About Prof. Dr. Joachim Windolf

Prof. Dr. Joachim Windolf
Prof. Dr. Joachim Windolf
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Prof. Dr. Joachim Windolf (born 1960) is the President of the DGU (German Trauma Society) as well as the Deputy President of the DGOU (German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma).

The specialist for orthopaedics and trauma surgery has been serving as the Director of the Clinic for Trauma and Hand Surgery at the University Hospital Düsseldorf and as University Professor for the University of Düsseldorf. There Prof. Windolf was Dean of the Medical Faculty from 2008 to 2016.

Focus

  • Post-traumatic immune dysregulation
  • Fracture healing in osseous defect/infect models
  • Experimental and clinical studies in hand surgery
  • Health services research

Clinical career

since 2005
Director of the Department of Trauma and Hand Surgery at the Düsseldorf University Hospital

2001 – 2005
Deputy Director of the Department for Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)

1999 – 2001
Acting Managing Director of the Department for Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital Frankfurt

1986 – 1999
Assistant Doctor and Assistant Medical Director of the Department for Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Hospital Frankfurt

Academic career

since 2005
Professor at the University of Düsseldorf

2001 – 2005
Professor at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)

1996
Habilitation in surgery at the University of Frankfurt am Main

1986
Doctorate in radiology at the University of Frankfurt am Main

1979 – 1985
Studies of human medicine at the University of Frankfurt am Main

Specialist qualifications

  • 2017: Specialization in physical therapy and balneology
  • 2006: Specialization in special trauma surgery
  • 2006: Orthopedic surgeon
  • 1997: Specialization in hand surgery
  • 1995: Emphasis designation trauma surgery
  • 1993: Specialist certificate for Emergency Medical Services
  • 1993: Specialist for surgery

Memberships and honorary positions

  • 2018: President of the DGU (German Trauma Society)
  • 2018: Deputy President of the DGOU (German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma)
  • since 2017: University Council at the University of Düsseldorf
  • since 2013: Advisory Council for AOTrauma Germany
  • since 2012: Executive Committee Member of the DGU (German Trauma Society)
  • since 2008: Board Member of the DGH (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie)
  • 2013: Congress President of the DGH (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie)
  • 2012 – 2015: Treasurer of the DGU (German Trauma Society)
  • 2005 – 2011: Manager of the DGU section for hand surgery
  • 2005 - 2009: Representative of the DGU working group on DRGs

Further memberships:

  • Academy of AOTrauma Germany
  • Berufsverband der Deutschen Chirurgen (BDC)
  • Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Handtherapie (AHTH)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (DGCH)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie (DGH)
  • Deutsche Interdisziplinäre Vereinigung für Intensivmedizin (DIVI)
  • Verband leitender Orthopäden und Unfallchirurgen (VLOU)

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