Dr. med. Roland Backhaus, MBA

Neurology (FMH)

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Dr. med. Roland Backhaus is a neurologist who also specializes in neurovascular diseases and neurological emergency medicine. Dr. Backhaus studied at RWTH Aachen University. After completing his licensure, he continued his specialist training and doctorate in the Bezirksklinikum Department of Neurology of the University of Regensburg. Most recently, Dr. Backhaus headed the transregional Stroke Unit at the university hospital and was the coordinator of the Telemedical Stroke Network in Bavaria TEMPiS (TEMPiS), one of the world’s largest telemedicine stroke networks. The clinical and research focus spans the full range of stroke care, from the pre-hospitalization phase to acute care and aftercare.


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Continuing education assistant, neurology

Department of Neurology, University
of Regensburg, District Hospital

Neurology specialist
Senior physician
-Medical Director of transregional Stroke Unit
-Coordinator of the Telemedical Stroke Network in
Bavaria TEMPiS (TEMPiS), Regensburg

  • Specialized neurological ultrasound diagnostics
  • Emergency medicine

Neurovascular compression Syndrom after coiling intracranial
Backhaus R, Kirzinger L, Kremmler L, Wendl C, Schlachetzki F.
Vasc Med Surg 2017, 5:3

Intracranial hemorrhage: Frequency, Location, and Risk factors
Identified in a TeleStroke Network
Backhaus R, Schlachetzki F, Rackl W, Baldaranov D, Leitzmann M,
Hubert GJ, Müller-Barna P, Schuierer G, Bogdahn U, Boy S
Neuroreport. 2015 Jan 21; 26(2):81-7.c

Hyperperfusion syndrome after MCA embolectomy – a rare
Backhaus R, Boy S, Fuchs K, Bogdahn U, Schuierer G, Schlachetzki F.
Am J Case Rep. 2013 Nov 29; 14:513-7.

Amyloid-β contributes to blood-brain barrier leakage in transgenic
human amyloid precursor protein mice and in humans with cerebral
amyloid angiopathy. Hartz AM, Bauer B, Soldner EL, Wolf A, Boy S,
Backhaus R, Mihaljevic I, Bogdahn U, Klünemann HH, Schuierer G,
Schlachetzki F. Stroke. 2012 Feb;43(2):514-23

Myopathy in childhood MuSK-myasthenia gravis
Kirzinger L, Khomenko A, Schulte-Mattler W, Backhaus R, Platen S,
Schalke B; Pediatric Neurology, August 2016

Thrombolysis in Postoperative Stroke. Voelkel N, Hubert ND,
Backhaus R, Haberl RL, Hubert GJ. Stroke. 2017 Nov;48(11):3034-3039.