For all appointments and inquiries, please call +49 (0) 234 - 2511 to schedule an appointment or send an e-mail to

My outpatient clinic is at the St. Josef Hospital in Bochum (Katholisches Klinikum Bochum), Germany:

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery
Ruhr University of Bochum
Katholisches Klinikum Bochum
St. Josef-Hospital
Gudrunstrasse 56
D-44791 Bochum

T +49 (0) 2 34 – 509 2511
Fax +49 (0) 2 34 – 509 2508


Ruhr Scoliosis Center (Skoliose Zentrum Ruhr)

The home page of the Ruhr Scoliosis Center is at

It provides plenty information about all kinds of spinal deformity (scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolisthesis) for patients and families (in German).

Rückenvisite Ruhr (live online teaching on spine and back problems)

Live information online and free of charge, for patients and families (in German).

I have developed this live online educational format in order to educate and inform patients and their families regularly (every 2–3 months on Fridays, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.).

The aim is to communicate basic information about the spine, the back and pain.

Information, program, and free registration:

In order to offer information about the spine, back, and pain to the general lay population, to patients and families, and also to enable them to actively participate in scientific online surveys, I have developed an online panel called “” (in German). If you’re interested, the home page is here!