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hand surgeon

Abdul Kader Martini, Syrian, German hand surgeon. Recipient Heine award, German Society Orthopaedic Surgery, 1988, Federal Cross of Merit, President German Federal Republic, 1993.


Martini, Abdul Kader was born on April 15, 1942 in Idleb, Syria. Son of Mohammed Said Martini and Nafisa Martinia.


Medical diploma, University Damascus, Syria, 1966. Medical specialist in orthopaedic surgery, University Hamburg, Germany, 1977. Professor, University Heidelberg, 1988.


House officer University Hamburg, 1967—1972. Consultant Department Traumatology, Ludwigshafen, Germany, 1972—1977. Head department Orthopaedic University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany, since 1977.

Guest professor University Damascus, since 1990, University Jaddeh, Saudi Arabia, since 1997.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Amputation's Neuroma, 1988 (Heine-Preis, 1988), Lexicon of the Hand and Elbow, 2000. Editor: Implants and Grafts in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1981, Elbow, Forearm, Hand, 2003. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Volunteer Interplast, Hammerforum. Member of International Federation Societies for Surgery of the Hand, World Orthopaedic Organization International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, German Society Microsurgery, German Society Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, German Society Hand Surgery (president 1998, head section hand and microsurgery 1995).


Married Monika Anna Schulte-Übermühlen. Children: Jara, Nada.

Mohammed Said Martini

Nafisa Martinia

Monika Anna Schulte-Übermühlen

Jara Martini

Nada Martini