Prof. Dr. Jürgen Höher

Specialist for Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgery, Sports Medicine, and M-Doctor

Medical Specialist Training

Surgery/Special Trauma Surgery at the Surgical Chair of the Cologne University Köln-Merheim
Fellowship, Department for Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Professional Career

Leading physician at the department for Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology, University Clinic Charité, Berlin
Leading physician, Practice for Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology, Klinik am Ring, Cologne
Founder and leading physician, Practice for Sports Traumatology and Joint Surgery at the Clinic Köln-Merheim, Cologne

Scientific Focus

Treatment of cruciate ligament injuries of the knee joint
Treatment of meniscus injuries, meniscus preserving surgeries.

Teaching and Public Activities

Teacher at the University of Cologne, German Sports University Cologne, and University Witten-Herdecke
Instructor for Arthroscopy of the German speaking work group Arthroscopy
Guidance for many sports clubs and top athletes

Surgical Focus

Arthroscopical surgeries at all joints and complex surgeries at the knee joint, with special focus on crucial ligament rupture surgeries.


Before: Soccer, Basketball. Now: Running (Marathon), Skiing, Bike Sports.

Further Information

Born in 1961, married, three children


FOCUS Knee Specialist – Again in the year 2016, the FOCUS Magazine published an elaborated researched list the best knee specialists in Germany. Prof. Dr. Höher was mentioned for the area around Cologne.