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We advise healthcare professionals on the management of any type of bone, joint, implant or other complex infections.

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INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM

We have an interdisciplinary team of medical experts, consisting of: infectious disease specialists, orthopedic trauma surgeons, microbiologists.

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Advice on diagnosis, prevention
and treatment of complex infections.
Available in English and German.

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    You can additionally upload the laboratory, microbiology, radiology, histology results and other necessary documents in word, PDF, jpg format.

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MEDICAL expert team

Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz

Specialist of infectious diseases, clinical consultant and head of the infectious diseases research laboratory at the Charité - University Medicine Berlin.

Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz

Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz is a specialist of infectious diseases, clinical consultant and head of the infectious diseases research laboratory at the Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Germany.

He received his MD degree from the University of Ljubljana. Slovenia, in 1994, followed by specialist degrees at the internal medicine board in 1997 and at the infectious diseases board in 2001. He completed his postdoctoral research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA in 2001-2004, where he established the sonication procedure of removed implants. Thereafter, he established a research group at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. Relocated to the University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland in 2009 and was appointed as head of the interdisciplinary Center for Septic Surgery in 2013 at the Charité - University Medicine Berlin in Germany.

His laboratory research involves the development and validation of novel methods for diagnosis and treatment of implant-associated infections, including animal models, the emergence of antimicrobial resistance and the development of new diagnostic methods. He is one of the founders of the European Prosthetic Joint Infection Cohort (EPJIC), which includes infected joint prostheses from over 100 institutions across Europe and other continents. In addition, he is principal investigator of clinical trials involving implant-associated infections. He authored 112 peer-reviewed publications and 6 book chapters related to biofilm, implant infection, microcalorimetry, sonication and rapid microbiological diagnosis.

In 2013, Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz founded the PRO-IMPLANT Foundation, dedicated to supporting research, education and management of implant-associated infections. Together with surgeons, he organizes interdisciplinary Workshops on Prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI). In addition, the Charité hospital offers clinical observerships for osteoarticular infections as the Collaborative Centre of the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID).

CONTACT
Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery Head, Septic Surgery Unit Mittelallee 4 D-13353 Berlin Germany.

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Dr. Nora Renz

Internal medicine and infectious diseases specialist, consultant at the University Hospital Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland.

Dr. Nora Renz

Dr. Nora Renz is an internal medicine and infectious diseases specialist, currently working in the Infectious Diseases Department at the University Hospital Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland.

She did her infectious diseases fellowship at Charité – University Medicine Berlin, under supervision of Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz (3.5 years), and at Inselspital Bern (2.5 years). During the fellowship at Charité, implant-associated infections has been a major theme of her research activities. In addition, she has been establishing and updating the PRO-IMPLANT Foundation Pocket Guides together with Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz and other specialists in the respective fields.

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Dr. Susanne Feihl

Clinical microbiologist and consultant, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University, Munich.

Dr. Susanne Feihl

Clinical microbiologist and consultant, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University, Munich.

Dr. Susanne Feihl, MD, specialized in clinical microbiology at the Technical University Munich in 2012. In 2016 she joined the team of Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Trampuz for an infectious disease fellowship at Charité – University Medicine Berlin, participating in the infectious diseases consultation service. Currently, she is working in the antibiotic stewardship team at Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University, Munich.

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Assist. Prof. Dr. Anna Conen

Infectious diseases specialist and consultant, Cantonal Hospital Aarau, Switzerland.

Dr. Anna Conen

Infectious diseases specialist and consultant, Cantonal Hospital Aarau, Switzerland.

Dr. Anna Conen, MD MSc, is a specialist in Infectious Diseases, Clinical Consultant, and deputy Head Physician of the Infectious Diseases Clinic at the Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland.

Dr. Anna Conen received her MD degree from the University of Basel, Switzerland, in 2002. Thereafter, she received her board-certified specialist degrees in internal medicine in 2006 and in infectious diseases in 2008 in Basel, Switzerland. Since then, she acquired a broad clinical experience in infectious diseases with a focus on implant-associated infections, not only in orthopedic and trauma surgery, but also in neurosurgery and cardiology. She is an excellent and well-respected clinical teacher.

In 2012/13 she successfully completed a Master of Science in Epidemiology (MSc) at the Berlin School of Public Health in Berlin, Germany. Her research activity includes clinical studies on neurosurgical and cardiological device-associated infections, optimized use of blood culture diagnostic in emergency departments as well as optimized diagnostic in septic arthritis (D-lactate). She established the national registry of TAVI-associated endocarditis in Switzerland and wrote reviews on treatment recommendations for neurosurgical implant-associated infections.

In 2012/13 she successfully completed a Master of Science in Epidemiology (MSc) at the Berlin School of Public Health in Berlin, Germany. Her research activity includes clinical studies on neurosurgical and cardiological device-associated infections, optimized use of blood culture diagnostic in emergency departments as well as optimized diagnostic in septic arthritis (D-lactate). She established the national registry of TAVI-associated endocarditis in Switzerland and wrote reviews on treatment recommendations for neurosurgical implant-associated infections.

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Dr. Donara Margaryan

Internal medicine specialist and consultant, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Germany.

Dr. med. Donara Margaryan

Internal medicine specialist and consultant, Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Donara Margaryan, MD graduated at the University Miguel Hernandez in Alicante 2011, and completed her residency in internal medicine at the hospital Sant Joan Despí Moisès Broggi in 2017 in Barcelona. Since then, she works in the interdisciplinary unit of septic surgery at the Charité – University Medicine Berlin. Together with Prof. Assist. Dr. Andrej Trampuz she  takes active part in the education of medical students and visiting observers.

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Dr. Sebastian Meller

Specialist in orthopedics and trauma surgery as well as special orthopedic surgery at Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Sebastian Meller

Dr. Sebastian Meller is a specialist in orthopedics and trauma surgery as well as special orthopedic surgery at Charité - University Medicine Berlin. Together with Andrej Trampuz, he leads the interdisciplinary team for periprosthetic and implant-associated infections at Charité - University Medicine Berlin, Germany.

In 2019, Sebastian Meller joined Andrej Trampuz's team at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin as a senior physician.

He has been able to further expand his experience in the field of primary arthroplasty and revision arthroplasty of hip and knee joint. Sebastian implements the orthopedic surgical concepts of the PRO- IMPLANT Foundation in his clinical work. His research activities include clinical studies on implant-associated infections, such as the use of local patient-specific antibiotic carriers

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