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Noor Niels-Peter Buchholz (MBBS, MD, FFMH, FKNMG, MFMLM)

Consultant Urologist

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Locations
CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
Languages
English German French Dutch

Bio

Dr. Noor Buchholz was trained in Germany, Switzerland and Australia.  He has worked as a Consultant Urologist in Pakistan and in the Netherlands, and for 14 years in the United Kingdom where he was the Director of Endourology and Stone Services at the Royal London Hospital. In 2014, he has moved his practice to Dubai/ UAE.

Dr. Noor is a leading expert in minimally invasive urological surgery in general, and stone treatment in particular.  He is a worldwide recognized expert in shockwave lithotripsy, the treatment of urinary stones, endourology and laparoscopy. He is also the world’s leading expert in the novel technology of permanent metal stenting of the urinary tract.

For more than 10 years, Dr. Noor has been one of only 46 trainers worldwide recognized by the International Endourology Society (IES) for Endourology and Stone treatment, and the first such recognized trainer in Europe by the European Board of Urology (EBU).

Dr. Noor is the Founding Director of U-merge (Urology in emerging countries), a society that been created to promote medical and urological education and training in emerging countries to elevate the worldwide standard of urological care for patients. As such he organizes teaching and training activities from one-to-one tutoring to major international conference.

Treatments

Dr. Noor is a leading expert in minimally invasive urological surgery in general, and stone treatment in particular.  He is a worldwide recognized expert in shockwave lithotripsy, the treatment of urinary stones, endourology and laparoscopy. He is also the world’s leading expert in the novel technology of permanent metal stenting of the urinary tract.

Education
  • MBBS – Dr. Noor received his medical degree from the University of Munster in Germany in 1987
  • MD – Dr. Noor received his medical doctor from the University Berne in Switzerland in 1990
  • FFMH – Dr. Noor received his board certification in Urology (1994) and Operative Urology (1997) from the Swiss Medical Association Berne in Switzerland
  • FKNMG – Dr. Noor received his board cerification in Urology by the Dutch Medical Board in 1999
  • MFMLM – Dr. Noor was a founding member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management in London
Publications
  1. Noor was awarded multiple grants and awards. He is author on more than 350 original articles in scientific journals and book chapters.  He sits on the editorial board of many international urological scientific journals, and is a peer reviewer for many more.
  2. Buchholz sat also on the board of the stone section of the European Association of Urology (eULIS-EAU) for 8 years, which is responsible for guidelines, training and standards in stone treatment, both in European and worldwide. He was member of the Board of Directors of the Societe Internationale d’Urologie (SIU). He is founder and chairman of Experts in Stone Disease (ESD) organizing global scientific meetings.

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