Center for Neuro-Oncology (NZT)

Programs and services 

  • Certified center for Neuro-Oncology (DKG)
  • Treatment of all benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spinal cord, the cerebral and spinal meninges, the spine and the peripheral nervous system
  • Up-to-date diagnostic work-up of tumors of the nervous system and the spine including meta­bolic imaging
  • High-end neurosurgical and stereotactic treatment incl. fluorescence-guided microsurgery, neuronavigation, neuromonitoring and ­intraoperative imaging
  • High-precision radiation techniques like IMRT, IGRT, stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Individualized treatment plan (interdisciplinary Tumor Board)
  • Special consultations
  • Considerable experience in the treatment of skull-base tumors incl. acoustic neuromas and ­pituitary tumors

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Department of Neurology
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Department of Internal Medicine II, special focus Hematology and Oncology
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Interdisciplinary Oncology Day Center
  • Psychooncological service
  • Center of Palliative Care
  • Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Institute of Pathology, Department of Neuropathology 



Prof. Dr. Ralf-Ingo Ernestus


Priv.-Doz. Dr. Mario Löhr


+49 931 201-24815