University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden

Dresden, Germany

Elbow arthroscopy for arthritis (program ID: 93453)

Klaus-Dieter Schaser

Prof. Dr. med.

Klaus-Dieter Schaser

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Beruflicher und wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Peter Günther1978 – 1985 Studium der Humanmedizin, LMU München (UC San Francisco und UC Los Angeles)
  • 1985 Approbation
  • 1986 Promotion („Cyclosporin und Methylprednisolon als immunsuppressive Therapie nach Nierentransplantation“),LMU München
  • 1985 – 1988 Assistenzarzt Chirurgie am Stadtkrankenhaus Traunstein
  • 1988 – 1989 Wissenschaftlicher AssistenzarztOrthopädische Universitätsklinik Balgrist Zürich
  • 1989 – 1992 Assistenzarzt Orthopädische Klinik der Universität Ulm
  • 1992 Facharzt für Orthopädie, Oberarzt Orthopädische Klinik RKU
  • 1996 Ernennung zum Ersten Oberarzt der Klinik
  • 1997 Habilitation („Histomorphologische und histomorphometrische Untersuchung zum Einwachsverhalten von Knochentransplantaten und Ersatzstoffen“) und Erteilung der Lehrbefugnis durch die Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Ulm
  • 2000 Ernennung zum Leitenden Oberarzt der Klinik
  • 2002 Berufung auf den Lehrstuhl für Orthopädie an die medizinischen Fakultät Carl Gustav Carus der Technischen Universität Dresden (Ärztlicher Direktor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie)

Teilgebiets- und Zusatzbezeichnungen

  • 1990 Fachkunde Strahlenschutz
  • 1997 Zusatzbezeichnungen Sportmedizin, Physikalische Therapie, Rehabilitationswesen
  • 1997 Teilgebietsbezeichnung Rheumatologie
  • 1999 Zusatzausbildung EFQM-Assessor (European Federation of Quality Managment)
  • 2001 Fakultative Weiterbildung Spezielle Orthopädische Chirurgie
  • 2001 Ernennung zum Sachverständigen für die Sonographie-Kommission der KV Südwürttemberg
  • 2002 Weiterbildungsermächtigung Orthopädie und Spezielle Orthopädische Chirurgie
  • 2006 Gebietsbezeichnung „Arzt für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie“
  • 2008 Fortbildungszertifikat „Prüfarzt“ der SLÄK
  • 2010 Zusatzbezeichnung Röntgendiagnostik fachgebunden


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Orthopädische Chirurgie (DGOOC)
  • European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS)
  • Vereinigung für Kinderorthopädie
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biomaterialien (DGB)
  • Sektion „Grundlagenforschung“ der DGOU
  • Wissenschaftlicher Beirat des Medizinischen Bereichs der Weiterbildungsakademie Dresden
  • Verband leitender Orthopäden (VLO)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endoprothetik (AE)
  • European Hip Society (EHS)
  • International Hip Society (IHS)
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The University Center for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery at the Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital in Dresden Germany is one of Germany's first institutions of its kind.

The diagnostic and therapeutic spectrum covers the treatment of diseases and injuries of the locomotor and supporting structures:

Disorders and injuries of the spine

  • Scoliosis therapy
  • Spinal surgery
  • Special orthopedic pain therapy

Disorders and injuries of the hip and pelvis

  • Hip endoprosthetics
  • Reconstructive hip surgery
  • Treatment of pelvic and acetabular fracture

Disorders and injuries of the knee

  • Knee Surgery

Tumor orthopedics

Disorders and injuries of the feet and ankles

  • Podiatry - conservative and surgical (including diabetic foot treatment)

Childhood diseases

  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Reconstructive surgery extremities

Disorders and injuries of the upper extremities

  • Shoulder surgery
  • Diseases of the elbow joint - congenital and acquired
  • Hand surgery
  • Sports Medicine and treatment of heavy and extra heavy injuries
  • Polytrauma


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray/ MRI examination
  • preoperative care
  • arthroscopy 
  • symptomatic treatment
  • cost of essential medicines
  • nursing services
  • stay in the hospital with full board
  • accommodation in 2-bed room
  • elaboration further recommendations
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About hospital

The University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus offers medical care at the highest level and covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine. The clinic unites 21 specialized clinics, five interdisciplinary centers and three institutes. Every year more than 50,000 patients from around the world undergo here inpatient treatment, and more than 200,000 patients are served on an outpatient basis.

All the latest technologies, innovative methods of diagnosis and treatment are actively used in the University Clinic of Dresden. More than 700 of physicians of the clinic specialize in all areas of modern medicine, and 1,600 of nursing stuff take care of patients.

Patients of all departments of the University Clinic live in single and double comfortable rooms with private bathroom, equipped with TV, radio, telephone and safe. There are comfortable lounges and cafeterias for patients and their visitors.

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.

Further details

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.