Prof. Dr. Maurice Balke

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

Professional Training

Medical Studies at the University Cologne
ractice for Sports Traumatology and Joint Surgery, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Höher, Cologne
General Orthopaedics and Tumour Orthopaedics, University Clinic Münster
Orthopaedics, Trauma Surgery and Sports Traumatology, Clinic Köln-Merheim, University Witten/Herdecke

Main Focus

Arthroscopical Surgery of all joints, with special focus on shoulder joints, knee joints, and ankle joints
Conservative and Surgical Therapy of Sports Injuries


Certified instructor at AGA (Community for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery)
Local Medical Officer (LMO) IIHF Ice-Hockey Worldchampionchips Köln / Mannheim / Gelsenkirchen 2010
„Traveling Fellow” at AGA for shoulder specialists in the USA, 2013
Member of AGA, German Union for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery(DVSE), German Society for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery (DGOOC) and European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
Member of „Editorial Boards” of the magazines Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and International Journal of Orthopaedics
Evaluator for many scientific journals e.g. American Journal of Sports Medicine and Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy for the ESSKA


List of publications


Fitness, Surfing, Mountain bike, Golf, Skating, Taekwondo

Social Commitment

Cooperation at the BetterDoc-Expert Advisory Council (Certificate)