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Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker
Excellent
AiroScore
9.80

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker

orthopaedics and trauma surgery, special trauma surgery and emergencies
orthopaedics and trauma surgery, special trauma surgery and emergencies
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
96%28 years9.8/10$$$$734No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Munich
Health facility
University Hospital Ludwig-Maximilians Munich
Medical unit
Department of general, trauma and reconstructive surgery

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker is a highly experienced orthopedic and trauma surgeon with 27 years of experience. He is currently the Medical Director of the Department of General, Trauma, and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany. Dr. Bocker obtained his medical degree from the Free University of Berlin, and has trained at prestigious institutions such as Harvard Medical School and Johns Hopkins University. A wide range of accomplishments and contributions to the field of orthopedics and trauma surgery marks Dr. Bocker's career. He has published a staggering 758 scientific publications, demonstrating his expertise and commitment to advancing medical knowledge. His research focuses on topics such as osteoporosis, diagnostic and treatment methods, and the impact of body composition on patient outcomes. Dr. Bocker's extensive experience and dedication to his field make him a highly respected and sought-after professional. His leadership roles, including acting head of the Department of Surgery and President of the Osteology Congress in Munich, further highlight his expertise and influence in the medical community. Patients can trust in his knowledge and skills to provide exceptional care and expertise in orthopedics and trauma surgery.

Skills & Expertise

fractures
breast
thyroid
cancer
trauma
osteoporosis
surgery
immunohistochemical
bone
carcinoma
tumors
diagnosis
breast cancer
fixation
thyroid gland
reduction
elderly
lesions
tibial
stem cells
hip
mesenchymal stem cells
humeral
osteosynthesis
injuries
malignant
open reduction
metatarsal
ankle fractures
humeral fractures
benign
joint
repair
proximal humeral fractures
syndesmotic
minimally invasive
internal fixation
trauma surgery
hip fracture
sarcomas
reconstruction
reconstructive
growth
trial
humerus
proximal humerus
squamous cell carcinomas
proximal femur
complex ankle fractures
traumatic brain injury

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1990-1996 Medicine at the Free University of Berlin
  • 1998-2000 Harvard Medical School 
  • 2000 Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, HMS, Boston
  • 2000-2002 Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. (Chairman: Professor Myron L. Weisfeldt)
  • 2002-2012 Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 2006-2007 Emergency Doctor Rescue Helicopter Christoph
  • 2006-2007 Rotation for specialist training at the trade association Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, Clinic for accident and Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma Surgery Clinic at the University of Heidelberg. (Director: Professor Dr. Andreas Wentzens)
  • 2008 Rotation for specialist training at the orthopedic clinic and Polyclinic, Munich University Clinic, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Experience
  • 1996-1998 Assistant and Doctor in an internship at the Clinic and Polyclinic For Internal Medicine, Medicine II, Clinic of the University of Regensburg (Director: Professor Gunther Riegger)
  • 2009 Acting Head of the Department of surgery, the section of traumatology, Campus Grosshadern, University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 2010-2012 Emergency Doctor intensive care helicopter Christoph Munich, Clinic Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 2011 Senior Physician, Department of trauma surgery, Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic Grosshadern, University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 2011-2014 Managing Senior Physician, Giessen Marburg University Hospital
  • 2012 Senior Physician, Department of traumatology, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg
  • 2013 Managing Senior Physician, Department of traumatology, University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg
  • 2014 Medical Director of the Clinic For General, Trauma, and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 2021 Medical Director of the Musculoskeletal University Center Munich, University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 2021 Chair of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Awards & Memberships
  • 1996 Massachusetts Medical Society
  • 2005 German Society for Trauma Surgery 
  • 2005 German Society for Stem Cell Research
  • 2007 Orthopedic Alumni Association 
  • 2008 Professional Association of German Surgeons
  • 2011 Orthopedic Trauma Association 
  • 2013 Fragility Fracture Network
  • 2013 Head of the working group on the osteology of the German Trauma Society
  • 2014 President of the Osteology Congress, Munich
  • 2015 Professional Association of Bavarian Surgeons
  • 2017 President of the European Orthopedic Research Society Congress in Munich

Languages

English flag
English
German flag
German

Publications

Evaluation of a New Treatment Strategy for Geriatric Fragility Fractures of the Posterior Pelvic Ring Using Sensor-Supported Insoles: A Proof-of-Concept Study

August, 2023

Improving stability of atlantoaxial fusion: a biomechanical study.

August, 2023

Diagnostic value of protein S100b as predictor of traumatic intracranial haemorrhage in elderly adults with low-energy falls: results from a retrospective observational study

July, 2023

Location

Ziemssenstraße, 5, 80336 Munich, Germany

FAQ

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker?

The primary specialization of the doctor is orthopaedics and trauma surgery, special trauma surgery and emergencies.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker has been practicing for more than 28 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in fractures, breast, thyroid, cancer, trauma.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Bocker

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