Ralf Siedenberg



Born: 30 January 1964 in Hamburg
Nationality: German


April 1985–May 1993 Studied history, economics, medicine and philosophy at Universität Hamburg, the University of Edinburgh and the University of London.



May 1993 State medical exams
April 1994 Awarded doctorate in medicine
March 1995 Awarded licence to practice medicine
June 1995 United States Medical Licensing Examination, Steps 1 and 2
June 2002 Certification as neurologist
March 2008 Certification as medical examiner (cpu)
November 2010 Certification as medical examiner (SIM)
December 2015 Certification as medical examiner (SGV)


Professional experience and further clinical training in internal medicine, neurology and psychiatry

August 1993–January 1994 House officer, department of internal medicine, Hospital of St Cross, Rugby, UK
February 1994–July 1994 House officer, department of internal medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
September 1994–August 1996 Postdoctoral fellow of the German Research Foundation, Department of Neurology University of California, San Francisco, USA
September 1996–December 2003 Research associate, neurological clinic, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin
September 1999–December 2003 Management of memory consultations at the university outpatient clinic for neurology
March 2001–February 2002 Psychiatry rotation, psychiatric clinic, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin
January 2004–March 2011 Neurological practice and Institut für medizinische Gutachten, Hamburg
Since April 2011 Neurologicum Zürichsee, practice for neurology and institute for interdisciplinary medical certification, Stäfa, Zurich; also honorary medical examiner at MEDAS Römerhof Zürich until January 2013


Research and teaching

Numerous publications in international peer-reviewed journals (e.g. Brain Research, Annals of Neurology, Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology)

May 1997–December 2003 Professorship in aphasiology and clinical neuropsychology, school of speech therapy, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin; also lecturer in medical-student teaching (neurology, psychiatry) and further medical training Lecturer at the Gen Re Business School, Cologne