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Prim. Univ.-Doz. Dr. Udo Zifko


Specialist in neurology and psychiatry

Additional subject: geriatrics


Head of the Department of Neurology in the Evangelical Hospital, 1180 Vienna

Neurophysiological outpatient department in the Döbling outpatient clinic

Habilitation to Univ. Lecturer 1996 on neurological aspects of respiratory disorders

Stay abroad in 1995 at the University of Western Ontario, Canada

Winner of numerous international and national science awards



Diagnosis and treatment of the following clinical pictures:


Brain diseases:

  •  Stroke
  •  Multiple sclerosis
  • Migraine / Headache
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Epilepsy,
  • Parkinson’s disease


Diseases of the spine / Spinal cord:

  • Disc disease
  • Narrowing of the spinal canal (vertebral stenosis)
  • Chron. Back pain



Diseases of the nerves and muscles:

  •  Polyneuropathies
  •  Nerve constrictions (e.g .: carpal tunnel syndrome)
  •  Nerve pain and neuralgia
  •  Restless Legs Syndrome
  •  Myasthenia gravis
  •  Myopathies


Mental illnesses:

Depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, burnout syndrome, etc.


Special services:

• NLG, EMG & EEG diagnostics in the ordination or in the outpatient department for neurophysiology in the Döbling outpatient clinic

• Organization of outpatient examinations and inpatient treatments


Areas of activity

  •      Head of the Department of Neurology, Evangelical Hospital Vienna
  •      Court sworn expert
  •      Expert opinions on behalf of the court
  •      Assessments on behalf of insurance companies and lawyers
  •      Private appraisals only in exceptional cases after consultation
  •      Organization of scientific meetings



Trade publications:

  •  Atlas of neuromuscular diseases - a practical guideline
  • The carpal tunnel syndrome - diagnosis and therapy
  • Neruology of breathing

Lay publications:

  •      Poly-neuropathy
  •      Healthy brain
  •      Smart head and good nerves
  •      Migraine
  •      brain food
  •      Alimenta Tu Cerebro
  •      Carpal tunnel syndrome