Department of neurology
The department of neurology at University Hospital Frankfurt am Main of Goethe-University is a world-class medical facility working in the field of diseases of the nervous system. Over 100 highly professional employees, including 6 professors and a wide net of sub-specialized structures, form the department. It includes outpatient facilities (Neurological university outpatient clinic, specialized outpatient clinics, a private ambulance, general outpatient clinic for movement disorders, Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, Sleep Clinic, Neuromuscular Clinic, Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic, and Botulinum toxin clinic), inpatient facilities (Intermediate Care Unite, Stroke Unit, Intensive Care Unit, General Ward, Neurooncology, Epilepsy Center and a private station), neuropsychology department, and speech and swallowing diagnostics section. Additionally, there is a Dr. Senckenberg Institute for Neurooncology, Frankfurt Rhein-Main Epilepsy Center (est. 2015), and Cerebral Vascular Center working under the umbrella of the department. The facilities are certified by numerous scientific and medical associations and are involved in clinical research in relative fields.
There are various diseases of the nervous system, treated with special precision and care, including tumours, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, stroke, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders, to name a few. In addition, unique diagnostic options are available to suit the broadest range of neurological conditions, including imaging, functional, and lab methods.