Peter Hillemanns, MD

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Breast Cancer Center at Medical University Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Dr. Hillemanns received his medical training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich-Grosshadern (Germany), where he first started with a rotation in Pathology followed by a research stipendium in Gynecologic Pathology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, with Drs. Ralph Richart and Thomas C. Wright with a special focus on HPV-driven oncogenesis of the female genital tract. He is a certified Gynecologic Oncologists and a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He serves as Chairman of the Dept. of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Breast Cancer Center at Medical University Hannover, Germany. His interests are in surgical and conservative gynecological oncology. His research is focused on HPV-related diseases of the female genital tract (molecular biology) which lead to his position as Coordinator of German Guideline for Cervical Cancer Prevention. Another important focus of his research is fluorescence-diagnosis, -guided sentinel surgery in laparoscopy, and photodynamic therapy. He has published extensively on laboratory as well as clinical studies in these fields. He is a principal investigator on numerous clinical studies and has been involved in the study of many novel agents. Furthermore, he serves as speaker of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Hannover.

Terms of Appointment: Sept 2019 – Aug 2021