Prof. Dr. med. Hans Pässler

Orthopaedics

Professor Dr. Hans Pässler is one of the world’s leading doctors of knee surgery,in particular: the cruciate ligament surgery as well as the cartilage cell transplant. From 1997 to 2010 he was the director of the Medical Practice Clinic ATOS in Heidelberg.

He is a specialist of surgery and casualty surgery and founder of the early-functional therapy after ligament operations in the knee joint (1972).

Prof. Pässler is internationally renowned in the field of arthroscopic operations.
He has more than 200 publications in technical periodicals. Nevertheless he individually published 3 books and contributed in the authorship of many medical references.

New Techniques in Knee Surgery
Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), perform ACL revision surgery, manage a recent posterior cruciate ligament tear, treat cartilage lesions with microfracturing, reattach/replace detached cartilage fragment, perform a dome-shaped high tibial osteotomy.

Ref: Paessler, H.H. 2003, XII, 168 p., Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-7985-1387-7 Steinkopff Verlag

1997-2010 Medical Director ATOS Clinic Heidelberg

1993 – Today In-Patient Doctor at the ATOS Clinic

1992-1993 Head Physician of Sport-Clinic Stuttgart

1978-1992 Head of Surgical Department of the KKH Bopfingen

1977 Specialization for Surgery and Traumatology

1967 MD and PhD at University of Kiel

Since 2009 Professor at the Berufsakademie Nordhessen for Physiotherapy

2008 Honorary Professor of Third Military Medical University PR China, Chongquinq
2005 Visiting Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of the University of Perrugia, Italy

2003-2005 Visiting Professor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Athens

Since 2002 Honorary Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Chinese General Hospital PLA Beijing

Since 2001 Visiting Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Ioannina, Greece

Since 2001 Honorary Professor of Sports Medicine at the Medical School of Peking University, China

Since 2001 Honorary Professor of Sports Traumatology at the Catholic University of Murcia / Spain

Since 1996 Honorary citizen of the University of Heidelberg, Germany

Since 1992 Visiting Professor of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

2005 Honorary Member of the Hellenic Society of Arthroscopy and Sports Injuries

2004 Honorary Member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America

2003 Honorary Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd)

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