Orth, Patrick MD

Orth, Patrick  MD


Medical School

  • 2001-2007 Saarland University
    University of Toronto
    University of Brussels (ULB)

Professional Background

  • since 2012 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2011-2012 Center of Experimental Orthopaedics
  • 2009-2011 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2008-2009 Department of Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care Unit (Saarland University Medical Center)


  • 2017 Travelling Clinical Fellowship in Knee Arthroplasty, European Knee Associates (EKA-ESSKA)
  • 2014 Visiting Clinical Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Vienna
  • 2012 Visiting Research Fellowship in Bone Structure Analysis, Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm

Board Certification

  • 2019 Specialized Trauma Surgery
  • 2018 Physical Therapy and Balneology
  • 2017 Specialized Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2016 Skeletal Radiology

Clinical Focus

  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Revision Knee and Hip Arthroplasty
  • Articular Cartilage Repair

Research Focus

  • Basic and Translational Research on Osteochondral Repair (animal models, marrow stimulation, subchondral bone, gene therapy)
  • Clinical Research (orthopaedic oncology, arthroplasty, osteonecrosis/bone marrow edema)


  • German Society for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC)
  • DGOOC-Sections: Basic Science, Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (KSSTA)
  • European Knee Associates (EKA)
  • European Hip Society (EHS)
  • Society for Orthopaedic Traumatologic Sports Medicine (GOTS)


Presentation Topics
  1. Long-term effects of marrow stimulation procedures on the subchondral bone
  2. The effect of parathyroid hormone on the osteochondral unit
  3. From joint preservation to limb sparing surgery: sophisticated treatment strategies in modern orthopaedic surgery
  4. Autobahn: no (speed) limits on German highways?