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Dr. med. Guido Volk

Medical specialist for surgery and accident surgery, sports medicine and emergency medicine

Treatment Focus

Dr. med. Guido Volk has been team doctor of the German Icehockey team The ADLER Mannheim since 1994 and he is specializes in the treatment of sports injuries of the upper and lower extremities and bone fractures.

Upper extremity

  • Shoulder bottleneck syndrome / impingement
  • Acromioclavicular joint (AC joint) and AC arthrosis
  • Torn rotator cuff and torn muscles
  • SLAP lesion
  • Shoulder contusions and bursitis
Fracture treatment of shoulder, arm and hand (cast and operations)
  • Collarbone fracture (clavicle)
  • Fractures of the upper and lower arm
  • Fractures of the elbow
  • Wrist fractures
  • Elbow and hand injuries
  • Tendon bottleneck syndromes (fast finger, tendovaginitis Quervain)

Lower extremity

Sports injuries to hip, knee, foot
  • Bruises and muscle injuries to the upper and lower leg
  • Tendon injuries to the upper and lower leg, e.g. torn Achilles tendon
  • Hip and knee injuries
  • Minimally invasive surgery of the lower extremity
  • Arthroscopy of knee and ankle joint
  • Treatment of ankle joint sprains
  • Ankle fractures and syndesmosis injury
  • Fractures foot

Conservative treatment of sports injuries

  • Sports medicine approach
  • Infiltrations
  • Autohaemotherapy (ACP) for muscle and tendon injuries
  • Hyaluronic acid treatment and ACP on joints
  • Postoperative syringe treatment for joint regeneration
  • Alternative conservative methods
  • Immobilization through splint treatment and suitable orthopedic aids
  • Shock wave treatment for tendon injuries and overload damage
  • Cryotherapy

Professional career

  • Study of human medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
  • 1992 - 1993 Start of specialist training in surgery, St. Josefskrankenhaus Heidelberg
  • Since 1994 team doctor of the icehockey team "Die Adler Mannheim“
  • 1993 - 1995 Heidelberg University Hospital Department of Sports and High-performance Medicine under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. P. Bärtsch
  • 1996 Additional qualification in sports medicine
  • 1996 Training as a medical specialist at Arcus Sportklinik, Pforzheim
  • 1997 Doctorate at the University of Heidelberg Department of Sports and High-performance Medicine about "The influence of different forms of stress on land and water on the release and excretion of atrial natriuretic peptide“
  • 1997 - 2007 Training as a medical specialist in surgery and casuality surgery at Theresienkrankenhaus (TKH) Mannheim with head physician Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. B. Oellers and chief physician Dr. med. G. Schwall
  • 2001 Additional qualification in emergency medicine
  • 2004 Medical specialist for surgery
  • 2007 Focus on casuality surgery
  • 2007 - 2013 Team doctor of the handball German Bundesliga team „Rhein-Neckar Löwen“
  • 2008 - 06/2019 Part of the accident surgery and orthopedic practice, emergency ambulance clinic and general practitioner at the ATOS Klinik Heidelberg
  • since 07/2019 Medical specialist and partner of the International Center for Orthopedics


  • Member of the German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU)
  • German Society for Sports Medicine (DGSP)
  • Association of German Surgeons (BDC)
  • Professional Association for Arthroscopy (BVASK)