University Hospital Munster (UKM)

Muenster, Germany

Ankle arthroscopy for foot arthritis (program ID: 139565)

Georg Gosheger

Prof. Dr. med.

Georg Gosheger

Department of General and Tumor Orthopedics

Specialized in: orthopedics

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Geboren 1967 in Dortmund

Überparteilich, überreligiös

verheiratet mit Dr. phil. Susanne-Magritta Gosheger, geb. Fischer

2 Kinder

Beruflicher Werdegang

  • 1978-1987 Stadtgymnasium Dortmund
  • 1987-1988 Nachschubkompanie in Stade und Lüneburg
  • 1988-1995 Studium der Medizin an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • 1995          Dissertation: "Die diabetische Osteoarthropathie des Fußes" 
  • 1995-1996 Facharztausbildung Unfallchirurgie, Nordseeklinik Westerland/Sylt
  • 1996-2000 Facharztausbildung in der Klinik für Allg. Orthopädie, Universitätsklinikum Münster
  • 2000         Oberarzt an der Klinik für Allgemeine Orthopädie, Universitätsklinik Münster
  • 2002         Sektionsleiter Tumororthopädie und Extremitätenrekonstruktion
  • 2003         Habilitation "Die Tumorendoprothetik - neue Entwicklungen der Rekonstruktion"
  • 2005         Geschäftsführender Oberarzt (DRG-Beauftragter, Personaloberarzt)
  • 2006         Leitender Oberarzt, stellvertr. Klinikdirektor
  • 2008         Ruf auf die W3-Professur (Nachfolge Prof. Dr. med. Eulert), Universitätsklinik Würzburg
  • 01/09/2008 Berufung zum ordentlichen Universitätsprofessor und Klinikdirektor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemeine Orthopädie und Tumororthopädie


  • Facharzt für Orthopädie
  • Facharzt für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
  • Facharzt für spezielle orthopädische Chirurgie
  • Zusatzbezeichnung Sportmedizin
  • Zusatzbezeichnung physikalische Therapie
  • gesamte Skelettradiologie


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und orthopädische Chirurgie (DGOOC)
  • Vize-Präsident der European Muskuloskeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS)
  • Vorstandsmitglied der International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS)
  • Deutscher Hochschulverband
  • Transparency International Deutschland e.V.

Weitere Tätigkeiten/Qualifikationen/ Preise

  • Ausbilder Sonographie des Bewegungsapparates und Säuglingshüfte (ÄKWL)
  • AO-Zertifikate (Prinzipien-Kurs, Fortgeschrittenen-Kurs)
  • MRT-Zertifikate (Grundkurs, Extremitäten, WS)
  • Fachkunde im Strahlenschutz (Röntgendiagnostik d. ges. Skeletts), Strahlenschutzbeauftragter
  • Rizzoli-Tumorkurse (Prof. Enneking, Prof. Campanacci)


  • Englisch (Sprachprüfung DAAD),
  • Französisch (Sprachprüfung DAAD),
  • Italienisch
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About the department keyboard_arrow_down

Diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic diseases of various kinds, arthroplasty, resection of malignant tumors, therapy of metastases in bone, treatment of soft tissue tumors, sports orthopedics, knee, elbow and ankle joint arthroscopy, surgical treatment of spinal tumors, inflammations, and spine fractures.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood​
    • indicators of inflammation (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray examination of the foot
  • CT/MRI scan of the foot
  • preoperative care
  • ankle arthroscopy for foot arthritis
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • physiotherapeutic procedures
  • orthopedic appliances
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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Duration of program:

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About hospital

The Universitätsklinikum Münster is the most respected multi-field medical centers in Germany. It consists of more than 30 clinics and numerous research institutes and centers. Every year there are treated over 58,000 inpatients and nearly 475,000 patients receive medical care on an outpatient basis. Highly professional medical clinic staff ensures a high level of medical care and excellent care. Basically the clinic specializes in trasplantology, obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive medicine, oncology, neuromedicine and cardiovascular medicine, in the treatment of rare and serious diseases.

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.