Consultant and cartilage specialist Prof. Dr. med. Gian Salzmann

Prof. Dr. med. Gian Salzmann Knorpelspezialist

Position and faculty

Consultant Knee Surgery and cartilage specialist

Specialty

Preserving knee joint surgery

Treatment of cartilage damage

Contact

Knee Surgery
Phone hours
Mo–Th 08:00–17:00
Fr 08:00–16:00
Sa–Su Closed

Certificates of proficiency

Certificate of Training in Radiation Protection

Curriculum

since 03/2019

Consultant Knee Surgery, Schulthess Klinik

2014–2019

Consultant Knee Surgery, Schulthess Klinik

Education and training

2016

Appointment as an Extraordinary Professor by the University of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

2008–2014

Specialist training, specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery Professor Südkamp, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg

2013

Habilitation: "Tissue Engineering of hyaline cartilage", Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Professor Südkamp, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg

2005–2008

Specialist training Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Department of Sports Orthopaedics, Professor Imhoff, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München

2007

ICRS Travelling Fellowship Göteborg Universität Professor Brittberg/Peterson, Schweden; Donau Universität Krems Professor Nehrer, Österreich; Cartilage Repair Center Harvard University Boston Professor Minas, USA

2005

Promotion, magna cum laude, "Tissue Engineering and Gene Transfer for the Therapy of Osteochondral Lesions at the Knee Joint", Department of Sports Orthopaedics, Professor Imhoff, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München

2005

Orthopaedics, Schulthess Klinik

2005

General und Pediatric Surgery, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University, Kapstadt, Südafrika

2004

Internal Medicine und Infectious Diseases, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA

2003

Department of Sports Orthopaedics, Rockhampton Hospital, Central Queensland University, Australien

1998–2005

Study of Medicine, University hospitals Giessen und TU München, Germany

Scientific activities

Clinical-radiological outcome studies after conservative knee and ankle surgery as well as experimental tissue engineering of cartilage and stem cells funded by DFG, AGA, AO, DAH, GOTS, SNF (Total volume> 1.000.000 Euro/CHF)

Reviewer

  • American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM)
  • Archives of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery (AOTS)
  • Arthroscopy, Biomaterials
  • Biomechanics
  • Cartilage
  • European Cells and Materials (ECM)
  • Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy (KSSTA)
  • Osteoarthritis and Cartilage (OAC)
  • Tissue Engineering

AGA Instructor 2016

ATLS Provider

Basic qualification in medical didactics

Investigator (GCP)

Organisation of events

«Freiburger Knorpeltage» 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and upcoming (www.freiburger-knorpeltage.de)

Schulthess Academy 2016, 2017 und upcoming

ICRS Focus Meeting, Osteoarthritis in the Athlete, Zurich, Switzerland, 2017

Memberships

German Society for Trauma Surgery DGU (member of Basic Research Section)

International Cartilage Repair Society ICRS (Chair Communication and Publication Comittee)

Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery AGA (member cartilage committee)

German Knee Society DKG

Center for Applied Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine CABMM, Universität Zürich

Publications

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