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Dr. med. Michel Schneider

Michel Schneider
Clinical position
Spine Fellow
Team
Spine
Specialisation

Neurosurgery

Languages
German, English, French

Graduate

  • 2002 - 2004 Canton Aargau school for adult education
  • 1999 - 2001 Training in business administration and computer science

Academic career

  • 2011 Dissertation. University of California, San Francisco: “Normative apparent diffusion coefficient values in the developing fetal brain”. Recognised by the University of Bern.

University degree

  • 2011 State final examinations and Master’s degree in Medicine, University of Bern

Studies

  • 2004 - 2011 Studied medicine at the University of Bern

Postgraduate

  • 2018 Specialist examinations in Neurosurgery, Lugano
  • 2015 - 2018 Department of Neurosurgery, Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen
  • 2015 European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Exam, Berlin
  • 2013 - 2015 Department of Neurosurgery, Cantonal Hospital, Winterthur
  • 2012 - 2013 General Surgery, Cantonal Hospital, Winterthur

Degrees / Diplomas

  • 2015 European Board Examination in Neurological Surgery (EANS), Part I
  • 2011 Awarded degree of Doctor of Medicine
  • 2008 Training in Clinical Research (TICR), University of California, San Francisco, USA

Fellowships

  • Since 2018 University Spine Centre Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital

Memberships

  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Swiss Society of Hospital Doctors (VSAO)

Scientific projects

  • 2D statistical prediction model of balance based on pelvic incidence
  • Topography-based preoperative planning in spinal surgery

Other activities

  • Mentoring at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich

Publications

Schneider MM, Barkovich AJ et al:
“Normative apparent diffusion coefficient values in the developing fetal brain”.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol., 2009

Schneider MM, Latal B.et al:
“Development of neuromotor functions in very low birth weight children from six to 10 years of age: patterns of change”.
Acta Paediatr. 2013

Kottke R, Saurenmann R, Schneider M. et al:
“Contrast-enhanced MRI of the temporomandibular joint: findings in children without juvenile idiopathic arthritis”.
Acta Radiol. 2015

Co-Autor,
“The Barrow Neurological Institute Grading Scale as a Predictor for Delayed Cerebral Ischemia and Outcome after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Data from a Nationwide Patient Registry (Swiss SOS).”
Neurosurgery. 2018

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