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orthopedic and trauma surgeon

Hans Heinrich Paessler, German orthopedic and trauma surgeon. Recipient Herodicus award American Society Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 1996; named honorary citizen University Heidelberg, 1997.

Background

Paessler, Hans Heinrich was born on July 14, 1940 in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany. Son of Hans Wolfgang and Liselotte (Veitengruber) Paessler.

Education

Physician, University Kiel, 1964. Doctor of Medicine, University Lübeck, 1967.

Career

Fellow Baylor University, Houston, 1968-1969. Surgical president Ulm University Hospital, Germany, 1969-1975. Chief resident trauma surgery Frankfurt University Hospital, Germany, 1975-1977.

Surgery department head Bopfingen Hospital, Germany, 1978-1992. Head Sport Clinic, Stuttgart, Germany, 1992-1993, Center Sports Traumatology, Heidelberg, Germany, since 1993. Medical director Atosklinik Heidelberg, since 1997.

Honorary professor sports traumatology University Murcia, Spain, 2001. Honorary professor sports medicine University Beijing, 2001, Military University, Chengin, China, 2005. Lecturer Institute Sports Science, University Heidelberg, 1994—1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Sports, Exercise, Injury Journal, since 1994, European Journal Sports Traumatology, 2001^. Overseas editor Chinese Journal Orthopedics and Trauma.

Membership

Fellow Royal College Surgeons (honorary). Member College European Traumatology Sports (vice president since 1985, member advisory board journal), International Society Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (knee committee), European Society for Knee and Arthroscopy, Orthopaedic Research Society, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Study Group, German Society Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Arthroscopic Society German Speaking Countries, German Society Orthopaedics, Traumatology and Sportmedicine, German Society Traumatology (Annual Science award 1987), European Federation National Association Orthopedic Sports Trauma (past president), American Academy Orthopedic Surgery, Arthroscopic Association North America (honorary), Hellenic Association Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Sports Trauma (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, skiing, photography.

Connections

Married Marie-France Campion. Children: Samantha, Virginie.

father:
Hans Wolfgang Paessler

mother:
Liselotte (Veitengruber) Paessler

spouse:
Marie-France Campion

child:
Virginie Paessler

child:
Samantha Paessler