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Childrens orthopedic surgeon

Ludwig Meiss, German Childrens orthopedic surgeon. Recipient Ludolph Krehl award, 1973. Invention: method for alleviating the sensation of pain by acoustic shockwaves, United States patent, 1996. Member European Pediat. Orthopedic Society, Chileno-Aleman Club (founder).

Background

Meiss, Ludwig was born on September 21, 1941 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of Kurt and Margarete (Dinkler) Meiss.

Education

Doctor of Medicine magna cum laude, University Heidelberg, 1972.

Career

Intern, Center Anti-Cancereux, Montpellier, France, 1970-1971; resident, Institute Anatomy, Heidelberg, 1971-1972; resident in surgery, Salem Hospital, Heidelberg, 1972-1977; resident in trauma surgery, U. Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, 1977-1981; resident in orthopedic surgery, U. Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, 1981-1985; consultant orthopedic surgery, U. Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, since 1985; lecturer, U. Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, since 1987; professor, U. Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, since 1988.

Membership

Member European Pediatrics Orthopedic Society, Chileno-Aleman Club (founder).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, swimming, languages.

Connections

Married Gisa Zschiedrich, October 20, 1970. Children: Claudio, Nicolai, Robin, Valentin.

father:
Kurt Meiss

mother:
Margarete (Dinkler) Meiss

spouse:
Gisa Zschiedrich

children:
Valentin Meiss

Claudio Meiss

Nicolai Meiss

Robin Meiss