University Hospital RWTH Aachen
Department of Orthopedics (26101)
Specialized in: orthopedics
The focuses of the Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Aachen are minimally invasive and computer-assisted endoprosthetic surgery for joint replacement, complex replacement operations, orthopedics of tumors, spine surgery, sports orthopedics and pediatric orthopedics. Since October 2010 professor Markus Tingart has taken over the direction of the Department. He worked at the Department of Orthopaedics of the University of Regenburg and, i.a., brought from there his long clinical and scientific experiences in the fields of minimally invasive computer-assisted arthroplasty as well as complicated revision arthroplasty. The further clinical focuses are rheumatic orthopedics as well as shoulder and foot surgery. Children and adult patients with congenital or degenerative bone, joint and soft tissue disorders are treated in the Department.
As for the field of spine therapy and surgery, the treatment of multimorbid patients with complex symptoms is another focus of the Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.- Prof. Dr. med. Markus Tingart. The treatment options in the field of pediatric orthopedics vary from orthopedic-technical care to complex corrective surgery in foot, hip and erection of scoliosis.
The Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Aachen provides treatment to over 15,000 patients and performs over 1,500 operations every year. Within the framework of separate units and special consultations, the Department provides treatment for all diseases of the entire spectrum of conservative and surgical orthopedics with due regard to the latest orthopedic achievements.
According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Aachen ranks among the top German departments specializing in endoprosthetics!
- Aachen, Germany