Austria
Christof Radler

Introduction

Associate Professor of Orthopedics, University of Vienna, Senior Consultant and Head of Pediatric Orthopaedic Team, Orthopedic Hospital Vienna Speising

Consultant at the Department for Pediatric Orthopaedic and Adult Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Orthopaedic Hospital Vienna Speising since 2007.

Has has been appointed a senior consultant in 2009 and is head of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Team of Speising Orthopedic Hospital since 2013. In 2012 he was appointed “Associate Professor of Orthopaedics” at the University of Vienna.

Dr. Radler has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on congenital deformities of the lower extremity and on clubfoot. He is specialized in pediatric orthopedics and especially in clubfoot correction and deformity correction and limb lengthening in children and adults.

During his training, he visited the Ilizarov Institute in Russia, Dr. Ponseti at the University of  Iowa and has done a fellowship and scientific collaboration with the International Center for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction in Baltimore.

Dr. Radler is a regular speaker at national and international meetings, courses and workshops and has given over 500 talks in the last 10 years. He is a Member of the European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS) and the German Speaking Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (VKO).

MEMBERSHIPS AND FUNCTIONS

Austrian Orthopaedic Society (ÖGO)

Head of task force medical development cooperation of the Austrian Orthopaedic Society (ÖGO) since 2009

Board member of Austrian Doctors for Disabled (DfD)

Member of the European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS)

Member of the German-speaking Association of Pediatric Orthopaedics (VKO)

Member of the Medical Advisory Board Ponseti International Association (PIA)

ANNUAL WORKSHOPS AND COURSES AS INSTRUCTOR, SPEAKER AND/OR FACULTY MEMBER

Annual Baltimore Limb Deformity Course. Presented by the International Center for Limb Lengthening, Sinai Hospital Baltimore since 2003.

Vienna Ilizarov & Taylor Spatial Frame Course of the Orthopaedic Hospitals Speising Vienna since 2004.

Pediatric Foot Course of the German Association of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Deutsche Assoziation für Fuß und Sprunggelenk e.V. (D.A.F.)

Review Course of the German-speaking Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (VKO) since 2008

BAT Programme, EPOS-EFORT Instructional Course Paediatrics since 2012.

Visiting Surgeons Program for Deformity Correction using the Taylor Spatial Frame at the Orthopaedic Hospital Speising in collaboration with by Smith&Nephew, four Courses per year sine 2008.

Visiting Surgeons Program for Limb Lengthening using the Precise Intramedullary Nail in collaboration with Ellipse Inc. several times per year since 2014.

OTHER SESSIONS BY Christof Radler