Dr. med Oliver Linhardt

Dr. med. Oliver Linhardt

Dr. med. Linhardt is a specialist in surgical spine therapy.

Dr. med. Linhardt completed a doctorate on the instrumentation with spondylitis and pursued further clinical and scientific research in the field of spine therapy. In 2002 he took over the management of the clinical part of the multicenter study project “German Spine Study”. He afterwards took the teaching position at the University of Regensburg for the Department of Orthopaedics with emphasis on the spine.

After working as a senior physician in orthopaedics and trauma surgery in Heilbronn, he returned to Munich, where he has worked as Head of Spine Surgery at Hospital Josephinum until today.

Different systems for stable anchoring of spinal implants and instrumentation.


  • Linhardt O, Grifka J, Benditz A. [Are There Segmental Differences of Lumbar Spondylodesis? – Comparison of the Segments L IV/V and L V/S I in Patients with Transforaminal Lumbar Intercorporal Fusion (TLIF)]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2015 Oct;153(5):546-51.
  • Linhardt O, Benditz A, Grifka J. [Influence of disc degeneration on the development of disc prolapse]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2014 Dec;152(6):558-64.
  • Linhardt O, Perlick L, Lüring C, Stern U, Plitz W, Grifka J. [Extracorporeal single dose and radiographic dosage in image-controlled and fluoroscopic navigated pedicle screw implantation]. Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb. 2005 Mar-Apr;143(2):175-9.


Since 2011 Founder of spine center OZA Munich
Since 2011 Head of Spinal Surgery at the Klinikum München Josephinum
2007-2011 Assistant Medical Director at the Clinic for Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the SLK-Klinikum at Plattenwald / Heilbronn
Since 2007 Lecturer at the University of Regensburg for the Department of Orthopaedics, focus spine
2002-2007 Orthopedic Clinic of the University of Regensburg.
2001-2002 Assistant doctor in the surgical department of City Hospital Bogenhausen
2001-2001 Assistant doctor in the surgical department of the St. Elisabeth Hospital Neuburg an der Donau
1999 – 2000 Junior doctor at the Orthopedic Clinic of the University of Regensburg
1993 – 1999 MD PhD Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich