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sporthopaedicum Berlin

sporthopaedicum Berlin is a highly specialized orthopaedic and surgical centre for the treatment of sports injuries and joint disorders. All of its orthopaedists and surgeons have many years of experience of diagnosis and treatment in their respective specialist fields. In line with the centre’s philosophy of “expertise through specialization”, its experts aim to provide patients with treatment tailored to their individual needs with a view to attaining the best possible outcome. The doctors at sporthopaedicum have won numerous international awards and for several years have been listed among Germany’s top experts by FOCUS magazine. Professional international sportspeople, Olympic athletes and members of various national teams are attracted by the centre’s reputation for outstanding care and successful treatment results. Each year, 25,000 patients are treated and over 3,000 knee, shoulder and hip operations are performed.


sporthopaedicum employs state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment methods: digital X-ray, high-resolution MRI and computer tomography, ultrasound, biological treatments (PRP). It also features a Centre for Functional Diagnostics and Rehabilitation.

PD Dr. med. Sven Scheffler is an internationally renowned knee surgeon. He treats knee injuries, always with the primary aim of preserving the joint, and specializes in cruciate ligament and cartilage surgery, as well as in osteotomy procedures to correct deformities and meniscus transplantation. He also provides national and international professional sports clubs with medical support.

Dr. med. Arno Schmeling is a highly qualified expert in the treatment of knee injuries and patellofemoral instability. He has extensive experience of all kinds of knee surgery aimed at preserving the joint.

Dr. med. Frank Schneider is a specialist in partial and total hip and knee replacement surgery.  With many years of experience in primary and revision joint replacement, he is one of the most sought-after surgeons in the region.    

Dr. med. Michael Wagner is a nationally renowned knee expert who specializes in surgery aimed at preserving the joint in patients with early-onset osteoarthritis and complex ligament injuries. 

Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Weiler is an internationally renowned knee surgeon specializing in multi-ligament injuries and disorders of the posterior cruciate ligament, meniscus and cartilage. He also treats international ballet dancers, including German State Ballet (Deutsche Oper).

Dr. med. Christian Groß is an excellent spine surgeon with over 15 years of experience, who specializes in the operative and conservative treatment of acute injuries, degenerative diseases, deformities, tumors, fractures and infections of the spine. 

Prof. Dr. med. Dennis Liem is an internationally recognized shoulder and elbow surgeon. He specializes in the treatment of all shoulder disorders, from ligament and cartilage injuries, “frozen shoulder” and joint instability to shoulder replacement surgery. He regularly treats professional athletes and presents his clinical work at national and international conferences.

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You have the possibility to arrange a video consultation with one of our specialists. To make an appointment, please provide your up-to-date medical reports (preferably not older than 3 months) in English, Russian or German. Kindly note that this service is subject to a fee and that a prepayment has to be made. Please allow the doctor some time to review your documents, the international office will get back to you as soon as possible.


Specialized treatment areas

Knee: Injuries to the cruciate and collateral ligaments, Patellofemoral instability, Meniscal damage (incl. partial replacement, transplant), Cartilage damage / transplant, Osteotomies  Shoulder: Tears to the rotator cuff and shoulder impingement syndrome, Calcific tendinitis / frozen shoulder, Dislocation and instability
Hip: Articular constriction, cartilage damage, Arthroscopic treatment aimed at preserving the joint, Hip replacement surgery


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Medical interpreter services available for other languages, accompanying and transfer service (upon request, additional charges)

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