Person introduction

Prof. Dr. Fritz Thorey, MD

I would like to introduce myself to you in more detail so that you can get a comprehensive picture of me and my work.

Specialist in hip and knee arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy, minimally invasive surgery

Lecturer at the Medical School Hannover

In the well-known FOCUS list of physicians, Prof. Dr. Fritz Thorey is recommended as a proven orthopedic specialist.

*Source: FOCUS 2013, *Source: FOCUS 2014, *Source: FOCUS 2015, *Source: FOCUS 2016, *Source: FOCUS 2017, *Source: FOCUS 2018, *Source: FOCUS 2019, *Source: FOCUS 2020, *Source FOCUS 2021, *Source: FOCUS 2022, *Source: FOCUS 2023

Surgical therapy of the hip joint

  • Arthroscopy of the hip joint
  • Cartilage surgery (specialized in minimally invasive cartilage therapy to arthroscopic cartilage cell transplantation)
  • Pelvic reconstruction (periacetabular pelvic osteomy – PAO according to Ganz)
  • Open reconstructive hip surgery (surgical dislocation of the hip joint)
  • Correction of the leg axis (in case of malposition and arthrosis)
  • Hip endoprosthetics (short stem, standard stem, individual implants)
  • Complex revision arthroplasty (replacement of hip endoprostheses)
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques (DAA, antero-lalteral, MIS)

Surgical therapy of the knee joint

  • Arthroscopy of the knee joint
  • Correction of the leg axis with Tomofix (in case of malposition and arthrosis)
  • Knee endoprosthetics (partial replacement with sled prosthesis, complete knee prosthesis)
  • Special endoprosthetics knee with ceramic knee endoprosthesis
  • Complex revision endoprosthetics (replacement of knee endoprostheses)
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques
  • Robotic and individual patient-adapted knee arthroplasty

Non-surgical therapy

  • Cartilage therapy for the treatment of arthrosis
  • Autologous plasma therapy (ACP) for acute sports injuries

1995 – 2002 Studies of medicine at the Hannover Medical School

  • 2002 Orthopedic Clinic of the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Director: Prof. R. Krauspe
  • 2002 PhD at the Hannover Medical School in the field of orthopedics. Topic: Quantitative measurement of regeneration consolidation by callus distraction using automated in-vivo stiffness recording
  • 2003 Orthopedic Clinic of the Hanover Medical School, Director: Prof. C.J. Wirth
  • 2004 Clinic for Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Klinikum Hannover Nordstadt, K. Westermann, MD
  • 2005 Orthopedic Clinic of the Hanover Medical School, Director: Prof. C.J. Wirth
  • 2006 Orthopedic Clinic of the Hanover Medical School, Medical Director: Prof. H. Windhagen
  • 2007 Fellowship “Hip Reconstruction” at the Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland, PD M. Leunig, MD
  • 2008 Specialist in orthopedics
  • 2008 Additional title: sports medicine
  • 2008 Senior physician in the Department of Endoprosthetics and Reconstruction Hip/Knee
  • 2009 Habilitation at the Hannover Medical School and Venia legendi in orthopedics. Topic: Quantification of osteointegration of titanium implants after surface functionalization with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2)
  • 2011 Specialist in orthopedics and trauma surgery
  • 2011 Additional title Special Orthopedic Surgery
  • 2011 Managing Senior Physician in the Department of Endoprosthetics and Reconstruction Hip/Knee
  • since 07/2011 Head Physician at the Center for Hip, Knee and Foot Surgery, Sports Traumatology ATOS Clinic Heidelberg
  • 2014 Professor of Orthopedics (associate professor)
  • Fellowship of the “Young Lions” Aesculap Academy “Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty, navigation”, Switzerland – 2008
  • AE travel fellowship (Working group on arthroplasty), Current Concept in Joint Replacement (CCJR) Orlando, FL, USA – 2010
  • AFOR-Reisestipendium (AFOR Foundation – Association for Orthopaedic Research), Dr. Philippon/Dr. Steadman Institut, Vail, CO, USA – 2011
  • Heinz-Mittelmeier Research Award of the DGOU (German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery), “Application of Ceramic Sliding Couples” – 2011
  • German representative of the European Hip Society
  • German-speaking Working Group for Arthroscopy (AGA)
  • German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU)
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Association for Basic Research of the German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU)
  • International Chinese Hard Tissue Society (ICHTS)
  • Auditor of the Association for Basic Research of the German Society for Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery (DGOU)
  • Instructor/ Faculty for Hip Expert Training (MIS/Navigation), Aesculap Academy
  • Honorary Memberships Honorary Member of the Thai Hip and Knee Society (THKS)
  • Editorial Board Member/ Reviewer: “Orthopedic Reviews”
  • Editorial Board Member: “Clinical Medicine: Case Reports” für den Bereich Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Editorial Board Member: “Medical Equipment Insights”
  • Reviewer Journal of Orthopedic Research
  • Reviewer Archives of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery (AOTS)

Publications, letures, seminars

  • over 100 national and international scientific publications
  • over 300 national and international scientific lectures
  • over 10 years of training of national and international guest physicians
  • Lecturer at the International Study and Business Academy (ISBA)

Complete publications mist of Prof. Fritz Thorey, MD