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