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Specialist in urology, expert in endourology, urinary tract infections and men's health.

Gernot Bonkat studied human medicine at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and Julius Maximilian University in Würzburg. After completing his medical studies, Gernot Bonkat initially worked in Switzerland and Germany. In 2007, he moved to the University Hospital Basel. In 2012, a one-year clinical-scientific stay at the renowned Tygerberg Hospital of Stellenbosch University, South Africa, followed. Before founding alta uro in 2016, Gernot Bonkat worked at the University Hospital Basel as a senior physician.

Languages: German, English

Clinical focus

Open and minimally invasive endoscopic surgery for benign and malignant diseases of the entire urogenital tract
Andrological surgery (penile curvature, circumcision, vasectomy, etc.)
Urological infectious diseases (urinary tract infections, prostatitis, sexually transmitted diseases, etc.)
Unfulfilled desire to have children

Publications & Press

Prof. Dr. med. Gernot Bonkat is the author of more than 250 scientific articles, congress contributions and book chapters.

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Five experienced specialists in urology

Member of the Swiss Society of Urology
Member of the Quality Register of the Swiss Society of Urology
Certified cooperation partner of the German Cancer Society
Certified medical advice center of the German Continence Society