Prof. Hömberg had his medical education at the Universities of Düsseldorf, Freiburg and Boston Massachusetts. After spending electives in Neurology at Boston City Hospital and the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases Queens Square London he was a research fellow at the C. and O. Vogt Insti-tute for Brain Research in Düsseldorf. In 1981 he started a residency in neu-rology with Prof. Hans Freund at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. In 1987 he was appointed Director of the Neurological Therapy Centre (NTC) a newly founded Institute at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. He was also founding Director of the NTC in Cologne . He was involved in the setup of many in-and outpatient rehabilitation hospitals in Germany. In 2001he started the St. Mauritius Therapy Clinic in Meerbusch near Düsseldorf and since 2011 he is Director of the Dept. of Neurology at the Gesund-heitszentrum Bad Wimpfen and works as senior neurology group leader for the SRH-Group ,one of the biggest hospital groups in Germany
He was founder, president and vice president of the German Society for Neurorehabilitation for many years. He serves as Secretary General for the World Federation of Neurorehabilitation (WFNR)for more than 12 years and is Vice President oft the European Federation of Neurorehabilitation Socie-ties. (EFNR)
He is regular reviewer and co-editor for many international peer reviewing journals.
He is regular (co) -programme chairman for neurorehabilitation for major international meetings as the World- and European Neurorehabilitation Con-gresses (WCNR,ECNR), Controversies in Neurology (CONy) and the Euro-pean Stroke Congress (ESC).
He has published more than 250 articles in international peer reviewed jour-nals and many book chapters. His primary scientific interest are the fields of motor rehabilitation, cognition epistemiology, neurological music therapy and pharmacology in neurorehabilitation.