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)