Dr. med. Ulrich Geitner


I went to school in my franconian homeland Nürnberg and studied medicine in Erlangen.
During a one-year stay at the University of Parma I gained valuable experience.
After completing my specialist training in orthopaedics and trauma surgery at the Großhadern University Clinic, I became a senior physician in sports orthopaedics in Berne, Switzerland, specialising in the treatment of sports injuries and provided comprehensive conservative and surgical care to numerous top athletes.
I started my practice in Munich in 2008.

Since I have been working in the practice for over 10 years now, I see my attitude confirmed that patient contact at eye level is fundamental for a successful therapy. Due to my own illness, I can fall back on my own experiences with disease processes.
With the entry of my colleague PD Dr. Andreas Ficklscherer into the orthopaedics practice at Viktualienmarkt, I am pleased to be able to offer you, together with our team, an even broader medical spectrum based on a human-oriented attitude.

University education

Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen
Università degli Studi di Parma/Italy within the framework of the ERASMUS funding programme of the European Union

Doctoral thesis

University Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Erlangen
(Prof. Dr. J.P. Guggenbichler, 1998)

Stages of medical specialist training

Internship at the Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery Department of the Municipal Hospital in Bad Tölz, Germany
(Dr. C. Buchert and Dr. N. Nguyen)

Resident physician at Medical Park Chiemsee with institutes for orthopaedic diagnostics and sports and preventive medicine
(Prof. Dr. H. Krahl)

Assistant physician in the surgical department of the district hospital in Prien am Chiemsee
(Prof. Dr. J. Stadler)

Scientific Assistant at the Orthopaedic University Clinic Großhadern of the University Hospital LMU
(Prof. Dr. Dipl.-Ing. V. Jansson)

Career history

Senior Physician in Sports Orthopaedics in Bern at the Sonnenhof Clinic
(Chief physician Dr. O. Gorschewsky)

Established own practice at Viktualienmarkt in Munich in 2008

Special qualifications

Additional designations for sports medicine, manual medicine/
Chirotherapy, acupuncture, emergency medicine
Many years of experience as an emergency doctor in Upper Bavaria
Psychosomatic primary care
Authorization for further training in orthopaedics and trauma surgery
Expertise in Radiation Protection X-Ray and CT
Expertise X-ray diagnostics Skeleton and CT
DEGUM Certificates Sonography Support and Movement Organs and Infant Hip
Supervision of numerous Swiss top athletes (Berner Grizzlies) and the Nuremberg section of the German Alpine Club
Lecturer at the State Vocational School for Massage at the University Hospital of Munich and at Harvard Medical International of the LMU Munich
Tropical Medicine Course at the Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg

Personal information

Married, 3 children
Languages: Italian, French and English
Instructor for alpine tours of the German Alpine Club
Mountaineering and cycling

“Es verhält der Mensch sich wie verwandelt,
wenn als Mensch man ihn behandelt.”

                                                                        Wilhelm Busch


1 – Synovial hemangioma of the knee joint with cystic invasion of the femur: a case report and review of the literature. Holzapfel BM, Geitner U, Diebold J, Glaser C, Jansson V, Dürr HR. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009 Feb;129(2):143-8.

2 – Clinical comparison of fixation methods for patellar bone quadriceps tendon autografts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: absorbable cross-pins versus absorbable screws. Gorschewsky O, Stapf R, Geiser L, Geitner U, Neumann W. Am J Sports Med. 2007 Dec;35(12):2118-25.