Dr. med. Günter Krämer Neurologist FMH
Dr. Günter Krämer (*1952, Germany) studied at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (Germany) Psychology (pre-diploma) and Medicine until 1977. This was followed by internship and residency in Neurology at the University Hospital in Mainz. From 1982 to 1994 he was senior physician (Registrar) at the Department of Neurology, where Epileptology became already one of his priorities. From 1994 to mid-2013, he was Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of the Swiss Epilepsy Center in Zurich. Since mid-2013 he is at the Neurocentre Bellevue.
Dr. Krämer is a member of Swiss, German and American Societies for Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epileptology and in numerous national and international committees. Since 2001 he is President of the Swiss League Against Epilepsy. From 2009 to 2013 he was a member of the Therapy Commission of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and has been appointed to the Educational Commission for 2013 to 2017. In 2003, he has been awarded as "Ambassador for Epilepsy" by the ILAE.
He is the author/co-author or editor/co-editor of several books and journals as well as book chapters and journal articles. In addition to his publications for physicians, he has also published several books for patients and their families.
Krämer G. Epilepsy from A to Z. A Dictionary of Medical Terms. Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart – New York 2005; ISBN 3-13-138331-3
Krämer G. Epilepsy in the Elderly. Clinical and Pharmacological Aspects. Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart – New York 1999; ISBN 3-13-105321-6
Krämer G. Valproate. A Standard Drug with a Broad Spectrum of Indications. Ligatur Verlag, Stuttgart 2010; ISBN 978-3-940407-21-4
Stefan H, Krämer G, Mamoli B, eds. Challenge Epilepsy – New antiepileptic Drugs.Blackwell Science/Blackwell Wissenschaftsverlag, Berlin – Wien 1998; ISBN 3-89412-385-0