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Dietmar Alfred Kumm

Dietmar Alfred Kumm, German orthopedist, consultant, surgeon. Achievements include invention of fixation of artificial joints, sliding screw for fixation of SCFE; patents in field. Recipient American Medal of Honor, 2005. Fellow: International Business Alliance (life); member: American Academy Orthopaedics Surgery, New York Academy of Sciences, German Association Sports Medicine, German Association Orthopaedics and Orthopaedics Surgery.

Background

  • Kumm, Dietmar Alfred was born on January 20, 1959 in Munich. Son of Alfred Wilhelm and Hedy (Diekaemper) Kumm.

  • Education

    • Student, Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn, Germany, 1978—1984. Doctor of Medicine, University Bonn., 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bonn., 1985.

    Career

    • Intern Basle University, Switzerland, 1984, resident in internal medicine, 1984—1985. Assistant surgeon EV KRHS, Bad Godesberg, 1984—1989. Assistant professor University Cologne, Cologne, Germany, 1989—1994, assistant CI, 1994—1996.

      Limited oberazt University Witten-Herdecke, Witten, 1996—2003. Chefarzt, department director, head department Bethesda KRHS, Duisburg, Germany, since 2003. Consultant in field; With German Air Force, 1977-1978.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of fixation of artificial joints, sliding screw for fixation of SCFE. Patents in field.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: International Business Alliance (life). Member: American Academy Orthopaedics Surgery, New York Academy of Sciences, German Association Sports Medicine, German Association Orthopaedics and Orthopaedics Surgery.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Anne Schneider, July 13, 1990. Children: Lars, Leslie, Linda.
    • father: Alfred Wilhelm Kumm
    • mother: Hedy (Diekaemper) Kumm
    • spouse: Patricia Anne Schneider
    • children: Lars Kumm
    • Leslie Kumm
    • Linda Kumm
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    Born January 20, 1959
    (age 58)
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    • 1984
      University Bonn.
    • 1985
      University Bonn.
    • 1984
      Intern, Basle University
      Switzerland
    • 1984 - 1989
      assistant, surgeon EV KRHS
      Bad Godesberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1989 - 1994
      assistant, professor University Cologne
      Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1996 - 2003
      limited oberazt University Witten-Herdecke
      Witten, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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