Prof. Fritz Thorey, Germany

Prof. Fritz Thorey was elected as the new National Representive Germany for the European Hip Society (EHS). A graduate of Hannover Medical School, Prof. Thorey completed orthopaedic surgery residencies at Hannover Medical School and University Hospital Duesseldorf. He made fellowships at Schulthess Clinic Zurich, Switzerland and Steadman Clinic Vail, USA.  Currently, he serves as professor for orthopaedics and chair for hip arthroplasty and arthroscopy at ATOS Hospital for Special Surgery in Heidelberg, Germany.

An orthopaedic surgeon and researcher, Prof. Thorey has received awards for clinical research from the AFOR, DFG Funding Program, Germany Society for Orthopaedic and Traum Surgery (DGOOC), and German Society for Arthroplasty (AE).  He is the author or co-author of more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and different book chapters and is member of several editorial boards.  Prof. Thorey has made scientific presentations at many regional, national and international meetings and is instructor for hip arthroplasty and arthroscopy.

When not working on clinical business, seeing patients or in the operating room, Prof. Thorey enjoys the outdoors and traveling. He also greatly enjoys time with his wife, and his three children.