Prof. Dr. med. F. Thorey


Prof. Dr. med. Fritz Thorey is a very recognized hip specialist.

He is specialized in hip reconstruction, hip arthroscopy, arthroplasty and replacement of knee and hip joint.


Since 2011 Consultant physician of the Centre for hip, knee and foot surgery, sports traumatology ATOS Clinic Heidelberg

2011 Managing Senior Consultant in Special Department for arthroplasty and reconstructive hip / knee, Hannover Medical School

2011 Certified Surgeon in Orthopaedic Surgery

2009 Post-Doc from the Medical University of Hanover (Venia legendi for Orthopaedics)

2008 Senior Physician, Department of Special arthroplasty and reconstruction of hip and knee joint

2008 Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics / sports medicine

2007 Fellowship “hip reconstruction” in the Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland

2004-2007 Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Clinic Hannover Nordstadt

2003 Orthopaedic Clinic of Hannover Medical School

2002-2003 Orthopaedic Clinic of the Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf

2002 MD and PhD at Medical University of Hannover

German Speaking Association of Arthroscopy (AGA)

Association for Basic Research eV the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DGOU)

Auditor of the Association for Basic Research eV the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DGOU)

Editorial Board Member / Reviewer: “Orthopaedic Reviews”

Editorial Board Member: “Clinical Medicine

Editorial Board Member: “Medical Equipment Insights”

Reviewer: Journal of Orthopaedic Research / Reviewers Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

Thorey F, Hoefer C, Abdi-Tabari N, Lerch M, Budde S, Windhagen H. Clinical results of the Metha short hip stem: a perspective for younger patients? Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2013. doi: 10.4081/or.2013.e34

Thorey F, Budde S, Ezechieli M, Albrecht UV, Ettinger M. Feasibility of arthroscopic placement of autologous matrix-induced chondrogenesis grafts in the cadaver hip joint. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2013 Sep 5;5(3):e26. doi: 10.4081/or.2013.e26.

Thorey F, Budde S, Ettinger M, Albrecht UV, Ezechieli M. Accessibility of extra-articular pathologies of iliopsoas tendon and bursitis of greater trochanter in hip arthroscopy. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012 Nov;20(11):2348-52. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2137-9.

Thorey F, Weinert K, Weizbauer A, Witte F, Willbold E, Bartsch I, Hoffmann A, Gross G, Lorenz C, Menzel H, Windhagen H. Coating of titanium implants with copolymer supports bone regeneration: a comparative in vivo study in rabbits. J Appl Biomater Biomech. 2011 Jan-Apr;9(1):26-33. doi: 10.5301/JABB.2011.7731.

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