Special Clinical Focus

  • Follow-up treatment after hip TEP, knee TEP, shoulder TEP
  • Follow-up treatment after accidents and sports injuries
  • Follow-up treatment for spinal injuries and after spinal surgery
  • Rehabilitation for degenerative and inflammatory joint conditions
  • Multimodal treatment for chronic back pain
  • Follow-up treatment after amputation

About us

Prof. Karsten E. Dreinhoefer is a specialist in orthopaedic rehabilitation in Berlin. Here, as its Senior Consultant, he heads the Department of Orthopaedics of the Berlin Medical Park at the Humboldtmuehle site. At the same time, Prof. Dreinhoefer is not only a specialist in orthopaedics and accident surgery, but he also has additional qualifications in the field of community medicine, physiotherapy, chiropractic and emergency medicine. In addition, the specialist in orthopaedic rehabilitation is an osteologist (DVO) and a health economist (EBS).

The emphases of his clinical work in Berlin include, in particular, the treatment and follow-up care of patients with hip endoprostheses (hip TEP), knee endoprostheses (knee TEP) and back conditions. Pain therapy and the non-surgical treatment of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are also among Prof. Dreinhoefer’s emphases.

The Humboldtmuehle Medical Park Clinic in Berlin is situated on the shores of Lake Tegel. For patients, this represents the ideal mix for follow-up treatment: an idyllic location in combination with a specialist clinic with the most up-to-date scientific knowledge. Rehabilitation for a variety of indication is provided at the Medical Park. The specialist departments of the Medical Park include, for example, neurology, sports medicine, internal medicine / cardiology and, of course, orthopaedics and traumatology.

The specialist in orthopaedic rehabilitation, Prof. Dreinhoefer, and his department are distinguished, in particular, by a discriminating combination of the most advanced medical techniques, the highest treatment standards and a service quality without compromise. The required feelgood factor, which contributes towards the success of rehabilitation, is already achieved by the Humboldtmuehle Medical Park, Berlin, by its beautiful atmosphere in a historic location. In combination with medical care of the highest scientific standard and the team’s exacting service attitude, this presents the best preconditions enabling the recovery of the rehabilitation patients.

Prof. Dreinhoefer collaborates closely with the most outstanding medical universities in Germany in order to guarantee a permanent exchange of knowledge between professional practice and research and hence to be able to utilise all options for his patients’ more rapid recovery. Particularly in orthopaedics, treatment and therapeutic options continue to develop. Pioneering treatment concepts have resulted from the collaboration of the endowed chairs established by the Medical Park, including, for example, so-called medical training therapy and ADL training. These two forms of treatment are exclusively utilised in Prof. Dreinhoefer’s clinic.

Prof. Dreinhoefer himself completed his training as a specialist at the Medical University of Hanover, Lund University in Sweden and the University Orthopaedic Hospital in Ulm. In 1996, he received his specialist’s qualification and, in the same year, he was appointed to the European board of a successful, internationally active company in the pharmaceuticals and consumer goods industry. In addition, the specialist in orthopaedic rehabilitation has a qualification as a health economist from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel. Prof. Dreinhoefer also acts as an editor and reviewer for national and international specialist journals and is the head of the Institute for Health Services Research in Orthopaedics.

The specialist in orthopaedic rehabilitation, Prof. Dreinhoefer, has also been the holder of the Chair in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Prevention and Health Services Research at the Charité University Medicine, Berlin, since 2009. In addition, he is the Vice President of the Professional Association of Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery Specialists (BVOU), Secretary of the Berlin Orthopaedic Society (BOG), Director of Development of the International Steering Committee, Vice President of the German Network of the World Health Organisation Bone and Joint Decade and is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT). Prof. Karsten E. Dreinhoefer is a specialist in orthopaedic rehabilitation in Berlin. Here, as its Senior Consultant, he heads the Department of Orthopaedics of the Humboldtmuehle Medical Park in Berlin and is involved in teaching and research at the Charité. At the same time, Prof. Dreinhoefer is not only a specialist in orthopaedics and accident surgery, but he also has additional qualifications in the field of community medicine, physiotherapy, chiropractic and emergency medicine and is an osteologist (DVO) and a health economist (EBS).

The emphases of his clinical work in Berlin include, in particular, the treatment and follow-up care of patients with hip endoprostheses (hip TEP), knee endoprostheses (knee TEP) and back conditions. In addition, pain therapy and the non-surgical treatment of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are among Prof. Dreinhoefer’s main tasks.

The Humboldtmuehle Medical Park Clinic in Berlin is situated on the shores of Lake Tegel and on the edge of a large forested area, the Tegel Forest. For patients, this represents the ideal mix for follow-up care and rehabilitation: an idyllic location in combination with a specialist clinic with the most up-to-date scientific knowledge. In collaboration with the other two other specialist departments at the Medical Park, the Department of Neurology and the Department of Internal Medicine / Cardiology, the optimal care at the highest standard is also provided for severely ill patients.
Prof. Dreinhoefer collaborates closely with the most outstanding medical universities in Germany and the world in order to guarantee a permanent exchange of knowledge between professional practice and research and hence to be able to utilise all options for his patients’ more rapid recovery. Particularly in orthopaedics, treatment and therapeutic options continue to develop. Pioneering treatment concepts have resulted from the collaboration of the endowed chairs established by Medical Park, including, for example, particular forms of so-called medical training therapy and ADL (Activity of Daily Living) training. These two forms of treatment are utilised in this manner in Prof. Dreinhoefer’s clinic.

Prof. Dreinhoefer studied at the Medical University of Hanover, Tufts University and Harvard University in Boston (USA). He completed his training as a specialist at the Medical University of Hanover, Lund University in Sweden and the University Orthopaedic Hospital in Ulm. The specialist in orthopaedic rehabilitation also has a qualification as a health economist from the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel. In 1996, he received his specialist’s qualification and, in the same year, he was appointed to the European board of a successful, internationally active company in the pharmaceuticals and consumer goods industry. In 2000, he was named as Director of Development of the WHO Bone and Joint Decade.
Following his long-standing employment as the Executive Consultant at the University Orthopaedic Hospital of the University of Ulm, in 2008 he took over the Department of Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery at the Humboldtmuehle Medical Park in Berlin as one of the founding Senior Consultants. In 2009, Prof. Dreinhoefer was offered the Chair in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Prevention and Health Services Research at the Charité University Medicine, Berlin.
Prof. Dreinhoefer brings with him his reputation in regional, national and international specialist committees. For example, he is the Chairman of the Berlin Orthopaedics Association (BOG), Vice President of the German Professional Association of Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery Specialists (BVOU), Chairman of the Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health of the WHO Bone and Joint Decade, Past President of the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) and is a member of the Finance Committee of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT).
Prof. Dreinhoefer co-ordinates national and international research projects such as EUROHIP, a project supported by the Bertelsmann Foundation, and the EFFORT EULAR recommendations for treatment of patients with fragility fractures. He also acts as an editor and reviewer for national and international specialist journals.
Because of his international reputation, he is invited to presentations across the world; in addition to his many obligations in Europe, he has been invited to Australia, Brazil, China, India, Jamaica, Canada, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi-Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and frequently to the USA in recent years.
The success of Prof. Dreinhoefer’s orthopaedics department is based on an exceptional mix of competent, personal care and excellent technical facilities. The healthcare team, consisting of physiotherapists, sports scientists, masseurs, occupational therapists, as well as psychologists and nursing personnel, is characterised by the highest level of competence and empathy. The required feelgood factor, which contributes towards the success of rehabilitation, is already achieved by the Humboldtmuehle Medical Park, Berlin, by its beautiful atmosphere in a historic location. In combination with medical care of the highest scientific standard and the team’s exacting service attitude, this presents the best preconditions enabling the recovery of the rehabilitation patients entrusted to the Humboldtmuehle Medical Park, Berlin.
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Other services

  • Endoprostheses
  • Degenerative and inflammatory joint conditions
  • Intervertebral disc conditions and constriction of the spinal column
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fractures of the extremities, spinal and pelvic fractures
  • Chronic pain syndromes

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