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.