Martin Hessmann


Professor and Director of the Department of Traumatology, Orthopaedics Fulda Hospital

1996                    Qualification in Trauma Surgery

1997-2008         Senior Registrar at the Department of Trauma Surgery at the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz (Germany)

2000                    European Board of Surgery Qualification in Traumatology (EBSQ)
2003                    PhD-thesis on the biomechanical properties of fixed-angle implant systems in fractures of
the proximal humerus

Since 08.2008   Director of the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. Academic Teaching Hospital Fulda, Germany (Level 1 Trauma Center)

Since 2010        Professorship at the Johannes-Gutenberg- University, Mainz, Germany
Since 2005        Member of the Intramedullary Nailing Expert Group (INEG) of the AO/ASIFfoundaon

Special topics of interest:
Surgery of the pelvis, acetabulum & hip joint, Polytrauma management, Joint replacement, intramedullary nailing, Reconstructive surgery of the musculoskeletal system.

Editor of Operative Orthopedics and Traumatology (Journal)

Intramedullary Nailing: a comprehensive review (book)

A reviewer of Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (Journal)

European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery and other journals

Author of more than 100 publication in international journals.