University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
10/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Neurology (113779)

Marianne Dieterich

Prof. Dr. med.

Marianne Dieterich

According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich ranks among the best departments in Germany for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease! 

The department offers the full range of modern diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Of particular interest are diseases, such as stroke, epilepsy, motor disorders, dizziness, neuroinfections, headaches, neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Marianne Dieterich.

To provide comprehensive medical care for the patients with neurological diseases, the department has special inpatient units. In particular, these include a stroke unit, an intensive care unit, an epilepsy monitoring unit, a deep brain stimulation unit, as well as a station specializing in the treatment of dizziness and balance disorders.

It should be noted that the specialists of the department are engaged in active research, due to which they make a significant contribution to modern medicine. The priority research focuses are sensomotorics and neuromuscular diseases. In this field, there is maintained close cooperation with Friedrich Baur Institute.

The department’s diagnostic capabilities (hardware diagnostics):

  • Electroencephalography
  • Electromyography
  • Nerve conduction velocity test
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (stimulation of the cerebral cortex)
  • Dopplerography
  • Registration of somatosensory evoked potentials
  • Registration of visual evoked potentials
  • Registration of auditory evoked potentials
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Posturography
  • Other diagnostic methods

The service range of the department includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of motor disorders
    • Parkinson's disease
    • Atypical parkinsonism
    • Dystonia
    • Tremor of various origins
  • Diagnostics and treatment of spasticity
  • Diagnostics and treatment of epilepsy
  • Diagnostics and treatment of cognitive neurological disorders (for example, memory, speech disorders)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of headaches
  • Diagnostics and treatment of multiple sclerosis
  • Diagnostics and treatment of Alzheimer's disease
  • Diagnostics and treatment of neuroimmunological diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of neuromuscular diseases
    • Myopathy
    • Myoside
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • Mitochondrial diseases
    • Spinal muscular atrophy
    • Myotonia
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    • Metabolic myopathies
    • Polyneuropathies
    • Motor polyneuropathy
    • Vasculitic neuropathy
    • Other neuromuscular pathologies
  • Diagnostics and treatment of benign and malignant brain and spinal cord diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of sleep disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of stroke
  • Diagnostics and treatment of dizziness, balance disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of dementia
  • Diagnostics and treatment of other neurological diseases

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