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Prof. Dr. med. Wolf Petersen

Chief physician at the Clinic for Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery

Martin Luther Hospital, Prof. Dr. med. Wolf Petersen
Paul Gerhardt Diakonie, photo: Manuel Tennert

CV

  • 1989-1995 Degree in human medicine at Kiel University
  • 1997 Doctorate at the Faculty of Medicine at Kiel University
  • 2001 Senior doctor at the Department of Orthopaedics at Kiel University
  • 2001 Specialist in orthopaedics with additional qualification in sports medicine
  • 2003-2006 Senior doctor at the Department of Trauma, Hand and Restorative Surgery at Universitätsklinikum Münster
  • 2006-2008 Senior doctor and head of the Department of Trauma, Hand and Restorative Surgery at Universitätsklinikum Münster
  • 2006 Additional qualification in special trauma surgery
  • Since 2008 Chief physician at the Clinic for Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery at Martin Luther Hospital Berlin
  • Since 2009 Assistant medical director at Martin Luther Hospital
  • Member of the Board of the German Society of Joint Surgery (AGA)
  • Since 2011 Member of the Board of the German Knee Society (DKG)
  • Since 2016 Member of the Board of the Society for Orthopaedic Traumatologic Sports Medicine (GOTS)

Focus

Joint replacement surgery (knee, hip, shoulder, foot) Arthroscopic operations on the knee and shoulder
Ligament replacement operations on the knee and ankle Knee joint preservation surgery: various cartilage replacement techniques
Correction of lower limb deformities Patella deformities
Foot surgery Spine surgery

Spectrum

Approx. 500 knee and hip replacement operations per year

Approx. 300 operations to reconstruct the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments per year

Approx. 100 corrective osteotomies around the knee joint per year

Approx. 200 cartilage transplants and cartilage replacement operations per year

Approx. 120 patella operations

Languages spoken: German and English, with all others provided by interpreters on request

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