Prof. Dr. Derk Krieger

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About the Doctor

Professor Dr. Derk Krieger gained his experience and a global perspective pursuing an academic career as a clinician, researcher and a teacher in the entire field of Neurology. Following his residency training, Prof. Dr. Krieger completed his medical doctorate and postdoctoral thesis in Heidelberg and Aachen Germany. He then moved to the United States in 1996, enacting neurological critical care at the University of Texas in Houston, Texas and becoming a world renowned stroke researcher at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2008, he joined the faculty at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and established a comprehensive stroke treatment program. During his tenure in Copenhagen, he published a book on clinical recovery after brain injury, reviewing the processes involved in cognitive and physical rehabilitation after stroke. Prof. Dr. Krieger has authored more than 150 peer reviewed scientific contributions.

Prof. Dr. Krieger's main interests involve stroke prevention, rehabilitation and acute stroke interventions. He also manages a clinic for patients requesting second opinions regarding their diagnosis at the National Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark. Other interests include headaches, neuro-inflammatory conditions, cognitive complaints and sudden loss of consciousness.


  • Medical Doctor, Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen, Medical School, Germany
  • Residency in Neurology, Rhein-Westfalen Technische Hochschule (RWTH), Germany Read More
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology & Anesthesiology, University of Texas at Houston, United States
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, University Hospital of Ruprecht-Karls Heidelberg, Germany
  • Professor of Neurology /Cerebrovascular Diseases, Cerebrovascular Center, Rigshospitalet Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Chief Resident in Neurology, University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany

Specializing In

Alzheimer's Disease Brachial Plexus Cerebral Palsy Child Neurologist Chronic Headache Read More less

German Neuroscience Center


Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Healthcare City

Board Certifications

  • German Board Certified

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

German Neuroscience Center

Average Price
590 AED - 690 AED

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