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Co-Head of Paediatric Orthopaedics Dr. med. univ. Hannes Manner

Dr. med. univ. Hannes Manner Spezialist Kinderorthopädie

Position and faculty

Co-Head of Paediatric Orthopaedics

To the department Paediatric Orthopaedics


Correction of congenital and acquired (post-traumatic) deformities

Bone lengthening at the upper and lower extremities

Application of external fixators (Taylor Spatial Frame)

Intramedullary bone extensions with the magnetic driven intramedullary nail (Precice)

Correction of axial misalignments and torsion problems in children and adults

Extremity reconstruction in highly complex congenital malformations of the lower extremities

General paediatric orthopaedics






Paediatric Orthopaedics
Katrin Schnellmann
Phone hours
Mo–Th 08.00–17.00
Fr 08.00–16.00
Sa–Su Closed

Medical specialisation

Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System


since 2006

Paediatric Orthopaedics, Schulthess Klinik

Education and training

Study of Medicine in Kiel, Vienna and Adelaide


Specialist training at one of the largest European centres for paediatric orthopaedics at the Orthopaedic Hospital Vienna-Speising, specialising in limb reconstruction

Scientific activities

Expert opinions for medical journals:

  • Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR)
  • Journal for Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS)
  • Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics (JCOR)


European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society EPOS

Association for Pediatric Orthopaedics VKO

Pediatricians Zurich

Awards and honours

Science Award of the Association for Children's Orthopaedics (VKO) in Düsseldorf 2007

Science Award of the Association for Children's Orthopaedics (VKO) in Wiesbaden 2003

Poster Award of the European Pediatric Orthopedic Society (EPOS) in Istanbul / Turkey 2002


BF Ricardi, HM Manner, M Leunig. Combined pinning and arthroscopic osteoplasty for stable slipped capital femoral epiphysisBook chapter: Pelvic and proximal femoral osteotomies, RC Hamdy, N Saran. 2018 Springer Nature

M. Leunig, H. M. Manner, L. Turchetto, R. Ganz. Femoral and acetabular re-alignment in slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Journal of Children's Orthopaedics Apr 2017 11(2), 131–137

Martin Aepli, MD; Reinhold Ganz, MD; Hans Michael Manner, MD; Michael Leunig, MD. Development of Bilateral Cam Deformity After Dunn Procedure and Contralateral Prophylactic Fixation: A Periosteal Reaction? JBJS Case Connect, 2015 Jun 24; 5 (2): e53.

Manner HM, Mast NH, Ganz R and Leunig M. Potential contribution of femoroacetabular impingement to recurrent traumatic hip dislocationJ Pediatr Orthop B 21: 574–578, 2012.

Leunig M, Horowitz K, Manner HM and Ganz R. In situ pinning with arthroscopic osteoplasty for mild SCFE: A preliminary technical report. Clin Orthop Relat Res 468: 3160–3167, 2010.

Radler C, Kranzl A, Manner HM, Höglinger M, Ganger R, Grill F. Torsional profile versus gait analysis: consistency between the anatomic torsion and the resulting gait pattern in patients with rotational malalignment of the lower extremity. Gait Posture. 2010 Jul;32(3):405-10.

Radler C, Manner HM, Suda R, Burghardt R, Herzenberg JE, Ganger R, Grill F. Radiographic evaluation of idiopathic clubfeet undergoing Ponseti treatment. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jun;89(6):1177-83.

Radler C, Manner HM, Suda R, Burghardt R, Herzenberg JE, Ganger R, Grill F. J. Radiographic evaluation of idiopathic clubfeet undergoing Ponseti treatment. Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jun;89(6):1177-83.

Hans Michael Manner, Michael Huebl, Christof Radler, Rudolf Ganger, Gert Petje and Franz Grill. Accuracy of complex lower-limb deformity correction with external fixation: a comparison of the Taylor Spatial Frame with the Ilizarov ring fixator. Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics 2007 March;1:55-61

Manner HM, Radler C, Ganger R, Grill F. Knee deformity in congenital longitudinal deficiencies of the lower extremity. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jul;448:185-92.

Radler C, Suda R, Manner HM, Grill F. Early Results of the Ponseti Method for the Treatment of Idiopathic Clubfoot. Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb. 2006 Jan;144(1):80-86


H.M. Manner, C. Radler, R. Ganger, F. Grill. Dysplasia of the Cruciate Ligaments: Radiographic Assessment and Classification Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery AM. 2006 Jan;  88(1):130-7

H.M. Manner, C. Radler, R. Ganger, G. Großbötzl, G. Petje, F. Grill. Pathomorphology and Treatment of Anterolateral Bowing of the Tibia associated with duplication of the Hallux. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br. 2005 Feb;87(2):226-30

R Ganger, C Radler, G Petje, HM Manner, G Kriegs-Au, F Grill. Treatment Options for Developmental Dislocation of the Hip after Walking Age. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B. 2005 May; 14(3): 139-50

H. M. Manner, R. Ganger, F. Grill. Management of Congenital Longitudinal Deficiencies of the Lower Extremity. Jatros Orthopädie 1/2004

G Petje, C Radler, N Aigner, HM Manner, G Kriegs-Au, F Grill. Pharmacological Management of Aseptic Osteonecrosis in ChildrenExpert Opin Pharmacotherapy 2004 Jul; 5 (7): 1455-62

H.M. Manner, R. Ganger, F. Grill. Morbus Legg-Calve Perthes – Sense and Nonsense of Orthoses. Med. Orth. Tech. 121 (2001) 55-58

F. Grill, G. E. Wozcasek, H.M. Manner, C. Radler. Die Ilizarovmethode. Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift 2000