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Chief Physician at HELIOS Hospital Erfurt Prof. Dr. med. Rüdiger Gerlach

Prof. Dr. med. Rüdiger Gerlach

Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Vascular neurosurgery
  • Skull base surgery (cerebellopontine angle, tumours)
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery (hypophyseal adenomas)
  • Brain tumours and brain metastases
  • Degenerative spinal diseases and tumours of the spinal column and the spinal cord (slipped disc, spinal stenosis)
  • Peripheral nerves
  • Paediatric neurosurgery
  • Craniocerebral trauma, spinal cord injury
  • Neurosurgical intensive care medicine
  • Neuroprosthetics
  • Acoustic nerve neurinoma
  • Neurofibromatis
  • Meningioma
  • Syringomyelia, hydromyelia, Arnold-Chiari malformation
  • Facial spasm
  • Trigemial neuralgia
  • Acoustic nerve neurinoma
  • NF2
  • Syringomyelia, hydromyelia, Arnold-Chiari malformation

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

Professional Training and professional career
March 1997 - July 1998 Internship, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Leipzig Prof. Dr. V. Seifert
August 1998 – Residency, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Leipzig
September 1999 Prof. Dr. V. Seifert
October 1999 - March 2003 Residency, Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University Frankfurt/ Main Prof. Dr. V. Seifert
April 2003 Neurosurgical Board certification, Landesärztekammer Hessen, Frankfurt/ Main
April 2003 - August 2004 Attending, Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University Frankfurt/ Main Prof. Dr. V. Seifert
September 2004 Consultant, Faculty Member
August 2007- August 2008 Vice Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University Frankfurt/ Main
1.9. 2008 – 28.February 2013 Head of the Department of vascular, functional and pediatric Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Clinics, HELIOS Klinikum Erfurt
15.12.2008 - Program Director, Residency Training Program
12.07.2009 - Ermächtigung zur Weiterbildung in der Zusatzweiterbildung „Spezielle Neurochirurgische Intensivmedizin“ (2 Jahre)
1.3.2013 - Co Chairmen, Department of Neurosurgery, HELIOS Klinikum Erfurt
Medical Education
February - March 1994 Hospitation Department of Clinical Neuroscience der University of Edinburgh, Prof. J. D. Miller
March 1994 - September 1998 Medical Thesis „Untersuchungen zum axonalen Transport der Phosphofruktokinase und ihrer Isoenzyme im Nervus ischiadicus der Ratte Paul Flechsig Institut Leizpig, (Prof. Dr. V. Bigl))
„magna cum laude“
August 2000 European Course in Neurosurgery (EANS), Amsterdam. „Vascular Diseases of the CNS“
August 2001 European Course in Neurosurgery (EANS), Prag.
„Brain Tumors and Pediatric Neurosurgery“
February 2002 European Course in Neurosurgery (EANS), Bonn.
„Functional Neurosurgery, Head Injury“
November – December 2002 Hospitation Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University of Würzburg, Prof. Dr. N. Sörensen
February 2003 European Course in Neurosurgery (EANS), Budapest.
„Spine and peripheral nerves“
Postgraduate Training, Awards
February 2004 European Primary Examination in Neurosurgery, Budapest
November 2003 Award Neuroscientific Society, Frankfurt/ Main
December 2003 Advanced AO Spine Course, Davos „operative treatment of degenerative spine diseases”
July 2004 Habilitation and Venia legendi (PhD in Neurosurgery), Goethe University Frankfurt/ Main
October 2005 Prüfung und Anerkennung der fakultativen Weiterbildung auf dem Gebiet der neurochirurgischen Intensivmedizin
March 2006 7th Workshop - Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery, Bologna, Italy
May 2006 “Tönnis Award”, German Society of Neurosurgery
September –November 2006 Clinical Fellowship, Duke University North Carolina, Prof. Dr. Allan Friedman and Prof. Dr. Takanori Fukushima
December 2006 Advanced AO Spine Course, Davos in Davos „operative treatment of spinal trauma und complex tumours
January 2007 7th Annual International Congress on Cerebral Revascularization, St Louis, MO, USA
October 2009 Appointment as a Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical Faculty Goethe University Frankfurt/ Main
MEMEBERSHIPS AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS
Membership
November 1999 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie
Mai 2005 Gesellschaft für Schädelbasischirurgie
November 2005 Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie
January 2005 Congress of Neurological Surgeons
September 2007 International Society of Pituitary Surgeons
October 2007 Deutscher Hochschulverband
January 2009 DIVI
August 2013 Berufsverband Deutscher Neurochirurgen e.V.
Executive functions
June 2006 – October 2013 Member of the scientific advisory board, German Speaking Skull Base Society
October 2013 – October 2015 Treasurer, German Speaking Skull Base Society and Member oft he executive Board
October 2015 - General Secretary, German Spoken Skull Base Society
Reviewer
Acta Neurochirurgica
Anesthesiology
Neurology India
Neuropsychobiology
Neuroscience
Neurosurgery
Neurosurgical Review
Pediatric Blood and Cancer
Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
Zentralblatt für Neurochirurgie

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Nordhäuser Straße 74
99089 Erfurt
Germany

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