Portrait Nicolaus Andratschke

Nicolaus Andratschke
Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Radiation Oncology


  • Neurooncology
  • Thoracic oncology
  • Radiosurgery and MR-guided radiotherapy


Tel. +41 44 255 35 67

Other competencies

  • Irradiation
  • Radiotherapy quality assurance within clinical trials
  • Complex radiation planning


Since 2017 Vice Director, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich
2017 Appointment as titular professor of the University of Zurich
2015 Senior Attending Physician, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich
2014 Attending Physician with extended responsabilities, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich
2012 Attending Physician, Department of Radiotherapy, University of Rostock
2010 Appointment as Privatdozent, TU Munich
2009 Habilitation, TU Munich
2007 Attending Physician, Department of Radiotherapy and Radiological Oncology, TU Munich
2007 Specialist in radiotherapy, Clinic for Radiotherapy and Radiology, TU Munich
2003 2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
2001 Doctorate in Radiotherapy, TU Munich
2000 State examination LMU Munich

Most important memberships

  • Scientific Association of Swiss Radiation Oncology (SASRO)
  • Extracranial Stereotaxy Working Group of DEGRO
  • German Society for Radiooncology (DEGRO)
  • European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO)
  • ESMO Scientific committee CNS
  • Editorial Board of the journal ‘Radiation Oncology’
  • Editorial Board of the journal “Treatment implementation and patient support”
  • Member of the EORTC RTQA Group for clinical trials
  • Member of the Global Harmonization Group for Clinical Trials

Research focus

  • Adaptive radiotherapy at the MR Linac
  • Artificial intelligence to automate treatment planning and model tumor control and survival
  • Radio-oncological management of patients with oligometastatic disease
  • Reirradiation on the basis of radiobiological dose-response modeling


  • Co-Coordinator for the EORTC 1702 HALT study on oligoprogression in NSCLC
  • National PI for the EORTC ROAM study on postoperative radiotherapy for atypical meningiomas
  • Protocoll writing committee member for the EORTC iWOT study on low malignant gliomas
  • RTQA Reviewer for clinical studies (EORTC ROAM, EORTC HALT, EORTC STEAM)
  • Head of Radiotherapy QA for Clinical Trials at the EORTC (https://www.eortc.org/quality-assurance/rtqa/)
  • Co-Chair of the Global Harmonization Group (https://rtqaharmonization.org/group-members/)
  • Scientific reviewer for Green Journal, Radiation Oncology, Frontiers in Oncology, Lung cancer, Journal of Thoracic Oncology and Lancet Oncology

For patients

I am happy to arrange personal consultation appointments:

Tel. +41 44 255 31 50
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For international patients

For an appointment for private consultation, please contact our International Office directly.

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54
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