Volker Seifert - Der Direktor der Klinik für Neurochirurgie an der Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, spricht über Schädel-Hirn-Verletzungen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen






Dr. Volker Seifert




Educated at the Medical School at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Dr. Volker Seifer received his neurosurgical training at the Hannover Medical School, which included a research fellowship for laser microneurosurgery at Northwestern University in Chicago. After completing his residency, he was appointed Assistant Professor and staff member of the Department of Neurosurgery in Hannover. For his fellowships he specialized in vascular and skull base microsurgery.


Dr. Seifert’s primary research and clinical interests are centered on vascular neurosurgery. His experimental research has focused on the origin of cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage and this led to his Ph.D. thesis. In 1990 he received the Academic Research Prize of the German Society of Neurology for outstanding contributions to the field of Neurovascular Research.


After accepting positions at several Universities, in 1999 Dr. Seifert was appointed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Geothe University in Frankfurt am Main. In 2001 he was also made Director of the Center of Clinical Neurosciences at the University Clinic Frankfurt am Main, which is regarded as one of the leading neurosurgical centers in Europe for complex neurovascular and brain tumor microsurgery. He has co-authored over 400 scientific publications on vascular neurosurgery, image-guided brain tumor surgery and skull base surgery, and is currently President of the German Society of Neurosurgery.



  1. ahmed reda | 12.19.15 at 11:10 AM said…

    Professor Dr. Seifert,:                                       I am an Egyptian military neurosurgeon , I just received a post graduation scolarship for Europe. I spent my  neurosurgery residency at Maadi military hospital (150 beds in neurosurgery) from 2002 till 2012 ) , since 2013, I am working as specialist of neurosurgery  at El Galaa military Hospital with dr Ezzat (consultant of neurosurgery in egyption army ) and dr Djamila Kafoufi Benderbous French neurosurgery (Necker hospital) head of pediatric neurosurgery unit. I wounder if i could have the opportunity of non paid clinical attachment for a period of 3 months during second semester of next year 2016 (from 1st april till 1st July 2016 )My CV is enclosed ,I am looking forward for recieving your responseThanksYoursAhmed RedaLt. Colonel Dr. Egyptian army