"Both doctor and patient need to speak the same language, otherwise they won't understand each other."

Dr. med.

Florian Zentz

Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery


  • Operations on herniated discs (cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine) using microscope or endoscope
  • Enlargement of the spinal canal where there is constriction (stenoses)
  • Disc prostheses (cervical and lumbar spine)
  • Cementation of osteoporotic vertebral fractures
  • Fusion techniques/bracing of the spine (rigid, dynamic, combined) minimally invasive, open
  • Disc augmentation (hydrogel implantation) on the lumbar spine
  • Bracing of the sacroiliac joint (SI - Fusion)
  • Thoracoscopic (keyhole) interventions for fractures or herniated discs on the thoracic spine
  • Mountain and high-altitude medicine

Interventions per year


"I always feel very well cared for".


Curriculum vitae

  • Degree in Human Medicine, LMU Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
  • 2001 - 2008
  • BG casualty clinic (BG Unfallklinik) in Murnau, Prof. Dr. V. Bühren
  • 2008
  • Specialist in Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery
  • 2008 - 2010
  • Schön Klinik in Munich Harlaching, Spine Centre (Wirbelsäulenzentrum)
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Senior Consultant in Spinal Surgery in joint management with Prof. Dr. R. Beisse at Benedictus Hospital Tutzing
  • 2017
  • OCM Orthopädische Chirurgie München, focus on spinal surgery
  • Activities

    • DGU Working Group on Spinal Matters since 2005
    • Member of the German Spine Society (Deutsche Wirbelsäulengesellschaft) since 2009
    Additional Qualifications
    • International Diploma of Mountain Medicine from the Austrian Society for Mountain and High-Altitude Medicine (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Berg- und Höhenmedizin) and the German Society for Mountain and Expedition Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Berg- und Expeditionsmedizin), 2005                                      
    • Emergency Doctor 2005
    • Certified by German Society for Spinal Surgery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wirbelsäulenchirurgie)