Gregor Spira, MD, PhD

Dr. Spira is a specialist in radiotherapy and radioncology and an internationally recognised expert in radiotherapy for prostate cancer and initiator of the OTC rechsvomrhein. Dr. Spira is regarded as one of the pioneers in prostate brachytherapy and was one of the first doctors in Europe to carry out permanent seed implantation with the isotope iodine-125 in localized prostate cancer, together with the urologists of the WPC in 1999.


  • 1986 - 1992 Studied human medicine at the RFW University of Bonn, Germany
  • 1992 - 1996 Assistant at the Robert Janker Clinic Bonn
  • 1996 - 1999 Researcher at the University Hospital Cologne
  • 1999 - 2000 Speaker Research Funding German Cancer Aid
  • 2000 - 2003 Medicine Center Bonn - Radiotherapy
  • since 2001 Center for Special Radiation Oncology Clinic on the Ring Cologne
  • since 2002 Westdeutscher Prostatazentrum Klinik am Ring Cologne
  • since 2003 OTC - Oncological Therapy Centre Cologne

Internships and research fellowships

1991 Research project Scripps Clinic San Diego, USA
2003 New York Prostate Institute, USA


  • German Society of Radiation Oncology - DEGRO
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radio Oncology - ASTRO
  • International Prostate Cancer Group
  • American Brachytherapy Society - ABS

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