Bettina Schmitz
Neurology – Epilepsy
Director, Department of Neurology

Prof. Dr. med. Bettina Schmitz

  • Epilepsy
  • Differential diagnosis of non epileptic seizures
  • Long-term video-EEG monitoring
  • Medical and non-medical treatments of seizures and epilepsy related complications
  • Member of the British Medicla Association
  • Trainer and member of the EUREPA (European-Epilepsie-Academie)
  • Commission on Psychobiology and member of the international Liga against Epilepsie (ILAE)
  • Organic Brain Syndrome, World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry

Full Spectrum

  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Neuropathies
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Dementia
  • Radiculopathies
  • Sleep disorders


  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Long-term video-EEG monitoring
  • Electroneurography (ENG)
  • Evoked potentials (MEP, AEP, VEP, SEP)
  • Extra- and transcranial vascular sonography
  • CT, MRI, SPECT, angiography
  • Neuropsychology


  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Ergotherapy

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2008
Director of the Department of Neurology at the Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany

Professor in Neurology

2002 - 2003
Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology, London, UK

1997 - 2008
Senior physician at the neurological clinic and Polyclinic, Campus Virchow-Clinic, Berlin, Germany

Doctor grade (Ph.D)

1991 - 1996
Neurological training at Charité, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany and Hospital for Nervous Diseases Queen Square London, UK

Medical Degree

1979 - 1981
Medical qualification at the Ruhruniversity Bochum and Free University Berlin, Germany