Head of the Spinal Surgery Department at 3 hospitals.
Following his medical studies at The Humboldt University in Berlin, Dr. Ritter-Lang worked for the inventors of the first Artificial Disc Replacement (Katrin Buttner-Janz and Kurt Schellnack).
Dr. Ritter-Lang has performed over 6,000 surgeries, of which 5,584 were spinal column reconstructions and has done over 3,000 Disc Replacement procedures using a wide range of the most advanced Disc Replacement implants both cervical and lumbar.
Dr. Ritter-Lang is one of the most respected speakers worldwide at symposiums about orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery regarding spinal surgery using artificial inter-vertebral discs. His participation in the ongoing development of inter-vertebral disc prosthetics technology, prototypes, and implants, provides great benefits to the patients he treats. Patients come from all over the world for the advanced, and often complex, spinal surgery solutions provided by Dr. Ritter-Lang and his highly qualified team.
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