Dr. med. Philip Schöttle

Dr. med. Philip Schöttle

Dr. med. Schöttle gained vast academic, scientific and practical experience through a long career at the University Hospitals of Paris, Zurich and Munich and as a Fellow in the field of Knee Surgery at the Charité Berlin. He was the Head of the Section of Knee Surgery Sports Medicine at the Technical University of Munich and a partner of the joint center in Zurich. During his Post-Doc, he developed “New aspects in the treatment of patellofemoral instability” and he developed sparing surgical techniques that are today used worldwide.

Dr. med. Philip Schöttle has published more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific works in independent journals and he has authored more than 30 review articles and book chapters on trauma surgery topics.

Knee joint diseases and injuries.


  • Salzmann GM, Sauerschnig M, Berninger MT, Kaltenhauser T, Schönfelder M, Vogt S, Wexel G, Tischer T, Sudkamp N, Niemeyer P, Imhoff AB, Schöttle PB. The dependence of autologous chondrocyte transplantation on varying cellular passage, yield and culture duration. Biomaterials. 2011 Sep;32(25):5810-8. Epub 2011 May 17
  • Weber-Spickschen TS, Spang J, Kohn L, Imhoff AB, Schottle PB. The relationship between trochlear dysplasia and medial patellofemoral ligament rupture location after patellar dislocation: an MRI evaluation. Knee. 2011 Jun;18(3):185-8. Epub 2010 May 21
  • Salzmann GM, Weber TS, Spang JT, Imhoff AB, Schöttle PB. Comparison of native axial radiographs with axial MR imaging for determination of the trochlear morphology in patients with trochlear dysplasia. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2010 Mar;130(3):335-40
  • Salzmann GM, Paul J, Bauer JS, Woertler K, Sauerschnig M, Landwehr S, Imhoff AB, Schöttle PB. T2 assessment and clinical outcome following autologous matrix-assisted chondrocyte and osteochondral autograft transplantation. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009 Dec;17(12):1576-82

Since 2013  Director of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, ISAR Ortho center of ISAR Hospital, Munich
2010-2013  Partner at the joint center in Zurich, Switzerland
Since 2008  Teaching qualification for Orthopaedics, Technical University of Munich
2007-2010  Senior physician at the Department of Sports Orthopaedics and team leader knee surgery. ISAR  Ortho center of ISAR Hospital, Munich
2005 – 2006   Researcher at the Research Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charité Berlin
1999-2005  Orthopaedic and the Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
1999  MD PhD Munich Technical University and the Hôpital Ambroise-Paré, Université de Paris V,
Charité- Universitätsmedizin Berlin trained as specialist in Orthopaedics.


  • AGA (German speaking society for arthroscopy) – additionally the “AGA knee Committee“
  • ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)
  • EKA (European Knee Associates)
  • ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy and Orthopedic Sports Medicine)
  • IPSG (International Patellofemoral Study Group)