Prof. Dr. med. Volker Steinkraus


  • Volker SteinkrausMedical studies at Homburg an der Saar University and in Ann Arbor, USA; doctorate at the Institute for Sports and Performance Medicine, Saarbrücken
  • Research associate at university hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg at the department for cardiac, thorax and vascular surgery, later in the dermatological clinic Eppendorf in Hamburg; research fellowship of Fritz Thyssen Foundation and the German Research Foundation at the pharmacological institute, UKE
  • Specialisation and habilitation in dermatology and venerology at Hamburg University; dermatopathology at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA; additional title of allergology
  • Senior physician and deputy of the medical director, head of the polyclinic and the dermatological oncology department; senior physician at the operational department of the dermatological clinic of UKE in Hamburg
  • University professor for dermatology, provisional medical and managing director of the dermatological clinic of UKE in Hamburg
  • 1997 founding of practice and day hospital DERMATOLOGIKUM HAMBURG including laboratories as well as founding of skin research institute SIT (Skin Investigation and Technology)
  • 1999 founding of Skin Biology Center, Hamburg (SBC)
  • 2001 founding of STIFTUNG DERMATOLOGIKUM HAMBURG (foundation)
  • 2005 founding member of SCIderm Hamburg (Scientific Research, Clinical Studies and Innovative Consulting)
  • 2006 additional title of dermatological histology
  • Numerous publications in national and international medical journals as well as talks, seminars and lectures
  • 1993 Dr. Martini award for scientific achievements
  • Member of the scientific advisory board of German Rosacea Help; member of the executive board of the German Society for Prevention and Anti-Aging Medicine (GSAAM)