University Hospital Tubingen

Tuebingen, Germany


Department of Orthopedics


Nikolaus Wülker

Prof. Dr. med.

Nikolaus Wülker

Specialized in: orthopedics

The Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Tubingen helps people to stay mobile during their whole lifetime. The medical director of the Department is Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus Wülker. The treatment in the Deparmtnet of Orthopedics meets the highest quality standards to the full. The objective of the Department is to provide a qualitative treatment for every patient and to satisfy him. The control of treatment success is provided through the further monitoring of patients and communication with the referring doctors. Moreover, regular patient surveys also allow the specialists of the Department to consider all the patient’s needs.

Various highly qualified professional groups, in particular, physicians, junior and nursing staff work in the Department of Orthopedics hand in hand under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus Wülker. In order to provide an optimal treatment of the most complicated clinical pictures, there is maintained an intensive collegial communication both within and among separate highly specialized groups.

The Department of Orthopedics at the University Hospital Tubingen has 63 beds. The focuses of outpatient and inpatient treatment include:

  • Endoprosthetics of large joints
  • Foot surgery
  • Correction of skeletal abnormalities
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Deformities, degenerative and traumatic diseases of the spine
  • Degenerative and traumatic diseases of muscles and joints
  • Sports orthopedics
  • Interdisciplinary treatment of benign and malignant tumors as well as rheumatics. 



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