FITZE Ingo

NEUROLOGIST, SOMNOLOGIST, EMC CONSULTANT

Professor, PhD In Medicine, Head of the Interdisciplinary center for sleep medicine at the University Clinic in Berlin, Germany, founder of the private center for sleep medicine “Somnico GmbH” in Berlin.

2016
Starts working
at EMC
1983
Beginning of
the medical career

Professor, Dr. habil. In Medicine, Head of the Interdisciplinary center for sleep medicine at the University Clinic in Berlin, Germany, founder of the private center for sleep medicine “Somnico GmbH” in Berlin.

In 1986, he defended the thesis on the topic of "Sleep microstructure in patients with chronic insomnia."

In 1989 he completed an advanced training course in pathophysiology (University Clinic, Berlin).

In 2000, he continued his professional upgrading in internal medicine and pulmonology (University Clinic, Berlin).

In 2003, he defended the doctorate thesis on the topic of "Sympathetic balance in patients with sleep associated breathing disorders.

Experience

Professor Fitze has been engaged in the research and treatment of sleep disorders and somnopathies in adults and adolescents for many years.

From 1993 to 2005 he was the head of the Sleep Medicine Center at the Cardiology Department of the University Clinic in Berlin.

Since 2005 - head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Sleep Medicine at the University Clinic in Berlin.

Since 2007 - the founder of the private center for sleep medicine “Somnico GmbH” in Berlin.

The professor carries out diagnostics of sleep associated breathing disorders by applying special techniques in the sleep laboratory, which allows one to develop the most effective treatment approach in each case.

In his work, the professor pays special attention to sleep disorders that affect the development of psychosomatic diseases (for example, hypotension and hypertension, depression, etc.).

Professor Fitze specializes in the treatment of movement disorders that occur during sleep (restless legs syndrome).

Being a member of an interdisciplinary team of specialists, the professor successfully treats narcolepsy, sleep walking and teeth grinding.

Scientific works

He is the author of the books such as "Sleep Factor" (Hoffmann & Campe, 2006) and "On a good and bad dream" (Kein & Aber. 2015).

 

Membership

  • German Sleep Foundation, Berlin, Germany (Deutsche Stiftung Schlaf). Chairman.
  • German Society for Sleep Medicine (DGSM - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafmedizin).
  • German Society of Cardiology (DGK - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie).
  • German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Klinische Neurophysiologie).
  • German Society of Pulmonology (DGP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin).
  • AASM - American Academy of Sleep Medicine (American Academy of Sleep Medicine).

Professional interests

  • Insomnia (disturbance of the initial and intermediate stages of sleep).
  • Sleep associated breathing disorders (snoring, sleep apnea syndrome, etc.).
  • Restless legs syndrome (movement disorders in sleep).
  • Treatment of narcolepsy, sleep walking, teeth grinding (bruxism).
  • Sleep-wakefulness pattern disorders (desynchrony, shift work syndrome).
  • Preventive seminars (training for company’s staff on proper sleep-wakefulness pattern management).

Languages

German, Russian, English

FITZE Ingo
NEUROLOGIST, SOMNOLOGIST, EMC CONSULTANT

Professor, PhD In Medicine, Head of the Interdisciplinary center for sleep medicine at the University Clinic in Berlin, Germany, founder of the private center for sleep medicine “Somnico GmbH” in Berlin.

2016
Starts working
at EMC
1983
Beginning of
the medical career

Professor, Dr. habil. In Medicine, Head of the Interdisciplinary center for sleep medicine at the University Clinic in Berlin, Germany, founder of the private center for sleep medicine “Somnico GmbH” in Berlin.

In 1986, he defended the thesis on the topic of "Sleep microstructure in patients with chronic insomnia."

In 1989 he completed an advanced training course in pathophysiology (University Clinic, Berlin).

In 2000, he continued his professional upgrading in internal medicine and pulmonology (University Clinic, Berlin).

In 2003, he defended the doctorate thesis on the topic of "Sympathetic balance in patients with sleep associated breathing disorders.

Membership

  • German Sleep Foundation, Berlin, Germany (Deutsche Stiftung Schlaf). Chairman.
  • German Society for Sleep Medicine (DGSM - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafmedizin).
  • German Society of Cardiology (DGK - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie).
  • German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Klinische Neurophysiologie).
  • German Society of Pulmonology (DGP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin).
  • AASM - American Academy of Sleep Medicine (American Academy of Sleep Medicine).

Professional interests

  • Insomnia (disturbance of the initial and intermediate stages of sleep).
  • Sleep associated breathing disorders (snoring, sleep apnea syndrome, etc.).
  • Restless legs syndrome (movement disorders in sleep).
  • Treatment of narcolepsy, sleep walking, teeth grinding (bruxism).
  • Sleep-wakefulness pattern disorders (desynchrony, shift work syndrome).
  • Preventive seminars (training for company’s staff on proper sleep-wakefulness pattern management).
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Experience

Professor Fitze has been engaged in the research and treatment of sleep disorders and somnopathies in adults and adolescents for many years.

From 1993 to 2005 he was the head of the Sleep Medicine Center at the Cardiology Department of the University Clinic in Berlin.

Since 2005 - head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Sleep Medicine at the University Clinic in Berlin.

Since 2007 - the founder of the private center for sleep medicine “Somnico GmbH” in Berlin.

The professor carries out diagnostics of sleep associated breathing disorders by applying special techniques in the sleep laboratory, which allows one to develop the most effective treatment approach in each case.

In his work, the professor pays special attention to sleep disorders that affect the development of psychosomatic diseases (for example, hypotension and hypertension, depression, etc.).

Professor Fitze specializes in the treatment of movement disorders that occur during sleep (restless legs syndrome).

Being a member of an interdisciplinary team of specialists, the professor successfully treats narcolepsy, sleep walking and teeth grinding.

Scientific works

He is the author of the books such as "Sleep Factor" (Hoffmann & Campe, 2006) and "On a good and bad dream" (Kein & Aber. 2015).

 

Membership

  • German Sleep Foundation, Berlin, Germany (Deutsche Stiftung Schlaf). Chairman.
  • German Society for Sleep Medicine (DGSM - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafmedizin).
  • German Society of Cardiology (DGK - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kardiologie).
  • German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (DGKN - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Klinische Neurophysiologie).
  • German Society of Pulmonology (DGP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin).
  • AASM - American Academy of Sleep Medicine (American Academy of Sleep Medicine).