Dr. med. Marina Andris went to medical school at the medical University in Russia and spent two years at the Malone University in Canton, Ohio in order to acquire an ECFMG certification.
She qualified as a doctor with honours in 1996 und as a neurologist in 2009 in Germany. Dr.med.Marina Andris spent many years at the Department of Neurology at the Rhein-Mosel-Klinik in Andernach. She has kept her neurological practice very up to date, attending with her fellow neurologists conferences, lectures and clinical meetings throughout the year. She has a broad experience in the diagnosis and treatment, including the therapy with Botulinum Toxin, of disorders of the nervous system. All required modern diagnostic tests are available at her clinic and there is a close cooperation with radiologists/ neuroradiologists performing brain and spinal scans (MRI, CT) on demand.
Each neurologist who has trained in Germany has undergone a long and rigorous period of training. This is very important because the specialty of Neurology is an especially broad one, covering many aspects of human conditions, some common, some very rare and complicated. A neurologist must keep up to date in every aspect of their practice our knowledge of neurological disease is advancing rapidly.
The following are symptoms that you may have experienced. A neurologist is the specialist who is called upon to assess these symptoms, although some are also assessed by other specialities.
Dizziness, lightheadedness, unsteadiness, disequilibrium, giddiness, vertigo
Blackouts, faints, funny turns, fits, seizures, convulsions
Headaches, migraine, neuralgia
Weakness, paralysis, muscle wasting
Numbness, pins and needles, tingling, burning, pain
Involuntary movements, jerks, twitching, tremor, shakes, spasms, clumsiness
Slowing up, stooping, shuffling gait, staggering, altered speech, altered swallow
Fluctuating vision, transient blindness, double vision, hemianopsia
Dementia, forgetfulness, confusion, delirium, disorientation
These are some of the more common conditions or syndromes in Neurology:
Migrainous dizziness, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), labyrinthitis, phobic dizziness, hyperventilation
Postural dizziness, vasovagal syncope, reflex hypoxic myoclonus, seizure, epilepsy, episodic migraine, chronic migraine, cluster headache, paroxysmal hemicrania, hemicrania continua, SUNCT/SUNA, temporal arteritis, trigeminal neuralgia
Root entrapment, peripheral neuropathy, small fibre neuropathy, mononeuritis, motor neurone disease, myasthenia gravis and myopathy.
Carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve entrapment, common peroneal nerve entrapment, meralgia parasthetica, Bell’s palsy
Cerbellar ataxia, Essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, multiple systems atrophy (MSA), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), dyskinesia, chorea, dystonia, restless legs syndrome
Multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis, internuclear ophthalmoplegia, oculomotor palsy, transverse myelitis, spasticity
Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, fronto-temporal dementia, subjective memory symptoms