University Hospital Frankfurt am Main
Department of Neurology (26142)
Specialized in: neurology
According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Frankfurt ranks among the top German departments specializing in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease!
The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Frankfurt is part of the Neurology and Neurosurgery Center. The department has comprehensive capabilities for the treatment of neurologic diseases on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. The interdisciplinary range of clinical services is complemented by special treatment methods. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Helmuth Steinmetz.
The key focuses of the department include:
- Diagnosis (electrophysiological, ultrasound, CSF diagnosis)
- Epilepsy Center Rhein-Main
- Center for Cerebral Vessels
- Motor disorders
- Clinical neuropsychology
- Therapy for speech and swallowing disorders
The Epilepsy Center Rhein-Main offers patients the comprehensive care on all issues concerning epilepsy. Thanks to close cooperation among the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, including the Units of Neuropediatrics and Obstetrics, Institute of Neuroradiology and many other diagnostic and therapeutic institutions of the university hospital, there is provided highly specialized, high-class and interdisciplinary medical care. In addition, the center runs active research activities, which contributes to a continuous improvement of the quality of patient care.
The areas of specialization of the Department of Neurology include:
- Stroke prevention
- Intracranial aneurysms
- Intracranial hemorrhage
- Frankfurt am Main, Germany