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Medical expertise

The German Center for Orthopedics is a clinic providing maximum care in orthopedics. With the professorship for orthopedics from the medical faculty at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the clinic is at the heart of research: it unites science, teaching and the highest level of medical care under one roof in Eisenberg.

In our comfort station, you will also have the opportunity to be treated by a senior physician, for example by the medical director of the Waldkliniken Eisenberg and senior physician of the German Center for Orthopedics, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Georg Matziolis. 

Professor Matziolis has been one of the most prominent experts in the field of endoprosthetics for many years. With evidence-based medicine and state-of-the-art methods as a foundation, the Waldkliniken Eisenberg and their departments have been the first choice in the field of endoprosthetics in Europe for many years.

Evidence-based medicine founded on facts


Doctors at the German Center for Orthopedics achieve excellent outcomes on the basis of evidence-based approaches backed by experts. Evidence-based means that the conservative and surgical procedures we offer are substantiated by science.

At the German Center for Orthopedics, decisions in favor of or against a procedure or other form of therapy are made on the basis of facts in close consultation with the patient. Opinion, hearsay and speculation play no role here.

Another key factor in achieving good treatment outcomes is the complete range of conservative and surgical treatments methods available at the German Center for Orthopedics.

With complete freedom of therapy, the experts at the German Center for Orthopedics at the Waldkliniken Eisenberg can select the most suitable treatment method for the patient.


Current scientific findings and state-of-the-art methods

Thanks to the expertise of the department heads and interface to the scientific work done at German Center for Orthopedics, patients can access the latest surgical methods with state-of-the-art equipment and techniques at all times.

Because inpatient and outpatient facilities are so closely connected, the German Center for Orthopedics can care for patients throughout the course of their illness. Each department offers extensive consultation hours. This guarantees on-time appointments, individual treatment and continued recovery.

As an official clinic providing second opinions, the German Center for Orthopedics also supports patients seeking a second objective and evidence-based assessment.


Expert knowledge bundled into seven departments

The German Center for Orthopedics has structured its expertise in orthopedics into departments. The Knee Prosthetics, Hip Prosthetics, Spine Surgery, Traumatology, Pediatric Orthopedics, Sports Orthopedics and Hand and Foot Surgery departments are led by experts in the respective fields.

The German Center for Orthopedics can thereby offer proven expertise, many years of experience and a high case number for practically all orthopedic ailments and diseases and their treatment.

With approx. 50 doctors and approx. 170 beds, the German Center for Orthopedics performs 6,000 operations each year. More than 2,000 of these are joint replacement procedures.



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