Chairman of the Association for Surgery of the Shoulder Joint (ESA) at the European Society of Sports Traumatology, knee surgery and arthroscopy (ESSKA)
Associate Professor of Orthopedics, Catholic University (Rome, Italy)
Vice-President of the Italian Society of Knee Arthroscopy, Sports Injury, Cartilage Pathology and orthopedic technology (SIGASCOT)
Director of the Department of Surgery of the Shoulder Joint of the University Hospital Agostino Gemelli (Rome, Italy)
Editor of the magazine "Joints" and "Arthroscopy journal", reviewer of the magazine "American Journal of Sports Medicine"
Research interests: biological properties and biomechanics of the anterior cruciate ligament and cartilage, evidence-based medicine for shoulder surgery
Author of 91 articles in scientific journals, 35 chapters in textbooks, editor of 2 textbooks
(Moscow, Russia), Doctor of Medical Sciences
The research of Professor Imhoff focuses on the cartilage and tissue engineering of tendons and the meniscus and on the biomechanics of the shoulder and knee joint. He also conducts research into new minimally invasive techniques for arthroscopic operations on athletes.
Professor Imhoff completed his medical degree at the University of Basel where he also received his PhD in 1980. Positions as a doctor and scientist led him to the Universities of Basel (surgery, trauma surgery, orthopedics), Zurich (orthopedics, neurology) and Pittsburgh/USA (sports orthopedics). In 1996 he was appointed as successor to Professor W. Bernett at TUM.
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