Dr.med. - Marc Röllinghoff - Spinal surgery -

PD Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff

Specialist for spine surgery in Marl (Westphalia)

Hervester Straße 57
45768 Marl (Westfalen)
+49 2365 6954001 (Landline at local rates)
Dr.med. - Marc Röllinghoff - Spinal surgery -
PD Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff Specialist for spine surgery in Marl (Westphalia)
+49 2365 6954001 (Landline at local rates)
As a renowned casualty surgeon and orthopaedic surgeon, PD Dr Marc Röllinghoff specialises in the conservative and surgical treatment of spinal disorders. He is considered the right specialist for diseases and injuries of the entire back and has great experience in modern minimally invasive surgical techniques of the spine. Since 2021 he has been listed in the FOCUS list of doctors as a TOP physician for spinal surgery and has held the basic and master certificate of the German Spinal Society since 2015.

Special Clinical Focus

  • Herniated disc in the cervical spine
  • Herniated disc in the lumbar spine
  • Spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal)
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Rheumatic diseases of the spine
  • Spinal tumours and metastases
  • Vertebral body fractures
  • Spondylodiscitis (infections/inflammations)

About us PD Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff

Anyone dealing with spinal problems should definitely consult an experienced specialist. Preferably a specialist who is completely familiar with orthopaedic surgery – and who also looks far beyond the classical horizons of their discipline. Priv.- Doz. Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff is this kind of doctor: The head physician of the Department of Orthopaedics, Accident Surgery and Spinal Surgery at the Clinic for Surgery at the Marien-Hospital Marl also has a high level of expertise in treating of all kinds of spinal disorders. So it's obvious: surgery is only performed if it can no longer be avoided.

Back pain quickly has an impact on a person’s overall well-being.
Often a traumatic or degenerative spinal disease such as a slipped disc is associated with social and professional life coming to a virtual standstill. When lack of mobility and constant pain determine everyday life, choosing the right doctor plays an important role.

Priv.-Doz. Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff, head physician of the Department of Surgery, Orthopaedics, Accident Surgery and Spine Surgery at the Marien-Hospital in Marl, is the right person to talk to. He knows all aspects of the widespread condition of back pain, thanks to many years of experience – and he knows which therapy has the best chance of treatment success and when.

Clear premise: conservative before operative

First of all, the expertise of the head physician comes into play in the diagnostics – from the detailed anamnesis to the examination with modern MRI and CT devices and, if necessary, Doppler sonography. Is it specific or non-specific back pain? Is the pain perhaps coming from the muscles? Initially, conservative options are used at the Marl hospital, such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, injections close to the spine and minimally invasive pain therapies (e.g. endoscopic facet joint treatments). "The premise is always: conservative before operative," says Priv.-Doz. Dr Röllinghoff, "and when surgery is performed, the results are often above average due to the high quality standards." Meaning: Patients who turn to the clinic can usually be helped very successfully.

Particularly when spinal surgery is the best therapy to quickly enable a return to mobility that is as pain-free as possible, minimally invasive surgical techniques are the focus in Marl. Then, often with the support of a surgical microscope, surgery is performed precisely and, above all, in a way that is gentle on the muscles and tissues. It can also be useful to combine surgical and conservative treatments.

Back specialist with complete orthopaedics and accident surgery spectrum

Of course, the department, which is also affiliated to the Traumanetzwerk Nordwest accident surgery network, is certified for spinal surgery. Medical quality in Marl is not only represented by head physician Priv.-Doz. Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff and his team: The Marien-Hospital Marl is part of the Katholisches Klinikum Ruhrgebiet Nord, which is the largest hospital association in the northern Ruhr region with four operating sites and 29 specialist medical departments – an important health care provider anchored in the region. Medicine with humanity", as written in the mission statement, is also what the Department of Surgery stands for with its specialist field of orthopaedics, accident surgery and spinal surgery. Here, not only people with spinal problems are treated technically and surgically according to state-of-the-art orthopaedics, the expert team around Priv.-Doz. Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff finds the right individual therapy solution for all orthopaedic conditions as well as for accident and sports injuries. And anyone who wants to avoid back pain permanently can get useful tips here.

In this respect: If you are looking for a top-class address in the Ruhr region for all questions concerning joints and the spine, you have found it. To keep it that way, Priv.-Doz. Dr med. Marc Röllinghoff also gives high priority to training the next generation. After all, the hospital association is an academic teaching hospital of the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster.


Plus Code: 9F39M33M+2J

Marien-Hospital Marl

Hervester Straße 57
45768 Marl (Westfalen)

Webseite: www.kkrn.de
Call now: +49 2365 6954001
Landline at local rates

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