Portrait Andreas Hötker

Andreas Hötker
PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology


  • Urogenital radiology
  • Gastrointestinal radiology
  • Magnetic resonance imaging


Tel. +41 43 253 85 12

Other competencies

  • Quantitative and experimental MR imaging
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning


2019 Habilitation at the University of Zurich
Since 2018 Attending Physician at the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich
2013/2014 & 2016 Research Fellowships at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
2016 Specialist in radiology, Mainz University Medical Center
2010 Doctorate, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Most important memberships

  • Vice-President SAKK WG “Imaging in Diagnostic and Therapy Monitoring”
  • Swiss Society of Radiology (SGR)
  • European Society for Radiology (ESR)
  • German Radiological Society (DRG)
  • European Society of Urogenital Radiology (ESUR)
  • European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR)
  • European Society of Oncologic Imaging (ESOI)

Research focus

  • Urogenital radiology (bladder carcinoma, prostate carcinoma, kidney tumors)
  • Gynecological radiology (endometriosis, uterine tumors, ovarian tumors)
  • Gastrointestinal radiology (rectal cancer)
  • Information technology in radiology


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  • “Special certification mpMRI prostate” (Q2) of the German Radiological Society
  • Appointment as representative of radiology (DRG), S3 guideline ‘Diagnostics and therapy of benign uterine diseases’
  • Appointment as representative of radiology (DRG), S2k guideline ‘Operative therapy of adrenal tumors’
  • President SAKK Working Group “Imaging in Diagnostic and Therapy Monitoring”