Prof. Frank Martetschläger specialized in orthopedics

Prof. Frank Martetschläger

Director of German Center for Shoulder Surgery at the ATOS Clinic in Munich and professor for orthopaedics and trauma surgery at the Technical University of Munich, Germany.

Country Germany
Speciality Orthopedics
Subspeciality Shoulder and elbow surgery, sports orthopedics
Experience 2005 years
Languages German and English

Prof. Frank Martetschläger is a leading partner at the German Center for Shoulder Surgery (Deutsches Schulterzentrum) at the ATOS Clinic in Munich. He specializes in disorders and complex problems of the shoulder and elbow. Prior to working at the German Center for Shoulder Surgery, he worked at the Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the Technical University of Munich as a board-certified specialist for orthopaedics and trauma surgery. He is also a fellowship-trained shoulder specialist graduating from the world-renown Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, USA.

Areas of expertise: Disorders and complex problems of the shoulder and elbow, Sports-related injuries, Advanced shoulder and elbow arthroscopy and Shoulder Arthroplasty and complex revision surgery of the shoulder and elbow

About

Prof. Dr Frank Martetschläger graduated in 2005 from Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg and started his residency in Orthopaedic and Trauma Center, University Clinic Mannheim, German, in 2006. In 2008, he became Assistant Physician at ATOS Clinic Heidelberg Department of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, and in 2011, he became a resident at the Clinic for Trauma Surgery at Rechts der Isar clinic, Technical University München, Germany. In 2012 he became International Shoulder Fellow at the world-renown Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, USA. In 2013 he became a Specialist physician appointment as a “Specialist in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery” awarded by the Bavarian State Medical Association, he also became a Director of education and students teaching at the Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Technical University of Munich. Since 2015 he is a leading partner and specialist physician at German Shoulder Centre, ATOS Clinic Munich, Germany, also, he serves as vice-chairman of the “Shoulder Instability Committee for the German Speaking Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA), vice chairman of the “Committee for Guidelines and Assessment” for the German Shoulder and Elbow Society (DVSE) and scientific chairman for the European Shoulder Associates (ESA-ESSKA). He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles, numerous book chapters and one book on Shoulder Surgery. His academic work has been recognized with awards from several societies.


Experiences and Positions

Director of education and students teaching
the Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Technical University of Munich.

Vice chairman of “Shoulder Instability Committee
German Speaking Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA)

Vice chairman of “Committee for Guidelines and Assessment”
DVSE – German Shoulder and Elbow Society

Ordinary member
ESSKA – European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee SurgeryArthroscopy

Board member, Chairman of Scientific Committee
ESA – European Shoulder Associates (ESSKA)

Ordinary member
SECEC/ESSSE – European Society for Surgery of Shoulder and Elbow

Medical Consultant
for Arthrex Inc., Naples, USA


Degrees and Certifications

Professorship
Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Technical University, Munich, Germany
2020

Certified ESSKA Teacher European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
ESA – European Shoulder Associates (ESSKA)
2018

Certified AGA Instructor German Speaking Association for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery
German Speaking Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA)
2016

Certified Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon German Association for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
DVSE – German Shoulder and Elbow Society
2015

Board Certified Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon
State of Bavaria, Medical Association
2013

M.D. Medicine
Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg
2005


Markers of esteem

  • Ranked TOP Shoulder Surgeons Germany FOCUS Ranking (2020)
  • Ranked TOP Orthopedics and Trauma Surgeons Munich, Germany FOCUS Ranking (2018)
  • Ranked TOP 5 Orthopedic Surgeons Munich, Germany Jameda (2017)
  • "Best Research Paper Award“ AGA annual meeting. (2015)
  • Habilitation Award of the medical faculty, Technical University, Munich for: "New aspects for treatment of common shoulder instabilities“ (2014)
  • Travelling Fellowship, European Society for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ESSES,SECEC), Japan/Korea, Asia (2013)
  • Shoulder Fellowship, Gesellschaft für Arthroskopie und Gelenkchirurgie (AGA), Vail, Colorado, USA (2011)

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