Dr - Bodo Schiffmann - Vertigo Center -

Dr Bodo Schiffmann

Specialist for vertigo diseases and ENT in Sinsheim (Elsenz)

Dr - Bodo Schiffmann - Vertigo Center -
Dr. Schiffmann's outpatient clinic for vertigo is known throughout Germany and is one of the most renowned centers of its kind. The ENT specialist covers the entire spectrum of the most complex vertigo diseases and often tracks down the most hidden causes with his high expertise.

Special Clinical Focus

  • “Hopeless cases”
  • The Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic starts with each patient from the very beginning again, even if all the doctors say that the vertigo is imaginary.
  • Vestibular neuropathy
  • Vestibular paroxysm
  • Positional vertigo
  • Vertigo conditions in all specialist fields
  • Menière’s disease
  • Positional vertigo

About us

Dr Bodo Schiffmann is an experienced otorhinolaryngologist and an acknowledged specialist in vertigo conditions and other neurological clinical pictures. In 2006, Dr Schiffmann established his own private ENT practice and vertigo clinic at the Sinsheim ENT Centre, which he has operated in collaboration with his wife, Dr Mechthild Schiffmann, as a joint otorhinolaryngology practice since 2007.

The focus of the Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic is on helping so-called hopeless cases. Dr Bodo Schiffmann and his team take on the patients to whom otherwise nobody listens. Most patients have endured a life-time of suffering and a large number of hospital stays. Many have been alleged to have imagined their condition even though the actual cause has plainly not been correctly identified.

The Sinsheim ENT Centre, which moved into new practice rooms with state-of-the-art facilities at the hospital in Sinsheim in January 2013, covers the entire ENT spectrum and treats people of all ages from infants to senior citizens. Here, the particular focus of Dr Schiffmann and his team is on the diagnosis and treatment of vertigo conditions such as rotational vertigo, postural vertigo, positional vertigo, Menière’s disease or neuropathia vestibularis (vestibular neuropathy). Further treatment emphases of Dr Schiffmann’s private ENT practice are tinnitus, sleep apnoea and snoring.

Vertigo conditions can often be traced back to disorders of the vestibular system. In order to find out the precise cause, as a first step, Dr Schiffmann and his team always perform a comprehensive vertigo diagnosis. Three fully equipped treatment rooms, each with an ultrasound apparatus, a high-frequency diathermy apparatus, an aural microscope, a surgical microscope, together with all the required endoscopes and instruments, are available for this purpose at the private ENT practice and the Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic.

As a result, a thorough investigation of the vertigo condition can be performed at the Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic in a few hours, without the necessity of an in-patient stay at a hospital. The vertigo diagnosis includes testing the patient’s sense of smell and taste, endoscopic examination of the larynx and otoneurological investigations such as balance examination (VNG) or brainstem evoked response audiometry (BERA). Following the diagnosis, Dr Schiffmann makes a recommendation for the treatment of the vertigo, which may also involve a combination of several treatments.

The private ENT practice and the Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic are among the few specialist clinics which focus on the diagnosis and treatment of complicated vertigo problems and vertigo conditions. Thanks to his wide experience and expertise in this field, Dr Schiffmann has earned a reputation as an acknowledged expert in vertigo over recent decades, which has been shown, inter alia, by his having been honoured by the journal “Guter Rat” in 2016 as one of the best ENT doctors in Germany.

Diagnostic Services

The Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic and the Sinsheim ENT Centre provide complete ENT and otoneurology diagnostics of the highest scientific standard. The facilities of the practice are kept constantly at the most advanced level of Technology.

Therapeutic Services

The Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic offers comprehensive diagnostics and provides its patients with practical medication-based or physiotherapeutic recommendations on the day of treatment. The Vertigo Clinic collaborates with acknowledged specialists in all fields and is able to arrange contact at short notice with in-patient and out-patient establishments in all fields.

Medical spectrum


  • Acoustic neurinoma
  • Acute hearing loss
  • Aural disorders / Disorders of the ear
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Epiglottitis
  • Hearing loss
  • Inflammation of the middle ear
  • Inflammation of the paranasal sinuses
  • Laryngitis
  • Nasal polyp
  • Otosclerosis
  • Positional vertigo
  • Salivary calculus / stone
  • Septal deviation
  • Sleep apnea
  • Surfer's ear / Exotosis of the ear canal
  • Tinnitus
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular disorders
  • Vestibular neuritis


  • Digital volume tomography
  • Neonatal hearing screening



Sinsheim Vertigo Clinic

Alte Waibstadter Strasse 2c
74889 Sinsheim (Elsenz)

Webseite: www.schwindelambulanz-sinsheim.de
Phone: +49 7261 7539000
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