Prof. Dr. med. Hans Udo  Zieren

Prof. Dr. med. Hans Udo Zieren

Address: Krankenhausstraße 42, Cologne (Köln), North Rhine-Westphalia, 50354, Germany

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: General Surgeon

Associated Healthcare Provider: Sana Hospital Hürth (Cologne)

Languages Spoken: English, German

About the Doctor / Professional

Prof. Dr. med. Hans Udo Zieren is the Head  of the Department for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery at the Sana Hospital Hürth (Cologne). He  is a Specialist in General, Visceral and Trauma Surgery, Special Visceral Surgery, Proctology and Physical Therapy.

With over 30 years of experience in thyroid surgery, together with his surgical team, Prof. Dr. Zieren has already performed more than 10,000 thyroid and parathyroid surgeries for patients from all over Germany and abroad. His treatment spectrum ranges from surgeries of all degrees of difficulty, often highly complex cancer and recurrent operations. In addition to all types of conventional surgical procedures for benign and malignant diseases, Professor Dr. Zieren also performs minimally invasive treatment methods such as nodule destruction by thermoablation.

Prof. Dr. Zieren is also the founder and medical director of the German Thyroid Center - a platform of physicians from various specialties who are focusing on the thyroid gland from different perspectives. 

Medical Focus:

  • Thyroid surgery
  • Thyroid enlargement (goiter)
  • Recurrent goiter after previous surgery
  • Parathyroid surgery
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Morbus Basedow
  • Thermoablation for thyroid nodules