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Park-Clinic Weissensee Berlin

location_on Berlin, Germany
9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Neurology ( 302403)

Michael von Brevern

PD, Dr. med.

Michael von Brevern

Specialized in: neurology

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Ausbildung

  • 1986-1994 Studium der Humanmedizin an der Universitá degli studi in Padova, Italien und an der Freien Universität Berlin
  • 3/1996 Promotion zum Dr. med. an der Freien Universität Berlin zum Thema „Synkopale Augenbewegungen“
  • 2/2002 EEG-Zertifikat der Deutschen Gesellschaft für klinische Neurophysiologie
  • 1/2005 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Neurologie, Ärztekammer Berlin
  • 5/2006 EMG-Zertifikat der Deutschen Gesellschaft für klinische Neurophysiologie
  • 5/2007 Zertifikat „Epileptologie plus“ der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Epileptologie
  • 7/2008 Habilitation im Fach Neurologie zum Thema: „Lageabhängiger Schwindel: Neue Aspekte zur Phänomenologie, Pathophysiologie, Therapie und medizinischen Versorgung.“

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 1/1995-6/1996 Forschungsaufenthalt an der MRC Human Movement and Balance Unit des National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London
  • 7/1996-6/2003 AIP und wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Neurologischen Klinik der Charité, Campus Virchow-Klinikum (Leiter Prof. K.M. Einhäupl)
  • 6/2002-12/2006 Leiter der Ambulanz für Schwindel und Gleichgewichtsstörungen der Neurologischen Poliklinik der Charité, Campus Virchow-Klinikum
  • 7/2003-6/2004 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Psychiatrischen Klinik der Charité, Campus Mitte (Leiter Prof. A. Heinz)
  • 7/2004-12/2006 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Neurologischen Klinik der Charité, Campus Virchow-Klinikum, (Leiter Prof. K.M. Einhäupl)
  • 1/2007-1/2008 Oberarzt der Neurologischen Abteilung der Park-Klinik Weißensee
  • seit 2/2008 Chefarzt der Neurologischen Abteilung der Park-Klinik Weißensee

Mitgliedschaften

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie
  • European Neurological Society
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für klinische Neurophysiologie
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Epileptologie
  • Deutsche Schlaganfall-Gesellschaft
  • Bárány-Society
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=von+Brevern+Michael

The chief physician of the Department of Neurology, Dr. med. Michael von Brevern, is an outstanding expert in neurology. The internationally recognized specialist  has been treating dizziness and balance disorders for many years. He specializes in the treatment of Parkinson's disease and chronic pain. In the Department of Neurology, the doctor created the Stroke Unit, which provides medical care for patients with acute stroke.

The Department of Neurology at the Park-Clinic Weissensee in Berlin provides both diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the neuromuscular system according to the latest international recommendations. The medical team is especially specialized in the treatment of epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and other motor disorders, as well as dizziness and balance disorders. The treatment process involves the use of the state-of-the-art medical technologies and highly effective drugs, and also specialists from other fields, psycho- and physiotherapists are involved, if necessary.

The specialists have at their disposal all modern diagnostic methods of clinical neurophysiology, including cortical magnetic stimulation. For a highly specialized diagnosis of epileptic seizures, the department is equipped with a daily video EEG-monitoring. The therapeutic spectrum is complemented by the Physiotherapy Unit, which houses a large swimming pool for motor exercises designed for people with disabilities. 

The Department of Neurology has a certified Stroke Unit, which promptly performs all necessary procedures. Some beds of the Stroke Unit are equipped with a monitoring system, which ensures a constant monitoring of the patients' vital bodily functions. The interdisciplinary team of doctors treats around 500 patients every year.

The range of medical services of the Department of Neurology includes:

Diagnostics:

  • Brain EEG 
  • Long-term video-EEG
  • Evoked potentials (SEP, AEP, VEP, MEP)
  • Neurography (assessment of nerve conduction)
  • Electromyography (assessment of muscle activities by means of needle electrodes)
  • Ultrasound examination of blood vessels supplying the brain
  • Lumbar puncture (examination of cerebrospinal fluid)
  • Video-oculography and other methods of examining the vestibular system
  • Nerve and muscle biopsy
  • Neuropsychological examination (diagnosis of brain function disorders) 

Therapy:

  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Polyneuropathies
  • Back pain / herniated intervertebral disc
  • Ischemic stroke 
  • Dizziness and balance disorders

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