Prof. Dr. Wolfram Mittelmeier

President of the AFOR Foundation/ Coordinator of the Scientific Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Wolfram Mittelmeier


Current positionClinical director, orthopaedic hospital & polyclinic, university medicine Rostock
Course of studiesLeuven, Giessen, Homburg
Further educationUniversity in Homburg Saar (trauma surgery), Erlangen and Luebeck (orthopaedics)
Medical specialistorthopaedics, medical specialist for orthopaedics and trauma surgery
additional denomination special orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine, chiro therapy, physical therapy, children’s orthopaedics, rheumatism orthopaedics
Occupational history

01/1995 senior physician, orthopaedics, medical university Luebeck

04/1996 chief senior physician

07/1997 chief senior physician, orthopaedics, technical university Munich

since 11/2003 clinical director, orthopaedic hospital and polyclinic, university Rostock

Clinical interests

endoprosthetics/ revision
children’s orthopaedics/ joint conservative operations

Scientific interestsbiomechanics/ implant technology
worse case simulation
Functions in scientific associations

07/2002 – 12/2006 DIN standards commission for endoprosthetics and osteosynthesis

11/2006 – 05/2010 chairman ordinary conference orthopaedics

10/2005 board member DGOOC, 01/2009 vice president, 2012 president; 09/2008 board member DGOU; since 04/2009 chairman AG Lehre of the DGOU

corresponding member chilean association for orthopaedics and traumatology (SCHOT)

AFOR: since 02/2005 member of the AFOR board, since 03/2016 president


20 prizes:

f. ex. Dr. Eduard Martin prize (university of Saarland)

Albert Hoffa prize of the North German orthopaedic association

Heine prize (DGOOC)

Biolox Award

themistokles Gluck prize

ceramic research prize of the DGOOC