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Private docent Dr Ralf Buhl


Chief physician

Private docent Ralf Buhl, MD

Specialization: neurosurgery

Author of multiple publications

Doctor med. Dr. Ralph Buhl - Chief Physician of the Department of Neurosurgery.

Dr. Ralf Buhl is an oncologist, neurosurgeon, specialist in the treatment of malignant and benign tumors of the brain and spinal cord, head of the Center for Neurosurgery at the Solingen Clinic. Neurosurgeon Ralf Buhl has performed more than 5,000 operations, has 20 years of experience and is a member of the European Association of Neurosurgeons. Professor Buhl in his practice uses minimally invasive robotic methods for the treatment of patients with such diseases:

  • brain tumor / tumor of the spinal cord;
  • acoustic neuromas;
  • diseases of the intervertebral discs;
  • diseases of the peripheral nervous system;
  • epilepsy;
  • west syndrome;
  • glioma;
  • medulloblastoma;
  • astrocytoma;
  • meningioma.

Widely known surgeon and oncologist in Europe. Author of numerous medical articles and papers. Co-founder of the Foundation for the Study and Treatment of Brain Tumors.

Member of societies:

  • German Society for Neurosurgery;
  • German Cancer Society;
  • Neuro-oncological working community;
  • German Society for Skull Surgery.

More than 700 surgical interventions per year on the spine. More than 300 surgical interventions per year on the brain.


  • Neurosurgery;
  • Neuro-оncology.

Work experience:

  • 1991 Graduated from the Medical University of Essen;
  • 1992 Leeds General Surgery Clinic, UK;
  • 1993 General Surgery Clinic, Cambridge, UK;
  • 1993-1996 Assistant Physician, Department of Neurology, Trade Union Hospital Recklinghausen;
  • 1994 Doctoral dissertation defense;
  • 1996-2006 Scientific Assistant at the Neurosurgical Clinic of the University of Kiel;
  • 2006 Deputy Chief Physician of the Neurosurgical Clinic of the Clemenshospital Münster;
  • since 2009 Chief Physician of the Department of Neurosurgery of the Municipal Clinical Hospital Solingen, Germany;
  • since 2015 Medical Director of the Municipal Clinical Hospital Solingen, Germany.


  • Astrid Boldt-Gäth, MD – Deputy chief doctor, neurosurgery.
  • Claudia Janz, MD – Neurosurgery, authorized person for questions of hygiene and blood transfusion.
  • Dukagjin Morina, MD – Neurosurgery.
  • Fadi Alnayal – Neurosurgery, emergency doctor, doctor of emergency medicine.
  • Mohammed Elgaili – Neurosurgery.
  • Daniel de Kruijf – Neurosurgery.
  • Ewa Kumor – Electroneurophysiology.
  • Nils Tiebel, MD – Assistant doctor, authorized person for questions of acute pain, protection from radiation exposure.
  • Osama Zalloum – Assistant doctor.

How to contact the doctor?

If you want to consult or get a second opinion from Dr. med. Ralf Buhl, undergo diagnostics and treatment according to your diagnosis - contact us, specialists from the International Office. Write to us or leave a request for a call back:

Tel.: +49 212 5476913
Viber | Whatsapp: +49 173-2034066 | +49 177-5404270

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Gotenstraße 1, 42653 Solingen 
+49 212 547 69 13  l  +49 177 540 42 70  l  +49 173 203 40 66
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