GERMANY’S SPINE EXPERTS
Prof. Tobias Pitzen, MD Neurosurgeon
Special Clinical Focus: Minimally invasive removal of disc herniations of lumbar and cervical spine with special focus on cervical spine.
Awards: 2006 – 2018: Dr. Pitzen is permanently listed in the FOCUS journal as one of the best spine surgeons in Germany.
❙ 2011 Head of Department at the Department of Spine Surgery / Neurotraumatology, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach, Germany
❙ 2008 Head of Department at the Department of Spine Surgery, SRH-Waldklinikum Gera, Germany
❙ 2000 Grant from the “Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft” to work with Prof. Dr. T.R. Oxland, Division of Orthopedic Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
❙ 1997 Started research into spinal biomechanics (fi nite element and human spinal in-vitro models)