Hosptial Am Rosenberg

Heiden, Germany

Treatment of intramedullary spinal cord hematoma with surgical removal (program ID: 186923)

Stephan Jakob

Dr. med.

Stephan Jakob

Department of Neurosurgery

Specialized in: neurosurgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

2011 - bis heute   Leitung Zentrum für Neurochirurgie Hirslanden Ostschweiz

2009 – 2010   Oberarzt, Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital Winterthur

2008 – 2009   Praxis Dr. med. W. Morgenstern, Wirbelsäulenchirurgie und Schmerztherapie, Uster

2008   Oberarzt i.V., Abteilung für Spinale Neurochirurgie, Westpfalzklinikum Kaiserslautern

2005 – 2007   Neurochirurgische Klinik, Kantonsspital Aarau

2004 – 2005   Wirbelsäulen- und Rückenmarkschirurgie, Spine Unit, Schulthess Klinik in Zürich

Mar 2002   Promotion an der medizinischen Universität zu Lübeck; Dissertation: Endoskopischer Einsatz des Water-Jet-Dissektors im Hirnkammersystem - eine experimentelle Studie

2001 – 2004   Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Kantonsspital St.Gallen

1992 – 2000   Hochschulstudium für Humanmedizin an der medizinischen Universität zu Lübeck

About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The competence of the Department of Neurosurgery covers all fields of skull surgery and spinal surgery. Modern infrastructure, experienced medical team and the development and improvement of modern surgical procedures benefit the patients. The interdisciplinary cooperation among specialists of the Hirslanden group also helps the department reach the highest level of medical care in eastern Switzerland.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • CT/MRI of the spine
  • preoperative care
  • removal of spinal cord hematoma
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations



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About hospital

Klinik Am Rosenberg is located in the majestic surroundings of Appenzell near St. Gallen in Switzerland.

Klinik Am Rosenberg is a leading private hospital that works in collaboration with the Hirslanden private hospital group renowned for its expertise and excellence. The clinic boasts cutting edge medical technology, modern infrastructure and a philosophy that “people who feel good, look good” which complements the highly skilled, dedicated physicians and employees whose work focuses on offering individually tailored treatment and well being of every patient.

The clinic offers a comprehensive list of medical services thanks to its collaboration with orthopaedic practises in St. Gallen, Wil, Wildnau, and Abtwil. The result of working in partnership is the shared knowledge and expertise of cutting edge treatments offering its patients only the best in private medical care. Specialising in orthopaedic surgery Klinik Am Rosenberg also has a centre for neurosurgery and several medical institutes enabling the clinic to offer custom tailored medical services.

The clinic has 62 beds, 4 operating rooms and around 140 highly skilled employees who are dedicated to the treatment and well being of every single patient and admits over 2800 patients annually.

The system of affiliated doctors creates a first class medical standard. Together with these doctors the Klinik Am Rosenberg covers the following medical speciality fields:

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Hand Surgery 
  • Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery
  • Rheumatology
  • Surgery

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.