Dr Markus Wiedmann completed his medical degrees and graduated from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany, in 2005. At the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, he also defended his doctoral thesis in basic research about the “Cellular lipid uptake in cell membranes by scavenger receptors” in 2006 with “summa cum laude”.
He commenced neurology training at Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Norway in 2005, before he was enrolled in the neurosurgical residency program at Oslo University Hospital, Norway, in 2007. In 2013, he completed his neurosurgical training at the Department of Neurosurgery, Oslo University Hospital.
Dr Wiedmann has an appointment as consultant at the Department of Neurosurgery, Oslo University Hospital, but is currently undertaking a cerebrovascular / neuro-oncology fellowship at Macquarie Neurosurgery and enrolled in the Master of Advanced Surgery, with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Macquarie University.
Additionally, Dr Wiedmann is working on a PhD thesis on life style risk factors for primary brain tumours.
He is a member of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS).