Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Erggelet

Specialist in
Orthopaedic surgery and traumatology
German, English, French


Core competencies

Hip and knee operations, Arthroscopy and Joint replacement, cartilage and meniscus transplants, Sports medicine operations, Stem cell Joint treatment

Professional career

2004 - to date
Practice for Orthopedic Surgery, Zurich, Switzerland
1996 - 2006
Senior physician, Department for Orthopedics and traumatology, University Hospital Freiburg, Prof. Dr. med. A. Reichelt (emerited) and Prof. Dr. med. N. Südkamp
1993 - 1996
Leading Senior physician, Orthopedic Department, Hospital Rheinfelden, Prof. Dr. med. H.R. Henche
Leading Senior physician, Fachklinik Hohenurach 2, Dr. med. J. Zeeh
1989 - 1992
Orthopedic Clinic, Vincentiuskrankenhaus, Konstanz, Dr. med. P. Ehlers
1987 - 1988
Surgical Department, Evangelic Hospital Münster/Westfalen, Prof. Dr. Dr. R. Sanatger and Dr. med. A. Lichtenstein

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

Facultative further education in the specialty of Orthopedic Surgery
Instructor of the German-speaking working Society of Arthrosocpy (AGA)
Specialist examination
1985 - 1986
Clinical studies
1985 Manguzi Hospital Kwazulu / South Africa
1986 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
1980 - 1986
Medical studies

Further information

Since 1996 Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, APL Professorship of Orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg
Since 1993 Execution and management of national and international courses / Workshops for arthroscopy
Since 2004 Head of Organization "Surgical Skills Course Series" and FOCUS Meeting of the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)


Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

  • Swiss Orthopedics (SGO)
  • German Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology (DGOOC)
  • German Association of Sports Physicians
  • German Association of Arthropscopy (AGA)
  • Eruopean Orthopedic Research Society (EORS)
  • Tissue engineering Society (TES)
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) - President
  • German Society of Orthopedic Traumatology and Sports Medicine (GOTS)
  • Steering Committee Valley TEC (Tissue Engineering Center) Freiburg
  • EUROCELL - Board Member

Publications & videos

Events & lectures