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Department of Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery

Accreditation as "European Training Center of Excellence"

The Department of Neurosurgery has been re-accredited as "European Training Center of Excellence" in November 2014. More details here .

The ring sculpture is the work of art of the Japanese artist Kazuo Katase.

The human being is the center of our attention

The Department of Neurosurgery offers a wide range of surgical treatments for diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. Learn more about us and watch the video clip below (4:25 minutes).


The divisions and sections of the Department of Neurosurgery provide diagnosis and treatment in one building. Our ultimate goal is the optimal care for our patients. This is ensured by regular quality checks. At the same time, we work closely with physicians in private practice.

Patient care

The patient is in the focus of our efforts. Learn more:
Patient information, ambulance and special consultations, stationary patient management, stations, doctors, Nursing / Common facilities, contact information, directions


A future-oriented research ensures optimal diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Therefore we are working on numerous projects, for e.g. in epilepsy research, neuro-oncology research, peripheral nerves research, or vascular neurosurgery research.

Medical Director: Prof. Dr. Josef Zentner

Deputy Medical Director: PD Dr. Oliver Schnell

The Department of Neurosurgery ...

Video clip: the Department of Neurosurgery

Video: © FTV Studios GmbH Freiburg

Department of Neurosurgery

Breisacher Str. 64
D-79106 Freiburg

Phone: +49 761 270-50010/-50020
Fax: +49 761 270-50240

Medical Director

Prof. Dr. Josef Zentner