Dr. med. Sven Scheffler

Orthopaedics
Dr. med. Sven Scheffler

Dr. med. Scheffler is an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon with a special expertise in conservative and surgical treatment of knee and sports injuries.

Dr. med. Scheffler treats and advises both amateur and professional athletes at the Olympic Support Center in Berlin. He has gained a national and international reputation in the surgical treatment of the entire spectrum of knee joint injuries and is acquainted with all the latest procedures and post-operative rehabilitation practices. Among his patients are international and German athletes from the German Premier and 1st Leagues in football, gymnastics, track and field, and motorcycle sport.

Dr. med. Scheffler is a frequently invited guest at international conferences and training sessions where he not only gives lectures, but also demonstrates the modern methods of orthopaedic surgery during “live operations.“ Dr. med. Scheffler is the author of more than 50 original publications in national and international scientific journals.

SPECIALISATION
Reconstruction of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments (primary and revision), Surgical and conservative treatment of multiligamentous injuries of the knee.

Diagnostic and treatment of patellofemoral disorders and instability, Reconstruction and transplantation of meniscus, surgical treatment of cartilage defects and cartilage transplantation

PUBLICATIONS (Selection)

  • Janssen R, vn der Wijk J, Fiedler A, Schmidt T, Sala H, Scheffler SU: Remodeling of human hamstring autografts after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a histological analysis. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. Online First February 2011
  • Scheffler SU, Unterhauser FN, Weiler A: Graft remodeling and ligamentization after cruciate ligament reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2008 Sep; 16(9):834-42

MEDICAL EDUCATION AND CAREER
Since 2010   Head of the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Knee Surgery service, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charité University Berlin, Germany
2010  Habilitation (Post-doctoral Dissertation) in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charité University Berlin, Germany
2008  Board certified, Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
2001-2008   Residency and post-doctoral studies, combined program of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery,   Charité University Berlin, Germany
2000   MD, PhD Medical School, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

SCIENTIFICAL AND CLINICAL FELLOWSHIPS
2010   ESSKA Asian Traveling Fellow, Japan, China, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore
2009   Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Colorado, USA
2000-2001   Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
1999   Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, USA