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Schellinger, P. (GER), MD, PhD

Department of Neurology at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg, Germany


Peter D. Schellinger is Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg, Germany.

Dr Schellinger’s special interests are acute therapy, prevention and prophylaxis of ischaemic stroke and thrombolysis. In the last years Dr Schellinger had become one of the leading experts for diagnostics in stroke especially in the role of stroke MRI in ischaemic stroke and intracranial haemorrhage including subarachnoid haemorrhage as well as trial design.

Dr Schellinger is an investigator in the MRI in Acute Stroke Study Group of the German Competence Network Stroke, and in the European Consensus Group. He was awarded for his research in evidence-based medicine with the Adolf-Wallenberg Award in 2002.

Dr Schellinger has authored and co-authored more than 60 excellent publications on cerebrovascular diseases in journals such as Stroke, the American the Journal of Neuroradiology, Annals of Neurology, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, and Neurology. Together with his colleague Dr Fiebach he authored the book ‘Stroke MRI’ in 2003.

  • Critical appraisal of interventional therapy for acute stroke

  • Debate: Intra-Arterial Treatments

  • Intra-Arterial Treatments - Against

  • Ongoing trials in acute ischemic stroke

  • Should patients with unknown time window be treated with rtPA? PRO

  • Thrombectomy is not evidence-based treatment

  • Why Things Go Wrong in Trials