Dr. Rüdiger Gaenslen

Prof. Dr. Nikolai Hopf

Medical Director I NeuroChirurgicum

During his medical studies in Mainz and Morgantown/WV/USA Prof. Dr. Hopf worked intensively with the neurosciences. He started to absolve his specialized training in 1990 at the prestigious neurosurgical university clinic in Mainz under the direction of Prof. Axel Perneczky. At that time he spent some months at different neurosurgical specialist departments in the US. In 1996 completed his specialist training in neurosurgery, in 2000 the venia legendi in the field of neurosurgery.


From 2003 to 2014 Prof. Dr. Hopf was the medical director of the neurosurgical clinic at the clinic Stuttgart. By now he is head of the NeuroChirurgicum, the center for minimal invasive and endoscopic Neurosurgery in Stuttgart. In addition to numerous national and international memberships, e.g. German Cancer Society, he published a variety of specialist publications. As cooperation partner he bridges the gap between the RadioChirurgicum and neurosurgery in Stuttgart.