University Hospital Halle (Saale)

location_on Halle, Germany
9.6/10 from 78 Votes

Department of Neurology (229625)

Stephan Zierz

Prof. Dr. med.

Stephan Zierz

Specialized in: neurology

About the Department of Neurology at University Hospital Halle (Saale)

The Department of Neurology at the University Hospital Halle (Saale) offers the full range of diagnostics and conservative treatment of various diseases of the nervous system, including particularly complex clinical cases. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Stephan Zierz.

The department’s priority is the treatment of neuromuscular diseases. Another equally important focus is the treatment of acute stroke (certified Stroke Unit and Neurological Intensive Care Unit). In addition, the patients suffering from headaches and facial pains are provided with outpatient counseling.

The department has an in-house modern laboratory for the diagnostics of neuromuscular diseases. Along with clinical diagnostics and electrophysiological studies, it offers muscle and nerve ending biopsy. In addition, diagnostic capabilities include muscle fiber structure analysis, biochemical studies and molecular genetic tests.

The service range of the department includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of neuromuscular diseases
    • Myopathies (distal, metabolic, inflammatory, etc.)
    • Myasthenia gravis
    • Mitochondrial diseases
    • Diseases of motor neurons, including spinal muscular atrophy
    • Neuropathy
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Diagnostics and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of motor disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of headaches
  • Diagnostics and treatment of facial pain
  • Electrophysiological studies
  • Diagnostics and treatment of neuroimmunological disorders
  • Diagnostics and treatment of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system
  • Other medical services

Photo of the doctor: (c) Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale) 

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