University Hospital Ulm

location_on Ulm, Germany
9.2/10 from 83 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics (228431)

Heiko Reichel

Prof. Dr. med.

Heiko Reichel

Specialized in: adult and pediatric orthopedics

According to the Focus magazine, the Department of Adult and Pediatric Orthopedics at the University Hospital Ulm ranks among the top German departments specializing in joint replacement surgery! 

The department covers the full range of conservative and operative therapy in diseases of the musculoskeletal system, including the special pain therapy in the case of these pathologies, emergency treatment and long-term care for the patients with paraplegia. The department offers many sparing minimally invasive techniques, advanced navigation systems for high-precision interventions. The department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Heiko Reichel.

The service range of the department includes:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of degenerative hip and knee diseases (arthrosis)
  • Endoprosthetics, including the revision interventions
  • Diagnostics and treatment of shoulder, knee and elbow sports injuries
  • Organ preservation surgery of the hip joint
    • Femoroacetabular impingement
    • Hip dysplasia in adolescents and adults
    • Hip deformities
  • Diagnostics and treatment of spinal diseases
    • Scoliosis and kyphosis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Herniated discs of the cervical and lumbar spine
    • Degenerative disk diseases
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Bechterew's disease
    • Spinal spondylodiscitis
    • Osteoporotic fractures
    • Benign and malignant bone tumors
    • Postnukleotomy
    • Conservative therapy (for example, pain therapy, intervertebral joint infiltration)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of paraplegia
  • Diagnostics and treatment of orthopedic diseases in children
    • Axial deformations
    • Lower limb length discrepancy
    • Femoral head epiphysis displacement
    • Malformations (amelia, dysmelia, hemelium, syndactyly)
    • Hip dysplasia
    • Clubfoot, flatfoot and other foot deformities
    • Perthes disease, dissecting osteochondrosis and other forms of aseptic bone necrosis in children
    • Osteogenesis imperfecta 
    • Coxitis, osteomyelitis
    • Medial patella dislocation 
    • Scoliosis
    • Skeletal dysplasia
    • Fractures and sports injuries in children
    • Tumors in children
    • Pediatric rheumatological diseases
    • Neuromuscular diseases (for example, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, genetic syndromatic diseases)
  • Diagnostics and treatment of foot and ankle diseases
    • Hallux valgus
    • Hallux rigidus
    • Toe clinodactyly
    • Arthrosis
    • Foot and ankle osteoarthritis
    • Ankle diseases
    • Hindfoot deformities
    • Achilles tendon rupture
    • Foot deformities due to rheumatic diseases
  • Diagnostics and treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the musculoskeletal system
  • Diagnostics and treatment of rheumatic changes due to the orthopedic diseases
  • Other medical services

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