Martin Krismer

In 2001, Martin Krismer was appointed Professor of Orthopaedics and Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at Innsbruck University Hospital. He headed the Section for Operative Medicine of the Medical University of Innsbruck from 2008 to 2011. Since 2010, he has been the Chairman of the Academic Senate of the Medical University of Innsbruck. He served the European Hip Society EHS as its President from 2002 to 2004 and General Secretary from 2008 to 2012. He was also President of the Austrian Orthopaedic Society ÖGO from 2004 to 2005, and of the South German Association for Orthopaedics and Traumatology VSOU from 2011 to 2012. From 2005 to 2010, he was a member of the Supreme Medical Council (Oberster Sanitätsrat) of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health. Professor Krismer is the author of a monography and editor of a textbook on minimally invasive joint arthroplasty, and has written approximately 130 peer-reviewed articles.