Privatklinik Bethanien

Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Bachmann

Specialist in urology, member of FMH, 
specialising in surgical urology

Further accreditations (1)
  • Privatklinik Obach

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Hospital (2)

Urologie am Marktplatz
Marktplatz 5
4001 Basel


Member and former leader of BPH expert group of the EAU Section of Uro-Technology (ESUT)
Former member of the European Guidelines Commission for BPH / non-neurogenic LUTS in men (EAU)
European Association of Urology (EAU)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie (DGU)
Adjunct Professor, meduni Vienna (AKH)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Urology, Jiatong University, Renji Hospital Shanghai
Adjunct Professor, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town
Associated member, European School of Urology (ESU)
Endourological Society
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Urologie (SGU)
Endourology working group, DGU
Founding member, IGLU (International Greenlight-Laser User)
Clinical Research Office of Endourological Society (Greenlight-Laser-Study)

Work Experience

since 2019

Owner, MEDmarc AG, urology in the marketplace, Basel

2016 - 2019

CEO and Medical Director, alta-uro AG, Basel

2006 - 2016

Chief physician, Urology, Universitätsspital Basel


Senior physician, Urology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (director: Prof. Stief)

2002 - 2004

Senior physician, Universitätsspital Basel (chief physician/director: Prof. Sulser)

2001 - 2002

Specialist, Leverkusen (chief physician: PD Dr. Zumbé)



Professor of Urology, University of Basel 
State doctorate, University of Basel 

1995 - 2001

Specialist medical training in urology (St. Gallen, Cologne, Zürich, Gelsenkirchen and Leverkusen)


Doctor of Medicine (University of Leipzig)

1988 - 1994

Medical degree, Universities of Greifswald and Leipzig, Germany


  • Full spectrum of urological diagnostics
  • Full spectrum of minimally invasive, transurethral prostate surgery, laser prostatectomy (Greenlight), scientific lead in “Goliath study”, full spectrum of prostate surgery, BPH (Greenlight, enucleation, Urolift, Aquabeam, Bipolar TURP, Rezum, Botox, adenoma removal via Da Vinci robot, etc.)
  • Full surgical spectrum of Da Vinci surgery and uro-oncology (renal pelvis, vesical fistula, renal tumours, prostate cancer)
  • Complex tumour surgery (bladder reconstruction, metastasis surgery)
  • Full range of reconstructive (transvaginal) surgery in women and men (urinary incontinence, fistulas)
  • Prosthetics (penis implants, urethral sphincters)
  • Kidney stone treatment
  • Cosmetic and therapeutic penis surgery
  • Tutor at BPH, laparoscopy / Da Vinci surgery

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