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University Hospital Muenster

location_on Muenster, Germany
9.8/10 from 78 Votes

Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Reconstruction of Malformations and Foot Surgery (113895)

Robert Rödl

Prof. Dr. med.

Robert Rödl

Specialized in: pediatric orthopedics, reconstruction of malformations, foot surgery

About the department

The Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Reconstruction of Malformations and Foot Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster treats both children and adults. Pediatric orthopedics mostly deals with the treatment of hip joints, foot malformations and congenital hand and feet malformations. The Department annually treats 5,000 patients. With annual 2,000 sonographic examinations of the hip, the Department is a leading specialized center of North Rhine-Westphalia. The chief physician of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Robert Rödl.

Other key focuses of the Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Reconstruction of Malformations and Foot Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster include orthopedic aspects of rare diseases. Through a close cooperation with the Departments of Pediatric Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Surgery and Human Genetics, a team of doctors under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Robert Rödl can treat all aspects of these diseases quite professionally.

To treat various malformations, including leg length difference, leg curvatures and bone defects, the physicians of the Department use external fixators, which lengthen intraosseous pins and plates with angular stability. An external fixator is a stabilizing system that is attached outside the bone. 

To treat foot statics and dynamics disorders that can be caused by neurological diseases, wear and injuries, the Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Reconstruction of Malformations and Foot Surgery at the University Hospital Muenster uses both conservative and surgical techniques. 

The main treatment focuses of the Department at the University Hospital Muenster under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Robert Rödl are:

  • General pediatric orthopedics
  • Rare diseases
  • Clubfoot
  • Hip joint sonography 
  • Neuro-orthopedics
  • Achondroplasia
  • Reconstruction of malformations
  • Foot surgery

Curriculum vitae

  • 1986 – 1991 Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Munich.
  • 1991 – 1992 Practical year in Munich, Coventry (England), Muenster.
  • 1992 Medical examination at the University of Münster.
  • 1992 – 1993 Work at the Surgical Department of the Academic Hospital Munich Harlaching (Chief Medical Director: Prof. Dr. med. by J. Horn).
  • 1993 – 1994 Medical Intern at the Department of General Orthopedics of the University of Münster (Head: Prof. Dr. med. W. Winkelmann).
  • 1994 License to practice medicine.
  • 1994 – 1998 Assistant Physician at the Department of General Orthopedics of the University of Münster; (Head: Prof. Dr. med. W. Winkelmann).
  • 1998 Specialist in General Orthopedics.
  • 1998 – 2008 Senior Physician at the Department of General Orthopedics of the University Hospital Münster (Heads: Prof. Dr. med. W. Winkelmann).
  • 2004 Board certification in Special Orthopedic Surgery.
  • 2005 Board certification in Pediatric Orthopedics.
  • Since 2008, Head of the Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Reconstruction of Malformations and Foot Surgery of the University Hospital Münster.

Other Activities / Qualifications / Prices

  • 1996 Dissertation: "Experimental, electromyographic studies on the function of the healthy and the multidirectionally unstable shoulder joint".
  • 2004 Habilitation: "Extremity-preserving tumor surgery".
  • 2006 Konrad Biesalski Prize of the German Society for Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery.
  • 1990 – 1991 Research assistant at the Institute of Anatomy in Munich.
  • 1998 Limb Deformity Course (Prof. Paley).
  • 1999 Department Pediatric Orthopedics of the Orthopedic Hospital Speising, Vienna, Austria (Prof. F. Grill).
  • 2000- Orthopedic Department of the Olga Hospital, Stuttgart (Prof. K. Parsch).
  • 2000 Orthopedic Children's Hospital, Aschau (Dr. med. J. Correll).
  • 2001 Pediatric Orthopedics of the University Children's Hospital of both Basel, Switzerland (Prof. F. Hefti).
  • 2002 Orthopedic Department of the Municipal Hospital Dortmund (Prof. B.-D. Katthagen).

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