PAN Clinic

Cologne, Germany

Minimally invasive surgery of achilles tendon bursitis or tendinitis (program ID: 185853)

Paul J. Altmann

Paul J. Altmann

Department of Hand and Foot Surgery

Specialized in: surgery, traumatology, hand surgery

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 1969 Studium Biologie später Humanmedizin Universität zu Köln
  • 1976 Staatsexamen; wissenschaftl. HK: Institut für Anatomie der Universität zu Köln
  • 1977-1978 Medizinalassistent in Gynäkologie, Innere Medizin im St.Elisabeth-Krankenhaus Köln-Hohenlind sowie Urologie, Unfall- und Handchirurgie im Städt. Klinikum Leverkusen
  • 16.07.1978 Approbation als Arzt
    • wissenschaftliche Tätigkeit chirurgische Universitätsklinik Köln-Lindenthal
  • Seit 1.12.1978 Ausbildung zum Facharzt für Chirurgie im Städt. Krankenhaus Leverkusen,Abteilung für Allgemeinchirurgie, Prof. Dr. K .H. Grözinger sowie Abteilung für Unfall-, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie Dr. Rahmel.
  • 1979/1980 Truppenarzt im Sanitätszentrum Bundeswehr/Luftwaffe LeKG41/JaBoG41 Husum
  • 1986 Anerkennung als Facharzt für Chirurgie
  • 1987 Anerkennung im Teilgebiet Unfallchirurgie; Weitere Tätigkeit bei Dr. Rahmel
  • 1991 Fachkunde Rettungsdienst nach langjähriger Tätigkeit als Notarzt in Leverkusen
  • 1992 Fachkunde Strahlenschutz
  • 1981-1988 Dozent und Prüfer an der Schwesternschule des Städt. Krankenhauses Leverkusen
  • 1989-1999 Oberarzt der chirurgischen- und Unfallabteilung Evangelisches Krankenhaus Köln, Weyertal
    • Umfangreiche chirurgische, insbesondere unfallchirurgische orthopädisch/arthroskopische Tätigkeit
  • Aufbau und Leitung des Bereiches Handchirurgie
  • Ab 1993 eigenes Liquidationsrecht für Handchirurgie stationär/ambulant
  • 1996 Anerkennung der Zusatzbezeichnung Handchirurgie vor der Ärztekammer Nordrhein
    • Ermächtigung zur kassenärztliche Versorgung für Handchirurgie am Krankenhaus
  • 1990-1998 Dozent und Prüfer der Schwesternschule EVK Köln, Weyertal
  • 1999 Gründung der Praxis für Hand- und Fußchirurgie im Zentrum von Köln
  • seit 1999 Leitender Arzt für Hand- und Fußchirurgie der PAN-Klinik Köln
  • 2004 Zertifizierung durch die Gesellschaft für Fußchirurgie
  • Durchgangsarzt der Berufsgenossenschaften
  • Wissenschaftliche Tätigkeit zu
    • Kardiophono-Simulation (programmierte Lehrmethoden)
    • Pseudo-Lupus-Erythemathodes
    • Chronische Pankreatitis (s. Veröffentlichungen)
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Hand and Foot Surgery at the PAN Clinic on Neumarkt deals with the treatment of patients with diseases and traumas of feet and hands. The Department with more than 30 years of experience specializes in diagnosis, surgical treatment and therapeutic care after accidents and occupational injuries. The Department has a qualified team of physicians under the direction of Dr. Paul J. Altmann and specially equipped operating rooms. The Department of Hand and Foot Surgery provides medical care of the highest quality for Your hands and feet in both emergency and during a long-term treatment.

The main focuses of the Department of Hand and Foot Surgery under the direction of Dr. Paul J. Altmann are:

  • Hand and foot
    • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Trauma surgery
  • Industrial and school accidents
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Microsurgery

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound of the achilles tendon
  • x-ray of the achilles tendon
  • preoperative care
  • minimally invasive surgery of the achilles tendon
  • 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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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
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