Dr Stefan Schumacher is a leading consultant neurologist based in Greater Manchester, specialising in multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s, headaches and migraines. He has a particular interest in the use of novel agents such as Botox for chronic migraines, and sport-related health issues in neurology.
Dr Schumacher studied medicine in Florence, Italy and Saarbruecken and Freiburg, Germany. After graduation he worked in different medical centres in Germany incl. neurosurgery university hospital in Giessen and a specialised centre for Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinsons Disease in Bad Laasphe.
For nine years Dr Schumacher was a consultant and the Medical Director of the Wicker Clinic in Bad Wildungen. His department was one of the first in hospitals in Germany to be certified by the German Society for MS. He participated in MS research and was in charge of phase 3 trials with MS medication. Dr Schumacher was also the German Deputy for medical exchange with several Arab countries such as the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman and Egypt. He was a lecturer at the University Hospital Marburg and a teacher and an examiner for medical students at Marburg University.
In 2007, Dr Schumacher moved to the UK, where he worked as a consultant neurologist in Salford Royal Hospital and Royal Bolton Hospital. He continues to work at Salford Royal Hospital, in addition to private practices at Spire Manchester and BMI The Alexandra Hospital.