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Orthopedic surgery educator , hospital director

Lutz Friedrich Jani, German Orthopedic surgery educator, hospital director.


Jani, Lutz Friedrich was born on January 25, 1935 in Dresden, Saxony, Germany. Son of Günter and Liselotte (Cramer) Jani.


Doctor of Medicine, University Munich, 1960. Specialist in orthopedic surgery, Orthopedics Department, Munich, 1966. Privat doz., University Basel, Switzerland, 1973.

Professor extraordinary, University Basel, Switzerland, 1980. Professor ordinarius, University Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany, 1982.


Resident Orthopedic University Hospital, Munich, 1963-1969. Chief doctor (head) Pediatrics Orthopedic Hospital, Basel, 1969-1982. Director orthopedics department Orthopedic Clinic, Mannheim, since 1982.

Director School Physiotherapy, Mannheim, since 1982. Vice-dean medical faculty Mannheim University, Heidelberg, 1984-1986.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals and books. Member advisory board more than 4 journals. Co-editor: Orthopäde, since 1992.


Member Organisation Orthopedic Society (president 1987), German Society Orthopedic and Traumatology (president 1991-1992), Orthopedic Society Czech Republic (honorary), Swiss Orthopedic Society, International Society Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Swiss Society Osteosynthesis, European Rheumatic and Arthritis Surgical Society, European Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons, European Hip Society, Rotary.


Married Elisabeth Edith Samsche, December 15, 1961. Children: Christine, Wolfgang, Peter.

Günter Jani

Liselotte (Cramer) Jani

Elisabeth Edith Samsche

Wolfgang Jani

Christine Jani

Peter Jani