Team of the Department of Neurosurgery

Our dedicated and highly qualified team at the Department of Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Zurich specializes in operations for diseases of the brain and spinal cord. Our specialized neurosurgeons are at your disposal with their expertise and offer you individual, patient-centered care and treatment.

Departments

Management

Luca Regli, Prof. Dr. med.

Director of Department, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 29 92

David Bellut, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 31 69
Specialties: Tumor diseases of the spinal canal, spinal cord and spinal nerves, Arachnoid cysts, spinal arachnoid web, syringohydromyelia, Tarlov cysts, Infectious diseases and degenerative diseases of the spine

Lennart Stieglitz, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 99 05
Specialties: Functional neurosurgery, Intraoperative imaging and computer-assisted neurosurgery, Movement disorders

Senior Attending Physicians

David Bellut, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 31 69
Specialties: Tumor diseases of the spinal canal, spinal cord and spinal nerves, Arachnoid cysts, spinal arachnoid web, syringohydromyelia, Tarlov cysts, Infectious diseases and degenerative diseases of the spine

Giuseppe Esposito, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 43 253 26 73
Specialties: Vascular neurosurgery (aneurysms, AVM, dAVF), Brain revascularization (brain bypass surgery, carotid endarterectomy, Moyamoya), Microneurosurgery of brain tumors and skull base surgery

Niklaus Krayenbühl, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 26 86

Carlo Serra, PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 26 85
Specialties: Microneurosurgery of brain tumors, Pituitary and skull base surgery, Neurovascular surgery

Lennart Stieglitz, Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 99 05
Specialties: Functional neurosurgery, Intraoperative imaging and computer-assisted neurosurgery, Movement disorders

Attending Physicians with extended responsibilities

Jorn Fierstra, Ph.D., PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 31 69
Specialties: Vascular neurosurgery with special interest in brain revascularization (brain bypass surgery for ischemia, moyamoya disease, complex aneurysms & carotid endarterectomy) (aneurysm surgery, AVM, dAVF), Microsurgery of brain tumors and skull base surgery (incl. awake operations)

Menno Germans, Ph.D., PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 86 56
Specialties: Vascular neurosurgery, Tumor and skull base surgery, Complex spinal surgery

Attending Physicians

Kevin Akeret, Dr. med. Dr. sc. med.

Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 26 86

Oliver Bichsel,, Dr. med. Dr. sc. ETH Zürich

Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 86 87

Corinne Inauen,, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 55 11

Emilie Le Rhun, PD Dr. med. (FR)

Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 55 11

Nicolai Maldaner, PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 11 34

Markus Florian Oertel, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 86 87
Specialties: Neurotraumatology, Spinal neurosurgery, Functional neurosurgery

Bas van Niftrik, Dr. sc. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 11 34

Julia Velz, Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 90 93
Specialties: Pediatric neurosurgery, Microsurgery of brain tumors, Epilepsy surgery

Stefanos Voglis, Dr. med.

Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery

Tel. +41 44 255 86 87