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Disc Replacement Surgical Team

Our surgeons have the experience and the skills required for complex multi-level lumbar and cervical disc replacement surgeries and other advanced spine solutions.
"Advanced disc replacement implants have allowed us to achieve a success rate of 99%"
Dr. Karsten-Ritter-Lang Disc Replacement Surgeon

Disc Replacement Surgeons

Why choose our team?
This team has been placing hundreds of Disc Replacement implants a year for over 20 years!

Dr. Ritter-Lang
Dr. Karsten Ritter-Lang - Orthopedic Surgeon - Trauma Surgeon - Medical Director
As one of the worlds first Disc Replacement surgeons Dr. Ritter-Lang has the experience to properly evaluate each patients situation.
With all the options available the solutions he can offer will give you the best chance of a successful surgery outcome.

First Disc Replacement Surgeons?
Dr. Ritter-Lang was involved in the introduction of Disc Replacement as an advanced spine solution since its beginnings over 20 years ago and has been doing M6 Disc Replacement longer than any surgeon in the world.

Dr. Ritter-Lang has performed over 10,000 spinal column reconstruction surgeries and has done over 4,000 Disc Replacement procedures using a wide range of the most advanced Disc Replacement implants both cervical and lumbar.
Dr. Ritter-Lang earned the title of Specialist for Trauma Surgery in 2009.

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.

Dr. Ritter-Lang is among an elite group of the most experienced Disc Replacement Surgeons in the world, and has dedicated his career to the sub-specialty of Disc Replacement.


Dr. Jan Spiller - Orthopedic Surgeon - Trauma Surgeon - Department Head
Dr. Spiller studied at Georg August University Göttingen and completed his doctoral thesis on Surgical Therapies of Specific and Unspecific Spondylitis. He began his specialized orthopedic training under Dr. Ritter-Lang and Dr. Zechel in 2004 and earned an additional degree in Chiropractic Therapy and Sports Medicine in 2008.

Dr. Spiller also earned a specialization in Trauma Surgery at Klinikum Bremen Mitte under Prof. Dr. Hahn.
He became Senior Surgeon in 2010 and he currently is the Chief Surgeon and Head of Department for Spinal Surgery and
Endoprosthetics at Special Clinic for Orthopedics
Hospital, specializing in orthopedic surgery, spinal surgery, and joint surgery.

We are specialists in the field of disc replacement, especially in the field of multi-level spinal intervention and abdominal access surgery. With over 30 years of experience our team has performed over 8,000 spine surgeries surgeries, of which over 6000 were spinal column reconstructions and have done over 4,000 Disc Replacement procedures using a wide range of implants both cervical and lumbar.

Surgeons on our team were involved in the introduction of Disc Replacement as an advanced spine solution since its beginnings over 30 years ago and have been doing M6 Disc Replacement longer than any surgical team in the world.

If you are looking for an elite group of the most experienced Disc Replacement surgeons in the world, that have dedicated their careers to the sub-specialty of Disc Replacement we are your team!

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