Person introduction

Dr. Sebastian Mueller, MD

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Specialist for Orthopedics, Trauma Surgery and Pediatric Orthopedics

In the well-known FOCUS list of physicians, Dr. Sebastian Mueller, MD is recommended as a proven orthopedic specialist and trauma surgeon in Heidelberg.

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

Treatment focus lower extremity/ ankle/ foot

Conservative and surgical therapy of the most severe deformities and functional disorders of the lower leg, ankle and foot in children and adults:

  • Claw toes and hammer toes
  • Hallux valgus
  • Hallux rigidus
  • Flatfoot
  • Bunion hollow foot
  • Clubfoot, congenital or neurogenic
  • Drop foot, congenital or neurogenic
  • Drop foot, neurological or post-traumatic
  • Foot malpositions after accidents or pre-operations
  • Foot malpositions after neurological diseases (e.g. stroke, paraplegia, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, poliomyelitis)
  • Osteoarthritis of the ankle and foot joints
  • Haglund heel
  • Heel spur
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Shortening of the leg, congenital or post-traumatic
  • Deformities of the lower extremity
  • BOTOX therapy for neurological diseases

Treatment focus children / adolescents

Conservative and surgical therapy of diseases of the postural apparatus, musculoskeletal system in children and adolescents:

  • Sonography of the infant hip
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hip diseases e.g. Perthes’ disease, femoral head slippage
  • Gait disorders, e.g. internal rotation gait
  • bow leg, x-leg
  • Osteochondrosis dissecans knee/ ankle joint
  • Shortening of legs
  • Clubfoot, heelfoot
  • Skew foot, sickle foot
  • Infantile cerebral palsy, spina bifida
  • Rare diseases
  • BOTOX therapy for neurological diseases

1993-1999: Study of Medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg

  • 1993 – 1999 Study of medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
  • 01/2000-06/2001 Assistent doctor, Center for Knee and Foot Surgery ATOS Clinic Heidelberg, Prof. Pässler & Prof. Thermann
  • 07/2001 – 02/2004 Assistent doctor for surgery, SLK-Kliniken Heilbronn
  • 04/2004 – 06/2007 Scientific employee (assistant doctor) Orthopedic University Hospital Heidelberg, Dept. of Orthopedics 2, Prof. Gerner & Döderlein, MD
  • 07/2007 – 08/2010 Scientific employee (assistant doctor) Orthopedic University Hospital Heidelberg, Dept. of Orthopedics 1, Prof. Ewerbeck
  • 09/2010 – 12/2012 Senior Physician Section Pediatric Orthopedics and Foot Surgery Orthopedic University Hospital Heidelberg, Prof. Ewerbeck
  • 01/2013 – 03/2017 Head of Section Pediatric Orthopedics/Foot Surgery, Division Head Technical Orthopedics, Orthopedic University Hospital Heidelberg, Prof. Ewerbeck
  • since 04/2017 Partner in the Center for Hip, Knee and Foot Surgery, ATOS Clinic Heidelberg
  • AOFAS – American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • DGOU – German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery
  • VKO – Association for Pediatric Orthopedics
  • DGN – Botulinum Toxin Working Group of the German Neurological Society
  • Children’s charity Rolling Doctors