University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
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Department of Traumatology ( 278015)

Peter Biberthaler

Prof. Dr. med.

Peter Biberthaler

Specialized in: traumatology

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Prof. Biberthaler’s scientific activities are focused on the directions of his clinical activities, which include the treatment of severe injuries (polytrauma) and traumatic brain injuries. The second important clinical, and accordingly, research focus is shoulder surgery. In this field, Prof. Biberthaler  became the first specialist who had managed to image blood flow in the tissue damage region with the use of intraoperative microscopic techniques. After studying medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, s well as in the US and Brazil, Prof. Biberthaler had his internship in the Department of Surgery at the Innenstadt Campus of the University of Munich (under the direction of Schweiberer). After becoming a Medical Specialist in Surgery (2003), the main specialization of Prof. Biberthaler was traumatology. In 2007, he became a Medical Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, while since 2011 he has been the Professor at the Technical University of Munich.

The most significant awards

  • 2006 Herbert Lauterbach Prize of the Association of Trade Union Clinics in Germany.
  • 2005 Educational Award of the American Shock Society.
  • 2004 Otto Goetze Prize, Association of Surgeons of Bavaria.
  • 2002 Innovation Award, German Society of Traumatology.

The doctors from the Department of Traumatology of the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar deal with the treatment of bone fractures, soft tissue wounds and joint diseases in accordance with the current recommendations of the German Society of Trauma Surgery. The Department of Traumatology is headed by Prof. Dr. Peter Biberthaler. Particular attention has been given to patients that need treatment for the severest traumas as well as for polytrauma treatment.

The goal of the Department lies in restoring the body functions of the patients, get back to their usual everyday working and private life as quickly as possible, offering the best quality of life possible. As the certified, over-regional Traumatology Center, the Department for Traumatology for the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar under the direction of Prof. Dr. Peter Biberthaler is devoted to the treatment of diseases, alternations and especially, injuries of the musculoskeletal system.   

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