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University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich

location_on Munich, Germany
9.8/10 from 70 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Sports Medicine (114023)

Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe

Prof. Dr. med.

Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe

Specialized in: adult and pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine

About the department

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics, Sports Medicine at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar Munich was included in the rating of the top German departments specializing in endoprosthetics!

The department offers the full range of services in these fields and deals with the treatment of all diseases of the musculoskeletal system: bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons. The highly specialized medical team of the department applies only modern diagnostic and therapeutic methods in its practice, while the long experience of doctors guarantees first-class surgical and conservative treatment. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe.

In addition to the treatment of general orthopedic diseases, the scope of the department’s tasks includes knee and hip replacement surgery, revision endoprosthetics, oncological orthopedics, treatment of orthopedic problems with the foot, joint-preserving orthopedics, septic and pediatric orthopedics. More than 1,800 inpatients and 8,900 outpatients are treated here every year. To reduce the risk of infection, the department has at its disposal state-of-the-art operating rooms with air purification systems.

The service range of the department includes:

  • Orthopedic oncology
    • Minimally invasive surgery
    • Hip joint replacement surgery with the use of AMIS technique
    • Replacement of artificial joints and prevention of infection
    • Manufacture of individual endoprostheses
    • Navigation surgery for tumor removal
    • Weekly interdisciplinary tumor boards
    • Psycho-oncological care before, during and after hospitalization
    • Interdisciplinary monitoring of patients (in close cooperation with specialists from the related fields)
    • In-house Physiotherapy Unit
    • Other services
  • Joint replacement and revision surgery (within the framework of the certified Maximum Care Endoprosthetics Center (EndoTUM))
  • Joint-preserving surgery
  • Treatment of congenital and acquired foot diseases (the whole spectrum of conservative and surgical treatments)
  • Septic orthopedics (treatment of joint infections, including those in artificial joints)
  • Pediatric orthopedics
    • Examination of newborns for the detection of orthopedic diseases (for example, hip dysplasia)
    • Treatment of malpositions of the legs and extremities
    • Treatment of aseptic bone necrosis (Perthes disease)
    • Interdisciplinary treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors
    • Gait analysis (at the special laboratory)
    • Treatment of infantile cerebral palsy
    • Other services

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 1991 – 1997 Study of Human Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, graduation for partial approbation
  • 1996 – 1997 Practical year; Elective subject Orthopedics, Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilian University, (Prof. Dr. H.-J. Refior)
  • 1999 Full approbation (license to practice medicine)
  • 2000 Dissertation, Anatomical Institute of LMU Munich (Board: Prof. Dr. R. Putz) Prof. Dr. R. Putz)
  • 2003 Intermediate diploma
  • 1999 – 2004 Study of Business Administration, University of Hagen, graduated in Business Administration; Main focus: Service Management, Production Economy; Seminar: Health Economics; Diploma thesis: Economic approaches to the evaluation of human life

Medical Career

  • 1998 – 1999 Medical training (internship), Department of Surgery, Innenstadt of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. L. Schweiberer)
  • 1999 – 1999 Assistant Physician, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Rechts der Isar, TU Munich (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. R. Siewert)
  • 2000 – 2000 Consultant for Health Care Executives, LCG Heidelberg
  • 2000 – 2002, Assistant Physician, Orthopedic University Clinic Foundation of Friedrichsheim (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. L. Zichner); German Research Foundation-Scholarship
  • 2002 – 2005, Assistant Physician, Orthopedic University Clinic Foundation of Friedrichsheim (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. L. Zichner)
  • 2005 Board certification for Orthopedics
  • 2005 – 2006 Medical Specialist, Orthopedic University Clinic Foundation of Friedrichsheim (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. L. Zichner)
  • 2006 – 2007 Senior Physician, Department of Endoprosthetics and Reconstructive Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics, Asklepios Orthopedic Department (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. H. Graichen)
  • 2007 – 2009 Leading Senior Physician and Deputy Medical Director of the Asklepios Orthopedic Department (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. H. Graichen)
  • 2009 – 2011 Leading Senior Physician and Deputy Head of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar, TU Munich (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. R. Gradinger)
  • 2011 – 2012 Acting Director, Department of Orthopedics and Sports Orthopedics at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar, TU Munich
  • Since 2012 Head of the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Orthopedics at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar, TU Munich

Other Professional Qualifications:

  • 1999 Additional specialization: Emergency medicine
  • 2002 Additional specialization: Chirotherapy
  • 2002 Expertise and expert knowledge: Radiation Protection
  • 2006 Additional qualification: Sports Medicine
  • 2008 Additional qualification: Special Orthopedic Surgery
  • 2008 Additional qualification: Physiotherapy and Balneology
  • 2008 Board certification for Orthopedics and Traumatology

Scientific career

  • 1993 – 2000 Research associate, Anatomical Institute, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, (Director: Prof. Dr. R. Putz)
  • 2000 Doctorate in medicine, Anatomical Institute LMU Munich (Chairman of the Board: Prof. Dr. R. Putz), (summa cum laude). Thesis: "Quantification and direct comparison of incongruence, surface pressure and subchondral mineralization in the human hip joint"
  • 2002 – 2004 Deputy Head of the working group "Kinematics and Biomechanics" (Head: Prof. Dr. med. H. Graichen)
  • 2006 Habilitation and Appointed as Priv. Doz. at the Department of Orthopedics, University Hospital Friedrichsheim, J.W. Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main (Medical Director: Prof. Dr. L. Zichner). Thesis:  "In vivo quantification of joint instability to improve diagnostics and therapy control"
  • 2005 – 2009 Head of the working group "Kinematics and Biomechanics", Friedrichsheim Orthopedic University Hospital
  • 2009 Head of the inter-site working group "Arthrosis Research", Asklepios Orthopedic Department, Hospital Rechts der Isar, (Friedrichsheim Orthopedic University Hospital)
  • 2010 Foundation and establishment of the orthopedic working group "Osteooncology", Hospital Rechts der Isar
  • Since 2012, Chairman of Orthopedics of the Medical Faculty, TU Munich

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