Why Dr. Karsten Ritter-Lang - Orthopedic Surgeon
First Disc Replacement Surgeon?
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.
He has been a specialist in the field of inter-vertebral disc prosthetics, especially in the field of abdominal access surgery, for over 20 years. 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 implants both cervical and lumbar.
Dr. Ritter-Lang is one of the most respected speakers worldwide at symposiums about orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery regarding treatment 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 to avail of the services of 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.
Many surgeons have limited experience with complex spine solutions or can not recommend the best solution due to FDA or insurance restrictions.
Dr. Ritter-Lang will consider ALL the options and give you his recommendation for the best possible solution to your situation.