University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

location_on Frankfurt am Main, Germany
10/10 from 97 Votes

Department of Neurosurgery (26141)

Volker Seifert

Prof. Dr. med.

Volker Seifert

The Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Frankfurt specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neurosurgical diseases. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Volker Seifert. 

The department has state-of-the-art neurosurgical equipment and a team of highly qualified doctors. It offers both conservative and surgical diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems. The fundamental principle and goal of patient care is minimally invasive surgery with the use of computerized microsurgical, endoscopic, robotized methods, as well as the involvement of stereotaxic methods and the latest imaging techniques. In addition, through close collaboration with the Department of Neurology, there is offered deep brain stimulation to treat motor disorders (Parkinson's disease).

The range of medical services of the department includes:

  • Aneurysms and angiomas
  • Cerebral hemorrhage and vascular obliteration
  • Brain tumors 
  • Spinal cord tumors and nerve root tumors
  • Compression of the spinal cord and nerve roots due to the tumors or herniated disks
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Malformations of the nervous system
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Treatment of congenital malformations of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, microsurgery of herniated disks
  • Other types of disorders of the spine and the spinal cord, mostly with the use of minimally invasive techniques
  • Interdisciplinary surgery of skull base tumors

The Department of Neurosurgery has the following technology:

  • Intraoperative MRI
  • Microneurosurgical technique
  • Endoscopy
  • Neuronavigation
  • Intraoperative monitoring
  • Ultrasound tissue destruction
  • Laser technology
  • Intraoperative X-ray 

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