Dietrich H. W. Grönemeyer is a German professor of medicine and one of the inventors of Microtherapy.
He grew up in Bochum with his two brothers.
One of them, Herbert Grönemeyer, is a popular musician. After studying sinology and romance languages in Bochum and medicine in Kiel Grönemeyer graduated in 1978. In 1982 he received a Ph.D., and at the Witten/Herdecke University in 1990 he finished his habilitation, a work that is usually needed in Germany to become a university professor.
He is the director of the "Grönemeyer Institute for MicroTherapy" in Bochum, and he teaches radiology and microtherapy at the privately financed Witten/Herdecke University. He is also a visiting professor at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and Steinbeis-Hochschule in Berlin. He is also the patron of Health First Europe.