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Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Wilhelm Thomale

Head of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Portrait Prof. Dr. Thomale, Neurochirurgie Charité Berlin
Charité, Foto: Wiebke Peitz


  • 1991 – 1998 Studies in human medicine (Tübingen, Vienna, Berlin)
  • 2001 Doctorate
  • 2007 Habilitation
  • Since 2005 Specialisation in paediatric neurosurgery
  • Since 2014 Head of paediatric neurosurgery


Brain tumours in children and adolescents Epilepsy surgery in children
Craniosynostoses Hydrocephalus and arachnoid cysts
Spina bifida Chiari malformation
Cerebral palsy, spasticity Microsurgical operations
Endoscopic operations Neuronavigation
Intraoperative neuromonitoring Intraoperative ultrasound
Robotic needle biopsies


The paediatric neurosurgery department of the Charité is one of the largest departments of this subspecialisation in Germany.

The entire spectrum of surgical care of the central nervous system in children and adolescents is covered.

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