Professor Klaus-Martin Schulte MD

Professor and Chair of Surgery
ANU College of Health and Medicine
T: +61451068567

Areas of expertise

  • Surgery 110323
  • Endocrinology 110306
  • Medical Biochemistry And Metabolomics 3205
  • Medical Physiology 3208
  • Oncology And Carcinogenesis 3211
  • Predictive And Prognostic Markers 321109
  • Radiation Therapy 321110

Research interests

Indigenous Pharmacogenomics

Space Research including space hard sensor systems

The cellular biology of fusion oncoproteins in sarcoma

Endocrine cancer

Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma

Parathyroid cancer



Born July 26th 1964, married, two children (aged 10 and 9)     


2014 – Professor & Chair of Surgery at the Australian National University (main position)

2012 – Reader of Endocrine Surgery at King’s College London, UK

2010 – Professor extraordinarius of Surgery at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany (UKD)

2004 - Consultant Endocrine Surgeon at King’s College Hospital (KCH), London, UK (part-time since 2014)

2004 - Lead Clinician Endocrine Surgery at King’s College Hospital, London, UK


2007-2012  Lead Clinician for Emergency General and Major Trauma Surgery at KCH – Level III Trauma Centre

2001-2003  Programm Director of Surgery (6000 surgeries per annum) UKD and sicee 1998 Head of the Laboratory of Surgery UKD and Supervisor of Gene Technology UKD

1998-2004  Principal Investigator in 5 projects with NHMRC-like funding


1990 Harvard Medical School; 1989  Baylor College Houston; 1985-1987 University of Paris, College de France; 1983-1989 University of Essen; 1990 ECFMG part 1 & 2


1985-1990 Full personal study grant from the German National Scholarship Foundation; 1991-1992 Full personal grant of the Alfried-Krupp-von-Bohlen-und-Halbach Foundation; 1998-2000 Full personal research grant (Habilitationsstipendium)German National Research Foundation DFG; 1998 Oberdisse Award of the NRW Society of Endocrinology for research on "Thyroid growth regulation";1999  Dr. Günther Wille Award for research on Adrenal tumorigenesis; 2002 von Langenbeck Award of the German Society of Surgery; 2004 – date Clinical excellence awards at King’s College Hospital Foundation Trust, London

Projects and Grants

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