Prof. Dr. med. M. Weber

Orthopaedic-University-Department of the RWTH-Aachen

Prof. Dr. med. M. Weber  has been educated in Giessen, Lübeck, Hamburg, Freiburg, Heidelberg and Aachen. He is specialised in Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Chiropractic as well. He has got several awards on the field of limb reconstruction in congenital and acquired diseases and joint diseases as well. He is member of a great number of national and international orthopaedic societies. He has organised or taken part as lecturer in several national and international congresses in general orthopaedics, paediatric orthopaedics and limb reconstruction. In appreciation for his scientific and clinical work Prof. Dr. Weber has been elected for President of the A.S.A.M.I. (Association for the Study and Application of the Method of Ilizarov) – Germany.

Specialities in Conservative and Operative Orthopaedic Treatment

Paediatric Orthopaedics

Conservative and operative treatment of all kind of congenital malformations of the upper and lower limb.

Leg lengthening and correction of all kind of axial deviations by the Ilizarov method.

Conservative and operative treatment of congenital and developmental diseases: e.g. hip dysplasia and –luxation, Legg-Calvé-Perthes-disease, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, clubfoot.

Prosthetic care.

Adult Orthopaedics

Leg lengthening and correction of all kind of axial deviations by the Ilizarov method: e.g. congenital malformations, bone defects after trauma, infection, bone tumours.

Operative treatment of degenerative joint diseases: e.g. arthroscopic surgery, cartilage repair procedures, osteotomies for axial deviations of the extremities, joint replacement with modern prosthetic design and materials.

Conservative treatment of degenerative joint diseases: e.g. pain-therapy, injection-therapy and intraarticular cartilage repair.

Sportsmedicine - Chirotherapy - Rehabilitation

Flying Consultant

Demonstration of several own new operational techniques for reconstruction of the limb in Germany, Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Egypt, Emirates and USA.

Organisation, Lecturer and Chairman

Trainee programm for orthopaedic surgeons and traumatologists in germany for limb reconstruction in congenital and aquired malformations, trauma, osteomyelitis, tumor, pseudarthrosis ect.

Trainee programm for orthopaedic surgeons and traumatologists in germany for upper ankle joint reconstruction (ankle joint replacement, arthrodesis)

Authorized representative for education of orthopaedic surgeons in spezial orthopaedic surgery at the National Health Institute of NRW

Authorized representative for education of orthopaedist in Pediatric Orthopeadics at the National Health Institute of NRW

 

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Michael Weber, M.D.

Date of birth: 9. April 1957, Giessen, Germany

Education :

Schools: 

1964 – 1967 Junior school in Münchholzhausen, Germany

1967 – 1976 Grammar school at the Goethe-Gymnasium in Wetzlar, Germany

Mai 1976 Abitur –"higher school certificate", classification: 1,4 = very good

1976 – 1977 Male nurse trainee at the Hessen-Clinic in Wetzlar, Germany

University: 

1977 – 1983 Study of medicine at the Justus-Liebig-University in Gießen, Germany

19. April 1983 Third state examination

18. Mai 1983 Licence to practice medicine

 

Medical training: 

06.83 – 10.87 Scientific assistant at the Institute of Pathology of the Medical University of Lübeck, Germany (Directors: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. A. Gropp / Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. U. Löhrs)

10.87 – 12.90 Assistant doctor at the Department of Trauma, Reconstruction, Hand and Plastic Surgery, Burn Unit AK-St. Georg-Hospital in Hamburg, Germany (Directors: Prof. Dr. med. D. Wolter / Prof. Dr. med. Ch. Eggers)

01.91 – 07.93 Assistant doctor at the Orthopaedic Department of the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, Germany (Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. A. Reichelt)

08.93 – 10.96 Assistant doctor at the Orthopaedic Department of the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg, Germany (Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. H. Cotta)

10.96 – 10.98 Senior consultant at the Orthopaedic Department University hospital of the RWTH in Aachen, Germany (Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. F. U. Niethard)

10.98 – 08.05 Vice-Director of the Orthopaedic Department University-Hospital of the RWTH in Aachen, Germany (Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. F. U. Niethard)

Since 02.06 Director of the Limb Reconstruction and Limb Lengthening Department University-Hospital of the RWTH in Aachen, Germany

Qualifications

17. September 1990 Medical-Doctor-Degree, classification: summa cum laude

22. February 1995 Consultant for Orthopedic Surgery

2. October 1996 Specialist for Chiropractise

5. February 1997 Specialist for Physical Therapy

8. August 2003 Specialist for Sportsmedicine

23. January 2003 Specialist for Special Orthopedic Surgery

01. February 2006 Specialist for Pediatric Orthopedics

1. June 1999 Venia legendi (Qualification for lecturing at a university)

13. June 2002 Professor of Orthopedics at the University of RWTH-Aachen

Scientific Work

Scientific publications 128

Books and Scripts 3

Oral presentations and Posters 326

Chairman, Moderation and Workshops 138

Organisation of Symposia and Congresses 58

Awards

1991 Prize for scientific presentation on the occasion of the Congress of the German Society for Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hamburg, Germany

1998 1. Prize for the scientific presentation on the occasion of the Congress of the EPOS (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society), Madrid, Spain

1998 Award of the Medical-Orthopaedical-Technique, Baden-Baden, Germany

Scientific award of the Society of Paediatric Orthopaedics of the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Wiesbaden, Germany

1. Prize for scientific presentation on the occasion of the Congress of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedical Surgery, Berlin, Germany

Posterprize of the SICOT XXII for TCNC-Arthordesis: Ultima ratio in difficult talar pathology

2002 Posterprize of the SICOT XXII for Oligohydramnious sequence as human morphological model of hip dysplasia and –luxation

2001 Invited Faculty member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh associated with the British Limb Reconstruction Societ

2003 Presidental invited international guest lecturer of the Limb Reconstruction Society North America

 

Honorary Office in Scientific and Clinical Organisations

President of the German - Arabian - Society (Germany e.V.)

President of the A.S.A.M.I. Germany (Association for the Study Application of the Method of Ilizarov and External Fixation)

Chairman of the study group Skeletal-Malformations of the German Society for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC)

Scientific counsellor of the EHX (Adult-Histiocytosis-X) Society

Scientific counsellor of the study group DRG´s (Diagnosis Related Groups) of the A.S.A.M.I.

Scientific counsellor of the Bone and Joint Decade of the working group Paediatric orthopaedics of the DGOOC

 

Consultant and Member of Editorial Boards

Zeitschrift für Orthopädie

Der Unfallchirurg

Zeitschrift für Schuh- und Fußorthopädie

Orthopädie Report

Medizinisch Orthopädische Technik

Biotechnic & Histochemistry

 

Membership of National and International Societies

Société International de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie (SICOT)

European Federation for Orthopedics and Traumatology (EFORT)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Traumatologie (DGOT)

Vereinigung Kinderorthopädie Deutschland

Association for the Study and Application of the Method of Ilizarov (ASAMI)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Plastische und Wiederherstellungschirurgie (DGPW)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Manuelle Medizin (DGMM)

Berufsverband der Ärzte für Orthopädie

Deutsche Assoziation für Orthopädische Fußchirurgie (D.A.F.)

 

Address for correspondence

Prof. Dr. med. Michael Weber

Center for Limb Reconstruction and Limb Lengthening at the University of RWTH-Aachen

Pauwelsstr. 30

D-52074 Aachen / Germany

Tel. office:+49-241-8089412

Fax office: +49-241-8082507

E-mail: mweber@ukaachen.de