Adjunct Professor Dr Dr habil. Stefan-Jurka Träger, MD


Studies in Medicine at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main)

Continuation of medical studies at the TUM (Technische Universität München)

Nov. 1986:
Obtained license to practice medicine

Auxiliary Research Assistant at the Institute of Experimental Surgery at the TUM (Technische Universität München) under the stewardship of Professor Dr G. Blümel, MD

Research Assistant at the Orthopaedic Department of the TUM (Technische Universität München) under Univ.-Prof. Dr E. Hipp

Surgical training at the Surgical Department at Passau Hospital (Klinikum Passau) under Head Physician Professor Dr. M. Fischer, MD, the Teaching Hospital at the TUM (Technische Universität München)  and scientific pursuits at the Institute of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy (Institut für Kernspintomographie und Spektroskopie) in Passau under Univ.-Prof. Dr A. Breit, MD

PhD medical doctor title awarded "with distinction"; thesis title: "Experimental Studies on the Preservation and Transplantation of Articular Cartilage"

Continuation of surgical training and scientific pursuits in Passau

Orthopaedics Specialist nomination by the Bavarian Medical Association (Bayerischen Landesärztekammer)

Senior Physician at the Clinic and Outpatient Clinic of Orthopaedics at the TUM (Technische Universität München) 

Receipt of a higher education training qualification for the title of Dr habil. Träger, MD at the TUM (Technische Universität München) for the field Orthopaedics on the following topic: "The Femoral Head in Adults. Studies on the Etiology, Pathogenesis, Joint-Preserving Treatment and Rehabilitation."

Bestowal of a teaching license and appointment as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the TUM (Technischen Universität München)

Senior Physician at the Orthopaedic University Hospital of the University of Tübingen (Universitätsklinik der Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen) under Univ.-Prof. Dr W. Küsswetter, MD

until 1.4.1997:
Private practice in Passau, surgeon for four hospitals near Passau with an emphasis on: endoprosthetics,  prosthesis replacements, arthroscopy, conversion operations and foot surgery

Inpatient physician at Rotthalmünster Hospital (Krankenhaus Rotthalmünster)

Cooperating physician at Pfarrkirchen Hospital (Krankenhaus Pfarrkirchen) since 10/2000

Cooperating physician at St. Wolfgang private clinic, Bad Griesbach since 4/2003

Cooperating physician at Wegscheid Hospital (Krankenhaus Wegscheid) since 1/2010

Scientific and clinical collaboration with the Institute for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy (Institut für Kernspintomographie und Spektroskopie) in Passau under Prof. Dr A. Breit, MD and the Institute of Diagnostic Radiology (Institut für Diagnostische Radiologie) at the TUM (Technische Universität München)   under Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhardt, MD

July 2000:
Installation of a separate low-field MRI system (eScan by ESAOTE) in his practice, cooperation with the Passau Clinic (Klinikum Passau) for a high field system (3 Tesla from Phillips)

March 2010:
Addition of Dr Markus Degenhart (Orthopaedic Specialist) to the medical practice (emphasis on shoulder surgery, arthroscopic procedures)

Jan. 2011:   
Nomination as an FAE expert for certification from endoprosthesis centres.Participation in the Introduction to Orthopaedics course, Anatomy for Computer Scientists Specialising in Theoretical Medicine, Special Orthopaedics for students during their year of practical training, Cast/Plaster and Bandage course, Clinical Examination course, Osteosynthesis in Practice, Orthopaedics at the Munich Perlach School of Nursing (Krankenpflegeschule München Neuperlach), Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System for Users (ESAOTE company)

Teaching experience:
Since 1992: construction of a five part course system (20 hours long) for orthopaedic surgeons. "MRI of the Musculoskeletal System" according to guidelines of the Professional Association of Orthopaedics (Berufsverband Orthopädie or BVO) and the German Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgeons (Deutschen Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Orthopädische Chirurg or DGOOC) (responsibility for presenting at least 12 courses), lecturer and tutor for an arthroscopic surgery course in Munich, lecturer and tutor for shoulder surgery courses in Innsbruck, more than 500 scientific lectures at national and international conferences, scientific director and organiser of symposiums and conferences with up to 400 participants. Since 2001, regular participation as a tutor and lecturer for introductory and master's degree courses for hip and knee topics for the Endoprosthetics Consortium (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endoprothetik)

More than 65 papers in national and international journals, co-editor of several books

Professional member-ships:
German Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgeons (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Orthopädische Chirurg or DGOOC), Professional Association of Orthopaedics (Berufsverband Orthopädie or BVO), Endoprosthetics Consortium (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Endoprothetik  or AE e.V.) (www.ae-germany.com), Association of South German Orthopaedists (Vereinigung süddeutscher Orthopäden), Society of Osteology (Gesellschaft für Osteologie), Society for Orthopaedic-Traumatological Sports Medicine (Gesellschaft für Orthopädisch-Traumatologische Sportmedizin or  GOTS), President of the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine (Gesellschaft für Kernspintomographie in der Medizin or GEKEM) since 2001, Imaging Workgroup of the DGOOC (Arbeitskreis Bildgebung der DGOOC), Osteosynthesis Workgroup of the DGOOC (Arbeitskreis Osteosynthese der DGOOC), German Association of Foot Surgery (Deutsche Assoziation Fußchirurgie or DAF)

1st prize from the German Society of Trauma Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallheilkunde) for the best scientific exhibition, November 1984

Sports Medicine:
Support of the German national ice hockey team from 1986 to 1994 in the form of training courses and scientific backing in terms of injury statistics and performance analysis for more than 120 international matches at World and European Championships and the Olympic games; title of team physician of the German Ski Association (Deutscher Skiverband or DSV) and the German national ski team (Deutschen Skinationalmannschaft) since 1994. Medical care at numerous World Cup and European Cup races, World Championships, World and European Cup Finals

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dr. med. habil. Stefan-Jurka Träger


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