Prof. - Lars
Gerhard Grossterlinden - Spinal surgery -

Prof. Lars Gerhard Grossterlinden

Specialist for pelvic and hip surgery and hip endoprosthetics in Hamburg

Prof. - Lars
Gerhard Grossterlinden - Spinal surgery -
Prof. Großterlinden has gained a reputation as a specialist for surgeries on the spinal column: Under his leadership, the facility in Altona became an important contact point in the entire region - also for hip surgery.

Special Clinical Focus

  • Pelvic and acetabular surgery
  • Hip surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgical techniques
  • Change-over surgery / endoprosthetics
  • Age-related traumatology
  • Severe multiple injury (polytrauma)
  • Injuries to the ankle and foot
  • Injuries to the elbow joint

About us

We have set ourselves the goal of providing each patient with the optimal medical care by means of our high degree of professional expertise in the specialist fields of accident surgery and orthopaedics. We utilise the latest research results and the most up-to-date technology in the care of our patients. Here, all the therapeutic options are discussed with the patient and the optimum quality is ensured.

Diagnostic Services

  • Most advanced theatre facilities including navigation and pre-operative planning by means of virtual reality
  • CT
  • MRI
  • Angiography
  • Scintigraphy

Therapeutic Services

  • Minimally invasive access to the hips and pelvis
  • Minimally invasive hip joint replacement for fractures or wear
  • Latest implants for the treatment of pelvic fractures
  • Stabilisation of insufficiency fractures (including percutaneous minimally invasive techniques and spinopelvic stabilisation)
  • Hip joint-preserving techniques for femoral neck fractures
  • Stabilisation of periprosthetic fractures
  • Change-over surgery for loosened or infected endoprostheses
  • Treatment of fractures of the whole musculoskeletal system
  • Reconstruction following fracture, luxation and ligament injury
  • Arthroscopic joint treatments

Medical spectrum


  • Accidental injuries
  • Bone fracture
  • Coxarthrosis
  • Femoral neck fracture
  • Fracture of the acetabulum
  • Growth plate fracture
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Hip impingement
  • Hip prosthesis loosening
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Intervertebral disc degeneration
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar spinal pain
  • Luxation of the hip
  • Necrosis of the femoral head
  • Pelvic fracture
  • Polytrauma / Multitrauma / Multiple trauma
  • Postnucleotomy syndrome
  • Posttraumatic kyphosis
  • Spinal conditions
  • Spinal cord tumor
  • Spinal distortion
  • Spinal fracture
  • Spinal instability
  • Spinal tumor
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylopathy
  • Unstable pelvic injury
  • Whiplash injury


  • Back pain treatment
  • Complications for artificial hip joints
  • Elbow prosthesis
  • Endoprostheses
  • Following the implantation of the artificial hip joint
  • Hip prosthesis
  • Hip replacement revision
  • Hip surgery
  • Hip TEP (Total hip endoprosthesis)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Minimal invasive hip surgery
  • Percutaneous nucleotomy
  • Percutaneous spinal surgery
  • Spinal correction
  • Spinal stabilization
  • Spine stabilization surgery using cage
  • Traumatology


  • Angiography
  • Arthroscopy of the hip
  • CT - Computed tomography
  • MRI
  • Scintigraphy
  • Whole-body MRI

Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • Transport from / to the main-line railway station / airport
  • Baggage service
  • International patient service
  • Rooming-in
  • VIP room
  • VIP ward
  • Affiliated hotel for relatives
  • Ethnic cuisine



Asklepios Hospital, Altona

Paul-Ehrlich-Strasse 1
22763 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 79729710
Landline at local rates

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