Dr. med. Ralf Gnann

Dr med Ralf Gnann


Professional career

1987 – 1994

Studies in Human Medicine, University of Ulm

1994 - 2002

Medical and scientific associate at the Urologic University Hospital in Ulm, Medical Director, Prof Dr Dr h c Richard E Hautmann


The anatomic ligament replacement with carbon fibre ligament plasty in case of chronic instability on the upper ankle joint – gait analysis, clinical, radiologic and sonographic results after 6 years. (Surgical University Hospital Ulm, Department of Accident, Hand, Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Medical Director: Prof Dr Lothar Kinzl)

2003 – 2009

Registered urologist, urologic group practice in Ulm
attending doctor, Illertalklinik, Illertissen close to Ulm


Urologic group practice and attending doctor in Stuttgart

Additional specialisations

Medical tumour therapy
Palliative medicine
Field related diagnostic radiology
Emergency medicine

Additional qualifications

Urologic laboratory

Studies abroad

Tufts University, New England Medical Center, Boston, USA
University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
University of Hongkong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hongkong
Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, Switzerland

Professional articles

Urologie Hautmann / Huland (ed.) 1st edition, Springer 1997

Urologie Hautmann / Huland (ed.) 2nd edition, Springer 2001

Orthotoper Harnblasenersatz beim Mann und der Frau - die Ileum-Neoblase
nach Hautmann (Orthotopic urinary bladder replacement in men and women – the ileal neobladder Hautmann technique)
In “Rekonstruktive urologische Chirurgie”
D Kröpfl, R Novak, A.Tucak (ed.)
Pabst Science Publishers 2001

Scientific awards


Highlight Session - Reconstructive bladder surgery

AUA American Urological Association, Orlando
Freely reflexive tubular ileo-ureteral anastomosis versus antirefluxive Le Duc technique – anastomosis related complications in 565 consecutive ileal neobladder patients

Freely reflexive tubular ileo-ureteral anastomosis in ileal neobadder – preliminary pyelometric results


Guest speaker

Urological Society for Transplantation and Vascular Surgery AUA American Urological Association Chicago
Orthotopic ileal neobladder replacement for bladder cancer patients following renal transplantation

Scientific activities

Scientific/field-related publications 56

Scientific/field-related presentations 68


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie (DGU)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Andrologie (DGA)

Urologen-Netz-Stuttgart (UNS)