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University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
10/10 from 40 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics (113781)

Volkmar Jansson

Prof. Dr. med.

Volkmar Jansson

Specialized in: adult and pediatric orthopedics

About the department

According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich ranks among the best departments in Germany specializing in joint replacement surgery!

The department offers the full range of accurate diagnostics, effective conservative and surgical treatment of all diseases of the musculoskeletal system. The scope of tasks of the department’s medical team is to conduct physiotherapeutic and rehabilitation measures. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Volkmar Jansson.

It should be noted that since October 25, 2012 the department has been certified as the Maximum Care Center for Endoprosthetics (Endocert) by the German Society of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery, which indicates the outstanding quality of services in this field.

The main clinical focuses of the department include:

  • Joint replacement surgery, including revision interventions
    • Knee replacement surgery
    • Hip replacement surgery
    • Postoperative recovery with an effective Fast Track program
    • Treatment of artificial joint infections
  • Knee surgery
    • Injuries and lesions of the meniscus
    • Injuries and lesions of the cruciate ligaments
    • Cartilage lesions
    • Worn articular cartilage and degenerative changes in the knee in elderly patients
  • Treatment of sports injuries, physiotherapeutic and rehabilitation measures
  • Shoulder surgery
    • Shoulder arthrosis
    • Shoulder instability and dislocation
    • Rotator cuff tear
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Hip arthroscopy
    • Hip impingement syndrome
    • Damages to the articular lip
    • Loose articular bodies
    • Inflammatory processes
    • Cartilage lesions
  • Treatment of orthopedic diseases in children
    • Hip dysplasia
    • Hip diseases and injuries in childhood and adolescence (for example, Perthes disease)
    • Congenital clubfoot and foot deformities
    • Neuro-orthopedic diseases
    • Dysmelia
    • Leg length discrepancy and axial deformations
    • Benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors
    • Aseptic necrosis
    • Joint and bone infections
  • Treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the musculoskeletal system
  • Spinal surgery
    • Radicular pain and inflammation of the spinal roots
    • Axial pain in degenerative changes
    • Erosive osteochondrosis
    • Spondylarthrosis
    • Spinal stenosis
  • Hand surgery
    • Rheumatic diseases
    • Ganglion
    • Wrist arthrosis
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Dupuytren's contracture
    • Rhizarthrosis
    • Trigger injuries
    • Tendovaginitis
    • Hand injuries
  • Foot surgery
    • Pathological changes and malformations of the ankle joint
    • Flat feet
    • Clubfoot
    • Hollow foot
    • Transverse flatfoot
    • Hallux valgus
    • Hallux rigidus
    • Hammer-shaped and hooked toes
  • Osteoporosis treatment
  • Other medical services

Curriculum vitae

  • 1979 - 1985 Study of Medicine at the Hannover Medical School.
  • 1986 Doctoral Degree, Laboratory of Experimental Nephrology (Prof. K.M. Koch and Prof. H. Stolte), Hannover Medical School. Subject: "On the influence of small molecular weight substances on the filtration in the glomerulus and in artificial membrane systems – a simulation model".
  • 1986 Assistant (Internal Medicine) at the Hannover Medical School (Prof. K.M. Koch).
  • 1986 - 1987 Assistant (Surgery) at the Henrietten Foundation Hospital Hannover (Prof. C. Käufer).
  • 1987 - 1993 Assistant Physician in the Department of Orthopedics, Campus Grosshadern of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
  • 1994 Habilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Department of Orthopedics, Campus Grosshadern, Munich (Prof. H.J. Refior). Subject: "The cement canal prosthesis – development and optimization of a new type of hip endoprosthesis shaft for implantation in secondary cementing technique".
  • 1993 - 2001 Senior Physician of the Department of Orthopedics, Campus Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Prof. H.J. Refior).
  • 2000 Appointed as a Visiting Professor.
  • 2001 – 2003 Full Professor of the Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital Rostock.
  • Since 2003, Full Professor of the Department of Orthopedics, Campus Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
  • Since 2013, Full Professor of the Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Campus Grosshadern.
  • Since 2015, Speaker of the Joint Convention of the Chairs of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
  • Since 2015, Scientific Director of the German Endoprosthesis Register (EPRD).

Memberships

  • Board Member of the German Society of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery (DGOOC).
  • European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS).
  • Section for Fundamental Research of the DGOOC.
  • Working Group on Endoprosthetics.

Awards

  • Award for Best Scientific Paper on the Forum for Biomechanics of the German Society of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery (DGOT).
  • Poster Award: "New resorbable bioimplants (cartilage patch) for cartilage defect repair", European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS).
  • Laureate of the Innovation Competition of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (with Dr. E. P. Müller).
  • Poster Award, German Society of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery.

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