Bernd Dreithaler
Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery
Director Department of Shoulder Surgery

Dr. med. Bernd Dreithaler

  • Arthroscopic and open Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic and open Elbow Surgery
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Hand Surgery
  • Microscopic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Full Spectrum

  • Orthopedic trauma surgery
    • Reconstructive Surgeries in acute and chronic Shoulder injuries.
    • Rotator cuff Repair
    • Instability Repair, Shoulder replacement, Anatomic and inverse replacement
    • Impingement Surgery
    • Cartilage Reconstruction
    • Joint preserving Surgery in Osteoarthritis
    • Revision Surgery for failed reconstructions and failed replacement.
    • Fractures of the shoulder girdle
    • Hand surgery, Microscopic Surgery
    • Conservative Treatment of shoulder pathologies
    • Diagnostics: X-ray, CT-Scan, 3D CT-Scan, MRI, Ultrasound
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Conservative and operative treatment of Muscle injuries , Shoulder injuries, Joint Injuries, Ligament pathologies
    • Full rehabilitation Programm for conservative and postoperative treatment
    • Full rehabilitation Programm for conservative and postoperative treatment
    • Diagnostics, Treatment-Plans and Referats to connected Specialists

Curriculum Vitae

Head of Department for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Sports Medicine Vivantes Humboldt Hospital, Berlin, Germany

Consultant for Upper extremity pathologies - MVZ Pankow, Berlin, Germany

Senior Physician – Trauma and Orthopedic Department DRK – Klinikum Westend Berlin, Hand-Surgery, Sports-Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Germany

Senior Physician – Trauma and Orthopedic Department/Hand Surgery Free University Berlin, Germany

Surgical Education Free University Berlin – Heart Surgery - Prof. E. Bücherl General Surgery Prof. Neuhaus – Transplantation Unit, PD Dr. Schauwecker – Trauma-Surgery, microscopic Hand Surgery

1975 - 1982
Medical Studies, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Free University Berlin, Germany


  • BDC
  • DVSE,
  • Berliner Unfallchirurgische Gesellschaft,
  • Berliner Sportmedizinische Gesellschaft,
  • AGA , AGA-Instructor

Awards & Honors

  • Member of Specialist-Board 2010-2107 for Shoulder Surgery, Focus Magazin und Ärzteliste Berliner Kurier
  • Center of Excellence – arthroscopic and open Shoulder Surgery – Fa. Smith&Nephew / Fa. Zimmer-Biomet
  • Research: AC-Joint-Hookplate Implementation and Development presented at Expo 2000 in Hannover
  • Lecturer and Instructor for international Shoulder Surgeries (Spain, Turkey, Cyprus)