Gerhardt Strauss is a neurosurgeon who came to Seattle for Derek Shepherd’s presentation.


When meeting Derek Shepherd, Strauss said that his work as the talk of the EU Neuroscience Conference. He didn’t know if it was a serious effort or a PR stunt for the American president. He looked forward to Derek’s presentation, but hoped it wouldn't be a complete waste of his time.


Gerhardt Strauss is a neurosurgeon famous enough that Derek Shepherd was star struck upon seeing him.