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District Hospital Gummersbach Oberberg

Gummersbach, Germany


Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Foot Surgery


Walter Schäfer

Dr. med.

Walter Schäfer

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology, reconstructive surgery, hand and foot surgery

The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Foot Surgery at the Klinikum Oberberg in Gummersbach is a regional trauma center of the German Trauma Society within the framework of medical care provision for the victims of accidents in Oberberg region. Here is provided both surgical and conservative treatment of all injuries, including spine and pelvis injuries as well as numerous multiple injuries. The chief physician of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Foot Surgery is Dr. med. Walter Schäfer.

The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Foot Surgery at the Klinikum Oberberg has 135 beds, including intensive care beds and those for children. A team of 8 senior doctors, 16 assistants, competent medical staff, physiotherapists takes care of patient health. 

The range of services of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Reconstructive Surgery, Hand and Foot Surgery at the Klinikum Oberberg under the direction of Dr. med. Walter Schäfer includes:

Inpatient 

  • Certified regional Trauma Center
  • All kinds of endoprosthetic replacement of hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, hand joints, finger, ankles
  • Arthroscopic surgery of all joints, including those of hand, finger, foot
  • All kinds of spine surgery, including kyphoplasty of osteoporotic fractures
  • All kinds of hand surgery, including micro and replantation surgery
  • Entire spectrum of foot surgery
  • Kypho-IORT

Outpatient

  • Joint surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Foot surgery
  • Sports traumatology
  • Injuries and diseases of the spine
  • Outpatient surgical treatment of patients according to §115 as well as private patients and those with industrial injuries 

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