Our Neurologists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists & Counsellors in Dubai
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In the course of his outstanding academic career, Professor Koempf spent one year of research in the USA as a Fulbright Fellow at the Neurological Department of Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, after which he wrote his professorial habilitation in Germany. In 1987 Professor Koempf was offered the Chair of the Neurological Department at the University of Luebeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, where he was Director of the Neurological University Hospital from 1987 until 2010.
Since his retirement from his University career in 2010, Professor Koempf, has continued being professionally very active in many ways such as holding consultation hours in Luebeck (Germany), in Mallorca (Spain) and now in Dubai at the German Neuroscience Center GNC.
Predominantly, Professor Koempf deals with all kinds of movement disorders, particularly Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis as well as the visual disorders, disorders of balance and vertigo which very often either precede or accompany neurological illnesses. 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” on which subject he published a book in 2006.
But beside these highlighted topics, Professor Koempf is, of course, just as experienced in all basic neurological diseases such as epilepsy, impaired cerebral blood flow with awareness of stroke, dementia, headaches and migraine and on the other hand polyneuropathy, restless legs syndrome or discopathy.
Dr. Jutta Marquardt, Neurologist, was born and bred in Germany. She studied medicine at Julius-Maximilians-University, Wuerzburg, Germany and received her Medical License and her Doctorate in December 1979, finishing all her qualifications with the highest marks.
Dr. Marquardt went on with her education as a specialist for neurology at the Neurological University Clinic of the Saarland, Germany, where she took an engaged and active part in the out-patient clinic dedicated to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and later at the Neurological Department of the University of Wuerzburg, Germany, where she headed the outpatient department designed to diagnosing and treating Myasthenia Gravis. Due to her highly qualified work, Neurologist Dr. Marquardt became Head of the Department and permanent Assistant Medical Director of the Neurological Clinic at the University Teaching Hospital in Schweinfurt in 1983.
During this period (1983 to 1995) she additionally qualified in Psychiatry at Castle Werneck Hospital, specialized in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. She then pursued her education in Neurological Geriatric Medicine and Neurological Intensive Care which she successfully finished within the given period of three years each. Committed to her work as a doctor, Dr. Marquardt became instructor for Neuro-sonographic investigations with the Association of SHI Physicians, Bayern, Germany. She also acquired her specialization in Acupuncture focused on pain and Psychosomatic Medicine.
In 1996 Dr. Marquardt set up her own large private outpatient Clinic for Neurology in Schweinfurt which she is successfully heading to this date. Dr. Marquardt has been and still is Neurological Consultant to the US-Army´s Tricare Insurance System with potentially 40,000 soldiers and their families in the region around Schweinfurt.
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Dr. Marquardt has longstanding experience in diagnosing and treating any Disorder of Gait and Movement as well as the various forms of headaches and back pain. Due to her broad knowledge and qualification as pain specialist, she is well equipped to deal with all diseases of the nerves and muscles, including Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson´s Disease, Alzheimer´s disease as well as all other kinds of dementia. She is also skilled in all kinds of psychiatric disorders, especially as concomitant diseases.
Beside her commitment to her professional highly qualified and outstanding medical career, Dr. Marquardt also cares for her family with two children who are both grown-ups today. Dr. Marquardt and her whole family always took an intensive interest in foreign countries and people of all nationalities which brought them to travelling the world in their spare time. Thus Dr. Marquardt became acquainted with the UAE and especially Dubai some years ago, liking the city and way of living in Dubai very much which then contributed to her wish of joining the GNC as a specialized doctor.
Dr. Jutta Marquardt, MD, PHD, lately acquired her Medical License in DHCC and is now working at the GNC German Neuroscience Center in DHCC, Dubai. Dr. Jutta Marquardt is a devoted medical doctor and a charming person who takes intensive interest in her patients and their social environment, directed by the aim to achieve the most satisfying medical and personal results for all.
Dr. Irene Klyk studied human medicine at the renowned universities of Kiel at Hamburg city and she graduated with excellent degree in 1984. Dr. Klyk went on with her education as a specialist for neurology at the the university hospital Heidelberg, Germany under the supervision of Professor Hacke. Additionally Dr. Klyk is qualified as psychiatrist from one of Germany’s largest psychiatric hospital in Wiesloch. Dr. Irene Klyk worked in a variety of sectors in both disciplines. She has profound knowledge of electrophysiology (NLG, SEP, AEP), as well as in the assessment of complex EEG measurements, ultrasound examination of cerebral blood vessels and laboratory diagnostics.
She is also experienced in conducting neuropsychological tests particularly for the diagnosis of dementias, depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity syndrome (ADHS). During her almost 30 years of professional experience Dr. Irene Klyk acquired significant experience of diagnosis and detection of the various psychiatric conditions and their treatments. She headed the department for epilepsy at the university hospital in Frankfurt, Germany, where she gained a special knowledge about various seizure disorders and their therapy. As acting Chief Physician of a rehabilitation clinic in the State of Hesse she focused on issues relating to medical treatment of serious neurological diseases. For 12 years now Dr. Irene Klyk has been working in her private center, over regional accepted outpatient practice diagnosing and treating patients with both neurological and psychiatric conditions.
In the field of neurology her daily work includes treatment of seizure disorders, Morbus Parkinson, Multiple Sclerosis and other inflammatory diseases of the nervous system, migraine and various headache disorders, cerebrovascular disorders as well as diseases of muscle or nervous system, like compression syndromes of nerves, neurological nerve injuries in the line of metabolic diseases (such as diabetes mellitus e.g.) or disc diseases. Due to her dual qualification she is also well experienced in the treatment of disorders in the frontier areas of neurology and psychiatry like e.g. dementias (dementia disorders), as well as treating physical symptoms caused by mental disorders like e.g. in consequence of the burn –out-syndrome. Her core competencies in the field of psychiatry include the diagnosis and treatment of depression, psychoses and ADHD/ADHS in adults. Dr. Irene Klyk has a good sense for patients with congenital mental impairments, who are in need of specialist care due to concomitant diseases, such as epileptic seizures, spasticity or behavioural disorders. In addition to her work in her private practice Dr. Irene Klyk is a certified and highly respected expert carrying out complex neurological and psychiatric expertise for courts and insurances. This background enables her to assess the state of health of a person from different perspectives and consider the whole person with the background of his life and to include all relevant aspects in the discussion of treatment. As most of the neurological and psychiatric illnesses are long-term or chronic, the sensitive contact with the patient is very important to her. Since the patient concerned has to adjust his life accordingly, a trusting relationship between doctor and patient is fundamental.
Dr. Jacobs is a specialist in Neurology with a vast experience in Psychiatry who found her way to Dubai. She was born and grew up in the beautiful countryside around Cologne in Germany. After her A-level she went to Berlin to study Philosophy and Medicine at the Free University (FU Berlin).
In 2000 she completed her Facharzt apprenticeship successfully in Neurology in Berlin and worked until 2003 as Consultant in Neurology in different Hospitals in the Center of Berlin.
Amongst the many things she did in Berlin she performed numerous electroneurographical and myographical studies in a specialized practice in Hackesche Markt in Berlin. In addition She helped developing a new Hospital ( Medianklinik Gruenheide ) dedicated to the Rehabilitation of neurological and neurosurgical disease. She worked many years in Psychiatry including old age, Dementia and Psychosis unit. She worked closely with the drug addiction team and lead an outpatient clinic for mentally unstable patients.
She has a vast knowledge and experience pertaining the whole spectrum of Neurology, Psychiatry and Rehabilitation. Dr. Jacobs acted as a medical adviser in Neurosurgery. In 2003 she accomplished the British Physicians license and went to England and worked there in different hospitals. Including Kings College Hospital in London, and in Brighton and Sussex University Hospital within the Neuroscience Unit in the Hurswood Park Neurological Centre.
She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians in London as well as a member of the Aerztekammer Frankfurt in Germany.
Dr. Jacobs always worked in leading positions and taught students of different University Hospitals because of her comprehensive knowledge and experiences. She has a charismatic and warm personality and likes to inspire her team to work closely together to enhance medical performance and ensure the highest standards of care for her patients. Travelling is one of her hobbies and that’s how she got to know Dubai. She was fascinated by the city and decided to come back and bring her expertise to the German Neuroscience Center. Dr. Jacobs speaks English like a native speaker and she enjoys contact with different cultures. Another hobby of her is horse riding and Dubai is a nice place to practice it.
Dr. Jacobs achieved her Dubai Health Care City license in February 2013 and is now one of the core members of the GNC. She is actively involved in the development of the Center and envisions the integration of German Standards in the Dubai Health Care City. Her special interests are Headache Syndromes, Movement disorders and Neuropsychiatry. She also has an expertise in diagnosing and treating Sleep disorders. She is welcoming patients from all over the world in Dubai and is looking forward to meeting you.
Dr.med. Hartmut Herbert Kollikowski, MD, was born in 1957 in Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Germany. Dr. Kollikowski studied human medicine at the University of Bonn and completed his degree in October 1982. Dr. Kollikowski is a Specialist in Neurology and Psychiatry with German Board Certification in both Specialities, granted him by the Medical Chamber of Physicians of North Rhine, Düsseldorf, Germany, in August 1989. From 1985 to 1989, Dr. Kollikowski completed the main part of his specialisation in Neurology and Psychiatry at the University Clinic of Essen, Germany. Dr. Kollikowski achieved additional qualifications in Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Naturopathy and was instructed in Autogenic Training.
Dr. Kollikowski paid study visits to the University Departments of Clinical Neurology in Berne, Inselspital, Switzerland (EEG Department, September 1986; Neurophysiological Department, July 1987) and Oxford, Radcliffe Infirmary, United Kingdom (Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, August 1988). In Oxford, Dr. Kollikowski took part in the Neurology Grand Round at the hospital and gave a guest lecture on “Chronic borrelia encephalomyeloradiculitis”. This case report was published in the Journal of Neurology (1988). In February 2007, Dr. Kollikowski accomplished an attachment to the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy at the University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology and paid a visit to the Chalfont Centre for Epilepsy. Dr. Kollikowski is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine in London.
From October 1990 to this date, Dr. Kollikowski has been practice-based in the Rhine-Sieg area in Germany and has been working as a Specialist in Neurology and Psychiatry in his own rather large specialist out-patients practice in Troisdorf near Cologne. Main topics of his professional work comprise diagnosis and treatment of neurological and psychiatric diseases such as epilepsy, headaches, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke as well as stress, sleep, depressive, psychotic and neurotic disorders. Dr. Kollikowski focusses his special interest on epilepsy, headaches and vascular diseases. Dr. Kollikowski is a Member of the German Neurological Society (Berlin), the German Society for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Neurosciences (Berlin) as well as the German Society for Epileptology (Berlin) and the German Section of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (Darmstadt).
In 1989, Dr. Kollikowski invented a learning aid for the training of EEG assistants. This is a device designed to place correctly the electrodes for EEG recordings. This patented invention called “EEG Training Head”, “Encephalocap 10-20″, was presented at the World Fair for Invention “EUREKA” in Brussels in November 1990. For the “EEG Training Head” Dr. Kollikowski was honoured by BRUSSELS EUREKA with the DIPLOMA IN RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AND MERIT. In connection with the EUREKA in Brussels and the invention, Dr. Kollikowski was awarded the SILVER MEDAL OF MERIT by the AUSTRIAN ALBERT SCHWEITZER SOCIETY in VIENNA in recognition of special services to the Austrian Albert Schweitzer Society and its objectives.
Since May 2007 Dr. Kollikowski has actively participated as a Mentor in the Mentor/ Mentee Programme (mentoring of a medical student) at his former scholarship foundation, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) in Bonn, Germany. In November 2008 and March 2009, Dr. Kollikowski attended introductory Arabic language courses at the adult education centre in Cologne.
Dr. Huening completed her Medical Study with Approbation in Germany at Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen in 1985. She practiced as Senior House Officer in the Internal Medicine for two years in Bad Berleburg and from 1988 until 1989 in the General Psychiatry in Gelsenkirchen.From 1990 until 1993 she did her post graduate training as a Registrar in Psychiatry in Midlands-hospital Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She worked in different psychiatric departments with a wide range of psychiatric conditions, including culture specific syndromes. She attended the lectures at the Psychiatric Department, Durban University.
From 1994 until 1998 she did her postgraduate training in Neurology in Pulsnitz Saxon. Dr. Huening acquired her specialization in Neurology and in Psychiatry in Dresden Saxon. Dr. Huening has since worked as Senior Consultant in various Psychiatric hospitals in Germany.
Dr. Huening has a longstanding clinical experience in diagnosing and treating psychiatric diseases, such as affective disorders depression and bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders, OCD, anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder and substance abuse. As Senior Consultant her first concern is the professional approach to her patients. She always keeps her professional knowledge and skills up to date, therefore she is constantly involved in the German Hospital Association “Amuep/Agate” from the LMU Munich (Study group for controlling Drug-therapy, -safety and -interactions in psychiatric disorders).
Dr. Huening has also experience in electroconvulsive Therapy in treating severe cases of Major Depression. Dr. Huening is Member of the DGPPN (German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Neurology) and ECNP (European College of Neuropsychopharmacology). Beside her specific skills in Psychiatry and Neurology Dr. Huenings medical practice is guided by ethical principles, she is treating patients politely and considerately, respecting patient’s right to confidentiality, respecting their dignity and their individuality. Dr. Huenings work is in partnership with her patients to support them in caring for themselves to improve and maintain their health.
Dr. Kennon Rider is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Trained in the United States, he received both his Master of Science Degree (MS in Family Relations) and his Doctorate (Ph.D.in Human Development and Family Studies with specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy) from Texas Tech University, College of Human Sciences. For over twenty-five years Dr. Rider has been actively working toward strengthening marriages and families through therapy and education. Through his therapy practice he has treated individuals, couples and families who sought help primarily with relationship issues.
As a University Professor at Texas Tech, California State University – Fresno, Zayed University in Dubai, and most recently at Michigan State University Dubai, his teaching has included such courses as Children and Families in Crisis, Family Relations, Lifespan Human Development, Parenting, Child Development, Family Resource Management, Interpersonal Skills as well as Human Sexuality.
As a Certified Family Life Educator (sanctioned by the National Council of Family Relations in the U.S.) Dr. Rider engages in seminar and workshop training for issues such as grief and loss, crisis management, depression, anxiety, communication, stress and anger management, conflict resolution, and other marital and family issues. He also develops and evaluates community and corporate based educational programs.
Jared was born and raised in Boston, USA. He received his Bachelors in psychology in San Diego; he went on to receive his Masters of Social Work at San Diego State University.
Jared is a licensed psychotherapist (LCSW) from the Board of Behavioral Sciences in California USA and MBACP acred from the British Association for Counseling and Psychotherapy. Jared is also accredited to practice therapy by the HAAD.
Jared has over 14 years experience working as a psychotherapist. He has worked for Kaiser-Permanente in San Diego, he has worked for a hospice in San Francisco and he most recently worked at the Priory Hospital in Roehampton UK. He has extensive experience working with all manner of psychiatric conditions. He has a special interest in working with trauma, eating disorders and chemical dependency. Couples counseling is also a special interest for Jared. Jared is trained in many forms of therapy, but he has special experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Response (EMDR III) and Thought Field Therapy.
Ms Christina was born in Germany, yet grew up in America. She took her A-levels at the German School in Washington and is equally used to speaking German as well as English. She started her studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, finishing with her Bachelor’s degree. Ms Christina went on to continue her psychological education at Bowie State University, Maryland U.S.A. where she obtained her Master’s degree.Since 2008 she has been living in the U.A.E. Prior to this, she spent some years in Munich, Germany, where she worked in a Private Out-Patient Clinic as psychological Counselor.
When starting her work in Dubai, she was confronted with the phenomenon of “culture shock” problems which she made into one of her professional topics, having grown up in two different “cultural worlds” herself and knowing about such problems from her own experience.
Ms Christina worked in Abu Dhabi for two years as School Psychologist at the German School Abu Dhabi. During this time she treated students with any kind of juvenile problems as well as family problems, adjustment disorders, violence and other problems concerning children, youth, parents and teachers.
Ms Christina has always had a special focus and interest on validated psychometric tests which she finds very useful for determining psychological disturbances or grades of disorders. Psychometric tests can also be applied to test a person’s intelligence, vigilance, concentration or impairment. Also in diagnosing the various kinds of dementia such specific tests are most helpful to find the right diagnosis.
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Most of our Neurologists are working in Germany as head of departments of university hospitals or owning their own clinics. Therefore these award-winning physicians are available on visiting basis only. Meaning, it can happen that you see on a follow-up appointment another German Professor or Doctor. With this system we can offer you 6 days a week 12hours a day a leading Neurologist from Germany.
Our Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Counsellors are permanently based in Dubai.