Education & training
State Exam Med 1994 Berlin; FRACS (Orth) 2006
Wolfgang graduated from Medical School in Berlin, Germany, in 1994. He then immigrated to Auckland to join his New Zealand wife. He undertook his entire postgraduate training in New Zealand and finished his Orthopaedic Surgery training in 2006, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS).
Orthopaedic surgeon is a medical specialist who focuses on the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin. The types of conditions orthopaedic surgeons might treat include arthritis, cerebral palsy, club foot, congenital disorders, degenerative diseases, infections, musculoskeletal trauma, scoliosis, sports injuries and tumours. Hand Surgeon specialises in the following: fractures or joint injuries, affecting the hand and wrist, soft tissue injuries to the hand and wrist, Dupuytren’s contracture, joint replacement, reconstruction following trauma, nerve compression disorders, wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery.
- Practice name Auckland Regional Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery
- Address Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640
- Suburb or City Otahuhu, NZ