PD Dr. med. Thomas Mindermann

Specialist in
Neurosurgery
Languages
German, English, French, Italian

Contact

Klinik Im Park
F +41 44 201 51 66
Opening times
By appointment Monday through Thursday.
Calls will be answered Monday through Friday 8 AM - 5 PM.

Core competencies

  • Radiosurgery (cranial & spinal)
  • Surgery and radiosurgery (with Gamma Knife and CyberKnife) of pituitary tumors, brain tumors, vascular malformations, and spine tumors
  • Functional neurosurgery (open and radiosurgical) for pain (trigeminal neuralgia, neurogenic pain etc.) and movement disorders (essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease etc.)
  • Surgery for degenerative spinal diseases (herniated discs, spinal stenosis etc.)
  • Medical Director of the Gamma Knife Center Zurich

Professional career

2009
since 2009 Cyberknife for CNS lessions
2000 - 2009
Medical Director, Gamma Knife Center Zürich
2000 - 2001
Functional Neurosurgery, Klinik Im Park, Zürich (Prof. Siegfried)
2000
since 2000 In-house Attending Neurosurgeon
1999
Habilitation (Associate Professorship), University of Basel
1999
Course in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Karolinska Hospital Stockholm
1995 - 1999
Attending Neurosurgeon, University Hospital Basel (Prof. Gratzl)
1990 - 1995
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Basel (Prof. Gratzl) & Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco (Prof. Wilson)
1988 - 1989
Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich (Prof. Baumgartner); Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Zurich (Prof. Glinz)
1986 - 1988
Departments of Surgery, Kantonsspital Lucerne (Prof. Vogt) and St. Clara Hospital Basel (Prof. Tondelli)
1984 - 1985
Department of Rehab and Geriatrics, Kantonsspital Bruderholz, Basel (Dr. Estape)

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

2002
Radiation Security Course, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen
2009
Course in Rotating Gamma System, Anaheim, California
2008
CyberKnife Courses, Sunnyvale CA & San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
1999
Course in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm
1999
Habilitation (Associate Professorship), University of Basel
1992 - 1993
Fellowship in Pituitary Surgery, University of California, San Francisco (Prof. Wilson)
1984
Doctoral thesis, University of Basel
1975 - 1983
Medical School, University of Basel

Further information

Public Services and Professional Apppointments


Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Basel
Medical Director, Gamma Knife Center Zürich
President Neurosurgery, Hirslanden Switzerland
Board of Medical Directors, Klinik Im Park
President Commission of Radiosurgery, Swiss Neurosurgical Society
Commission on the Annual Research Prize on the Swiss Neurosurgical Society
Scientific Advisory Board, Swiss Patient Group for Diseases of the Pituitary
Reviewer for Acta Neurochirurgica (Europen Journal of Neurosurgery), Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences, Neurosurgery, Praxis Schweizerische
Reviewer für Surgical Neurology Internationan (SNI)
Rundschau, and Annual Research Prize of the Swiss Neurosurgical Society
Formerly Secretary and Treasurer, Swiss Neurosurgical Society
Formerly Executive Board and Board of Medical Advisors, Swiss Patient Group for Parkinsons Disease
Formerly Board of Neurosurgical Education and Neurosurgical Board Exams, Swiss Neurosurgical Society

Contact

Klinik Im Park
F +41 44 201 51 66
Opening times
By appointment Monday through Thursday.
Calls will be answered Monday through Friday 8 AM - 5 PM.

Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie (SGN)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (USA) (CNS)
American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
Leksell Gamma Knife Society
CyberKnife Society
European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Pituitary Society (Internationale Hypophysengesellschaft)
AerzteGesellschaft des Kantons Zürich (AGZ)
Neurologische Gesellschaft des Kantons Zürich
Verbindung der Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte (FMH)

Partner at h-care

Publications & videos

Events & lectures