Prof. Dr. Egbert Johannes Seidel

Prof. Dr. Egbert Johannes Seidel

Honorary Professor of Music Physiology and Health for Musicians

Subject/Instrument: Health for Musicians

Fürstenhaus – Main Building

egbert.seidel(at)hfm-weimar.de

www.klinikum-weimar.de

  • Born in Weimar in 1958
  • 1978 – 1984 studies of Human Medicine in Jena, thereafter Assistant Physician for the Committee for Sports Medicine at the University of Jena under Prof. Dr. sc. med. J. Scheibe, Promotion (Dr. med.) 1986, Specialist for Sports Medicine 1988, Department Head for Physical Therapy on the Committee for Sports Medicine of the University of Jena 1989, Head Physician of the Department for Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine of the Clinics and Polyclinics in Weimar 1990, since 1998 Head Physician of the Centre for Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine of the Sophien- und Hufeland-Klinikum GmbH Weimar, since 2007 Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Examination Centre of the German Olympic Sports Confederation
  • 1993 introduction of the course "Musikermedizin" (Music Medicine), which investigates typical medical problems of musicians, at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar, 2000 appointed as Honorary Professor for Music Medicine and Music Physiology at the LISZT University, since 2004 Chairman of the Advisory Council of the University of Bratislava, office Weißenfels / MBZ
  • Leading member of numerous medical organisations, including among others: board member of the Department of Physical Therapy of the Medical Chamber of Thuringia, Chairman of the Central German National Association of Physicians for Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine, board member of the German Association for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, member  of the Expert Advisory Board of the German Medical Fraternity with the Federal Association for Rehabilitation in Frankfurt (BAR), member of the committee "Health, Prevention and Rehabilitation" of the National Medical Fraternity Cologne / Berlin, regular member of the conference "Prevention and Rehabilitation" of the National Medical Fraternity Berlin, member of the German Advisory Board IDEA and European Advisory Board IDEA, board member of the German Association for Manual Medicine / AMM
  • Director of the "Fortbildungsakademie" (Academy for Further Education)
  • Co-editor of the medical magazine "Musikermedizin und Musikphysiologie" (Music Medicine and Music Physiology), Editor of the Series of books "Praktische Physiotherapie/Sporttherapie" (practical physical therapy/sports therapy)  – thus far 4 books
  • Publications: around 300 publications and more than 300 presentations in the area of physical and rehabilitative medicine, sports medicine and music medicine / music physiology (Impact-Points 2007: 8.2), 5 textbooks PRM (Co-editor), 11 contributions to books (among others "The Spinal Cord of the Musician")
  • Patents: 5 patents for cold therapy / KET° / KENS°, 1 patent for thermo-diagnostics

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