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Prof. Dr. med.
Abolghassem Sepehrnia

Welcome to my Homepage

I have included here important and interesting information for you concerning my
activity in the hospital of St. Anna Luzern, Switzerland.

If you desire to contact me or need to send your medical file and images ( CCT and/or MRI ), please use the contact options offered on the webpage or the listed addresses of the two centers.

I remain at your disposition.

Prof. Dr. med. A. Sepehrnia


General information

Curriculum vitae ( summarized )

1969 - 1974

Medical School - Goettingen University, Germany


Board Certification in Neurosurgery ( German Facharzt )


Promotion with the dissertation on "Hydrocephalus, surgical treatment and complications"


Certification in Hannover, Germany


Habilitation in Luebeck, Germany with the research work on "Surgical topographic anatomy and its relevance for micro-surgery of vascular lesions and tumors in and around the cavernous sinus"


Venia Legendi on the Medical Faculty -University of Lübeck


Full Professor


Professional Activity ( Posts and Positions )

1978 - 1982

Internship Neurosurgical Clinic, Nordstadt Hospital, Hannover (Director: Prof. Dr. med. M. Samii)

1982 - 1994

Associate Position Neurosurgical Clinic, Nordstadt Hospital, Hannover

1994 - 2002

Head Associate Position Neurosurgical Clinic, University Clinic, Lübeck (Director: Prof. Dr. med. H. Arnold)

2002 - 2010

Chief of Neurosurgery, Clemens Hospital Münster, Germany

2011 - 2012

Chief of the Spinal Center, Elisabethen Hospital, Ibbenbüren, Germany


Neurosurgical Expertise Center, Andreas Clinic Cham/Zug, Switzerland


Association with the St. Anna Clinic in Luzern, Switzerland


Founder and Director of the German Skull Base Center Klinikum Bielefeld, Germany


Affiliated doctor at the St. Anna Clinic in Luzern, Switzerland


Membership Societies
  • German Neurosurgical Society (DGNC)
  • European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN)
  • European Skull Base Society (ESBS)
  • German Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • VAN
  • IGA

  • both of these VAN and IGA are acoustic neurinoma patient orientated groups
  • German
  • English
  • Persian

Information about the activity in Luzern | Schweiz

Main focus
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Vascular processes
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Neurovascular compression syndromes
  • Pain Management
  • Degenerative spine conditions
Benign tumors
  • Neurinoma (e.g.. acoustic-, trigeminal neurinoma, epidermoid)
  • Meningeomeas (e.g. tuberculum sellae, olfactory groove, sphenoid wing, petroclival meningeoma, sinus cavernosus meningeoma, foramen magnum meningnoma, petrous apex meningeoma)
  • Angiofibroma
  • Papilloma
  • Osteoma
Malignant tumors
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma
  • Adenocarzinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
  • Adenoidcystic carzinoma
  • Metastasis
Pituitary gland tumors
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Rathke's cleft cyst
Bone and cartilage-derived tumors
  • Chordoma
  • Chondroma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Osteoma
  • Fibroma
  • Fibrosarcoma
  • Fibrous dysplasia
Jugular foramen tumors
  • Meningeoma
  • Neurinoma
  • Chemodectoma
  • Metastasis
Foramen magnum tumors
  • Meningeoma
  • Neurinoma
  • Bony malformations
  • Arnold-Chiari malformation
Tumors at the craniocervical craniocervical junction
  • Meningeoma
  • Neurinoma
  • Cavernoma
  • Fibrous dysplasia

Orbital tumor

Inflammatory lesions of the skull base

Traumatic and congenital lesions
  • Enzephaloceles
  • Abscesses
  • Mycotic infections
Traumatic and congenital vascular malformations
  • Angioma
  • Aneurysm
  • Cavernoma
  • AV malformation

Traumic and congenital skull base defects


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My Medical practise is in the hospital:

Hirslanden | Klinikzentren – Klinik St. Anna

Prof. Dr. med. Sepehrnia
Klinik St. Anna
Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna
Ärztehaus Lützelmatt (Trakt L)
St. Anna-Strasse 32
CH-6006 Luzern

Tel +41 (0)41 918 0000
Fax +41 (0)41 918 0001

More about the Hospital St. Anna: Klinik St Anna


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