1975 to 2006 he was head of the
Department of Urology at the Hospital St. Elisabeth in Straubing, Germany,
until his retirement 2006. Since 1992 he is Associate Professor of Urology at
the Technical University of Munich.
was President of the Paul Ehrlich Society for Chemotherapy (1997-1999), and President
of the International Society for Antimicrobiel Chemotherapy (2005-2009).
was chairman of the European Section for Infections in Urology (2001-2007) and
the panel for the EAU guidelines "Urological Infections”, both Working
Groups of the European Association of Urology (EAU).
His scientific interest
mainly comprises urological infections