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Prof. Dr. Vallabhbhai Patel


Prof. Dr. Vallabhbhai - urologist, philosopher and artist (photo painting) - is married to the internationally renowned silk painter Ute Patel-Mißfeldt.


6 Feb 1934

Born in India, started school at the age of four (skipped 1 class twice), graduated from high school at the age of 14. Graduated in zoology at the age of 19.


state exam


PhD in Bonn


Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Medical Parasitology in Hamburg


Edinburgh Specialist in Surgery (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, FRCSEd.)

from 1968

Specialist in urology, Aachen

since June 1999

senior professor

Clinical experience as a doctor in Vienna, Berlin, Aachen, Oldenburg, Saarbrücken, Bremerhaven, Offenbach, Ingolstadt, Saudi Arabia, as well as in various hospitals in England, Scotland, Africa and India.

Until 1999 senior consultant and deputy chief physician at the Ingolstadt Clinic.
Own surgical techniques are mentioned in foreign and domestic specialist books.
108 lectures at national and international congresses of urology and surgery. 43 specialist publications.

Prof. Dr. Vallabhbhai Patel passed away in September 2017.

photo painting

Exhibitions in Europe, India and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as on the ship "MS Europa";
Design for record cover, photo calendar (1992/93, Brönner Verlag)

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Member of the Executive Committee of the General Student Council, College of Bhavnagar. Member of the Executive Committee of Hostel Student's Organisation, Bhavnagar.

1955 – 1959

Member of the Executive Committee of the "World University Service", Bonn.


Student council spokesman for the medical faculty, foreign affairs officer and officer for foreign students at ASTA, Bonn.


Secretary General of the Indian Society, Bonn


President of the Indian Society, Bonn

1979 – 1981

Board member of the SPD Ingolstadt North-West


Member of the SPD program committee, southern Bavaria


Head of the "Basic Law Reform" committee SPD Neuburg-Schrobenhausen

1989 – 2003

Member of the district association SPD Neuburg-Schrobenhausen

1994 – 1999

Education consultant and head of the "working group on fundamental issues" SPD Neuburg-Schrobenhausen

since 1996

City council Neuburg/Donau, consultant for integration and social city

since 2002

Head of the "Discussion Group on Secular Humanists"

since 2004

Deputy Chairman "Association for Freedom of Thought", Neuburg-Ingolstadt


"Silberdistel", award from the Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung

Has been operating on needy patients in India and Africa for free for over 45 years.
Since 1996: establishment and support of over 100 kindergartens and schools in the slums, as well as a women's organization (UNESCO awarded it the best non-profit organization in India) in Bhavnagar/India.
Initiator of the "Laughter Yoga Club" and the discussion group "Secular Humanists" in Neuburg/Ingolstadt.


Lectures of his own thesis on scientific ethics in various universities, adult education centers in Bremerhaven, Ingolstadt; Seminars for ethics teachers and at international philosophy congresses.

Author: "Happiness lies on this side of death"
2nd edition, September 2009,
ISBN: 978-3-9813181-0-4

Since 2003 lectures at the adult education center in Neuburg on "Clear thinking in family and work" (a book on this topic is in preparation)
Co-editor of the journal "Enlightenment and Criticism".

range of press

TV and radio recordings for ARD, ZDF, RTL, BR3, IN-TV, NDR Bremen, Bayerischer Rundfunk and Radio 1N.

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