Prof. Dr. med. Ralf Werner Baumgartner

Specialist in
Neurology
Languages
German, English, French, Italian, Spanish

Core competencies

  • Stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases
  • Gait abnormality and vertigo
  • Cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's and other extrapyramidal diseases
  • Hydrocephalus

Professional career

2010
Director of Stroke Center, Swiss Neuro Institute, and Neurologist, Swiss NeuroCenter, Clinic Hirslanden Zurich
1998 - 2010
Chief of Department of Neuroangiology, Stroke Unit and Neuro-Intermediate Care Unit, University Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. K. Hess
1997 - 1998
Chief resident, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. K. Hess
1992 - 1996
Chief resident, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Bern, Prof. Dr. Ch. W. Hess
1991
Resident, Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Prof. Dr. H.-J. Freund
1988 - 1990
Resident, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. G. Baumgartner
1987
Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonales Spital Walenstadt, Dr. H.-J. Keel
1985 - 1986
Resident, Department of Neurology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Prof. Dr. E. Ketz
1984 - 1985
Resident, Psychiatric Clinic, Rheinau, Dr. R. Knab
1983 - 1984
Resident, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. M. G. Yasargil

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

2001
Professor of Neurology
1998
Habilitation in Neurology, University of Zurich
1997
Habilitation in Neurology, University of Bern
1997
Research fellow, Tufts University School of Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, Prof. Dr. J. M. Isner
1990
Specialist for Neurology FMH
1989
MD thesis, University Hospital Zurich
1975 - 1982
Medical Studies, Universities of Lausanne and Zurich