Operative range of services

Surgical services can be performed either on an outpatient basis ("day surgery") or as part of an inpatient stay at the clinic (Praxisklinik Travemünde). Emergency treatments are possible at any time, a physician is permanently present during the indicated emergency consultation hours, at night and on weekends as well as holidays, surgical and internal emergency care is provided in the surgical practice by a physician of SANA Kliniken Lübeck GmbH.

Arthroscopic operations (minimally invasive joint endoscopy using the keyhole technique)

Knee arthroscopy
  • Osteoarthritis treatments (microfracturing)
  • Removal of free joint bodies
  • Suture of meniscus damage
  • Removal of meniscus damage
  • Cruciate ligament replacement operations
  • Treatment of patellar dislocations (modern minimally invasive surgical technique using the keyhole technique, MPFL-plasty)
Ankle arthroscopy:
  • Osteoarthritis treatments
  • Removal of free joint bodies
Elbow joint arthroscopy
  • Osteoarthritis treatments
  • Removal of free joint bodies and mucosal folds
Shoulder arthroscopy (shoulder center in PKT)
Wrist arthroscopy
  • Osteoarthritis treatments
  • Injuries in the wrist area especially of the TFCC


General Surgery

  • Treatments for chronic wounds (including vacuum therapy)
  • Mammary gland surgery
  • Scar correction
  • Tissue sampling for benign and malignant neoplasms:
    • Skin and subcutaneous (basaliomas, lipomas, atheromas, etc.)
    • Lymph nodes
    • Arteries (e.g. arteritis temporalis M. Horton)
  • abscesses, boils
  • Wart removal

Abdominal Surgery

  • Hernia surgery:
    • Scar and umbilical hernia
    • Inguinal hernia
    • Water quarry
  • Male sterilization
  • Foreskin stenosis [phimosis]

Trauma Surgery

  • including the treatment of accidents at work and on the way to work insured by the statutory accident insurances (transit doctor procedure)
  • Plate osteosynthesis
  • Screw osteosynthesis
  • Intramedullary nailing
  • Removal of the osteosynthesis material inserted during fracture treatment
  • Treatment of tendon ruptures (e.g. minimally invasive Achilles tendon suture)


  • Joint-preserving conversion surgery
  • Joint replacement surgeries
  • Shoulder prosthesis (shoulder TEP)
    • CRPS I degree (Sudeck's disease)
    • Zoster radiculopathy
    • Epidural fibrosis

Foot surgery

  • Bunion of the big toe [hallux valgus] with titanium screw or with modern dissolvable pin (sonic pin)
  • Metatarsophalangeal joint arthrosis of the big toe [hallux rigidus] (stiffening of the metatarsophalangeal joint, partial endoprosthesis of the metatarsophalangeal joint)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel pain
  • Ingrown toenail [Unguis incarnatus].

For more information on foot surgery, visit the Society for Foot Surgery website at

Hand Surgery

  • Nerve compression syndromes
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome KTS
  • Ulnar groove syndrome (modern minimally invasive surgical technique using keyhole technique)
  • Guyon's lodge syndrome
  • Dupuytren's contractures of the hand
  • All injuries of the hand and their consequences
  • Lunate malzia [Kienböck's disease]
  • Arthroses of the wrist and fingers
  • Artificial joint replacement [Endoprosthesis]
  • Quick finger
  • Superficial bone [ganglion]

For more information on hand surgery, please visit the website of the German Society for Hand Surgery at