Hospital of Nuremberg

Nürnberg, Germany

Diagnostics of intracranial germinoma (program ID: 258931)

Hans-H. Steiner

Prof. Dr. med.

Hans-H. Steiner

Department of Neurosurgery

Specialized in: neurosurgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • 1975 - 1979 Philosophische Fakultät der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg; Studium der Theaterwissenschaft 
  • 1975 - 1982 Humanmedizin/Universität Erlangen
  • 4/82 Ärztliche Prüfung und Approbation als Arzt


  • 1983 Promotion zum Dr. med. (magna cum laude) an der Neurologischen Klinik der Universität Erlangen mit dem Thema: EEG-Befunde bei Autoimmunkrankheiten


  • 2003 Habilitation mit Erteilung der Venia Legendi an der Neurochirurgischen Klinik der Universität Heidelberg mit dem Thema: Angiogene Wachstumsfaktorprofile in primären und sekundären Glioblastomen und deren klinische Relevanz für eine anti-angiogene Therapie


  • Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor an der Ruprecht-Karls-Universität 2006

Klinische Schwerpunkte

  • Hirn- und Rückenmarkstumoren (Neuroonkologie)
  • Gefäßmissbildungen des Nervensystems (Vaskuläre Neurochirurgie)
  • Degenerative Wirbelsäulenerkrankungen (z. B. Bandscheibenvorfälle)
  • Verletzungen des Schädels und der Wirbelsäule (Neurotraumatologie)
  • Angeborene Missbildungen des Schädels, des Rückenmarks und der Wirbelsäule
  • Hydrozephalus inklusive neuroendoskopischer Verfahren
  • Erkrankungen und Verletzungen des peripheren Nervensystems

Preise und Auszeichnungen

  • Clinical Science Award 2004
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immuntherapie e. V.
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg, headed by Prof. Dr. Hans-H. Steiner, deals with the surgical treatment of diseases of the central nervous system and the related organs. The Department of Neurosurgery has the most advanced technical equipment for this purpose (operating microscopes, neuronavigation, laser, intraoperative ultrasound, stereotaxy, electrophysiological intraoperative monitoring, intraoperative fluorescence) and the experienced personnel.

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg, headed by Prof. Dr. Hans-H. Steiner, performs the operations of the entire spectrum of neurosurgery. The complex operations, involving neurosurgery and neighboring disciplines, are carried out in a close cooperation with the specialists from the Departments of Anaesthesiology, Otolaryngology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Neuroradiology and Traumatology. Moreover, the Department provides counseling on the whole range of the complex neurosurgical treatment. The Department is the certified member of the Interdisciplinary Oncology Center (IOZ) of the Klinikum Nürnberg.

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg, headed by Prof. Dr. Hans-H. Steiner, provides the following range of medical services:

  • Surgery of chronic pain disorders
  • Surgery of movement disorders
  • Surgery of degenerative and traumatic injuries of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Surgery of cerebrovascular diseases
  • Surgery of brain tumours (benign, malignant, incl. tumours of the skull base)
  • Surgery of intraspinal tumors
  • Surgery of malformations of brain and spinal cord
  • Peripheral nerve surgery 
  • Surgical intensive care
  • Surgical correction of deformities of the skull
  • Surgical and intensive care of acute craniocerebral injuries
  • Confirmation of the diagnosis by stereotactic brain biopsy in case of unclear processes

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • neurological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal
    • tumor markers (AFP and beta-HCG)
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • CT/MRI scan of the head
  •  spinal fluid analysis
  • consultation of related specialists
  • nursing services
  • services of all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

The Klinikum Nürnberg is a modern hospital and an academic educational hospital in Germany. The hospital is located at two sites, namely the Klinikum North in the distract St. Johannis and the Klinikum South in the distract Langwasser. The Klinikum Nürnberg has 35 clinics and institutes of all medical specialties. In the latest clinic list of the news magazine FOCUS, it lands on the 35th place. Among the 70 top hospitals in Bavaria, the Klinikum Nürnberg occupies the 6th place.

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.

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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.