Director
Prof. Dr. med. Markus Tingart

Contact: Administrative Office, Annette Bittermann
Phone: +49 (0)241 80-89410 / Fax: +49 (0)241 80-82453
abittermann@ukaachen.de

 

Department of
Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Services

 

  • Diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis cyphoplasty, (shoulder, spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot)
  • Replacement arthroplasty (shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle) and complex revision arthroplasty
  • Implantation of individual endoprostheses (hip and knee), computer-assisted surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery and minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery (shoulder, hip, knee and spine)
  • Cartilage replacement therapies including matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte transplantation
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery, complex spinal surgery, endoscopic discectomy, revision spinal surgery
  • Interdisciplinary treatment of musculoskeletal tumours
  • Paediatric orthopaedic surgery including treatment of hip dysplasia, infantile cerebral paresis, extremity malformation and neuromuscular
  • Surgical treatment of rheumatoid disorders
  • Treatment of bone and joint infections

Research Focus

 

  • Computer-assisted and minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery
  • Cartilage replacement therapy
  • Osteology, bone replacement

Professor Tingart became Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2010. Prior to this, he served as a Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon and Associate Director of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Regensburg. The focal points of his medical expertise and research are total joint replacement (including computer-assisted and minimally invasive surgery), revision joint replacement, shoulder and foot surgery and orthopaedic rheumatology.

He and his team have set themselves the goal of developing existing orthopaedic techniques and establishing new and innovative technologies in collaboration with other disciplines. Their aim is progressive opening of the Orthopaedic Department and increasing cooperation with colleagues and hospitals in the region of Aachen and worldwide.