Professor Dr. med. Krieger gained experience and global perspective pursuing an academic career as clinician researcher and teacher in the entire field of Neurology. After his residency training, medical doctorate and postdoctoral thesis in Heidelberg and Aachen Germany, Professor Krieger moved to the United States in 1996 enacting neurological critical care at the University of Texas at Houston, Texas and becoming a world renowned stroke researcher at the Cleveland Clinic at Cleveland, Ohio. Since 2008 he joined the faculty at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and established a comprehensive stroke treatment program. In the course of his tenure in Copenhagen he published a book on clinical recovery after brain injury reviewing the processes involved in cognitive and physical rehabilitation after stroke. In total he has authored more than 150 peer reviewed scientific contributions.
Professor Krieger’s main interests involve stroke prevention, rehabilitation and acute stroke interventions. He also manages a clinic for patients requesting second opinions regarding their diagnosis at the National Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark. Other interests include headaches, neuroinflammatory conditions, cognitive complaints and sudden loss of consciousness.
Professor Krieger’s competences include neurophysiological methods (EEG, evoked potentials, nerve conduction and electromyography) and ultrasound techniques. His longstanding clinical experience in the field of neurology makes him just as qualified in all important other neurological conditions, including:
Professor Krieger’s tenet to identify the problem and to find the palpable treatment is facilitated by his extensive international experience and contacts in the neuroscience field.