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Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger
Excellent
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9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger

epileptology, neurology, epilepsy genetics, pediatric neurology and epileptology
epileptology, neurology, epilepsy genetics, pediatric neurology and epileptology
User ScoreExperienceTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangePublicationsMedia FilesOnline Consultations
98%39 years189.9/10$$$$132018Yes

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Bonn
Health facility
Beta Clinic Bonn
4.5 on Google
The data collected based on 16 patient reviews on Google

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger is a highly experienced doctor who has been practicing medicine for 38 years. He specializes in epileptology, neurology, epilepsy genetics, pediatric neurology, and epileptology. Currently, he works at the Department of Neurology with Epilepsy Centre at the Beta Clinic in Bonn, Germany. Prof. Dr. Elger has an impressive career with notable achievements. He has received various awards and honors for his contributions to the field, including the Marion-Merrell-Dow Promotional Prize for epilepsy research and the Hans-Berger Prize for merits in the field of Epileptology. He is also an honorary member of the Swiss League Against Epilepsy and has served as an Ambassador in the International League Against Epilepsy. What sets Prof. Dr. Elger apart is his extensive knowledge and expertise in epilepsy. He has been actively involved in research and has co-founded the Life & Brain Center in Bonn. His focus on epilepsy genetics and his involvement in international organizations highlight his commitment to advancing the understanding and treatment of epilepsy. With his vast experience and dedication, patients can trust Prof. Dr. Elger's expertise to provide them with the best possible care and treatment options for their neurological conditions.

Skills & Expertise

22 expert tags for Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger. Our tools analyze the strengths of the doctor using artificial intelligence. Check the data selected according to the AI policy below.
epilepsy
temporal
brain
epileptology
spect
neurology
temporal lobe
lobe
temporal lobe epilepsy
evaluation
focal
mri
imaging
lobe epilepsy
brain spect
focal epilepsy frontal
epilepsy frontal
focal epilepsy
epilepsy genetics
genetics
seizures
pediatric neurology

Resume (CV)

Education

  • 1969-1976 Studied medicine, received a doctoral degree, and a license for medical practice
  • 1982 Post-doctorate in physiology
  • 1982-1985 Trained as a neurologist at the Universities of Munster, Memphis, and Zurich
  • 1985 Specialist in neurology
  • 1986 Post-doctorate in the field of neurology

Experience

  • 1985-1987 Senior Physician at the Neurology Clinic of the University of Munster
  • 1987-2017 Professor of epileptology at the University of Bonn
  • 1990-2017 Head of the Department of epileptology at the University Hospital Bonn
  • 2017 Head of the Department of neurology at the Beta Clinic Bonn

Awards & Memberships

  • 1986-1987 Board Member of the Westphalia-Lippe Medical Association
  • 1991-1994 Member of the Advisory Council of the Ministry of Health
  • 1997-1999 1st Chairman of the German Section of the International League Against Epilepsy
  • 2000-2001 President of the German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
  • 2000 Member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences
  • 2001 Associate Editor: Epilepsy and Behaviour
  • 2001-2007 Spokesman for the transregional special research area (TR3) Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • 2003 Co-founder and Partner of Life & Brain, Bonn
  • 2004-2008 Associate Editor: Brain
  • 2004-2008 Member of the Supervisory Board for Neurosciences for the German Research Community
  • 2006-2015 Scientific General Director of Life & Brain, Bonn
  • 2009 Co-founder and Director of the Center for economics and neuroscience, University of Bonn
  • 1992 Marion-Merrell-Dow Promotional Prize for epilepsy research (with C. Helmstaedter, A. Hufnagel) Honorary Member of the Swiss League Against Epilepsy
  • 2005 Ambassador in the International League Against Epilepsy
  • 2005 Zuelch-Prize from the Gertrud-Reemtsma-Foundation in the Max-Planck-Society
  • 2010 Hans-Berger-Prize for merits in the field of Epileptology
  • 2011 Victor and Clara Soriano Award of the World Federation of Neurology
  • 2012 European Epileptology Award of the International League Against Epilepsy
  • 2015 William G Lennox Award of the American Epilepsy Society 
  • 2017 Moritz Romberg Award of the European Academy of Neurology

Reviews

2 reviews about Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger. Check the most trusted feedbacks according to the editorial policy below.
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Ehab Abdelaty17 September, 2023
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We received an online consultation. Thank you!
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Alan27 June, 2023
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The doctor was incredibly knowledgeable and took the time to find the right medication that worked for me. Thanks!!! I've seen a significant improvement in managing my epilepsy, and I'm grateful for the care I received.

Publications

1,320 scientific publications from Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger. Check the most relevant ones according to the editorial policy below.

Epilepsy surgery in early infancy: A retrospective, multicenter study.

17 July, 2023

Is There a Cognitive Decline in Pediatric Patients Following Epilepsy Surgery?

July, 2023

Treatment of pediatric convulsive status epilepticus.

29 June, 2023

Location

Address

Joseph-Schumpeter-Allee, 15, 53227
Bonn, Germany
About this place
Bonn is one of Germany's oldest cities, and it was founded in the 1st century BC by the Romans. It is the birthplace of Ludwig van

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger?

The primary specialization of the doctor is epileptology, neurology, epilepsy genetics, pediatric neurology and epileptology.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger has been practicing for more than 39 years.

What do patients say about Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger?

The doctor has 2 reviews on AiroMedical and and 16 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the specialist is 98%.

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What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in epilepsy, temporal, brain, epileptology, spect.

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Does the specialist offer online consultations?

Yes, Prof. Dr. med. Christian E. Elger performs virtual appointments and offers a second medical opinion service.

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