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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Peter Paul UrbanCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

  • 1982 - 1987 Study of medicine at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.
  • 1983 - 1987 Student Scholarship of the Deutschen Volkes.
  • 1988 Defense of doctoral thesis, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Department of Neurology. Note: summa cum laude.
  • 2001 - 2002 Distance learning "Management of Health and Social Services" at the University of Kaiserslautern.
  • 2004 - 2005 Distance learning "Management of Health and Social Services", Witten-Herdecke University, Master of Arts.

Professional Activities

  • 1988 - 1990 Internship, Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Mainz (Head: Prof. Dr. J. Meyer).
  • 1990 - 1996 Assistant Physician, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Mainz (Head: Prof. Dr. H.C. Hopf).
  • 1996 - 1997 Assistant Physician, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Mainz (Head: Prof. Dr. O. Benkert).
  • 05/1997 Medical Specialist in Neurology.
  • 1997 - 2006 Senior Physician, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Mainz (Head: Prof. Dr. H.C. Hopf, since 2011: Prof. Dr. M. Dieterich).
  • 2000 Assistant Professorship "Pathophysiology of dysarthrophonia in acute cerebral infarction".
  • Since 05/2006 Chief Physician of the Department of Neurology, Academic Teaching Hospital Asklepios Barmbek, Hamburg.
  • Since 08/2013 Chief Physician of the Hospital Asklepios Barmbek.

Scientific Awards

  • 1999 Richard Jung Prize of the German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN).
  • 2000 Posterprize, 5th Congress of the European Federation of
  • Neurological Societies (EFNS).
  • 2001 Posterprize of the German Society of Neurology (DGN).
  • 2001 Boehringer Ingelheim Prize, Mainz University.
  • 2003 Posterprize of the German Society of Neurology (DGN).
  • 2004 Posterprize of the German Society for the Study of Pain (DGSS).
  • 2001 1st Posterprize of the German Society of Neurology (DGN).
  • 2004 2nd of the German Society of Neurology (DGN).
  • 2005 Honoured Oral Presentation of the European Neurological Society (ENS).
  • 2011 Asklepios Award.

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Neurology.
  • German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM).
  • German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN) and Member of the Scientific Advisory Board.
  • German Society for Muscular Diseases (DGM).
  • German Society of Neurology (DGN).
  • German Society for Multiple Sclerosis (DMSG).
  • German Society for Parkinson's Disease (DPV).
  • German Stroke Society (DSG).
  • European Brainstem Society.
  • Movement Disorders Society.

Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek Hamburg

9.5/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Neurology

The Department of Neurology offers the full range of services in this medical field. The department specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the brain and spinal cord, peripheral nervous system and muscles. It provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services of the highest quality.


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Head physician:

Prof. Dr. med. Christian GerloffCurriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 1984 - 1991 Medical school (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg; Universität Wien, Österreich); externships in Great Britain and the U.S.A.
  • 1992 - 1995 and 1996 - 1998 Residency at the Dept. of Neurology, University Hospital Tübingen (medical director: Prof. Dr. Dichgans)
  • 2000 Board certification for neurology
  • 2000 Habilitation (Ph.D. thesis) for neurology and clinical neurophysiology
  • 2000 - 2006 Senior attending at the Dept. of Neurology, University Hospital Tübingen, Head of EEG laboratory (DGKN-certified instructor) and sleep laboratory
  • 2004 - 2006 Head of Stroke Unit, DRG consultant, head of neurosonological laboratory
  • 2005 - 2006 Deputy director and professor (APL) at the Dept. of Neurology, University Hospital Tübingen (medical director: Prof. Dr. M. Weller)
  • Since April 2006 Director of the Dept. of Neurology and full professor of Neurology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf; director of the Head and Neurocenter 

MEMBERSHIPS

German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Dt. Volkes), German association for clinical neurophysiology and functional imaging (DGKN), German association for neurology (DGN), German association for sleep medicine (DGSM), German academy association (DHV), German stroke association (DSG), German association for neurological intensive care medicine (DGNI), Professional association of german neurologists (BDN), EQS (external quality management of stroke care) 

SCIENTIFIC CAREER

  • 1987 - 1991 M.D. thesis on stereotactic transplantation and plasticity of fetal brain tissue in rats, Department of Neuropathology of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Prof. Dr. Volk)
  • 1992 - 2006 Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen and NIH, U.S.A.; research focus „Physiology, pathophysiology und plasticity of neocortical functions in the human brain“; model system „sensorimotor“; methodology „Multimodal integration of EEG, magnetic stimulation and functional imaging (PET/fMRI)“
  • 1995 - 1996 Postdoctoral fellowship of the DFG at the National Institutes of Health, NINDS, MNB, HMCS, Bethesda, U.S.A. (Mark Hallett, M.D.)
  • Sept. 1996 Visiting Scientist in Kyoto, Japan, Department of Brain Pathophysiology (Prof. Dr. Shibasaki; MEG project)
  • 1996 - 1997 Employment at the NIH as Visiting Associate und head of the EEG research laboratory of the Human Motor Control Section (Mark Hallett, M.D.)
  • April 1998 Visiting Scientist in Bethesda, U.S.A., National Institutes of Health, NINDS, MNB, HMCS (Mark Hallett, M.D.; stroke project)
  • 1998 - 2006 Head of the cortical physiology research group (CPRG) at the department of neurology and Hertie institute for clinical brain research (medical directors Prof. Dr. Dichgans, since 2006 Prof. Dr. Weller)
  • June 2003 Visiting Scientist in Bethesda, U.S.A., National Institutes of Health, NINDS, MNB, HCPS (Leonardo G. Cohen, M.D.; Project on coherence and cortical excitability/plasticity) 
  • Since April 2006 Brain imaging and neurostimulation (BINS) laboratory in Hamburg; methodological focus: Neurostimulation, multimodal brain imaging; scientific focus: stroke, neuroplasticity, motor control 

AWARDS IN NEUROSCIENCE AND TEACHINGS

Several awards, for example, M.D. thesis summa cum laude, Goedecke research award, Teaching award in the students’ program of the Howard-Hughes Medical Association at the National Institutes of Health, U.S.A., Career award of the CNS and Hannelore-Kohl foundation, Scientific Paper Award of the European Neurological Society (ENS), Teacher of the year award (Hamburg university) 

University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10 from 92 Votes

Department of Neurology

The Department of Neurology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf deals with the treatment of the entire spectrum of neurological diseases. the Department is highly competent in the treatment and study of vascular diseases, such as stroke.


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