Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. P. K. Plinkert

Otorhinolaryngology: Ear, Nose and Throat

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. C. Peter K. Plinkert is the director and professor of Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine at University Hospital Heidelberg.

As an internationally renowned and recognized specialist, he was involved in developing the world’s first fully implantable hearing system (TICA).

His expertise includes the entire spectrum of conservative and surgical otorhinolaryngology.

Otorhinolaryngology: Ear, Nose and Throat

2007 Conferment of the honorary doctorate (honoris causa) Universitas Medicinae et Scientia Pharmaceuticae “Victor Babes” Timisiensis, Timisoara Romania

Since 2004 Director and professor of the Department of ENT at University Hospital Heidelberg

2000 – 2004 Director and professor of the Department of ENT, University Hospitals of Saarland

1997 – 2000 Development of the first fully implantable hearing system TICA.

1992 – 2000 Head of a third-party funded consortium to develop new, objective audiological screening methods

1988 – 2000 Academic assistant, senior physician and later professor of Department of ENT at University hospital Tübingen

1998 Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston (USA)

1989 Scholarship of the DFG at the Institute for Neurochemistry and Neurotoxicology, Stockholm University

1986 – 1988 Assistant Professor of Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Medicine (ENT) at University hospital Würzburg

1978 – 1985 MD and PhD, Georg-August University in Göttingen

Argstatter H, Grapp M, Plinkert PK, Bolay HV. Heidelberg Neuro-Music Therapy for chronic-tonal tinnitus – treatment outline and psychometric evaluation. Int Tinnitus J. 2012;17(1):31-41.

Streckfuss A, Bosch N, Plinkert PK, Baumann I. Transnasal flexible esophagoscopy (TNE): an evaluation of the patient’s experience and time management. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Feb;271(2):323-8.

Bless D, Plinkert PK. [Removal of foreign bodies from the tracheobronchial system in childhood]. HNO. 1998 Sep;46(9):799-803.

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