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Dr. Stefan Matschke


Dr. Stefan Matschke

Orthopedic Surgeon

BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen at University of Heidelberg


  • Traumatic and osteoporotic fractures
  • Minimal invasive techniques of degenerative diseases
  • Lumbar spine surgery
  • Decompression operations
  • Instrumented fusion in tumor diseases
  • Instrumented fusion in deformity


  • Trauma and Orthopedic Surgeon
  • General Surgeon
  • Advanced-Trauma-Life-Support (ATLS)
  • Additional title in Emergency Medicine


Dr. Stefan Matschke, specialist for spine surgery, Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen at University of Heidelberg. The BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen at University of Heidelberg is one of Germanys leading hospitals for traumatic, orthopaedic and burn surgery.

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For more than 15 years Dr. Matschke performs several fields of spine surgery diseases such as minimal invasive techniques for degenerative diseases, for example disc surgeries, spinal canal stenosises or degenerative instabilities of the spine (spondylisthesis).

Furthermore he performs operative procedures in specific affections like instrumented fusions in tumor diseases as well instrumented fusion in deformities. Dr. Matschke also is an expert for traumatic and osteoporotic fractures and has extensive knowledge in the field of the cervical spine surgery.

Dr. Matschke, born in 1962 in Erfurt (Germany), received his medical degree from the University of Leipzig in 1989. In 1996 he completed his specialist training as a general surgeon at the Theresienkrankenhaus in Mannheim (Germany). Afterwards he started his additional specialist training as an orthopedic and trauma surgeon at BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen at University of Heidelberg (Germany) which he completed in 1998. Dr. Matschke served from 2003 until 2006 as a senior consultant at BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen.

For example the use of intraoperative navigation as well 3D fluoroscopy (acadis orbic ®) for percutaneous instrumentations or the use of surgical microscope for minimal invasive surgeries. Until today Dr. Matschke has performed over 3,600 spine surgeries and has authored over 25 peer reviewed articles and book chapters.