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  • Prof. Dr. Med. Jurgen Kiwit

    Spine Surgeon, Berlin, Germany

    Chief, 35 years of experience , , Meoclinic Hospital, Berlin  Highlights
    • Prof. Dr. Med. Jürgen Kiwit is a neurosurgeon with 35+ years of experience.
    • His areas of expertise include Kyphoplasty, Vertebroplasty, endoscopic intervertebral disc surgery, Neuronavigation for spinal and cranial surgery.
    • He is a member of AANS (American Association of Neurological Surgeons), WFNS (World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies) and Mayo Alumni German Speaking League.
    • Dr. Kiwit completed his graduation followed by post-graduation.
    • He did his training in neurosurgery from prestigious hospitals in Germany.
    • He has many publications under his name in both national and international journals.

    Vertebroplasty, Endoscopic intervertebral disc surgery, Neuronavigation for spinal and cranial surgery
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  • Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Dieter Schaser

    Spine Surgeon, Dresden, Germany

    Head of Department, 24 years of experience , Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, Dresden  Highlights
    • Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Dieter Schaser is a spine surgeon with 24+ years of experience.
    • His clinical focus includes intervertebral disc surgery, spinal stabilizations, spinal corrections, spinal tumor extirpations and treatment of spinal inflammations.
    • He did graduation from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and did his internship at the University of Regensburg.
    • Dr. Schaser is a member of numerous medical and scientific associations, including German Trauma Society, German Society of Surgery, German Spinal Society, German Society of Orthopedics and Trauma and Scientific Orthopedic Society.
    • He has been awarded the prize by the orthopedic society in the field of orthopedic research in microvascular medicine.

    Intervertebral disc surgery, Spinal stabilizations, Spinal corrections, Spinal tumor extirpations, Treatment of spinal inflammations
  • Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Disch

    Spine Surgeon, Dresden, Germany

    Consultant, 18 years of experience , , Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, Dresden  Highlights
    • Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Disch is a spine surgeon with 18+ years of experience.
    • His clinical expertise includes degenerative scoliosis, cervical degenerative disc disease, cervical disc herniation, cervical myelopathy, cervical stenosis, compression fractures and degenerative spondylolisthesis.
    • He is a member of German Society for Spine Surgery.
    • Dr. Disch completed graduation from Technische Universität München followed by post-graduation.
    • He has a comparable number of publications in German specialist journals.

    Degenerative scoliosis, Cervical degenerative disc disease, Cervical disc herniation, Cervical myelopathy, Cervical stenosis, Compression fractures, Degenerative spondylolisthesis
  • Dr. med. Peter Bernstein

    Spine Surgeon, Dresden, Germany

    Consultant, 15 years of experience , Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, Dresden  Highlights
    • Dr. med. Peter Bernstein is a spine surgeon with 15+ years of experience.
    • His clinical interest includes scoliosis, cervical spondylosis, slipped disk, spinal stenosis, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar stenosis and cervical myelopathy.
    • He completed graduation from Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen.
    • He did specialty training at the Technical University of Dresden.
    • Dr. Bernstein is a member of German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU) and German Spine Society (DWG).
    • He has 25+ publications to his credit in national journals.

    Scoliosis, Cervical Spondylosis, Slipped Disk, Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Stenosis, Cervical Myelopathy
  • Dr. Ralf Buhl

    Spine Surgeon, Solingen, Germany

    Head of Department, 25 years of experience , Solingen Municipal Hospital, Solingen  Highlights
    • Dr. Ralf Buhl is an internationally-acclaimed Neurosurgeon who has been treating brain tumours and cancers, epilepsy, meningioma and other disorders of the brain, spine, peripheral nervous system. He also performs computer-assisted navigation microsurgeries. He has performed over 4,000 such surgeries in his career spanning +22 years.
    • He is an expert at craniotomy, treating brain injuries, performing microneurosurgery and endoscopic neurosurgery. 
    • He conducts researches and scientific works in surgical treatment for brain metastases, intracranial cavernomas treatment and other neurosurgery areas.
    • He delivers lectures on neurosurgery in US and China. 
    • He has authored scholarly research works. 
    • He has co-founded a Fund dedicated to the study of brain tumours. 

    Glioma Spine cyst Medulloblastoma Spinal stenosis Acoustic neuroma Cavernoma Astrocytoma Herniated disc Pituitary Adenoma Glioblstoma
  • Prof. Andreas Unterberg

    Spine Surgeon, Heidelberg, Germany

    Director, 38 years of experience , , University Hospital Heidelberg  Highlights
    • Prof. Andreas Unterberg is a well-known Neurosurgeon with over 38+ years of experience.
    • He has professional membership of the  Executive Board of The German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine, Euro-Academy of Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology, and President of the German Society of Neurosurgery and President of The German Society for NeuroIntensive and Emergency Medicine (DGNI).
    • He did his medical schooling at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany in 1974 and received a Doctor´s Degree from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany in 1977. 
    • He also has a Research Fellowship (DFG) from the Division of Neurological Surgery, Med. Coll. Virginia, Richmond, VA., the USA in 1985.
    • He has performed more than 2000 operations on various brain tumors in Heidelberg and also has experience in more than 500 pituitary operations and 2,500 spine operations.
    • Dr. Unterberg has published over 450 original articles in international journals listed in PubMed, as well as numerous book articles, books, and monographs.

    Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Minimally Invasive brain surgery Image-Guided Neurosurgery Brachial Plexus surgery Spine Surgery Pituitary adenoma Cerebral artery aneurysm Brain Cyst Glioblastoma Cavernoma Glioma Spinal stenosis
  • Prof. Dr. Daniel Hanggi

    Spine Surgeon, Dusseldorf, Germany

    Head of Department, 42 years of experience , University Hospital Dusseldorf  Highlights
    • Prof. Dr. Daniel Hanggi is a Dusseldorf-based Neurosurgeon with over 42+ years of experience.
    • He is a member of the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC), German Spine Society (DWG), and Association of German Neurosurgeons (BDNC).
    • He completed his education at the Universities of Zurich and Geneva and additional 2 semesters of computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich from 1972 to 1978.
    • He also has done clinical training for Neurosurgeons in Switzerland, the USA, and Canada from 1979 to 1984, and in 1985, he completed his Diploma in Neurosurgery from Switzerland.
    • Dr. Hanggi has exceptional familiarity in dealing with spinal cord tumors, skull base, auditory nerve tumor, trigeminal neuralgia, Pituitary (endoscopic technique), Cerebral vascular malformation (aneurysm, AVM), Cranio-cervical junction, Complex spine (tumor, degeneration, anomaly, trauma), pediatric neurosurgery, etc.
    • He has also penned and co-authored books and articles in national journals.

    Surgery for spinal cord tumors Surgery and intensive care treatment of traumatic brain injury Surgery to correct malformations of the skull Brain, meninges, spinal cord Skull base (acoustics, pituitary, meningioma, chordoma) Peripheral nerves Pituitary (endoscopic technique) Cerebral vascular malformation (aneurysm, AVM) Cranio-cervical junction Complex spine (tumor, degeneration, anomaly, trauma) Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Meyer

    Spine Surgeon, Munich, Germany

    Head of Department, 31 years of experience , University Hospital Rechts der Isar  Highlights
    • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Meyer is a Munich-based Neurosurgeon with over 31+ years of experience.
    • He is the President of the German Society for Spine Surgery (2019); Chairperson of Education and Fellowship Committee, Eurospine (2015-2019), Chairperson of Spine Section, European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (2010-2019), and Former President of International Group for Advancement in Spinal Science (2014-2018) and German Academy of Neurosurgery (2015).
    • He studied medicine at the Universities of Padua/Italy and Erlangen-Nürnberg and also trained abroad at Northwestern University, Chicago, and at the State University of New York, Brooklyn.
    • Later, he completed his medical studies and earned his Ph.D. at the Institute for Human Genetics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in 1989.
    • He has also trained as a neurosurgeon in Tübingen, Duisburg, and Bonn and spent time abroad in Zurich/Switzerland and Phoenix AZ/USA.
    • Dr. Meyer has exceptional experience in operating skull base tumors, spinal cord tumors, Pituitary (endoscopic technique), Cerebral vascular malformation (aneurysm, AVM), Complex spine (tumor, degeneration, anomaly, trauma), pediatric neurosurgery, etc.
    • He has also penned and co-authored books and articles in national and state journals.

    Neurooncology (brain tumors, interdisciplinary center for neurooncology - NOKUM) Skull base tumors Vascular neurosurgery Stereotactic neurosurgery Spine surgery Epilepsy surgery Functional neurosurgery Pediatric neurosurgery Peripheral nerves
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  • Prof. Dr. med. Dag Moskopp

    Spine Surgeon, Berlin, Germany

    Director, 31 years of experience , Vivantes Hospital Group  Highlights
    • Prof. Dr. med. Dag Moskopp is a skilled Neurosurgeon with over 31+ years of experience in the field.
    • He is a member of the German Society for Neurosurgery (DGNC), Berlin Society for Psychiatry and Neurology (BGPN), and also the monitoring commission examination committee.
    • In 1989, he studied medicine and became a specialist in neurosurgery with the European examination EANS. 
    • Dr. Moskopp further specialized at university centers in Erlangen, Magdeburg, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London
    • He has exceptional understanding and training in treating in Cerebral aneurysms & AVMs, Acoustics, Spine (tumor, degeneration, trauma) all procedures, all approaches, Interdisciplinary team for complex diseases (eg. phaeochromocytoma-paraganglioma syndrome), etc.
    • Along with giving orations in esteemed seminars, he has authored books and articles in national and international journals.

    Cancer and other micro neurosurgery Special expertise in pituitary surgery (Cushing, acromegaly, prolactinoma, Nelson Tumor, Chiasma syndrome, hormonal insufficiency) Cerebral aneurysms and AVMs Acoustics Spine (tumor, degeneration, trauma) all procedures, all approaches Brain, skull base trauma Intensive care management
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Vajkoczy

    Spine Surgeon, Berlin, Germany

    Director, 25 years of experience , , Charite University Hospital  Highlights
    • Prof. Dr. Peter Vajkoczy is one of the most well-known Neurosurgeons in Germany with over 25+ years of experience.
    • He has performed more than 4000 complex neurosurgeries and has special mastery in handling cases with awake craniotomy surgeries for eloquent lesions, stereotactic, functional neurosurgery, etc.
    • He has won several awards such as the Young Neurosurgeon Research Award from the World Federation of Neurosurgical Surgeons, the Research Award from the German Academy of Neurosurgery, and many more.
    • He graduated from the Medical Faculty at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in 1988 and did his Ph.D. thesis from the Institute for Surgical Research, the University of Munich in 1992. 
    • He has also undergone Habilitation from the University of Heidelberg (Neurosurgery) in 2001.
    • He specializes in diagnostics and treatment of cerebrovascular disorders, brain tumors, skull base tumors, spine, and peripheral nervous system disorders. 
    • Dr. Vajkoczy has a strong interest in the field of neurosurgery and has delivered and published many presentations in conferences and journals

    Herniated disk Pituitary adenoma Cerebral artery aneurysm Brain Cyst Acoustic neuroma craniostenosis Glioblastoma Cavernoma Glioma Medulloblastoma Spinal stenosis

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Best Spine Surgeons in Germany

Your spine can suffer from a variety of issues, not only as you become older but also as a result of an accident. It might be related to old age arthritis, a tumour, or an accident. Minor issues can be treated with medicine, while significant issues require surgery. Germany is one of the most advanced countries in the world when it comes to spine therapy.

What are the qualifications of Germany's spine surgeons?

Germany has a very effective healthcare system when compared to other countries. The German spine surgeons provide the greatest treatment to their patients, with years of expertise and degrees from some of the best medical institutes and hospitals in the world. The German spine surgeons give everything from appropriate diagnosis to great patient care, rehabilitation, and medicine. They are also well-known internationally since people from all over the world come to them each year for treatment. They're also members of several international and national medical groups.

What do German spine surgeons specialize in?

The best spine surgeons in germany are experts in a variety of procedures and treatments for the spine. Spinal tumours, minimally invasive spine surgery, cervical disc replacement, neuroendoscopic surgery, spinal decompression, slipped disc, scoliosis surgery, kyphosis, artificial disc replacements, fusion and disc replacement procedures, complex spinal instrumentations (PLIF, TLIF, ALIF), spinal deformity, spinal fusion, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, tumour surgeries with expandable cages and vertebral reconstruction, anterior cervical discectomy are some of the treatment lists.

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