Person introduction

Prof. Christoph Becher, M.D.

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Specialist for knee endoprosthetics, for joint preserving at the knee and ankle and for Achilles tendon diseases

Lecturer at the Medical School Hannover

In the well-known FOCUS list of physicians, Prof. Christoph Becher is recommended as a proven orthopedic specialist.

*Source: FOCUS 2021, Source: FOCUS 2022, *Source: FOCUS 2023, *Source: FOCUS 2024

Nonsurgical therapies

  • Joint preservation therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee and ankle joint
  • Supportive therapy with orthoses at knee and ankle joint
  • Development of individual concepts for physiotherapeutic conservative treatment and after surgical therapy for reintegration into sports and work activities
  • Injection therapy with Autologous Conditioned Plasma (ACP) and hyaluronic acid
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment for Pathologies of the Achilles Tendon and Patellar Tendon
  • Cryotherapy to reduce pain and eliminate swelling

Surgical therapies

  • Individual endoprosthetics of the knee joint with proven techniques and modern implants
  • Replacement of endoprostheses of the knee joint
  • Joint-preserving minimally invasive surgery of the knee and ankle joint using axis corrections and modern cartilage replacement procedures
  • Achilles tendon surgery with minimally invasive techniques

1996 – 2003 Medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg

  • 01/04-03/06 Assistent doctor at the Center for Knee and Foot Surgery/ Sports Traumatology, ATOS Clinic Heidelberg (Prof. Thermann and Prof. Pässler)
  • 04/06-03/08 Assistant doctor at the Clinic for Orthopedics and Rheumatology. University Hospital Giessen and Marburg (Prof. Fuchs-Winkelmann)
  • 05/08-12/2009 Assistant doctor at the Orthopedic Clinic of the Hannover Medical School (Prof. Windhagen)
  • 01/10-12/10 Assistant docstor at the Clinic for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery (Trauma Surgery Rotation), Henriettenstiftung, Hanover (Herold, MD).
  • 01/11-07/11 Assistant doctor at the Orthopedic Clinic of the Hannover Medical School (Prof. Windhagen)
  • 07/11-10/13 Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery at the Orthopedic Clinic of the Hannover Medical School (Prof. Windhagen)
  • 11/13 -11/15 Senior physician at the Orthopedic Clinic of the Hannover Medical School (Prof. Windhagen)
  • Since 01/2016 Senior physician at the Center for Hip, Knee and Foot Surgery, Sports Traumatology, ATOS Clinic Heidelberg
  • 2018 – Extraordinary professorship for orthopedics
  • AE – Working Group on Endoprosthetics
  • German Society for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC)
  • German Association for Foot and Ankle Joint (D.A.F)
  • German-speaking Working Group for Arthroscopy (AGA), member of the “Patellofemoral” Committee
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
  • Society for Orthopedic Traumatological Sports Medicine (GOTS)
  • Quality Circle Cartilage Repair (QKG)
  • European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • Editorial Board Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (KSSTA)
  • Advisory Board Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (AOTS)
  • German Knee Society (DKG), Head of the Working Group “Small Implants”
  • Editorial Board World Journal of Science


  • The Achilles Tendon. An Atlas of Surgical Tendon, Springer Verlag (2017)
  • Das vordere Knieschmerzsyndrom, Deutscher Ärzteverlag (2010)

Complete publications list of Prof. Christoph Becher, MD