Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Martin Krismer

Martin Krismer


Personal Data:

  • Name: Martin Krismer
  • Date of birth: 6.4.1955
  • City of birth: Innsbruck
  • Home: Seite 47, 6095 Grinzens, Österreich
  • Telephone: +43 5234 67966
  • E-mail:
  • Wife / Partner: Ingrid Krismer-Heher
  • Children: Judith, Anna, Lukas, Hannah
  • Hobbies: Sports, Philosophie
  • Languages: English, moderate French, Greek

Professional Data:

  • Current Position: Director of the department of Orthopaedics
  • Office: Universitätsklinik für Orthopädie, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Österreich
  • Telephone: +43 512 504 22691
  • E-mail:

Clinical Focus:

  • Spine, hip

Scientific Focus:

  • Spine, hip


  • 2008-2011 chairman of the division ‘Operative Medicin’ of the University


  • Medicin, 4 years philosophy


  • VOLVO Award for Low Back Pain Research in Biomechanics, 1996


  • Former president of ÖGO, EHS, VSOU
  • Since 2010 chairmanof the academic senate of the university
  • 2005-2010 member of the Supreme Medical Council (Oberster Sanitätsrat) of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health


  • Brunner, Siebert, Wittenberg


  • 1993

Krismer M., Bauer R., Sterzinger W.
(1992): Scoliosis correction by Cotrel-Dubousset instrumentation. The effect of derotation and three dimensional correction.
Spine 17, 8 S: 263-269

Went P., Krismer M., Frischhut B.
(1995): Recurrence of infection after revision of infected hip arthroplastics.
J Bone Joint Surg 77-B: 307-309

Krismer M., Bauer R., Tschupik J. P., Mayrhofer P.
(1995): EBRA: a method to measure migration of acetabular components.
J Biomech 28: 1225-1236

Ogon M., Krismer M., Söllner W., Kantner-Rumplmair W., Lampe A.
(1996): Chronic low back pain measurement with visual analogue scales in different settings.
Pain 64: 425-428

Krismer M., Sterzinger W., Haid Ch., Frischhut B., Bauer R.
(1996): Axial rotation measurement of scoliotic vertebrae by means of computed tomography scans.
Spine 21: 576-9

Krismer M., Stöckl B., Fischer M., Bauer R., Mayrhofer P., Ogon M.
(1996): Early migration predicts late aseptic failure of hip sockets.
J Bone Joint Surg-B 78-B: 422-426

Krismer M., Haid Ch, Rabl W.
(1996): The contribution of anulus fibers to torque resistance.
Spine 21: 2551-2557

Lampe A., Söllner W., Krismer M., Rumpold G., Rumplmair W., Ogon M., Rathner G.
(1998): The impact of stressful life events on exacerbation of chronic low back pain.
J Psychosomatic Res 44: 555-563

Biedermann R., Krismer M., Stöckl B., Mayrhofer P., Ornstein E., Franzén H.
(1999): Accuracy of EBRA-FCA in the measurement of migration of femoral components of total hip replacement.
J Bone Joint Surg 81-B: 266-272

Krismer M., Biedermann R., Stöckl B., Fischer M., Bauer R., Haid Ch.
(1999): The prediction of failure of the stem in THR by measurement of early migration using EBRA-FCA.
J Bone Joint Surg 81 B: 273-28

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