Special Clinical Focus

  • Reconstructive spinal surgery
  • Degenerative spinal conditions
  • Tumour conditions of the spinal column
  • Tumours of the spinal cord
  • Injuries to the spinal cord
  • Inflammations of the spinal column

About us

Associate Professor Dr Cabraja is the Head of Spinal Surgery Division at the Berlin Endoprosthetics Centre and Spinal Surgery Centre at the Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital. Together with minimally invasive and microsurgery techniques and reconstructive surgery to the spinal column, the diagnostic and therapeutic service portfolio of Associate Professor Dr Cabraja and his interdisciplinary team includes degenerative spinal column conditions, tumour conditions of the spinal column (e.g. tumours of the spinal cord), as well as injuries and inflammations of the spinal column. As a spinal column specialist in Berlin, Associate Professor Dr Cabraja has been certified in the field of spinal neurosurgery by the German Spinal Neurosurgery Association. Thanks to this seal of quality, the spinal column specialist from Berlin is able to demonstrate, correspondingly, that he has performed a large number of complex procedures on the spinal column. In addition, the spinal column specialist from Berlin has also been honoured by the German Spinal Society with a MASTER Certificate for his outstanding services.

Mobility and activity are severely limited by conditions of the spinal column but are of vital importance for the well-being of the patient. If conservative, i.e. non-surgical, treatment options for the alleviation of the condition have been exhausted, surgery may be an option. The range of surgical treatments at the Spinal Surgery Centre in Berlin involves, inter alia, microsurgery procedures for spinal disc herniation and constriction of the spinal canal, artificial disc replacement, minimally invasive surgery for fractures, stabilisation of the spinal column for the widest variety of conditions, correction of malpositioning deformities, as well as tumours of the spinal cord and spinal column.

Interdisciplinary Spine Conference
Surgical procedures, however, are only performed on the spinal column at the Berlin Spinal Surgery Centre when alternative methods of treatment cease to be promising. For that reason, the spinal specialist from Berlin, Associate Professor Dr Cabraja, is also mindful of transparency and high quality when suggesting an indication for surgery. Inter alia, this is also insured insofar as the interdisciplinary spinal conferences, in which the treatments are planned, are monitored in a quality assurance programme. Thus, the spinal specialist in Berlin can avoid unnecessary surgery on the spinal column.

Since the Berlin Spinal Surgery Centre is closely connected to the Special Orthopaedic Surgery and Emergency Surgery Clinic, thanks to the experience both of the specialist orthopaedic / emergency surgeons and the specialist neurosurgeons, the patients of Associate Professor Dr Cabraja are given the optimal treatment. Thus, a weekly interdisciplinary spinal conference takes place at the Spinal Surgery Centre in Berlin, which is certified by the Berlin Medical Association as an advanced training event, within the course of which the best conservative or surgical treatments for patients is determined by agreement among the experts in neurology, interventional radiology, orthopaedics, neurosurgery and rehabilitation medicine.

Diagnostic Services

  • X-ray
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic resonance tomography (MRT)
  • Angiography (imaging technique for displaying blood vessels)
  • Myelography (imaging technique for displaying the spinal canal)
  • Skeletal scintigraphy (imaging technique for displaying the skeletal system)

Therapeutic Services

Minimally invasive and microsurgery techniques

All treatments for other orthopaedic conditions within the framework of the Interdisciplinary Musculoskeletal Centre

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • Comfort clinic for privately insured, international or self-paying patients or patients eligible for benefit
  • Comfort rooms with comprehensive services
  • Optional treatment by the doctor of your choice / Senior Consultant
  • Care by specially trained nursing and service personnel
  • Entire medical range of the Auguste-Viktoria Hospital’s Interdisciplinary Spinal Conference
  • Weekly certified advanced training by the Berlin Medical Association, in which each surgical indication is critically reviewed (permanent members: Senior Physicians of the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Radiology, Rehabilitation Medicine) Room facilities
  • Electrically adjustable comfort bed for the best comfort
  • Safe
  • Service personnel will provide for your well-being and will cater to your personal requests
  • High-quality equipped private bathroom with shower and WC
  • Hand towels and dressing gown
Leading Medicine Guide

Selected expert in the specialist field Spine / Spinal Surgery

Other services

  • Disc prolapse
  • Spinal canal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Conditions of the cervical spinal cord
  • Infections of the spinal column
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal tumours


Airports near

  • Tegel airport (TXL)14 km
  • Flughafen Schönefeld (SXF)20km

Railway stations in the vicinity

  • Berlin Main Station8 km
  • Bahnhof Zoo7 km

Additional staff

Dr. - Jan Furtak - Spine / Spinal Surgery - Berlin

Dr. med.
Jan Furtak

Oberarzt, Facharzt für Neurochirurgie

Dr. - Andreas  Becker - Spine / Spinal Surgery - Berlin

Dr. med.
Andreas Becker

Oberarzt, Facharzt für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie