• Press release of the DGOU

    New DGOU Presidents are from Ludwigshafen and Berlin

    The German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU) is under new leadership. Starting 01 January, Prof. Dr. Paul Alfred Grützner will be President of the DGOU. He is the Medical Director of the BG Clinic Ludwigshafen and Director of the Department for Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics. Prof. Dr. Carsten Perka, Medical Director of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Surgery of the Charité in Berlin is Deputy President of the DGOU. Prof. Dr. Bernd Kladny, Chief Physician of the Orthopaedic Department of the Specialist Clinic Herzogenaurach, will continue in his function as Secretary General. Prof. Dr. Dietmar Pennig, Chief Physician of the Clinic for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery...


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  • In order to improve patient health care, the German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma (DGOU) has started various different projects with its partner organisations. These strive: to achieve a consistent standard in patient healthcare quality in the field of medical care of serious injuries; to obtain a registry of corresponding treatment data; to... more