Special Clinical Focus

  • Joint reconstructions
  • Minimally invasive procedures, navigation
  • Intraoperative 3D-guided procedures
  • Revision arthroplasty

About us

The Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery together with the Department of Hand, Plastic, Reconstructive and Burn Surgery and the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery represents the core emphasises of the BG Klinik Tuebingen.

The Department of Trauma Surgery is divided into different sections (traumatology and reconstructive surgery, sports traumatology and arthroscopic surgery, endoprosthetics as well as septic surgery) and the emphasises spinal and foot surgery.

The Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery is the training center for trauma surgery of the Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen. The department is taking care of the university mission of teaching and research. Furthermore, there is a highly modernized field of teaching and research with a S2 laboratory and interdisciplinary formed research groups. Here, future-oriented diagnostic and treatment prodecures are developed.

The implementation of sections which attend to the different facets of trauma and reconstructive surgery as well as parts of orthopedics accomodates the increasing specialization and refinement of instruments and implants. The head of each section and their team can rely on a special expertise in their specialty area; thus, our patients can benefit from comprehensive counseling and optimal treatment. The
Department of Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery is equipped with 225 beds for the treatment of fresh injuries as well as their sequelae. For all kinds of injuries, there is an emergency room which is open 24/7. Patients with different clinical pictures are thoroughly examined and counseled, for special clinical pictures there are specialized consultation hours available. Nine senior consultants and 31 residents are taking care of patient care of counseling. The BG Klinik Tuebingen and the University Hospital Tuebingen form the supra-regional trauma center of the trauma network South Wuerttemberg.

Diagnostic Services

  • Diagnostic arthroscopy
  • Joint tap
  • Laboratory tests
  • Computed tomography (including CT-guided tap)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Angiography with x-ray contrast agent
  • Digital x-ray
  • Ultrasound diagnostics
  • Psychological diagnistics
  • Occupation -oriented performance diagnostics

Therapeutic Services

  • Surgicsl and conservative-functional treatment of disorders and injuries of the muskuloskeletal system of all levels of severity
  • Minimally invasive osteosynthesis procedures
  • Arthroscopic joint surgery
  • Navigation surgery in severe pelvic or spinal injuries
  • Computer-assisted implantation of artificial joints
  • Use of bone growth hormones in absent fracture healing
  • Surgical correction of axis deviation of bones and joints
  • Treatment of degenerative and traumatic joint damage, especially cartilage damage
  • Special pain therapy

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • Special consultation hours for patients with accident insurance
  • Occupation help through accident insurance
  • Social counseling
  • Psychological services
  • Hospital pastoral care
  • Ecomenical oratory
  • Orthopedic workshop
  • Optional benefits possible on request
  • Accomodation of companions
  • Complimentary DSL connection at each bed
  • Patient library
  • Escort service
  • Laundry service
  • Hospital park
  • Bistro
  • Open air chess
Leading Medicine Guide

of selected experts in the specialist field Traumatology

Other services

  • Acetabular fractures
  • Injuries of the pelvic ring
  • Elbow injuries 
  • Joint Injuries 
  • Bone dystrophy

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Airports near

  • Airport Stuttgart37.5 km
  • Airport Frankfurt236 km

Additional staff

Dr. med.
Fabian M. Stuby

Senior Consultant Section Traumatology

Dr. med.
Joerg Rether

Senior Consultant Section Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. med.
Peter De Zwart

Senior Consultant Section Endoprosthetics

Dr. med.
Ingo Flesch

Senior Consultant Section Septic Surgery

Dr. med.
Bernd Hofbauer

Senior Consultant Section Supervision and Assessment of Healing Processes

Dr. med.
Wilhelm Loewe

Head of Section Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. med.
Atesch Ateschrang

Head of Section Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopic Surgery

PD Dr. med.
Andreas Badke

Assistant Medical Director and Chief of Staff Emphasis Spinal Surgery

Dr. med.
Achim Weber

Emphasis Foot Surgery

Prof. Dr. med.
Andreas Nuessler

Head of Siegfried Weller Institute of Trauma Research