Karl F. Kothbauer

 

1980-1988       Medical School, Graduation Dr. med., University of Vienna, Austria

1988-89           Resident and Teaching Tutor, Institute for Anatomy, University of Vienna

1990-1995       Resident for Neurosurgery, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland

1996                Attending for Neurosurgery, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland

1996                ECFMG-Certification

1996                Board Certification in Neurosurgery, Austrian Medical Chamber

1996-1998      Fellowship for Intraoperative Neurophysiology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA

1998-1999       Fellowship for Pediatric Neurosurgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA

1999-2004      Attending Neurosurgeon for Pediatric Neurosurgery, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA

2000-2004       Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Albert-Einstein-College-of-Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York, USA

2004-present: Chief, Division of Neurosurgery, Luzerner Kantonsspital, Luzern

2012                Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Basel, Switzerland

 

 

 

Primary surgical expertise

 

Intramedullary spinal cord tumor surgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery, pediatric brain tumors

Surgery for Dysraphic conditions of the spinal cord (Tethered Cord)

Neuroendoscopy

Brain Tumor surgery

 

Primary research interest:

Intramedullary spinal cord tumors

Intraoperative Neurophysiology – Intraoperative Monitoring

Motor Evoked Potentials

 

References

Kothbauer K, Deletis V, Epstein FJ: Motor evoked potential monitoring for intramedullary

spinal cord tumor surgery. Correlation of clinical and neurophysiological data in a series of 100

consecutive procedures. Neurosurg. Focus. 1998, 4 (5), Article 1

(http://www.aans.org/education/journal/neurosurgical/may98/4-5-1.asp)

 

Szelényi A, Kothbauer K, Deletis V: Transcranial electric stimulation for intraoperative motor evoked potential monitoring: Stimulation parameters and electrode montages.

Clin Neurophysiol. 2007, 118(7):1586-1595

 

Kothbauer KF: Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring for intramedullary spinal-cord tumor surgery. Neurophysiol. Clin. 2007, 37:407-414