Who we are

Prof. Dr. Ockenfels

The Medical Center

In early 2014 the „Department of Dermatology, Allergology and Medical Laser Therapy“ was incorporated in the „Medical Center“ which has existed for many years in this beautiful natural landscape, while at the same time expanding the range of services provided at the Center. For guests with special skin conditions, the renowned dermatologist Prof. Dr. Hans Michael Ockenfels‘s approach is to offer “healthy” holidays during their stay at the Mirador. The Mirador’s position is currently unique in the world - a „Department of Dermatology“ with the highest of medical standards in a 5-star luxury hotel.

Prof. Dr. Hans Michael Ockenfels

For 25 years, Prof. Dr. Hans Michael Ockenfels engaged in the development and (light) therapy of inflammatory dermatomes. In 1991 he earned his doctorate with „magna cum laude“ at the University Skin Clinic Mainz on the topic of “psoriasis”. In 2000 he habilitated at the University of Essen and in 2010 he became an associate professor of the Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg. Since 1997, at that time the youngest chief physician of Germany, he heads the Department of Dermatology and Allergology at the clinic in Hanau. He introduced the so-called „excimer UVB laser“ for the treatment of psoriasis in Germany, which is now an integral part of the established treatment for psoriasis and vitiligo in Western European countries. He also holds patents for therapeutic light and laser systems.
For the Olympic athletes of the state of Hessen he developed a special concept for the prevention of the development of skin cancer, after he had repeatedly pointed out the hazardous effects of the sun within his own studies focusing on professional and leisure athletes. He is a member of numerous European professional societies such as the European Society for Dermatological Research, author and editor of numerous professional publications as well as a sought-after skin expert in the media and on the Internet portal PraxisVita.

Prof. Dr. Ockenfels a worldwide recognized specialist for Psoriasis and Vitiligo Treatment

Prof. Dr. Ockenfels is a member of numerous national and international dermatological, scientific as well as clinical and medical laser companies. He is special adviser of the Professional Association of German Dermatologists for in-patient doctor beings. He is a welcome expert at TV stations, like ZDF and Hessischer Rundfunk, among others on the subjects skin and allerg, skin and sun, treatment of chronic skin diseases. Book your treatment with Prof Ockenfels. He is highly specialist in laser treatments for the skin, especially for wipe out the diseases like psoriasis and vitiligo.


For all foreign guests we do have employees who assits you all the time in foreign languages, e.g. french, english, german, russia and more.