been principal investigator of many clinical trials and has authored more than 300 manuscripts and 700 abstracts in peer reviewed journals, 100 books and book contributions. He has also delivered more than 2,700 lectures around the world and has organized more than 300 workshops, congresses and conferences. Prof. Sievert was Director of the Catheterization Lab for Peripheral Vascular Laboratory / Structural Heart Defects at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, USA. Nowadays, he is leading a well-known CardioVascular Center and is Director of the Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine of a hospital in Frankfurt, Germany. He is also a Professor of Internal Medicine/Cardiology at the University of Frankfurt, Honorary Professor at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge and Chelmsford, UK and Visiting Full Professor at the University California San Francisco, USA. Prof. Sievert is member of our Medical Scientific Advisory Board and takes responsibility for the field of Interventional Cardiology.
Prof. Dr. med. Till Sprenger
Prof. Dr. med. Till Sprenger is an acknowledged expert in the fields of multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system, neuropathic pain and headache disorders/migraine. He was educated and trained as Neurologist in Germany, USA and France. He later worked as Assistant Adjunct Professor at the Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, USA and was then appointed as research professor and director of neurological outpatient services at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Prof. Sprenger received numerous awards for his research and published more than 100 peer reviewed medical journal articles. His research interests include clinical trials and structural/functional neuroimaging in neurological disorders. Today he is head of the Department of Neurology at a well-known clinic for diagnostics in Germany and lectures as Professor of Neurology at the Technical University of Munich. Prof. Sprenger is member of our Medical Scientific Advisory Board and covers the medical specialty of Neurology.
Prof. Dr. med. Timo Stöver
Prof. Dr. med. Timo Stöver is a leading international expert in the field of hearing disorders, specializing in cochlear implantation and other hearing implants. As a world-wide renowned specialist in this clinical area, he has built up his department into one of the leading organizations in this field in Germany and Europe, offering state of the art technology to restore hearing function. Besides his focus on hearing, he also covers intensively the areas of sinus surgery and oncological aspects of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, including Head and Neck Surgery. He was trained at Medical University Hannover, Germany, where he also received his education in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. Following his clinical and scientific training in Germany and the US, he was appointed chairman of a leading university ENT-Clinic in 2010. Besides his position as head of the Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Prof. Stöver is an appointed member of our Medical Scientific Advisory Board covering the field of Cochlea Implants as well as Head and Neck Surgery.
Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Walther
Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Walther is an expert in cardiac surgery with an excellent national and international reputation. He has personally performed many thousand open heart surgical procedures including all different therapeutic approaches for adult cardiac disease and many congenital cardiac surgical procedures during his training. Prof. Walther is performing all different types of cardiac surgical procedures including coronary artery bypass grafting using complete arterial revascularization, aortic valve repair and replacement, aortic surgery, mitral and tricuspid valve repair and replacement and combinations thereof. A special focus of his work is on using less invasive minimally invasive techniques for all different approaches, especially in the field of minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve surgery. For more than ten years Prof. Walther is actively involved in the development and clinical performance of transcatheter techniques to treat structural heart defects. As such he is routinely performing transcatheter aortic valve implantations using a transfemoral or a transapical approach. Thus, an optimal minimally invasive therapeutic option can be used in elderly and higher risk patients. Prof. Walther is Medical Director at an internationally acknowledged Heartcenter close to Frankfurt/Main. Moreover, he and his team are having a close cooperation with numerous highly specialized cardiologists to decide upon the optimal therapeutic strategies for each individual patient. In parallel to his clinical activities, Prof. Walther is actively participating in many research projects bringing new technical developments to clinical use for the sake of our patients. Prof. Walther is honored member of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board and covers the field of Cardiac Surgery.
Prof. Dr. med. Rudolf Weiner
Prof. Dr. med. Rudolf Weiner is an internationally well-known specialist for surgery of obesity (bariatric surgery) and metabolic disorders. He is founder of the German Society for Bariatric Surgery. As a president of European Chapter of IFSO and president of the International World Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders he performed surgeries in all continents and more than 50 countries. Prof. Weiner has more than 35 years of experience in the specialty of Bariatric surgery and is experienced in all modern and advanced techniques in the field, including endoscopic procedures. Beside his leading position as Head of the Department of Adipositas and Metabolic surgery, he is appointed as Chair of European Accreditation Program Center of Excellence (COE) program, member of the editorial board and associate co-editor of all leading journals in this field. As honored member of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board, Prof. Weiner covers the medical field of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (Diabetes Surgery).
Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Zeuzem
Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Zeuzem is a highly acknowledged specialist in the fields of gastroenterology and hepato-biliary diseases. He has published more than 850 original and review papers in various disease areas. His clinical expertise comprises gastroenterology, hepatology, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary oncology, metabolic diseases, endoscopy and (endo)sonography. Prof. Zeuzem is Chief of the Department of Medicine at the University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany. He has received his medical training at the Goethe University Medical School, Frankfurt, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK and the Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Prof. Zeuzem subsequently completed postdoctoral fellowships in Endocrinology and Gastroenterology at the University Hospital Frankfurt, Germany. In addition, he undertook research sabbaticals at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysics, Frankfurt and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine, Yale University Medical School, Connecticut, USA. Prof. Zeuzem is member of our Medical Scientific Advisory Board and our responsible specialist for the indication fields Gastroenterology / Hepatology.
Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Peter Rubenwolf
PD Dr. med. PeterRubenwolf is a highly experienced and renowned specialist in pediatric urology. Moreover, his expertise encompasses female and functional urology (overactive bladder, incontinence and neurogenic disorders of the urinary tract). He is member of the Frankfurt Vasectomy Center, Master of Science of the University of York, United Kingdom and Associate Professor of Urology at the University hospital Mainz. During his professional education he focused on the reconstructive surgery of the urinary tract and completed subspecialty training in pediatric urology at Regensburg University Medical Center. Dr. Rubenwolf is Fellow of the European Academy of Pediatric Urology (FEAPU) and Fellow of the European Board in Urology (FEBU). As partner of a well-known medical center for urology with 5 subsidiaries in the Rhine-Main area, he and his team of consultant urologists are committed to providing the highest standard of urological care using state of the art methods. Dr. Rubenwolf is member of our Medical Scientific Advisory Board and represents the specialty of Pediatric Urology
Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Tobias Engl
PD Dr. med. Tobias Engl is a comprehensively trained urologist with a particular expertise in prostate cancer. A special focus of his clinical activity is the targeted prostate biopsy by magnetic resonance imaging-ultrasound fusion, which is the most modern and accurate method. Alongside the diagnostics of prostate carcinoma Dr. Engl is an expert in andrology and vasectomy. He is a high-volume surgeon at a specialized Vasectomy Centre and has completed rigorous specialist training in urologic surgery at Frankfurt University Medical Center. Dr. Engl is a keen academic teacher and Associate Professor of Urology at Goethe University Frankfurt. Together with a team of 6 consultant urologists, who are all recognized experts in their various fields, Dr. Engl provides all modern treatment options for urological patients. He is our specialist for the fields Prostate Cancer / Andrology and esteemed member of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board.
Prof. Dr. med. Wolf-D. Beecken
Prof. Dr. med. Beecken is an acknowledged specialist in urological surgery, andrology and medical tumor therapy. He was trained in Urology at the Clinics for Urology of the University of Marburg and Frankfurt am Main. For his research activities at the Department of Surgical Research at Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School he received several research awards and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. Prof. Beecken is lecturer for Urology at the University of Frankfurt. His surgical focus over the last years is to be found in the Vasectomy procedure (sterilization) that he has performed more than a thousand times. As member of our Medical Scientific Advisory Board Prof. Beecken is nominated specialist for the diagnostics and treatment of Prostate Cancer and Vasectomy.
Dr. med. Robert Wolff
Dr. med. Robert Wolff is an internationally acknowledged expert in the field of Radiosurgery. He was educated at the University Hospital of Frankfurt/Main. As a Neurosurgeon in the field of Radiosurgery his personal experience covers a period of more than 15 years. Dr. med. Wolff is a certified specialist with Gamma Knife® as well as Cyber Knife® Radiosurgery, thus providing a platform independent decision making process in every individual situation. Working in close cooperation with all other relevant disciplines, such as Neurosurgery, Radiooncology and Neurooncology / Hematooncology as well as ENT and Ophthalmology, his excellent networking advice is prerequisite for all individually designed multimodality treatment approaches offered. Dr. med. Wolff has gained comprehensive experience in treating all relevant tumor diseases via the effective and gentle radiation method with Cyber Knife® and Gamma Knife®. Dr. Wolff is member of Intermed-Consult’s Medical Scientific Advisory Board and our responsible expert for all issues around the field of Radiosurgery.
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