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Prof. Dr. med. Petersen

Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Wolf Petersen
Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics and Accident Surgery
Specialisms: knee surgery, arthroscopy, endoprosthetics

  • Higher Education, Training and Qualifications
    • 1989-1995    Medical student at the Christian Albrechts University Kiel 
  • Career
    • 1995-2000   
      Residency atLubinus Clinic, Kiel, Germany      
    • 2000-2003   
      Senior orthopaedic surgeon at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, Kiel, Germany      
    • 17.12.2002   
      Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical Faculty of the Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany      
    • 01.10.2003
      Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Germany      
    • 1.12.2006   
      Co-chairman of the Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Germany
    • 22.11.2007   
      Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Germany      
    • 14.7.2008                                                                                                                                  Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Martin Luther Hospital, Berlin, Germany
  • Membership of Professional Associations / Honorary positions
    • Associate Editor of the “Arthroscopy Journal”
    • Editor of Operative Orthopaedics and Traumatology      
    • Board member of the German-speaking Arthroscopy Society      
    • Member of the ESSKA knee committee      
    • Member of German Society for Sports Traumatology  
  • Awards
    • AGA Medi Award 2009
    • ESSKA Best Paper in Biomechanics Award 2008
    • Imhäuser Award 2007
    • Hannes Schoberth Award 2002
  • Selection of Publications
    • More than 100 original article in scientific journals
    • Petersen W, Loerch S, Schanz S, Raschke M, Zantop T. The role of the posterior oblique ligament in controlling posterior tibial translation in the posterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee. Am J Sports Med. 2008 Mar;36(3):495-501.
    • Petersen W, Welp R, Rosenbaum D. Chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a prospective randomized study comparing the therapeutic effect of eccentric training, the AirHeel brace, and a combination of both.Am J Sports Med. 2007 Oct;35(10):1659-67.
    • Petersen W, Zantop T.Anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament with regard to its two bundles. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Jan;454:35-47
    • Wellmann M, Zantop T, Weimann A, Raschke MJ, Petersen W. Biomechanical evaluation of minimally invasive repairs for complete acromioclavicular joint dislocation.Am J Sports Med. 2007 Jun;35(6):955-61