Special Clinical Focus
- Maximum care in hip and knee endoprosthetics (primary and replacement surgery)
- Tumor surgery
- Metastasis surgery
- Pediatric and adolescent orthopedics
- Rapid Recovery
Prof. Ulrich Noeth, MHBA is a specialist physician in orthopedics and accident surgery with particular experience and specialist expertise in the fields of the muscle- and soft tissue-sparing implantation of hip and knee joints, revision endoprosthetics, cartilage cell transplantation, rheumatic orthopedics and tumor orthopedics. He has headed the Department of Orthopedics and Accident Surgery of the Wald Lutheran Hospital in Spandau, Berlin, a part of the Paul Gerhardt social service organization, as its Chief Physician since 2014.
The Department has over 140 beds and around 4,000 in-patients per year and is one of the largest clinics in Berlin. Under the leadership of Prof. Noeth, the Department of Orthopedics and Accident Surgery of the Wald Lutheran Hospital, Spandau provides a widely varied range of services. Together with general orthopedic and accident surgery, this includes the care of patients with conditions of and injuries to the musculoskeletal system, including the surgical treatment of benign and malignant bone tumors and bony metastases, rheumatic orthopedics, foot surgery, pediatric and adolescent orthopedics, regenerative medicine and arthroscopic procedures on the knee and hip joint. One particular focus of the Department of Orthopedics and Accident Surgery is the implantation of artificial joints within the framework of so-called endoprosthetics. Hence, under the leadership of Prof. Noeth, approximately 1,800 endoprostheses are inserted in hips, knees and shoulders each year, including the initial implantation of approximately 750 hip prostheses and 450 knee prostheses, and approximately 300 artificial hip and knee joints in the context of so-called revision endoprosthetics, where worn endoprostheses are exchanged for new endoprostheses. At the same time, as a certified Maximum Care Endoprosthetics Center (EPZmax), the Department meets the high quality and certification requirements of the German Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery Association (DGOOC).
Patients who are given an artificial joint in the Department of Orthopedics and Accident Surgery of the Wald Lutheran Hospital, Spandau can feel confident that the surgery is performed at the highest level of safety and in accordance with the most up-to-date medical standards. The Department of Orthopedics and Accident Surgery has a total of four operating rooms which are equipped with up-to-date x-ray technology, a surgical microscope and a surgical laser.