MEOCLINIC – only those who feel well get well.

Prof. Dr. med. Siegfried Vogel

Neurosurgeon; specialty: microsurgery and minimally invasive operations on the brain and spine


Areas of expertise

We specialize in microsurgical and minimally invasive treatment of brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and spine disorders.
One focus of our work lies in the treatment of patients with brain tumors, including patients in infancy, childhood and adolescence. Another focus lies on spine surgery for degenerative diseases.

Head and Vascular Surgery

  • Microsurgical treatment of skull base processes, such as pituitary adenomas, meningiomas and chordomas, also in interdisciplinary collaboration with our ENT specialist
  • Removal of acoustic neuromas, pineal tumors and cysts
  • Removal of intraorbital tumors, also interdisciplinary with our specialists in ophthalmology
  • Surgical treatment of cerebrovascular diseases such as aneurysms of the intracranial vessels, with and without previous subarachnoid hemorrhage and angioma
  • Epilepsy surgery in temporal lobe epilepsy (amygdala-hippocamectomy) and extratemporal foci
  • Treatment of vaious forms of hydrocephalus, applying the shunt procedure under use of programmable and non-programmable valve systems and endoscopic therapeutic procedures
  • Surgical pain therapy, such as trigeminal neuralgia (decompression surgery after jannetta or thermocoagulation treatment), implantation of pain pumps and neurostimulators
  • Omentum majus transplantation, in such cases as the moya-moya disease and degenerative diseases of the brain (alzheimer´s, Parkinson´s disease)

Spine surgery and peripheral nerves

  • Microsurgical nucleotomy for lumbar, cervical and thoracic herniated disks
  • Minimally invasive surgery for spinal stenosis or laminotomy
  • PLIF with instrumentation including instability of the spine, in selected cases minimally invasive fixation system using the SEXTANT system
  • Microsurgical discectomy and implantation of artificial discs for functional recovery or PEEK cages for fusion
  • Implanting pain pumps and neurostimulators
  • Surgical treatment of vertebral metastases via the vertebral body replacement
  • Surgical treatment of peripheral nerve bottleneck syndromes and pathologies area of the plexus including transposition of nerves

Neurosurgery in children

  • Treatment of all types of tumors (brainstem astrocytoma, ependymoma, PNET, pineal region tumors, craniopharyngiomas, optic glioma, choroid plexus papilloma)
  • Treatment of congenital malformations such as Arnold-Chiari malformation or myelodysplaia/ spina bifida
  • Treatment of brain cysts
  • Corrective surgery for craniosynostosis including frontobasal advancement


1949 – 1961Elementary school and high school, Dresden
1962 – 1968Medical studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin
1968 – 1974Assistant doctor at the University surgical clinic, Charite, Berlin
1974 – 1982Assistant physician in the department of neurosurgery, Charite Berlin
1982 – 1988senior physician and associate professor of neurosurgery in the department of neurosurgery, Charite Berlin
1988 – 1989full professor of neurosurgery at the medical academy of Magdeburg
1989 – 1997full professor of neurosurgery at the university clinic of neurosurgery, Charite Berlin
1997 – presenthead of the department of neurosurgery at the hospital saint-Gertrauden Berlin

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