Our Team

PD Dr.med. Cornelius Bachmann

Specialist in neurology, special pain therapy and somnology

After studying medicine at the University of Göttingen and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Priv.-Doz. Dr. Cornelius Bachmann received his doctorate from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich. He completed his neurological specialist training at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) in the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology and completed additional training in special pain therapy also in anesthesiology. In 2010, Dr. Bachmann received the German Advancement Award for Pain Research. In 2012 he was habilitated at the University of Göttingen. After the father of two daughters had moved to Osnabrück for a neurological chief physician position, he founded today’s therapy center SomnoDiagnostics® for neurology, pain therapy and somnology in 2018.

Curriculum Vitae

2012 – 2018
Chief Physician of Neurology at the Paracelsus Clinic Osnabrück, Head of the Interdisciplinary Sleep Laboratory

Habilitation with award of the Venia legendi of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

2003 – 2012
Assistant physician and senior physician in the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology of the University Medical Center Göttingen (Director: Prof. Dr. Walter Paulus) and further education special pain therapy in the Pain Clinic of the Center for Anesthesiology, Rescue and Intensive Care Medicine (Director: Prof. Dr. Michael Quintel)

2002 – 2003
Postdoc at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen in the molecular cell biology group (Director: Prof. Dr. Peter Gruss)

1998 – 2002
Internship physician (AiP) and assistant at the Clinic of the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry and research fellow of the Max Planck Society in the Neuropsychopharmacology group (Head of Dr. J Reul) and PhD “Effect of Chronic Administration of Selective Glucocorticoid Receptor Antagonists on the HPA Axis of the Rat”

1995 – 1996
Practical year (Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen and Harvard Medical School, Boston)

1988 – 1996
Studied human medicine at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and 2 semesters Harvard University, Boston (1991 and 1994)

Dr.rer.medic. Christina Dirks
Graduate Psychologist

Dr. Dirks completed her studies in psychology in Hamburg in 2009. Subsequently, she worked for 10 years at Münster University Hospital as a research assistant and graduate psychologist and received her doctorate in neurology at Münster University Hospital in 2016. During her work in the outpatient clinic of the Clinic for Sleep Medicine at UKM, one focus of her work was the therapy of chronic insomnia.

Dr.rer.nat Christian Thiedemann

Dr. Thiedemann completed his studies in neuroscience (MSc) in Bremen in 2012. Subsequently, he started his PhD in the field of sleep research in Telgte and successfully completed it in 2017. During his activities at the sleep laboratories of Münster University Hospital, Ingolstadt Hospital and Innsbruck University Hospital, Dr. Thiedemann gained extensive knowledge in the field of PSG/PG evaluation, initiation of PAP therapies as well as in the technical support of the systems. In 2019, he also successfully passed both the national (DGSM) and international (ESRS) examinations to become a somnologist.

Claudia Müller
Claudia Müller

Head of Practice

Sigrid Wiese
Sigrid Wiese

Head of Sleep Laboratory

Melanie Luttmann
Melanie Luttmann

Deputy Head of Sleep Laboratory

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