Department of Urology
University Medical Center Freiburg

Born April 25, 1983 in Sandomierz, Poland

Habilitation in Urology, 2014 University of Freiburg, Germany
FEBU, 2013 European Board of Urology, Brussels, Netherlands
PhD in Medicine, 2012 University of Freiburg, Germany
MD, 2007 Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Professional experience
University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
2015– Maximilia Nitze Award (highest scientific honour of the German Association of Urology)
2007–present: physician & researcher at the Department of Urology
2014–present: Director of the “Division of Urotechnology”
Fraunhofer Institut for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM Freiburg, Germany
2012–present: researcher
Ferdinand Eisenberger Grant of the German Association of Urology
Royal London Hospital London, United Kingdom
2013-2014: clinical fellow & researcher, Department for Endourology & Stone Services EUSP Scholarship of the European Association of Urology
University Hospital Patras, Greece
2011: clinical visit
IRCAD (Research Institute against Digestive Cancer) Strasbourg, France
2010: clinical visit
AMC Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2010: clinical visit
Tenon Hospital Paris, France
2010: clinical visit
University Hospital Toulouse, France
2009: clinical visit

Miernik publications
[1] A. Miernik, M. Schoenthaler, K. Lilienthal, A. Frankenschmidt, W. K. Karcz, and S. Kuesters, “Pre-bent instruments used in single-port laparoscopic surgery versus conventional laparoscopic
surgery: comparative study of performance in a dry lab,” Surg Endosc, vol. 26, no. 7, pp. 1924–30, 2012.
[2] A. Miernik, K. Wilhelm, P. U. Ardelt, F. Adams, F. E. Kuehhas, and M. Schoenthaler, “Standardized
flexible ureteroscopic technique to improve stone-free rates,” Urology, vol. 80, no. 6, pp. 1198–202, 2012.
[3] A. Miernik, M. Schoenthaler, K. Wilhelm, U. Wetterauer, M. Zyczkowski, A. Paradysz, and
P. Bryniarski, “Combined semirigid and flexible ureterorenoscopy via a large ureteral access sheath for kidney stones >2 cm: a bicentric prospective assessment,” World J Urol, vol. 3, p. 3, 2013.
[4] A. Miernik, Y. Eilers, C. Bolwien, A. Lambrecht, D. Hauschke, G. Rebentisch, P. S. Lossin,
A. Hesse, J. J. Rassweiler, U. Wetterauer, and M. Schoenthaler, “Automated analysis of urinary stone composition using raman spectroscopy -pilot study for the development of a compact portable system for immediate postoperative ex-vivo application,” J Urol, vol. 13, no. 13, pp. 04612–0, 2013.
[5] M. Schoenthaler, K. Wilhelm, A. Katzenwadel, P. Ardelt, U. Wetterauer, O. Traxer, and
A. Miernik, “Retrograde intrarenal surgery in treatment of nephrolithiasis: is a 100vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 489–93, 2012.
[6] M. Schoenthaler, N. Buchholz, E. Farin, H. Ather, C. Bach, T. Bach, J. D. Denstedt, H. M. Fritsche, M. Grasso, O. W. Hakenberg, R. Herwig, T. Knoll, F. E. Kuehhas, E. Liatsikos,
P. Liske, M. Marberger, P. J. Osther, J. M. Santos, K. Sarica, C. Seitz, M. Straub, O. Traxer,
A. Trinchieri, B. Turney, and A. Miernik, “The post-ureteroscopic lesion scale (puls): a multicenter
video-based evaluation of inter-rater reliability,” World J Urol, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 1033– 40, 2014.
[7] A. Miernik, E. Farin, F. E. Kuehhas, W. K. Karcz, T. Keck, T. Wengenmayer, M. Kollum,
C. Bach, N. Buchholz, and M. Schoenthaler, “Freiburg index of patient satisfaction : Interdisciplinary
validation of a new psychometric questionnaire to describe treatment-related patient satisfaction.,” Chirurg, vol. 27, p. 27, 2013.
[8] P. Ardelt, N. Grunemay, A. Strehl, C. Jilg, A. Miernik, B. Kneitz, and E. Butt, “LASP-1, a novel urinary marker for detection of bladder cancer,” Urol Oncol, vol. 3, p. 3, 2012.
[9] M. Schoenthaler, T. Avcil, S. Sevcenco, U. Nagele, T. E. Hermann, F. E. Kuehhas, S. F. Shariat, A. Frankenschmidt, U. Wetterauer, and A. Miernik, “Single-incision transumbili-cal surgery (situs) versus single-port laparoscopic surgery and conventional laparoscopic surgery: a prospective randomized comparative study of performance with novices in a dry laboratory,” World J Urol, 2014.
[10] M. Schoenthaler, K. Wilhelm, F. E. Kuehhas, E. Farin, C. Bach, N. Buchholz, and A. Miernik, “Postureteroscopic lesion scale: a new management modified organ injury scale–evaluation in 435 ureteroscopic patients,” J Endourol, vol. 26, no. 11, pp. 1425–30, 2012.

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