Joint Surgeons in Germany

Gelenk Klinik Orthopaedic Clinic
Alte Bundesstrasse 58
D-79194 Gundelfingen
fon: +49-761-79117-228
fax: +49-761-79117-999

Orthopedic specialist and clinic in germany

Gelenk-Klinik: Orthopaedic Excellence in Freiburg, Germany

The orthopaedic Gelenk-Klinik in Freiburg, Germany, specialises in treatment of osteoarthritis, back and joint conditions. Our experienced team of orthopaedists, radiologists, rehab therapists and physiotherapists work to the highest quality standards to offer you the best possible service. We have treated more than 24,000 patients and performed over 2,500 surgeries for orthopaedic conditions.

surgeons of the Gelenk-KlinikThe surgeons of the Gelenk-Klinik, from left to right: PD Dr. Bastian Marquaß M.D., Dr. Martin Rinio M.D., Dr. Thomas Schneider M.D., Prof. Sven Ostermeier M.D.

What can the orthopaedic Gelenk-Klinik offer you?

  • Experience managing orthopaedic conditions in over 24,000 patients and 2,500 operations a year
  • Orthopaedic specialists, who are among the best in their field
  • We will provide you with comprehensive care from our experienced specialists, from diagnosis to treatment and aftercare
  • We offer a comfortable and personalised experience in our private orthopaedic clinic
  • 25 in-patient beds in single and double occupancy rooms with exclusive amenities
  • Our experienced nurses provide you with the highest level of care
  • We are available 24/7 for your medical needs
  • We provide you with comprehensive aftercare from our team of rehabilitation therapists, physiotherapists, and social workers
  • Our doctors are experts in their fields and are actively involved in teaching and research
  • We are committed to providing you with the highest quality care and we are proud of our external certifications: Centre for Endoprosthetics (EPZ), Maximum Treatment Centre for Foot and Ankle Surgery (ZFSmax)

We welcome patients from all over the world

Gelenk-Klinik offers appointments for international patients to suit your travel itinerary. We will be happy to help you apply for a visa once we have received the deposit specified in the quotation. If the visa is refused, we will refund the full deposit. We try to minimise the time between pre-surgery and surgery for our international patients to avoid additional travel. During your inpatient and outpatient stay, our multilingual case management team (English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese) will be available to assist you. We can also help you with hiring an interpreter in your language (e.g. Arabic).

We are happy to assist you in arranging transportation, lodging and recreation activities for your family members.

Surgical intervention in the Gelenk-Klinik

Knee Pain and Knee Surgery: Prof. Sven Ostermeier, M.D. and PD Dr. Bastian Marquaß, M.D.

With the help of modern and joint preserving therapies, our knee specialists at the Gelenk-Klinik treat patients with knee arthrosis and kneecap arthrosis, axial misalignment, meniscus damage and cruciate ligament ruptures, bone-cartilage damage, patella dislocation, bursitis and fractures in the knee joint. The great expertise of Prof. Sven Ostermeier and PD Dr. Marquaß, who also teach other doctors in German specialist associations, is regularly sought by patients from Germany and abroad.

Prof. Sven Ostermeier is the leader of the certified Centre of Endoprosthetics (EPZ). All surgeons at Gelenk-Klinik are proven as scientific experts in various methods of cartilage therapy. The Gelenk-Klinik is recognised for its quality in diagnosis, operative and postoperative care and rehab for prosthetic intervention.

Treatment spectrum of our knee experts

Foot and Ankle Surgery: Dr. Thomas Schneider and Dr. Martin Rinio

As the leader of the Maximum Treatment Centre for Foot and Ankle surgery, Dr. Thomas Schneider has the vast experience of over 20 years of specialised therapy and operations for the treatment of feet, heel and ankle conditions. Together with the renowned orthopaedist and trauma surgeon Dr. Martin Rinio, he offers a modern and patient-oriented diagnosis and therapy of your ailments in the orthopaedic Gelenk-Klinik. These include, among others, dynamic foot pressure (podometry) and gait analysis.

Patients with foot pain, heel and ankle conditions often travel long distances to attend consultations with our experts. The most common foot problems include:

Even rather rare conditions are in the best hands with the specialists for Foot and Ankle Surgery:

Treatment spectrum of our foot and ankle experts

Hip Pain and Hip Surgery: Dr. Martin Rinio

Dr. Martin Rinio, specialist for orthopaedics in Freiburg Dr. Martin Rinio, Orthopaedic Hip Specialist, Foot and Ankle Specialist, Chief Surgeon at ZFSmax

Dr. Martin Rinio has driven forward the development of minimally invasive surgical procedures for hip replacements over many years. The safety of patients and uncomplicated healing post-operation are our top priorities. The hip specialist is very experienced in the procedure of replacement operations of a hip prosthesis after loosening or tightening.

While chronic hip pain, bursitis, femoral neck fractures and hip arthrosis are more common conditions of the elderly, our hip specialists often treat children with femoral head osteonecrosis (Legg-Calve-Perthes) or slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE).

Treatment spectrum of our hip experts

Shoulder Pain and Shoulder Surgery: Prof. Dr. Sven Ostermeier and PD Dr. Bastian Marquaß, M.D.

The shoulder specialists at the Gelenk-Klinik, Prof. Dr. Sven Ostermeier and PD Dr. Bastian Marquaß, have years of experience in the examination and treatment of shoulder conditions:

Shoulder osteoarthritis in particular is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain in older patients.

Treatment spectrum of our shoulder experts

Back Pain and Spinal Surgery: PD David-Christopher Kubosch M.D., Christoph Ewald M.D. and PD Pawel Bak M.D.

The team of back specialists at the Gelenk-KlinikPD Dr. David Christopher Kubosch M.D., Christoph Ewald M.D. and PD Pawel Bak treat patients with back pain at the Gelenk-Klinik.

PD Dr. David-Christopher Kubosch is an experienced specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery as well as a qualified spinal surgeon. He is supported by orthopaedic specialist Dr. Christoph Ewald, who specialises in conservative treatment in orthopaedics and osteopathy. Assisting them is PD Dr. Pawel Bak, who brings with him great expertise in pain therapy, chiropractic therapy and naturopathic treatment as a specialist in physical and rehabilitative medicine.

With the help of special orthopaedic diagnostics, our multi-disciplinary team of back specialists develops a personalised treatment plan, that focuses on the wishes and demands of the patients. They utilise the possibilities of conservative and joint-preserving therapy and complement this with their specialist knowledge in the field of minimally invasive procedure and spinal infiltration, spinal fusions and the latest generation of spinal disc replacement.

The back specialists at the MVZ Gelenk-Klinik mostly offer their patients endoscopic and minimally invasive surgical procedures.

Treatment spectrum of our back experts

Elbow Pain and Elbow Surgery: PD Bastian Marquaß, M.D.

PD Dr. med. Bastian Marquaß, specialist in orthopaedics and sports medicinePD Dr. med. Bastian Marquaß, specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery, special trauma surgery and sports medicine

PD Dr. Bastian Marquaß is an elbow specialist and establishes the root of your issues with very detailed examinations:

  • Tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow
  • Dislocated elbow
  • Stiff elbow
  • Loose bodies in the elbow
  • Ligament or tendon tears
  • Bursitis

PD Dr. Marquaß can also avoid the risk of elbow arthrosis from poorly healed radial fractures or monteggia fractures with early and personalised treatment.

Treatment spectrum of our elbow expert

  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow replacements
  • Radial head replacement
  • Cartilage transplant
  • Surgeries for ligament damage
  • Thumb saddle joint replacement
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome surgery

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MVZ Gelenk-Klinik
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Alte Bundesstrasse 58

D-79194 Gundelfingen,


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  • Distance to EURO-Airport Basel: 80 km (45 mins)
  • Distance to Zurich: 161 km (1h 40)
  • Distance to Frankfurt: 259 km (2h 20)

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Certified Centre for Arthroplasty (Centre for Endoprosthesis)