"Interventions on the spine are becoming less and less invasive, meaning that conventional major spinal interventions are increasingly being superseded."

Dr. med.

Alexander Kirgis

Specialist in Orthopaedics, Specific Orthopaedic Surgery, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, Chiropractic


  • Endoscopic and microsurgical disc surgery on the cervical spine and lumbar spine
    Mobility-conserving surgery on the spine (non-fusion techniques), disc replacement surgery (artificial lumbar spinal disc, artificial cervical spinal disc)
  • Fusions (bracing surgery)
  • Microsurgical enlargement of the spinal canal
  • Dynamic stabilisation of the spine
  • Hip joint replacement surgery using minimally invasive surgical technique (OCM approach)
  • Knee joint replacement surgery using minimally invasive surgical technique (mini midvastus approach)
  • Minimally invasive operations for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)

Interventions per year


Endoprothetik an der Hüfte, 
ca. 200

Endoprothetik am Knie, 
ca. 150

ca. 490

ca. 60

"The ultimate doctor"

Elisabeth T.

Curriculum vitae

1973 - 1980
  • 1973 – 1980 Medical degree at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 1980
  • Licence to practise medicine
  • 1984 - 1987
  • Registrar at Kiel University Orthopaedic Clinic
  • 1993
  • Partner in the orthopaedic group practice
  • 2003
  • Partner at OCM and Orthopaedic Specialist in the OCM co-management
  • involvements


    Member of The North American Spine Society (NASS)
    Member of Faculty and Senior Instructor for "non-fusion techniques" on the spine (mobility-conserving surgical procedures) including implantation of disc endoprostheses and fusions since 1999 while sitting in on many doctors from home and abroad

    Our specialists

    The doctors working at OCM are internationally renowned specialist physicians – thus they are able to offer competent diagnosis and therapy across the entire orthopaedic spectrum, and with it continuously developing new methods in orthopaedic surgery. Our specialists will find you the best possible treatment.