Doctor Doerthe SchiessSpecialist Neurologist
Children & Adults
MBBS, MD, PhD

German Board

Dr. Doerthe graduated from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. She has more than 19 years of experience as a Consultant Neurologist in Germany and 6 years in the UAE.

After General Medicine studies, Dr. Doerthe has completed post graduate studies in Neuropathology from University Duesseldorf followed by post graduate education in various Neurological Departments at University Teaching Hospitals across Germany and in Psychiatry Department from LWL-Psychiatry Association Westphalia in Dortmund, Germany. She completed the studies by a Fellowship as Specialist Neurologist at University Teaching Hospital in Saarbruecken, Germany for qualification on cardiac and neurological intensive care.

As Consultant Neurologist Dr. Doerthe conducted the Neurological Intensive Care unit and stroke unit for in-patient adults with acute life-threatening neurological diseases at University Teaching Hospital in Guenzburg, Germany.

Her wealth of expertise in the neurological field regarding investigation, treatment and prevention is constantly updated by participation in numerous conferences, lectures and seminars national and international. Dr. Doerthe is the author of several medical articles in scientific journals and participated as speaker at numerous congresses. She is member of the German and United Arab Emirates Society of Neurology, the German Neuro-Intensive care and emergency medicine and the German Stroke Association.

Dr. Doerthe is experience in treating headaches as migraines, tension type or cluster headaches and trigeminal neuralgia, dizziness, muscle weakness as myasthenia gravis or myopathies, tingling and numbness as multiple sclerosis, fainting episodes as epilepsy, movement disorders, shivering and tremor as Parkinson’s disease or essential tremor, forgetfulness as different forms of dementia, tiredness and exhaustion as burnout or depression, gait and balance problems as spinal cord disorders, insomnia, back pain as disc diseases and unexplained pain as fibromyalgia or somatization disorders.

Dr. Doerthe’s therapeutic skills include Neurofeedback, an innovative computer – aided training method, to influence consciously self-regulation of brain activity by providing an audio and video feedback signal to improve brain imbalances for example in treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, anxiety, depression, tics, Tourette syndrome, insomnia, learning disabilities, pain management, etc.

Diagnostics provided:

  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Nerve Conduction Study (NCS)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Dementia Screening
  • Duplex Sonography
  • SUDOSCAN (Hyperhidrosis Scan)
  • QEEG (Brain Mapping)
  • Evoked Potentials (Visual, Auditory and Somatosensory)
  • MRI and CT diagnostics
  • All Laboratory Investigations (Germany and UAE accredited laboratory)

Treatments provided:

  • Neurofeedback
  • Biofeedback
  • MindSet Programme (Brain Exercise)
  • Intravenous Nutrition Therapy LifeDrip
  • Botox Neurological Treatment
  • TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
  • De-Stress and Relaxation Ayurvedic Treatments

Languages: English, German


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