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Prof. Dr. med. Yu-Mi Ryang

Director, Clinic for Neurosurgery, Helios Klinikum Berlin-Buch

Prof. Dr. med. Yu-Mi Ryang, Chefärztin der Neurochirurgie, Helios Klinikum Berlin-Buch
Helios Kliniken, photo: Thomas Oberländer


  • 1992-1999 Medical studies, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
  • 1999-2010 Department of Neurosurgery under Professor JM Gilsbach, MD, RWTH Aachen University Hospital
  • 2005 Specialist recognition in neurosurgery, North Rhine-Westphalia Medical Association (ÄKNO), Germany
  • Dissertation at the Ruhr-University Bochum with the title Dr. med.
  • Habilitation "Neuroprotective effects and signalling pathways of new therapeutics in experimental brain lesions due to in vivo and in vitro ischemic and traumatic brain damage", Medical Faculty, Technical University, Munich
  • 2010-2019 Senior Physician and Deputy Clinic Director of the Clinic for Neurosurgery with Prof. Bernhard Meyer, MD, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich
  • Since 2019 Chief Physician and director, Clinic for Neurosurgery, Helios-Klinikum Berlin-Buch


Neurooncology (gliomas, metastases, meningiomas, vestibular schwannomas etc.) Vascular neurosurgery (subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysm clipping, AVM, dAVF, cavernomas etc.)
Complete spectrum of spinal treatment and surgery: degenerative spine (herniated disc cervical (cage or prosthesis) and lumbar, spinal canal stenosis, degenerative lumbar scoliosis), spinal metastases, primary spinal tumors, spinal trauma, osteoporosis (kyphoplasty and complex dorsoventral stabilization), Bechterew's disease, spondylodiscitis, multimodal pain therapy Neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation, SCS), deep brain stimulation (DBS)
Pediatric neurosurgery (especially neurooncology) Neurosurgical Competence Centre for Paraplegia


Languages: German, English, French, Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Serbo-Croatian

Operations: >5,000 total, performed by Dr. Ryang: >1,500 cranial operations, >1,800 spinal operations, surgeries at Helios approx. 1,500/year

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