University Hospital Jena

Jena, Germany


Department of Traumatology, Hand Surgery and Reconstructive Hand Surgery


Gunther Hofmann

Prof. Dr. med.

Gunther Hofmann

Specialized in: general surgery, traumatology

The Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Hand Surgery at the University Hospital Jena is the only University Hospital of maximum care in Thuringia. The director of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Gunther Hofmann. It is well known beyond national borders as a center for excellent trauma surgery, as well as a replantation center for hand surgery and as a certified supra-regional university Traumacenter of the Trauma Network Germany.

The medical spectrum offered by the Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Hand Surgery at the University Hospital Jena, under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Gunther Hofmann, encompasses, inter alia, the following:

  • Surgical treatment of severe injuries
  • Treatment of pelvis and acetabulum injuries
  • Joint replacement
  • Arthroplasty
  • Navigated interventions in surgery
  • Surgery of shoulder
  • Foot surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Septic bone surgery
  • Ligament restitution/plastics
  • Hand surgery
  • Replantation surgery
  • Complex injuries and congenital hand deformities
  • Surgery of the peripheral nerves
  • Rheumatologic surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Microsurgical plastics with flaps
  • Cosmetic surgery/plastic surgery
  • Treatment of decubitus ulcers
  • Tumor surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Surgery of chest injuries
  • Removal of metal/foreign bodies
  • Amputation surgery
  • Surgical intensive care
  • Analgesic therapy/multimodal therapy
  • Sports medicine/sports traumatology, native ultrasound, teleradiology
  • Diagnosis and treatment of bone inflammations
  • Diagnosis and treatment of head injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of neck injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of chest injuries
  • Diagnosis and treatment of injuries of the lumbosacral area, lumbar spine and pelvis



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