Among the focal areas of the Department of Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery are the surgical treatment of spinal damage and spinal injuries, the joint-preserving surgeries, joint replacement surgeries and sport traumatology accident and reconstructive surgery.
The Department of Traumatology and Orthopaedics of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele is headed by Prof. M. D. Sven Lendemans. The Department receives the patients with acute and post-traumatic degenerative alternations of all motor organs.
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University of Duisburg-Essen deals with the treatment of all acute and chronic diseases, injuries and sequelae of injuries of the musculoskeletal system. The Department specializes in the treatment of patients with severe injuries of the whole region.