Professor Dr. med. Carl Haasper, MSc came after studying and scientific activity to a Doctorate in Lübeck, Giessen, London and Charleston, SC to the Hannover Medical School (MHH) and then followed the classic wide surgical training in the center of surgery. It was from the beginning a clear clinical and academic focus on joint surgery. After completing the residency and habilitation (higher doctorate) for surgery with a big tissue engineering project, a fellowship at the renowned ENDO-Klinik Hamburg followed. Then he worked as a senior physician and chief of knee surgery at the Trauma Department of MHH before he returned to the ENDO Clinic to expand the sports medicine and pre-prosthetic treatment of the knee joint there. Today he is surgeon in chief in a big regional center for orthopedic surgery.
International experience has helped shape his career crucial. There were several, sometimes several month stays in sports medicine centers in Europe and the USA, such as. Freddie Fu in Pittsburgh, PA or a Travel Fellowship with Lars Peterson, the inventor of chondrocyte transplantation. Scientifically, he worked mainly in the field of knee surgery, the so-called tissue engineering and injury prevention. Dr. Haasper has won several national and international research awards. He is the author or co-author of over a hundred MedLine listed publications and has published several book chapters. Additionally economics were studied and successfully completed with the degree Master of Science in Management.
Dr. Haasper's clinical focus is the joint preserving knee surgery incl. the entire spectrum of arthroplasty of the knee and hip and general trauma and reconstruction with the different supply strategies and techniques of fractures of the musculoskeletal system, particularly the lower extremity.
Prosthetic hip and knee:
Joint-preserving knee surgery can be divided into arthroscopic, minimally invasive and open procedures. An excerpt of the controlled and regularly practiced surgical techniques can be found here (ligaments, cartilage, bone, meniscus, synovia):
Notes: The statements do not refer to completeness. Some mentioned procedures are often performed, others rarely, depending on their indication. Basically, general complications are all techniques to expect on you will be informed before the operation. Each method has additional specific risks and chances of success.