Dr. Bernd Illerhaus is an expert for the conservative and surgical treatment of degenerative and traumatic spinal disorders.

Dr. Bernd Illerhaus is a specialist in neurosurgery and an expert for the conservative and surgical treatment of degenerative and traumatic spinal disorders.

The special interests and activities focus on minimally invasive treatment of degenerative diseases of the spine, and motion-preserving surgical treatment of cervical and lumbar spine. Here are all operative techniques over all available access paths offered by Dr. Illerhaus. All operative procedures (with the exception of childhood scoliosis) are carried out by him.

Dr. Illerhaus performs some 400 spine interventions annually of varying difficulty. Special emphasis is on the one hand endoscopic spine surgery, on the other hand, motion-preserving surgery (disc replacement).He performs surgeries on patients from all over Germany as well on an increasing number of international patients, especially North-American. Dr. Illerhaus is reference surgeon, consultant and co-developer of different implants and instruments for companies eg Spine Art / Sanofi Aventis and Tessy and Spinal Kinetics. He trains and shares his experience and knowledge with other specialists by offering hand-on operation courses and workshops. He also appears regularly as a speaker for various surgical techniques at national and international symposia and congresses.

Dr. Illerhaus was Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Director of the Interdisciplinary Clinic Spine Center of the Municipal Hospital Dortmund
before he joined the ONZ in 2010. From mid-2007 to 2010, Dr. Illerhaus worked as head physician of the Neurosurgical Clinic of the Municipal Hospital Dortmund.

His neurosurgical training was in Neurosurgical University Clinic Bochum Langendreer. After the specialist examination in late 2005 to 2007, he worked here as a specialist in neurosurgery. His Doctorate in medicine he received mid-2001.

Dr. Illerhaus studied medicine from 1993 to 1999 at the Ruhr-University Bochum. He received the license permit in October 1999.

Positions/Functions

Head of Spine Surgery, EV-Krankenhaus Hattingen und St. Vincenz Krankenhaus Datteln, Germany Affiliated Physician, Elisabeth Krankenhaus, Recklinghausen, Germany
Consultant and Developer Spine-Implants/OP-Treatments
Fa. Joimax
Fa. Spineart
Fa. Premiaspine
Consultant Facultiy Council- Spine Clinicpartner

Memberships

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wirbelsäulenchirurgie (DWG)
AO Spine
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie (DGNC)

lectures symposia workshops conferences

  • Publications
  • Lecturers
  • Workshops
  • Congress
"MRT follow-up study of spontaneous regression of lumbar articular facet cyst", Illerhaus B, Scholz M, Pechlivanis I, Gries N, König M, Harders A. RöFo - Fortschritte auf dem Gebiet der R (Impact Factor: 2.76). 01/2006; 177(12):1717-9.

"Intracerebral abscess after abutment change of a bone anchored hearing aid (BAHA)." Scholz M, , Illerhaus B, Eufinger H, Anders A, König M, Schmieder K, Harders A. Otol Neurotol. 2003 Nov;24(6):896-9.

"Asymptomatic Vertebral Artery Dissection after Humeral Shaft Fracture and Plexus Paresis: Fallbericht", Bernd Illerhaus, Martin Scholz, Albrecht Harders.
Clinical Neuroradiology-klinische Neuroradiologie - CLIN NEURORADIOL 01/2004; 14(4):252-255.

"Symptomlose Vertebralisdissektion nach Oberarmfraktur und Plexusparese", Bernd Illerhaus, Martin Scholz, Matthias König, Albrecht Harders.
Clinical Neuroradiology (Impact Factor: 1.38). 01/2004; 14(4):252-255. DOI:10.1007/s00062-004-5393-3.

"Parametrisierung evolutionärer Strategien für die Registrierung von Wirbelknochen in Ultraschall und CT-Daten." Susanne Winter, Bernhard Brendel, Bernd Illerhaus, Amir Al-Amin, Helmut Ermert, Kirsten Schmieder. 01/2004; In proceeding of: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2004, Algorithmen - Systeme - Anwendungen, Proceedings des Workshops vom 29. bis 30. März 2003 in Berlin .

"COMPUTERTOMOGRAPHISCHE ANGIOGRAPHIE (CTA) UND CEREBRALE ANEURYSMEN-KORRELATION CTA UND INTRAOPERATIVER BEFUND", A. Harders, B. Illerhaus, A. Al-Amin, M. Hardenack, K. Schmieder, M. Scholz, L. Heuser. Biomedizinische Technik - BIOMED TECH 01/2001; 46:340-341. DOI:10.1515/bmte.2001.46.s1.340

"Transkranielle Embolusdetektion bei akuten Territorialinfarkten ohne Emboliequelle", Bernd. Illerhaus. Edit ABSTRACT Bochum, Univ., Diss., 2001.
06.2011 Lecture Advanced Faculty Course, Heidelberg/ Germany, „Endoskopische Dekompression an der Wirbelsäule“.

08.2011 Lectures and scientific Consultant international Workshop-Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Berlin, Germany. „Endoscopic Facet Joint Denervation“, „TESSYS®- Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgical System”.

08.2011 Lecture, Jammertal/Datteln, Germany, „MRT Bilder und Pathologien an der Wirbelsäule“.

10.2011 Lecture, Eli Süd Foyer/Recklinghausen, Germany, „Endoskopie an der Wirbelsäule, Realität und Wirklichkeit“.

10.2011 Lecture ,Eurospine, Mailand, Italy, „Minimal invasive Fusion Technics“.

12.2011 Lecture and Symposium, DWG (German Spine Society) Hamburg, Germany, „Endoskopische Wirbelsäulenoperationen-persönliche Erfahrungen nach den ersten 100“
„Endoskopische Facettendenervation mit dem Multiuse System“, „Anforderungen an ein minimal-invasives System“.

03.2012 Lecture, INNCHID, Xanten, Germany, „Endoskopische Facettengelenksdenervation mit dem Multiuse-System“.

06.2012 Lecture and Symposium, DGNC (German Society of neurological Surgery) Leipzig, Germany, „Erweiterte endoskopische Behandlungen der Wirbelsäule- Ausblick auf zukunftsweisende Therapiemöglichkeiten“.

08.2012 Lecture, International Meeting of Distributors, Fa. Spineart, Paris, France, „R O M E O®2 PAD-posterior axial Device“.

12.2012 Lecture and Symposium, DWG Stuttgart, „R O M E O®2 PAD-posterior axial Device“
“Erweiterte endoskopische Behandlungen der Wirbelsäule“.

01.2013 Lecture and Symposium, Arab Health Congress, Dubai, VAE, „R O M E O®2 PAD-posterior axial Device“, “M.I.S Surgery with Romeo II/Juliet “.

05.2013 Lecture and Symposium, DGNC Leipzig, Germany, „Erweiterte endoskopische Behandlungen der Wirbelsäule- Ausblick auf zukunftsweisende Therapiemöglichkeiten“.

09.2014 Lecture, IGOST Düsseldorf, Germany, „Erweiterte endoskopische Behandlungen der Wirbelsäule -von der Dekompression des Spinalkanals bis zur endoskopisch unterstützten Fusion (EndoLIF)“.
03.2012 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor, Workshop Fa. Spineart, Düsseldorf, Germany, „Minimal-invasive Operationstechniken an der Wirbelsäule“.

05.2012 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor ,Workshop Fa. Spineart, Düsseldorf, Germany, „Minimal-invasive Operationstechniken an der Wirbelsäule“.

06.2012 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor ,Workshop-Endoskopische Wirbelsäulenoperationen, Mainz, Germany, „Erweiterte endoskopische Behandlungen der Wirbelsäule“.

09.2012 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor Workshop Fa. Spineart, Düsseldorf, Germany, „Minimal-invasive Operationstechniken an der Wirbelsäule“.

02.2013 Scietific Consultant and Instructor international Workshop “Minimal invasive Spine Surgery”, Frankfurt, Germany, “M.I.S Surgery“.

03.2013 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor Workshop Fa. Spineart, Düsseldorf, Germany, „Minimal-invasive Operationstechniken an der Wirbelsäule“.

11.2013 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor international Workshop, Fa. Spineart, Düsseldorf, Germany, „Minimal-invasive Spine Surgery“.

06.2014 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor Workshop Fa. Spineart, Düsseldorf, Germany, „Minimal-invasive Operationstechniken an der Wirbelsäule“.

06.2014 Scientific Consultant and Chief-Instructor US-Workshop “Endoscopic Spine Surgery”, Baltimore, USA.
05.2012 Participation, Eurospine, Amsterdam, Netherlands

09.2013 Participation Kurs Modul 3, DWG-Zertifikate, „Spinal Deformities“, Münster, Germany

05.2014 Lecture and Symposium ,Eurospine Spring Specialty Meeting, Prague, Cech Republic