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Prof. Dr. med. Hajo Thermann

Medical Specialist for Surgery, Trauma Surgery


Range Of Services

Surgical Therapy: knee
  • Arthroscopy of the knee
  • Correction of the leg axis with Tomofix (misalignment and arthritis)
  • Endoprosthesis (partial substitute- sledge prosthesis, complete knee prosthesis)
  • Complex revision endoprosthesis (exchange of knee prosthesis)

Surgical Therapy: Foot
  • Arthroscopy of the ankle
  • Endoprosthesis of the ankle
  • Ligament plastics at the ankle
  • Sport injuries at the foot and ankle
  • Complex fore foot and rear foot corrections
  • Achilles tendon surgeries

Non Surgical Therapy
  • Cartilage therapy in case of arthritis
  • Endogenous enzyme therapy in case of acute sport injuries (ACP)
  • Creation of individual physiotherapeutic treatment concepts
  • Early functional postoperative treatment for ensuring rapid patient rehabilitation
  • Shock wave therapy for knee and foot

Professional Career

  • 1986-1998 – Trauma Clinic, Medical School of Hannover (Germany) (Director: Prof. Dr. H. Tscherne)
  • 1990 – Medical specialist for surgery
  • 1991 – Medical specialist for Trauma surgery
  • 1993 – Habilitation in the field „Trauma surgery“
  • 1993 – Senior doctor in the Trauma Clinic
  • 1993 – Scientifical director of "work group for foot surgery“ at the Trauma Clinic Representation of the chief physician at Johanniter KH der Altmark, trauma surgery department, Stendal (Germany)
  • 1994 – Additional title: Emergency medicine
  • 1998 – Associate professorship
  • since 1998 – Leading physician at International Center for Orthopedics, ATOS Clinic Heidelberg (Germany)
  • since 2010 – Medical director ATOS Klinik in Heidelberg

Visiting Professor

  • 1998 – Visiting Professor St. Louis, Missouri (USA) (Dr. L.Whiteside)
  • 1999 – Visiting Professor Hospital for Special Surgery New York (USA) (Dr. Sculco; Dr. Laskin)
  • 1999 – Invited Speaker and Moderator, 1th Foot & Ankle Course; Hong Kong
  • 2000 – Visiting Professor Clinique Le Lilac, Paris (FRA) (Prof. Cartier)
  • 2000 – Visiting Professor Ospedaliero Universitaria Florence (ITA) (Prof. Agliette)
  • 2001 – Visiting Professor, Hospital for Special Surgery New York City, New York (USA) (Dr. Sculco und Dr. Laskin)
  • 2001 – Visiting Professor Ospedaliero Universitaria, Genua (ITA) (Prof. M. Romagnoli)
  • 2002 – Co-Organizer (with Prof. Paessler/ Prof. Habermeyer), 3rd International orthopedic Symposium “Knee and Shoulder” Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 2002 – Invited Speaker and Chairman: Summer Meeting, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, Michigan and South Carolina (USA)
  • 2004 – Invited Speaker and Chairman of the 6. European Foot and Ankle Society, Instructional Course Heidelberg (Germany)
  • 2005 – Visiting Professor 3rd Military University Chongqing (China)
  • 2007 – Host and Chairman of the “Kenneth A. Johnson“ Symposium, AOFAS Summer Meeting (USA)

Travelling Fellowship

  • 1985 – Birmingham Accident Hospital Birmingham (GBR) (P.S. London)
  • 1986 – Centre de Traumatologie et D’Orthopedie Strasbourg (FRA) (Prof. I. Kempf)
  • 1987 – Hospitale communale Lecco Callusdistraction in Lecco (ITA) (Dr. G.A. Ilizarov, Prof. E. Cattaneo, Prof. M. Catagni)
  • 1991 – University of Pittburgh Mayo-Clinic, Scotsdale, Arizona (USA) and Kaiser Permanente Hospital, San Francisco, California (USA)
  • 1993 – University of Maryland, Baltimore (USA)
  • 1997 – University of Kopenhagen (DNK) (Dr. Kofoed)

Society activities

  • 1989 Member of the German Society for Surgery
  • 1990 Member of the German Society for Traumatology
  • 1990 Member of the work group " Sportmedizin (CAS)" by German Society for Surgery
  • 1991 Member of the Society for Orthopaedic and Traumatological Sports Medicine
  • 1991 Member of the work group " Sonographie " by German Society for Surgery
  • 1991 Member of the work group "Kallusdistraktion " by the German section of AO
  • 1994 Board Member of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • 1995 Member of the work group "Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle" by the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • 1996 President Education Committee European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • 1997 International Member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • 1997 Member of the Management board at the magazine Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • 1997 President Education Committee European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • 1998 Member of the Study Group „Total Joint Replacement“ Germany
  • 1998 Editorial Board of „Foot and Ankle Surgery”
  • 1998 Board Member of the European Foot and Ankle Society
  • 1998 Editorial board of the American journal „Foot and Ankle International“
  • 2005 Honorary member of the Brasilian Foot and Ankle Society
  • 2006 Consultant Smith & Nephew, Member Pre-user development group: Journey BCS 1 (1st anatomic Total knee replacement), First user in Germany
  • 2006 International external adviser (Chinese University Hongkong)
  • 2007 Honorary member of Chinese Foot & Ankle Society
  • 2010 Consultant Smith & Nephew, Member Pre-user development group: Journey DCS 2 (Total knee replacement), First user in Germany
  • 2010 Senior consultant Arthrex GmbH
  • 2012 Honorary Member Irish Foot and Ankle Society
  • 2014 Course leader and Chair: Advanced Techniques Ankle and Achilles tendon repair (Wetlab) Arthrex
  • 2018 First user in Germany “Navio- robotic knee system” for Unicompartimental knee replacement Journey Uni
  • 2019 Honorary Member Indian Foot and Ankle Society

Scientific Publications

Monographies:
  • “Die funktionelle Behandlung der frischen Achillessehnenruptur” 1996 (Springer)
  • “Neue Techniken Fußchirurgie” 2017 (Springer)
  • “New Techniques in Foot Ankle Surgery” 2017 (Springer)
Editorials:
  • “Achilles Tendinopathy: Current Concepts” 2010 (DJO Publications)
  • “Achilles Tendon Disorders - a Comprehensive Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment” 2014 (DJO Publications)
  • “The Achilles Tendon: An Atlas of Surgical Procedures” 2017 (Springer)
  • “Die Sehne. Leitfaden zur Behandlung von Sehnenpathologien” 2017 (De Gruyter)
Papers, Peer-Reviews: