Dr. med. Daniel Zutter - Chief Physician and Medical Director

Daniel Zutter was born in Basel in 1963. As a student he worked part-time in his father's advertising agency and passed his state exam in 1991 at the University of Basel.

After training as a specialist in internal medicine, he completed a second specialist training as a neurologist at the Neurological University Clinic at the Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland.

For the past 20 years, Dr. Zutter has been working in the field of neurorehabilitation as a senior physician in various reowned clinics in Switzerland. In 2008, he was appointed head physician and medical director of the Rehabilitation Clinic Zihlschlacht.

His main interest within neurorehabilitation is the treatment of cognitive disorders and the use of computer-assisted therapy devices (robotics, telerehabilitation).

Daniel Zutter lives near Zihlschlacht and is the father of 2 children. His hobbies are collecting medical history books, piano and sports with his family. He's fluent in German, Italian, English and French

Motto: "Il faut avoir des idées claires" Prof. J.P. Gigon"

Prof. Dr. med. Krakow - Head physician of neurological rehabilitation and early rehabilitation


Karsten Krakow was born in Marburg (Germany) in 1968. After studying human medicine in Marburg, Vienna and New York, he began his neurological residency at the University Hospital of Mannheim in 1995. 

From 1997 to 2000, scientific activity took place at the Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, which was completed with a PhD. He then completed his residency at the Neurological University Hospital, Frankfurt, followed by a residency, habilitation and apl. professorship.

From 2007 to 2022, he served as chief physician and medical director of the Asklepios Neurological Clinic Falkenstein in the field of neurological rehabilitation and early rehabilitation. In 2022, he moved to the Rehabilitation Clinic Zihlschlacht.

His main interest within neurorehabilitation is the development and evaluation of innovative treatment methods.

Motto: The good example is not only a way to influence other people. It is the only one. (Albert Schweitzer)

Dr. med. Stefan Schuko - Head Physician Private Clinic

Stefan Schuko was born in 1971 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. After his state exam in 1994, he started working as a neurologist at the University of Almaty. In 1999, after moving to Germany, he worked for 2 years in a private neuro-cardio-orthopaedic rehabilitation clinic in Dresden. After moving to Switzerland, he completed his specialist training in neurology at the specialist neurological "Schmieder Clinic" and has been working in neurorehabilitation for over 15 years.

Since 2016, he has been working as a senior physician at the Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht and is responsible for the care of international patients and the expansion of activities with international partners in both the scientific and medical fields.

Stefan Schuko lives in Konstanz and is the father of two beautiful sons. His hobbies are playing tennis and the theatre. He's fluent in German, Russian and English.

Motto: "It is not enough to know, one must also apply it; it is not enough to want, one must also do it." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Dr. med. Claudia Baum - Head Physician Multiple Sclerosis

Claudia Baum was born in Halle an der Saale in Germany. She studied at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and received her doctorate magna cum laude from Charité Berlin on the subject of post-stroke epilepsy. Before working at the Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht, she worked for several years in Zurich at the Swiss Epilepsy Centre and the Psychiatric University Hospital.
Her main areas of interest are epileptology, multiple sclerosis and the treatment of spasticity (including botulinum toxin A or the use of intrathecal baclofen pumps). She has been working at the Rehaklinik Zihlschlacht since 2011. Claudia Baum lives in Zurich.

Hobbies: Art (Modern Art and Art Brut), sailing. She's fluent in English and German.

Motto: "There is nothing good unless you do it." (Erich Kästner)