Special Clinical Focus
- Cartilage cell transplantation
- Knee surgery
- Surgical correction of knee ligaments
- Surgical correction of knee cartilages
- Meniscus surgery
- Cruciate ligament surgery
Dr Siekmann is a specialist in sports traumatology in Hamburg. The specialist in sports injuries and his colleagues form a team of keenly focused specialists. Dr Siekmann and his team at the Argon Practice in Hamburg each focus on a narrow specialist field in sports traumatology. This guarantees the permanently highest level of excellence internationally of the sports traumatologist, Dr Siekmann in Hamburg, which would otherwise not be possible, either in terms of time or with such a wide diversity of cases.
The specialist field of the sports traumatology specialist, Dr Siekmann in Hamburg, is in the area of reconstructive knee surgery, in which the work is performed in close collaboration with the team’s endoprosthetics specialist, Dr M. Strauss. Dr Siekmann’s treatment emphases include cartilage cell transplantation, knee ligament repair, knee cartilage repair, meniscus surgery and surgery on the cruciate ligaments.
In particular, and more precisely, the surgical treatments offered by the specialist in sports traumatology include the following surgical procedures for sports traumatology: surgical reconstruction of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligament using the double-bundle technique, various techniques for cartilage transplantation and corrections of the mechanical axis for varus and valgus malalignment. The specialist in sports traumatology and knee surgery, Dr Siekmann, also specialises in the various up to date surgical techniques for unstable kneecaps. Here, in addition to ligament reconstruction
(MPFL reconstruction), derotation osteotomy of the femur and, in particular, deepening correction of the dysplastic trochlear groove are specialist areas of the specialist in sports traumatology.
Naturally, Dr Siekmann, one of the specialists in sports traumatology at the Argon Praxis in Hamburg, also performs partial meniscus resections and meniscal suturing for the relevant indications, as well as partial or subtotal enucleation of the synovial membrane for the relevant indications.
Although Dr Siekmann is a specialist in knee surgery, particularly in the area of reconstruction, he also performs endoscopic examinations on the ankle, in addition to mosaicplasty for bony and cartilage defects. The range of the specialist in knee surgery and sports traumatology also includes treatment for painful heels, as well the repair or adjuvant replacement procedures on the Achilles tendon for severe degenerative changes or for so-called insidious ruptures.
Of course, the specialist in sports traumatology in Hamburg also deals with injuries where these may result in ongoing impairment. In such cases, Dr Siekmann is successfully able to prevent deformities of the foot. The team at the Argon practice performs tendon realignment surgery for so-called posterior tibial tendon insufficiency, which leads to an increase in the development of flat foot. Corrective osteotomies of the heel bone are also performed by the sports traumatology specialist.
The field of sports traumatology treatment also includes the entire musculoskeletal system, which can be damaged by unnatural movement or by external forces. These injuries are covered by the specialist in sports traumatology, Dr Siekmann. Together with his specialist field, reconstructive knee surgery, Dr Siekmann and his colleagues in Hamburg also treat injuries and deformities of the forefoot. Thus, depending on the deformity, Dr Siekmann utilises a variety of corrective techniques for so-called hallux valgus, for example, or for painful conditions of the midfoot, so-called metatarsalgia. The specialist field of the specialist in sports traumatology, however, is reconstructive knee surgery.
Dr Siekmann studied at the University of Bonn and was awarded his doctorate in the field of fundamental biomechanics at the University of Cologne. During his training as a specialist, the specialist in sports traumatology held a variety of positions, including at the Anatomical Institute of the University of Cologne, at the orthopaedic clinic at Hanover University and at the State Orthopaedic Clinic in Munich.
Having participated in a number of courses abroad, Dr Siekmann founded a specialist orthopaedic practice in Hamburg in 1991, whose expert team, as the Argon practice, has covered the entire field of sports traumatology since 2012. The sports traumatology and reconstructive knee surgery specialist was also the team physician and head of the medical team for Hamburger SV.