PROF. DR. MED. PHILIP SCHOETTLE
Prof. Dr. med. Philip Schoettle is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Munich. He has headed the Knee and Health Institute, an orthopaedic practice and center for regenerative medicine in Munich, since June 2017. Until then, he had been the head physician of the department for trauma and orthopaedic surgery at the ISAR Klinikum in Munich since January 2013.
Philip Schoettle obtained his medical degree in 1999 in Munich and completed his residency for trauma and orthopaedics in Munich at Technical University hospital Munich, the Hôpital Ambroise-Paré of the “Université de Paris V”, the orthopaedic university hospital Balgrist in Zurich and the Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery at the university hospital Charité Berlin.
From 2005 to 2006, he conducted research at the Research Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery at the Charité Berlin on the subject of “Pressure and Kinematics under Application of Actual Forces in the Stable, Unstable and Reconstructed Patellofemoral Joint”. He wrote his PhD thesis to receive the Professors degree at the age of 35, thus lastingly changing and shaping the treatment of knee-cap diseases internationally.
Prof. Dr. med. Schoettle is an internationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon, knee specialist, life science pioneer and stem cell specialist in Munich. During his clinical career, he has devoted himself intensively to knee joint diseases and injuries. He gained his clinical and scientific experience at the university clinics of Munich, Paris, Zurich and during his fellowship in the field of knee surgery at the Charité Berlin. From 2005 to 2006, he conducted research at the Research Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery at the Charité Berlin on the subject of “Pressure and Kinematics under Application of Actual Forces in the Stable, Unstable and Reconstructed Patellofemoral Joint”. He wrote his PhD thesis and therefore received the Professors degree about this subject at the age of 35, thus changing and shaping the treatment of patella diseases internationally. In this context, he also defined the “Schoettle Point”, a term named after him and noted in orthopaedic textbooks internationally.
Subsequently, he was head of the Knee Surgery Section of the Sports Orthopaedics department at Technical University hospital of Munich, and senior partner at the Bethanien orthopaedic group in Zurich, before he became chairman of trauma and orthopaedic surgery at ISAR Clinic in Munich, until May 2017, when he opened up his own private exclusive orthopaedic institute in the heart of Munich.