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consultant , orthopedist , Surgeon

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other 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

child:
Lars Kumm

child:
Leslie Kumm

child:
Linda Kumm