Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Bäumer

Prof. Dr. med.
Philipp Bäumer

Certified specialist for radiology and neuroradiology
Expert for Neuroradiology
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Prof. Philipp Bäumer is an expert in the field of neuroradiology, oncological imaging, prostate imaging and musculoskeletal radiology. After studying medicine in Heidelberg, Stockholm, and Sydney, Prof. Philipp Bäumer received his doctorate in neurobiology from Harvard Medical School in 2009 and subsequently completed his residency at Heidelberg University Hospital.

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In 2015, he habilitated at the University of Heidelberg and was appointed associate professor there in 2018. Until 2018, he was a senior physician at the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg. He currently works at dia.log at the Altötting site.

Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Bäumer is also the author of more than 60 international publications, of which at least 25 are first or senior authors. He has given numerous lectures in Germany and internationally, and is active as a reviewer for international journals. In addition, he has received significant awards in the fields of neuroradiology and radiology.


2018 Appointment as associate professor at the University of Heidelberg
2016 Specialised designation neuroradiology
2015 Habilitation at the University of Heidelberg
2014 Specialist in radiology
2009 Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Heidelberg
2008 Master of Science in Health Management at the University of Heidelberg/Mannheim
Prostate Imaging: Specialists Certificate Q2 of the DRG
Musculoskeletal Radiology: Specialist Certificate Q2 of the DRG


More than 25 international publications as first or senior author
Over 60 international publications in total
Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: MR Neurography—Nerve T2 Signal Increase and Caliber.
Philipp Bäumer, Thomas Dombert, Frank Staub, Thorsten Kaestel, Andreas J. Bartsch, Sabine Heiland, Martin Bendszus, and Mirko Pham.
Radiology 2011 260:1, 199-206
Thoracic outlet syndrome in 3T MR neurography-fibrous bands causing discernible lesions of the lower brachial plexus.
Baumer P, Kele H, Kretschmer T, Koenig R, Pedro M, Bendszus M, Pham M.
Eur Radiol. 2014 Mar;24(3):756-61. doi: 10.1007/s00330-013-3060-2. Epub 2013 Nov 22. PMID: 24272223.