Prostate Cancer - 3-D Diagnosis and Targeted Focal Therapy

International Program for 3-D Diagnosis & Therapy of Prostate Cancer

Frans Debruyne, MD, PhD
Frans Debruyne, MD, PhD

Frans M.J. Debruyne, MD, PhD

Professor of Urology &

Chairman and Medical Director

Andros Menís Health Institutes, Arnhem, The Netherlands


Dr. Debruyne was previously Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the University Medical Center Nijmegen in The Netherlands. He received his medical degree in 1967 from the University of Louvain in Belgium, and completed residencies in surgery and urology at St. Johns Hospital in Bruges, Belgium. He finalized his urological training at the University Medical Center in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and did several clinical fellowships in Germany, the United Kingdom and Austria. In 1977 he defended his PhD thesis at the University Medical School in Nijmegen. Currently, Dr. Debruyen is Medical Director of Andros, the  first private urogenital men's health institute for the aging male opened in September 2004.


Dr. Debruyne served as president of the European Association of Urologists (EAU) from 1992-2004. In 2006 the EAU honored Dr. Debruyne's contributions by instituting the Frans Debruyne Lifetime Achievement award, given to honor and acknowledge the important and long-standing contributions by a distinguished colleague to the activities and development of the EAU. Among his many awards and recognitions, in 2010 Dr. Debruyne was awarded the Willy Gregoir Medal, which has been presented 19 times since 1988 to an important senior urologist who has contributed in an extraordinary way to the development of urology in Europe. The Willy Gregoir Medal is the highest honor the EAU can bestow on a urological professional.


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