Richard Hautmann was the Head of Department for Urology and Paediatric Urology at the University Hospital Ulm from 1984 until 2009. He is an expert consultant of the Department of Urology Klinikum Lüdenscheid. The international renowned urologist developed the surgical technique of the Neobladder. Richard Hautmann is a member of various medical organisations. His major scienti c interests are the neobladder, bladder cancer and cystektomie, urolithiasis and oxalate.