Orthopedic Center Munich East

The specialists/doctors

 

Dr. med.
F. Meinhard Balensiefen

Specialist in orthopedics

Endoprosthetics
Orthopedic care of children
Sports medicine
Foot surgery
Accident insurance consultant

About Dr. Balensiefen

Dr. Balensiefen is a renowned expert in hip and knee endoprosthetics and surgery of the foot and hand. He also has qualifications in the fields of children's and sports orthopedics. Dr. Balensiefen has international experience as a doctor and will support you from the initial diagnosis until treatment is complete.

He studied Medicine at the universities of Tübingen and Wellington in New Zealand. Having completed his studies, he worked and trained in the fields of orthopedics and sports orthopedics at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar, part of the Technische Üniversität München. Before joining the Orthopedic Center Munich East (OZMO/Orthopädiezentrum München Ost), he worked as a senior doctor and consultant for children's orthopedics at the hospital in Munich's Schwabing district.

Since 1997, Dr. Balensiefen has been the doctor for Germany's national ice hockey team and also has an international diploma in mountaineering, expedition, and travel medicine.

During the course of his clinical work, he has given over 150 lectures and has published widely on experimental orthopedics and sports medicine.

2010 Co-Founder of Orthopedic Center Munich East (OZMO/Orthopädiezentrum München Ost)

2014 Doctor for German ice hockey team at 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Education and career Dr. Balensiefen

1986 Passed general university entrance diploma at high school in Ehingen/Donau
1987 Civilian service
Further education
1994 3rd state examination following human medicine studies at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and the University of Wellington/New Zealand
1995 Graduated "summa cum laude"
Dissertation topic: Die Achillessehne, eine sonographische, makroskopische, histologische und biomechanische Studie (The Achilles tendon: a sonographic, macroscopic, histological, and biomechanical study)
Professional career
Up to 1997 Junior doctor and resident doctor at the clinic/polyclinic for orthopedics and sports orthopedics at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar, part of the Technische Üniversität München, under Prof. E. Hipp and Prof. A. Imhoff
1998 onwards Resident doctor at the clinic/polyclinic for orthopedics and sports orthopedics at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar, part of the Technische Üniversität München, under Prof. R. Gradinger
Since 1997 Doctor for Germany's national ice hockey team
6/99-5/01 Resident and emergency doctor for surgery and trauma surgery at the Berchtesgadener Land clinics under senior doctor Dr. G. Schattenmann while training to be an orthopedics specialist
2001 Medical Chief Officer for the ice hockey world championships held in Germany
Since 7/01 Research assistant at the clinic/polyclinic for orthopedics and sports orthopedics at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar, part of the Technische Üniversität München, under Prof. R. Gradinger
2003 Specialist in orthopedics and senior doctor
2006 Doctor for German ice hockey team at 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin
2/04-4/07 Senior doctor at Klinikum Rechts der Isar and consultant for children's orthopedics at the hospital in Munich's Schwabing district
Since 4/07 Orthopedist and sports medicine specialist at Grafing near Munich
2010 Founding of Orthopedic Center Munich East (OZMO/Orthopädiezentrum München Ost)
2014 Doctor for German ice hockey team at 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi