Thomas Kretschmer

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kretschmer, MD, PhD, IFAANS

Neurosurgeon & spec Nsurg intensive care Director Dept of Neurosurgery & Neurorestauration Klinikum Klagenfurt, Austria

Founder Res Group neurorestauration @ Oldenburg University, FS trained in peripheral nerve, skullbase and cerebrovacular, Former head and director Dept of Neurosurgery Oldenburg University-Germany, Former president Sunderland Society (PN)

Interests| neurorestauration & nerve regeneration, peripheral nerve & brachial plexus, surgical techniques, cerebrovascular, skullbase, spinal & neurooncology, imaging, performance improvement: acute stress & surgical training

Edu & Training| Medical school Ulm/GER & Vienna/Austria, Surgical & Neurosurgical training Germany (Univ. Magdeburg, Univ. Ulm/Günzburg, Waldshut-Tiengen), Republic of South Africa (Edendale/Pietermaritzburg), USA (Univ. Miami/Jackson Mem, Univ. New Orleans/LSU), CAN (Univ. Toronto/TWH). Accredited Fellowship training in Peripheral Nerve (Prof. DG Kline New Orleans), Skullbase & Cerebrovascular (Profs. R. Heros & J. Morcos Miami), Cerebrovascular (Profs M. Tymianski & C. Wallace, Toronto)

Societies| EANS, AANS, CNS & CV section, ÖGNC, DGNC, DGCH, DGPW, Sunderland Soc, Nervclub, BDNC

Functions & Honorary| EANS Peripheral Nerve Section Board, WFNS Peripheral Nerve Committee Continental Vice Chair, ÖGNC executive board, Hon member Serbian Neurosurg Soc, Hon member Indian Soc Per Nerve Surg, Former PN section head DGNC, ethical board carinthia

Editorial Board| J of Brachial Plexus & Peripheral Nerve Injury

Reviewer| 15 Intl. journals (Neurosurgery, Operative Neurosurgery, Acta NCH, Neurological Surgery A/B, Nsurg Rev, J Hand M& Microsurg)

Publications| >65 Book chapters, >50 peer reviewed articles, 2 books (nerve & cerebrovascular), >300 oral presentations, 2 AWMF S3 guidelines