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Prof. 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. Knollā€™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 100 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 chairman of the German Working
Group on Urolithiasis, vice-chair of the Urolithiasis Guideline Group of the EAU and
board member of the EAU Sections for Urolithiasis, Uro-Technology and Ethics in
Live Surgery as well as the Guidelines Office Board of the EAU.

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