University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

Munich, Germany

Treatment of herniated disk (4 segments) with endoscopic nucleotomy (program ID: 127369)

Bernhard Meyer

Prof. Dr. med.

Bernhard Meyer

Department of Neurosurgery

Specialized in: neurosurgery

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Wissenschaftliche Laufbahn und Forschungsgebiete

  • Prof. Meyers (*1962) Forschungsgebiete sind im Bereich der vaskulären, onkologischen und spinalen Neurochirurgie.
  • Prof. Meyer studierte an den Universitäten Padua/Italien, Erlangen-Nürnberg Humanmedizin mit Auslandsaufenthalten an der Northwestern University, Chicago sowie der State University of New York, Brooklyn. 
  • Staatsexamen und Promotion folgten am Institut für Humangenetik der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg im Jahre 1989 mit anschließender Ausbildung zum Neurochirurgen in Tübingen, Duisburg, Bonn mit Auslandsaufenthalten in Zürich/CH und Phönix AZ/USA. 
  • 1995 wurde Prof. Meyer Facharzt für Neurochirurgie und Oberarzt an der Neurochirurgischen Universitätsklinik Bonn, wo er 1999 habilitierte und 2001 auf die Professur für Neurochirurgie berufen wurde. 
  • Seit 2006 hat Prof. Meyer den Lehrstuhl für Neurochirurgie der Technischen Universität München inne.

Wichtigste Auszeichnungen

  • Präsident der Wirbelsäulensektion der European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (2010)
  • Vorstandsmitglied der Deutschen Akademie für Neurochirurgie (2009)
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The Department of Neurosurgery at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar is a part of the newly established “Neuro-Kopf-Zentrum” since March 2007. The Department offers a comprehensive neurosurgical spectrum of health services which focuses on the vascular neurosurgery, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, neuro-oncology and spinal column surgery. The Department of Neurosurgery at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar is headed by the director, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernhard Meyer, since March 2006 and is a part of the newly established “Neuro-Kopf-Zentrum” since March 2007.

As a result of these recent changes and the merging of the main neurosurgical specialist sections, the spectrum of health services provided by the range of participating departments, and thereby of the neuro-surgery, has changed significantly. The number of outpatient and inpatient treatments of patients has increased drastically, as well as the clinical and surgical specialties have been significantly expanded. The successful infrastructure for the interdisciplinary treatment, established at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar, has been transferred and adopted in the Department of Neurology headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernhard Meyer.

The diagnostic and therapeutic specialties of the Department of Neurosurgery​ at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar

The spectrum of health services offered at the department focuses on:

  • Vascular neurosurgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Spinal column surgery
  • Functional neurosurgery

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • neurological examination
  • functionality x-ray of the spine
  • CT/MRI scan of the spine
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
  • preoperative care
  • endoscopic nucleotomy
  • postoperative MRI control
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • developing of further guidance 
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About hospital

The rechts der Isar Hospital is the University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich. There is intensive cooperation between the research facilities of the TU and the hospital in numbers of areas.

With a workforce of around 5,000 employees, the university hospital Clinic right of the Isar is a renowned center for patient care, medical research and teaching of medicine. Every year, around 60,000 patients benefit from in-patient care and 245,000 patients – from outpatient care of the highest medical standard.

Through a close cooperation between patient care and research facilities, patients benefit from new scientific findings as quickly as possible.

The University Hospital rechts der Isar is composed of 33 separate clinics and departments and has 1,100 beds. This enables patients, according to their diagnosis, to receive treatment from doctors of various medical fields.

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.