Dr. med. Philipp Henle

FMH Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System

Professional Training:

  • 1996 – 2003: Degree in medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • 2003 – 2005: Orthopaedics Centre, University Hospital Foundation, Heidelberg, Germany (Prof. Dr. med. Volker Ewerbeck)
  • 2005 – 2006: Dept. of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, University Medical Centre, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (Prof. Dr. med. Norbert Südkamp)
  • 2006 – 2010: Inselspital, University Hospital for Orthopaedic Surgery, Bern, Switzerland (Prof. Dr. med. Klaus A. Siebenrock)
  • Since 2010: attending physician., Knee Surgery and Sports Injuries, Sonnenhof Orthopaedic Centre, Bern, Switzerland (Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Eggli)

Specialisation

  • Knee Prosthetics (replacement knee joint, partial replacement, sledge prostheses, revision)
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery (meniscus repair, arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, cartilage regeneration
  • Treatment for cruciate ligament injuries (replacement and repair of cruciate ligament, dynamic intraligamentary stabilisation (DIS), conservative therapy/treatment)
  • Correction of genu varum [bow-legs] / genu valgum [knock-knees]
  • Injuries to knee joint caused by bony outgrowths [excrescences]
  • Stabilisation of the kneecap

Research

  • 2000: Research scholarship, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (USA)
  • 2007 – 2008: Bone Biology Working Group, Dept. of Clinical Research, University of Bern (Prof. Dr. Willy Hofstetter)

Main areas of research

  • Biology of fracture healing and implant integration
  • Knee prosthetics (results, patient selection, new prosthesis designs)
  • Function and treatment, anterior cruciate ligament and its injuries
  • Treatment for early arthrosis of the knee joint
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