Professor Martin Schuhmann, distinguished neurosurgeon, joins

Martin U. Schuhmann, MD, Prof., PhD has over 15 years experience in neurosurgery. He studied medicine at the Universities of Göttingen (Germany) and Vienna (Austria) following which he gained training in neurosurgery at Nordstadt Hospital, Hannover Medical School.

Martin U. Schuhmann, MD, Prof., PhD
Martin U. Schuhmann, MD, Prof., PhD

After a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Children‘s Hospital of Michigan, he worked as a consultant neurosurgeon in Leipzig. In 2007 he took up a position at the University Hospital of Tübingen, where he is currently Head of Pediatric Neurosurgery Section, Head of Peripheral Nerve Surgery and Head of Adult Hydrocephalus Program. He also acts as Speaker of the Center of Neurofibromatosis within the Centre of Rare Diseases – University Hospital of Tübingen, one of the few large NF centers in Germany.

He has issued 146 publications and has research interests in spanning hydrocephalus pathophysiology, endoscopy, shunt technology, pediatric neuro-oncology, traumatic brain injury and ICP and autoregulation monitoring. He is internationally active in the European and International Societies of Pediatric Neurosurgery. He was Secretary of 14th International Conference on Intracranial Pressure and Brain Monitoring, Tübingen, 2010 (ICP2010) and has served as Speaker for the Section of ICP, CBF and Hydrocephalus of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie (DGNC) from 2011-2014.

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