More about Kai Hans Hammerich, MD
Medical Director, Robotic Surgery
Dr. Hammerich comes from the Urologic Oncology Branch of the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), where he completed a two-year clinical fellowship in urologic oncology.
Dr. Hammerich completed a two-year clinical fellowship at the NCI with a focus on robotic surgeries of complex urologic malignancies. One of Dr. Hammerich’s clinical interests is organ and functional preservation, using surgical techniques such as partial nephrectomy for kidney cancer and nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy.
Dr. Hammerich has engaged in extensive clinical and basic research in prostate cancer, localized or metastatic/progressive disease, the identification of diagnostic tools and techniques, and the development of novel multimodal treatment strategies. He is widely published in the field of urology and oncology, and he has been a visiting professor in Germany, United Kingdom, and Switzerland.