Priv.-Dozent Dr. med. S. Scheffler


Dr. Scheffler is an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon with a special expertise in conservative and surgical treatment of knee and sports injuries.
Dr. Scheffler treats and advises both amateur and professional athletes at the Olympic Support Center in Berlin. Dr. Scheffler has gained national and international reputation in the surgical treatment of the entire spectrum of knee joint injuries and is acquainted with all the latest procedures and postoperative rehabilitation practices. Among his patients are international and German athletes from the German Premier and 1st Leagues in soccer, gymnastics, track and field, and motorcycle sport.

Dr. Scheffler is a frequent invited guest at international conferences and training sessions, where he not only gives lectures, but also demonstrates the modern methods of orthopaedic surgery during “live operations.“ Dr. Scheffler is author of more than 50 original publications in national and international scientific journals.

Reconstruction of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments (primary and revision), Surgical and conservative treatment of complex ligamentous injuries of the knee.

Diagnostic and treatment of patellofemoral disorders and instability, Reconstruction and transplantation of meniscus, Surgical treatment of cartilage defects and cartilage transplantation

Since 2010 Head of the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Knee Surgery service, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charité University Berlin, Germany

2010 Habilitation (Post-doctoral Dissertation) in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charité University Berlin, Germany

2008 Board certified physician in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

2001-2008 Residency and post-doctoral studies, combined program of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Center for Musculosceletal Surgery, Charité University Berlin, Germany

2000 MD and PhD at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

2010 ESSKA Asian Traveling Fellow, Japan, China, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore

2009 Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Colorado, USA

2000-2001 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

1999 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Janssen R, vn der Wijk J, Fiedler A, Schmidt T, Sala H, Scheffler SU: Remodeling of human hamstring autografts after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a histological analysis. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. Online First February 2011

Scheffler SU, Unterhauser FN, Weiler A: Graft remodeling and ligamentization after cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2008 Sep; 16(9):834-42

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