Tillmann Kruger, MD, FECSM
Professor of Psychiatry & Sexologist | Languages: English, German
Tillmann Kruger is Medical Doctor and Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Hannover Medical School (MHH) where he received his M.D. degree in 1999. He works as a consultant and is Head of the Section Clinical Psychology and Sexual Medicine as well as Deputy Head of the Department of Psychiatry. He is a board-certified psychiatrist and psychotherapist as well as neurologist. Training locations include the Hannover Medical School, the University Clinics of Essen, both in Germany, and the University Hospital and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. He has published numerous of papers on the neurobiology of human and deviant sexual behaviour and related neurobehavioral topics and has continuously been supported by national and international grants. Tillmann Kruger coordinates a research consortium dedicated to basic and clinical understanding of child sexual abuse and pedophilia (NeMUP) which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF). In 2018 he has been elected as ordinary member of the Center for Systems Neuroscience, Hannover. At MHH he is medical head of two clinical prevention programmes against child sexual offending (“Don’t offend”) and sexual violence towards women (“I CAN CHANGE”). Apart from this his clinical and scientific expertise includes clinical neuroscience of affective and personality disorders. Main topics are the modulation and treatment of mood states and affective/personality disorders by novel neuropsychiatric interventions such as treatment with botulinum toxin. Tillmann Kruger is Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine (FECSM) since 2012 and EFS-ESSM certified Psycho-Sexologist (ECPS) (European Federation of Sexology, European Society of Sexual Medicine) since 2018. He has a special authorization for consultation hours in sexual medicine and sex therapy by the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians in Lower Saxony, Germany since 2012. In his consultation hours he meets people with all kind of sexual disorders and problems with a special emphasis on the interface of psychiatry, neurology and sexual medicine. Special expertise covers diagnostic and treatment of paraphilias (e.g. pedophilia), hypersexuality, sexual violence, Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD) and psychopharmacology.