Professor Michael Zitzmann, born in 1964, is a high school teacher specialised the fields of endocrinology, diabetology, sexual medicine and andrology at the University Clinics of Muenster, Germany.
He is specialised in patient care regarding diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders and problems of the pituitary gland. In addition, he is also focussing on endocrinological andrology: boys with pubertal disorders up to older men with a variety of sexual and metabolic problems seek his advice.
Also couples with fertility problems form a major part of the patient clientele, as well as men with chronic inherited hormone disorders requiring life-time attention, especially Klinefelter Syndrome.
Prof. Zitzmann has developed awarded treatment programs for the induction of fertility in hypogonadal men.
He is largely involved in the research of the interplay of genetic interplay of hormones, psychological characteristics and obesity.
He has received international awards and grants in recognition of his work and is a member of international committees, journal editorial boards and is on the Board of the German Society for Andrology and the German Adiposity Foundation.
He has been awarded for his teaching activities for both students and physicians within his field of expertise