Prof. Dr. Detlef Koempf PhD , M.D.

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About the Doctor

Professor Detlef Koempf deals with all kinds of movement disorders, particularly Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis, as well as, visual disorders, headaches, disorders of balance and vertigo which very often either precede or accompany neurological illness. In 1998, Professor Koempf wrote a scientific book on “Clinical Neuroophthalmology”, published by the well-known Thieme publishers, Germany. Yet, he also concentrates on all “Diseases of the Cranial Nerves” ,the subject of his published book in 2006.

Besides these highlighted topics, Professor Koempf is experienced in all basic neurological diseases such as epilepsy, impaired cerebral blood flow with awareness of stroke, dementia, headaches and migraine, as well as, polyneuropathy, restless legs syndrome or discopathy.

On top of this, Professor Koempf is the General Secretary of the EFNS (European Federation of Neurological Societies) which plays an important part within the framework of the entire European Neurology.

 Dr. Koempf used to be a member of the German Society of Neurology and the American Academy of Neurology. He was appointed the President of the German Society of Clinical Neurophysiology (2002-2003) and the European Society of Neuroophthalmology (2009-2010). Furthermore, Dr. Koempf practiced as a Chairman in Neurology Department, University of Lübeck/Germany 1987-2010.


  • Fulbright Fellow at the Neurological Department, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, Germany

Specializing In

Alzheimer's Disease Brachial Plexus Cerebral Palsy Chronic Headache Cognitive Issues Read More Less
L.T: Dr. Detlef Koempf is very senior and professional! I can highly recommend him. He gave me a very good treatment! Thank you. May 19, 2014
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Licenses / Permits

  • German Facharzt and Professor
  • Dubai HealthCare City

Board Certifications

  • German Board Certified

Professional Memberships

  • European Federation of Neurological Societies

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German