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Prof. Dr. med. Bettina Schmitz

Director, Department of Neurology, Vivantes Humboldt Hospital

Prof. Dr. med. Bettina Schmitz
Vivantes International Medicine


  • 1979-1981 Medical qualification at the Ruhr University Bochum and Free University Berlin, Germany
  • 1989 Medical Degree
  • 1991-1996 Neurological training at Charité, Humboldt University Berlin-Germany and at the Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square London, UK
  • 1997 Doctor grade (Ph.D)
  • 1997-2008 Senior physician at the neurological clinic and polyclinic, Campus Virchow Klinikum
  • 2002-2003 Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Neurology, London, UK
  • 2005 Professor in Neurology
  • Since 2008 Director of the Department of Neurology at the Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany


Epilepsy Differential diagnosis of non-epileptic seizures
Long-term video-EEG monitoring Medical and non-medical treatments of seizures and epilepsy related complications
Organic Brain Syndrome


Languages: German, English

Member of the British Medical Association

Trainer and member of the European Epilepsy Academy (EUREPA)

Member of the commission on psychobiology, International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE)

World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry

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