Hospital of Nuremberg

Nürnberg, Germany

Arthroscopic or open surgical reconstruction of ligament with autotransplantation to treat knee instability (program ID: 238285)

Hermann Josef Bail

Prof. Dr. med.

Hermann Josef Bail

Department of Тraumatology, Orthopedic Surgery, Foot Surgery

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • Facharzt für Chirurgie, Schwerpunkt Unfallchirurgie
  • Facharzt für Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie


  • Mitglied des Präsidiums der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie (DGOU) als Mitglied des ersten nichtständigen Beirates
  • Mitglied des Präsidiums der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie (DGU) als Mitglied des nichtständigen Beirates
  • Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
  • AO-Alumni Deutschland (AOAA)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteologie (DGO)
  • Berufsverband Deutscher Chirurgen (BDC)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für das Studium und die Anwendung der Methode nach Ilisarov (ASAMI)
  • Berufsverband der Leitenden Orthopäden und Unfallchirurgen (BVOU)
  • Berliner und Brandenburger Chirurgische Gesellschaft
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Katastrophenmedizin (DGKM)
  • Sprecher des Arbeitskreises Katastrophenmedizin der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie (DGU)
  • Mitglied der Sektion Notfall- und Intensivmedizin und Schwerverletztenversorgung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie (DGU)
  • AE ComGen ("Coming Generation" der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endoprothetik)
  • Beiratsmitglied beim Georg Thieme Verlag KG
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Тraumatology, Orthopedic Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Josef Bail, covers the entire spectrum of Sports Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology. As a regional centre for the treatment of joint diseases, the Department offers a comprehensive and customized treatment concept from diagnosis to an early rehabilitation.

The Department of Тraumatology, Orthopedic Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Josef Bail, has over 91 beds and treats 3,850 inpatients every year. The Department carries out all kinds of emergency trauma operations, thus providing the whole range of Traumatology, Sports Traumatology and endoprosthesis replacement of the shoulder, hip and knee joints. Annually, the Department provides surgical treatment to 40 patients with oncology. These are mainly bone metastases in a case of breast, kidney and lung cancer but also rarer tumors, such as malignant fibrous histiocytoma, chondrosarcoma, synovial sarcoma or liposarcoma. In a case of metastases in the spine, there are used innovative methods, such as kyphoplasty. The doctors of the Department regularly participate in the interdisciplinary oncology consultations of the Klinikum Nürnberg Süd.

The German Society for Trauma Surgery (DGU) and DIOcert (Certification Society) certified the Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Josef Bail, as the “Nationwide Trauma Center” of the Middle Franconia for its outstanding achievements in the treatment of the seriously wounded. Moreover, due to a long experience in the field of sports medicine, the Department is also the official healthcare facility of the Olympic training centre in Bavaria as well as the sports medicine partner of the FC Nuremberg, the Nuremberg Basketball Club (NBC) and the Nuremberg Rams (Rugby Club). The Department is recommended by the FOCUS magazine.

The medical services of the Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Josef Bail, include:

  • Cosmetic Surgery/Plastic Surgery
  • Amputation surgery
  • Ligament reconstruction/plastic reconstruction
  • Treatment of decubitus ulcers
  • Diagnosis and treatment of arthropathy
  • Diagnosis and treatment of bone inflammations
  • Diagnosis and treatment of muscle disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of synovium and tendon
  • Diagnosis and treatment of osteopathy
  • Diagnosis and treatment of other diseases of the spine and back
  • Diagnosis and treatment of other diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray examination of the knee
  • MRI scan of the knee
  • preoperative care
  • arthroscopic or open surgical reconstruction
    of ligament with autotransplantation
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • physiotherapeutic procedures
  • orthopedic appliances
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

The Klinikum Nürnberg is a modern hospital and an academic educational hospital in Germany. The hospital is located at two sites, namely the Klinikum North in the distract St. Johannis and the Klinikum South in the distract Langwasser. The Klinikum Nürnberg has 35 clinics and institutes of all medical specialties. In the latest clinic list of the news magazine FOCUS, it lands on the 35th place. Among the 70 top hospitals in Bavaria, the Klinikum Nürnberg occupies the 6th place.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

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Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.