Information about Univ-Prof Dr Dr Thomas J. Vogl
- Treatment of solid tumours using HIFU technology
(High Intensity Focused Ultrasound)
- Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic tumours)
- Liver tumours
- Uterine fibroids
- Adenomyosis of the uterus
- Bone tumours
- Fibroadenomas of the breast
- Breast cancer
- Kidney tumours
- Diagnostic Radiology
- MRT techniques:
Whole body MRT
Multparametric MRT (prostate, breast)
- Computer tomography diagnostics
- Diagnostic radiology
- Diagnostic ultrasound
- Interventional Radiology
- Liver tumours
- Lung tumours
- Bony lesions
- Therapeutic vascular interventions
- Oncological interventions
- Orthopaedic interventions
- MR-controlled biopsy of the prostate
Range of Diagnostic Services
- Computer tomography (CT)
- Virtual endoscopy
- Virtual colonography
- Computer tomography of the heart
- Magnetic Resonance Tomography (MRT)
- Diagnostic radiology
- Diagnostic ultrasound (sonography)
- Lymph nodes
- Doppler examination of the carotid arteries, pelvic and leg veins, heart
We are currently equipped with a state of the art computer tomograph (CT-FORCE), in addition to the Sliding-Gantry mobile computer tomograph
Range of Therapeutic Services
- Therapeutic vascular interventions
- Excimer laser-assisted anglioplasty
- Oncological interventions (cancer treatment)
- Laser-induced thermotherapy
- Myoma embolisation
- Radiofrequency tumour ablation
- Selective internal radiotherapy with SIR spheres
- Transpulmonary chemoembolisation (TPCE)
- Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE)
- Transarterial chemoperfusion (TACP)
- Orthopaedic interventions
- Ozone therapy for herniated discs
- Vertebroplasty / osteoplasty
- MR-guided biopsy of the prostate
Prof. Thomas J. Vogl is a specialist radiologist and Head of the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology of the University Hospital, Frankfurt.
Prof. Vogl collaborates with an experienced, highly qualified team of specialists, consultants and scientists. The objective of Prof. Vogl and his team is the medical care of their patient to the highest scientific standard, in accordance with the most up to date radiation protection criteria. For this purpose, a close collaboration within the team for an exchange of experience is fostered, as well as treatment planning involving the patient, in which the patient is involved as much as possible in the treatment steps by means of explanation and clarification. The doctors in the team do not bear the peak loads alone, but these are absorbed thanks to the team structure. This synergy relieves the pressure for the doctor and thus also for the doctor / patient relationship.
Together with a first-class staff structure, the Institute of Prof. Vogl and his team is equipped with cutting-edge technology, with, to an extent, equipment which is unique worldwide, such as the “Somatom Definition AS Sliding” mobile computer tomograph, which simplifies the examination for the doctor and for the patient and considerably reduces the risk of additional injuries due to repositioning the patient. In the field of ultrasound diagnostics, Prof. Vogl’s team works with the latest generation of sonography equipment, the frequency range of which enables adjustment to particular parts of the body and particular objectives. As a result, a more certain, more precise and more rapid diagnosis can be delivered.
Among the research emphases of the multiple award-winning specialist radiologist are abdominal and thoracic diagnostics and intervention, interventional MR tomography; he is a Co-project Leader in the special research field of hyperthermia, SRF 1470, digital and three-dimensional imaging techniques, MR spectroscopy, MR angiography, new techniques for endoluminal magnetic resonance tomography, medical imaging of the base of the skull, craniofacial and throat region, multi-detector computer tomography, breast diagnostics and intervention and laser-assisted vascular ablation. For this purpose, he uses international contacts in order, for example, to improve the treatment of hepatic tumours. His work centres on the early recognition of conditions, as well as the field of interventional cancer therapy (oncology).
Since April 2016, the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt has had one of the first HIFU devices (High Intensity Focussed Ultrasound) in Germany. This involves a medical application of ultrasound whereby the tissue is heated and destroyed via targeted bundling of sound waves. Possible applications are for inoperable pancreatic tumours, liver tumours, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis of the uterus, bone tumours, fibroadenomas of the breast, breast cancer, and renal tumours.
Prof. Vogl has been awarded several scientific prizes in radiology, is an office-holder and member of numerous scientific organisations and organisations, as well as a member of the scientific advisory committee of numerous specialist journals.
Further information can be found on the pages of the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, the Prostata MRT Diagnostic Centre, PROMPT, and the Breast Diagnostic Centre, MAMMOM, of the University Hospital of Frankfurt.
|1976 – 1982||Studies in human medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich|
|1980||Studies at the Hebrew University School of Medicine, Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem (Director: Prof. Biran)|
|1980 - 1981||Co-assistant at the Anatomical Institute of the University of Munich (Director: Prof. Frick)|
|1983||Doctorate (Dr. med.) with the dissertation “Determination of the Mineral Salt Content in the Peripheral Skeleton with the aid of the 125 Iodine Gamma Ray Absorption in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus”, with “magna cum laude”|
|from 1983||Assistant Physician at the Radiology Clinic of the University of Munich (Director: Prof. J. Lissner)|
|1988||Research visit at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (Director: Prof. Juan Taveras)|
|1 Oct. 1988 - 31 March 1990||Advanced training in nuclear medicine|
|1989||Accepted as a Specialist Radiologist with technical qualification in radiotherapy|
|18 July 1990||Completion of doctorate with bestowal of Dr. med. habil.|
|1990||Consultant at the Radiology Clinic of the University of Munich|
|1992||Acquired technical qualification in nuclear medicine|
|March – May 1992||Acquired technical qualification in “Nuclear Medical in vitro diagnostics”|
|1993||Appointed as Senior Consultant of the Radiology Clinic and Polyclinic of the Free University, Berlin, Rudolf Virchow University Hospital (Director: Prof. R. Felix)
Specialist fields of activity: conventional diagnostic radiology, traumatology, gastrointestinal radiology, interventional radiology, chemoembolisation, angioplasty, magnetic resonance tomography
Research topics: MR angiography, in vivo spectroscopy, contrast medium development, interstitial laser therapy, hepatobiliary diagnostics
|23 Dec. 1993||Appointed as C3 Professor of General Radiology by the Free University, Berlin|
|13 Jan. 1994||Appointed as a Radiologist by the Berlin Medical Association, Qualification for the title “Specialist in Diagnostic Radiology”|
|1996||Appointed as a Specialist in Neuroradiology|
|1998||Offered appointment as C4 Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Goethe University, Frankfurt|
|1998||Director of the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital, Frankfurt|
|2005||Collaboration with the Friedrichsheim Orthopaedic Clinic Foundation of the University of Frankfurt: Head of Radiology|
|2005||Asst. Medical Director of the University Hospital, Frankfurt|
|2011||Q3 Trainer, Cardiac MRT and Cardiac CT|
|2013||Spokesman for the Frankfurt Hospital Alliance; Guidelines Commissioner of the German Radiology Society|
- Prof. Volkmar Jacobi
Asst. Director and Exec. Consultant of the Institute
- Prof. Stephan Zangos
Executive Consultant of the Institute
- Dr. Axel Thalhammer
Exec. Consultant in Interventional Radiology
- Prof. Ralf Bauer
- Medical Equipment:
- Cutting edge ultrasound technology
- Radiation-free whole body MRT
- Cutting edge CT technology (the world’s only Somatom Definition AS Sliding mobile computer tomograph; the world’s most state of the art high-end CT)
|Frankfurt/Main Central Station||2,5 km|
|Frankfurt Airport||9 km|
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Univ-Prof Dr Dr Thomas J. Vogl
University Hospital, Frankfurt
Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, D-60590 Frankfurt
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.