Sana Hospital Duisburg

Duisburg, Germany

Resection of ependymoblastoma (program ID: 220463)

Martin Scholz

Prof. Dr. med.

Martin Scholz

Department of Neurosurgery

Specialized in: neurosurgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 1990-1992 AIP: Chirurgie Krankenhaus Moabit, Neurochirurgie Berlin Rudolf Virchow Klinikum und Neurochirurgie RWTH Aachen
  • Ab 1992 Assistenzarzt Neurochirurgie Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 1996 Facharztprüfung Neurochirurgie
  • 2000-Zusatzbezeichnung Spezielle neurochirurgische Intensivmedizin
  • ktionsoberarzt Oberarzt Neurochirurgie zuletzt leitender Oberarzt
  • Seit 2009 Chefarzt Neurochirurgie Klinikum Duisburg
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Neurosurgery can treat neurological, neuropediatric and orbital diseases or relieve the illness through operations. Such diseases include cerebral hemorrhage, brain tumors, orbital tumors, tumors and malformations of children, herniated discs, spinal canal stenosis and spinal cord tumors. The Department of Neurosurgery in the Sana Kliniken Duisburg is one of the largest neurosurgical departments in Germany and has many years of experience in all areas of microsurgery and neuroendoscopy.

The purpose and ultimate goal of all employees of the department is to provide patients with the best therapy at all time.

The department is responsible for the medical service of the city Duisburg, the whole Lower Rhine and western Ruhr. In order to ensure the patient care in the same quality, the department makes full use of the infrastructure of the hospital and works closely with other departments together.

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 
  • CT/MRI scan
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • EEG (electroencephalography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
    • VEPs (visually evoked potentials)
    • BAEP tests (brainstem auditory evoked potential)
  • preoperative care
  • tumor resection under neuronavigation
  • histologically and immunohistochemically
    examination of the remote tissues
  • blood transfusions (if needed)
  • 1-day intensive care unit stay
  • 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 by specialists
    in oncology and radiotherapy


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About hospital

Sana Hospital in Duisburg is a medical complex with a maximum range of services. It includes 18 offices, four institutes and a private training center for doctors. Each year, more than 83 000 patients get treatment there, 23,000 of them are getting treatment in inpatient mode. Duisburg hospital is an academic hospital of the University of Duisburg-Essen.

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.