Located at the foot of the world heritage site "Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe", the Vitos Orthopedic Clinic Kassel is one of the largest specialist clinics for surgical and conservative treatment of the entire musculoskeletal system in Europe. Since 2013, the house has been certified as a maximum endoprosthetics center - the only facility in the region. For patients, this award means they can be treated at a highly recognized center for artificial joint care. In addition to joint replacement, conservative and operative spine orthopedics, the rheumatism center, sports orthopedics and pediatric and adolescent orthopedics are among the main focuses of the company.
The orthopedic clinic "Vitos" in Kassel is one of the largest clinics specializing in the surgical and conservative treatment of the entire musculoskeletal system.
The division into various special areas provides a very high level of knowledge and excellent results of treatment in the field of orthopedics, traumatology, analgesic therapy and rheumatology. The hospital has 140 beds, including an intensive care unit and intensive care with 11 beds. It is fully intended for the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
In 5 operating rooms equipped with the most modern medical technology, the whole range of operating methods required for the treatment of the musculoskeletal system is used. Starting with operations on the little finger and ending with the operation of the cervical spine, from head to toe, we have the opportunity to treat everything that is in the area of interest of the clinic specializing in orthopedic surgery. Particularly often, operations are performed to replace the hip joint and the knee joint.
November 1995 - Thesis defense
From 7/1995 to 12/1996 - Internship - Traumatology. Hospital "Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Duisburg-Buchholz". Head: prof. Ph.D. Mr. Hirholzer
From 3/1997 to 8/1999 - Medical Assistant - Orthopedics. Klinik Fleetinsel Hamburg Hospital, Department of Surgery of the Spine, Shoulder and Elbow. Chief Physician: Privat-docent, MD. Achim Hedtmann
From 9/1999 to 9/2000 - Scholarship program "Research and Clinical Fellowship". Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
From 9/2000 to 2/2003 - Medical Assistant - Orthopedics. Orthopedic clinic of the University of Regensburg in the hospital "BRK Rheuma Zentrum Bad Abbach". Head: prof. Dr. Y. Grifka
2/2003 - Specialist in Orthopedics
3/2004 - Narrow specialization: rheumatology
6/2005 - Head of the Department - Orthopedic Blade of the University of Regensburg at the Hospital BRK Rheuma Zentrum Bad Abbach
9/2006 - Habilitation in the specialty "Orthopedics"
1/2007 - Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology
3/2007 - Getting the position of privat-docent at the University of Regensburg
From 2007 to 2008 - Temporary work in the hospital “Krankenhaus Barmherzige Brüder” Regensburg (exchange program). Department of Traumatology Head: prof. Dr. Neugebauer
1/2009 - Additional specialization in the field of "Hand surgery"
6/2013 - Additional specialization in the field of "Special orthopedic surgery"
8/2013 - Getting the position of professor of orthopedics at the University of Regensburg
1/2018 - Getting the post of chief physician at the orthopedic clinic "Vitos" in Kassel. Department of General Orthopedics / Endoprosthetics.