Christian Woiciechowsky
Neurosurgery – Spine Surgery
Medical Director, Department for Spine Surgery

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Woiciechowsky

Specialization
  • Endoscopic and minmalinvasive spine surgery
  • Deformity surgery including scoliosis and kyphosis surgery
  • Neuronavigation and Neuromonitoring
  • Surgery of spinal tumors and cysts
  • Peripheral nerve surgery including nerve transplantation
  • Surgery of the cranio-cervical junction
  • Arthroplasty
  • Nucleoplasty
  • Spinal cord stimulation for pain and ischemia
  • Spine traumatology

Full Spectrum

  • Back pain treatment including image-guided nerve and facet joint infitrations
  • Facet joint denervation/radiofrequency
  • Spinal cord stimulation for pain and ischemia
  • Microsurgical and endoscopic disc surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Implantation of cervical and lumbar disc prosthesis
  • Cervical and lumbar dorsal and ventral fusion surgery including minimal invasive and percutanaeus techniques
  • Cervical and lumbar microdecompression and foraminotomy
  • Occipitocervical and C1/C2 fusion in instability and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Dens surgery
  • Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty in osteoporosis and tumors
  • Surgery of spine fracture including corporoectomy and dorso-ventral 360° fusion techniques
  • Surgery of spine tumors and metastases
  • Surgery of intra-, extradural and intramedular tumors
  • Implantation of dynamic dorsal systems using minimalinvasive techniques

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2017
Medical Director of theDepartment of Spine Surgery at the Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany

2007 - 2016
Senior Physician of the Spine Center Berlin

2003 - 2007
Deputy Director of the Neurosurgical Deparment of the Charité Medical School, Berlin

1998 - 2007
Chief of the Spine Section at the Neurosurgical Deparment of the Charité Medical School, Berlin

1998
Visiting Research Associate at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

1997
Visiting Research Associate at Centre Hosptilalier Universitaire Vaudois, Laussane, Switzerland

1995
Specialist registration as neurosurgeon

1992
Visiting Research Associate at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, USA

Memberships

  • German Spine Society
  • German Neurosurgical Society
  • Professional Association of German Neurosurgeons