Prof. Dr. med. Fritz Thorey

Prof. Dr. med. Fritz Thorey

Prof. Dr. med. Fritz Thorey is a higly recognised hip specialist.

Prof. Dr. med Fritz Thorey has specialised in hip reconstruction, hip arthroscopy, arthroplasty as well as hip and knee replacements.


  • German Speaking Association of Arthroscopy (AGA)
  • Association for Basic Research eV the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DGOU)
  • Auditor of the Association for Basic Research eV the German Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (DGOU)
  • Editorial Board Member / Reviewer: “Orthopedic Reviews”
  • Editorial Board Member: “Clinical Medicine:
  • Editorial Board Member: “Medical Equipment Insights”
  • Reviewer: Journal of Orthopaedic Research / Reviewers Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery


  • Thorey F, Hoefer C, Abdi-Tabari N, Lerch M, Budde S, Windhagen H. Clinical results of the Metha short hip stem: a perspective for younger patients? Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2013. doi: 10.4081/or.2013.e34
  • Thorey F, Budde S, Ezechieli M, Albrecht UV, Ettinger M. Feasibility of arthroscopic placement of autologous matrix-induced chondrogenesis grafts in the cadaver hip joint. Orthop Rev (Pavia). 2013 Sep 5;5(3):e26. doi: 10.4081/or.2013.e26.
  • Thorey F, Budde S, Ettinger M, Albrecht UV, Ezechieli M. Accessibility of extra-articular pathologies of iliopsoas tendon and bursitis of greater trochanter in hip arthroscopy. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2012 Nov;20(11):2348-52. doi: 10.1007/s00167-012-2137-9.
  • Thorey F, Weinert K, Weizbauer A, Witte F, Willbold E, Bartsch I, Hoffmann A, Gross G, Lorenz C, Menzel H, Windhagen H. Coating of titanium implants with copolymer supports bone regeneration: a comparative in vivo study in rabbits. J Appl Biomater Biomech. 2011 Jan-Apr;9(1):26-33. doi: 10.5301/JABB.2011.7731.

Since 2011 Chief Physician at the Centre for hip, knee and foot surgery, sports traumatology ATOS Clinic Heidelberg
2011  Managing Senior Consultant in Special Department for arthroplasty and reconstructive hip / knee, Hannover Medical School
2011  Certified Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgery
2009  Post-Doc from the Medical University of Hanover (Venia legendi for Orthopaedics)
2008  Senior Physician, Department of Special arthroplasty   and reconstruction hip / knee
2008  Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics / sports medicine
2007  Fellowship “hip reconstruction” in the Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
2004-2007  Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Klinikum Hannover Nordstadt
2003  Orthopaedic Clinic of Hannover Medical School
2002-2003  Orthopaedic Clinic of the Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf
2002  MD PhD from the Medical University of Hanover