"Cartilage surgery offers patients a good chance, in the right conditions, of an almost complete recovery of the joint."

Prof. Dr. med.

Philipp Niemeyer

Specialist in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery in knee joint and cartilage surgery as well as ankle joint surgery


  • Orthopaedics and traumatology in knee joint and cartilage surgery
  • Sports orthopaedic interventions (ligament and meniscus surgery)
  • Treatment of cartilage damage and early-onset osteoarthritis in the knee and ankle joints, axis correction
  • Treatment of patellofemoral pathologies
  • Ankle joint surgery
  • General traumatology

"Prof. Niemeyer is not only very highly trained he is also a fantastically personable and therefore trustworthy doctor"

Brigitte K.

Curriculum vitae

1995 - 1999
  • Degree in Human Medicine at Saarland University
  • 1999 - 2002
  • Degree in Human Medicine at the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg
  • 2008
  • Specialist in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery
  • 2013
  • Head of Department for knee joint and cartilage surgery at the Freiburg Clinic for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (Klinik für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie Freiburg)
  • 2015
  • OCM Orthopädische Chirurgie München with focus on knee and ankle joint surgery
  • 2017
  • Partner at OCM and Orthopaedic Specialist in the OCM co-management
  • involvements


    Society for Orthopaedic Traumatological Sports Medicine (Gesellschaft für orthopädische und traumatologische Sportmedizin, GOTS)

    German Trauma Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie, DGU)

    Working Group for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Arthroskopie und Gelenkchirurgie, AGA)

    DGU Working Group on Tissue Regeneration

    German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, DGOU)

    European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

    International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)

    German Knee Society (Deutsche Kniegesellschaft, DKG)

    Additional qualifications

    ATLS provider

    Completed medical-didactic qualification MQ1

    Clinical investigator training at Studienzentrum Freiburg

    Tutor training (GCP)

    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.