Prof. Dr. med habil, Michael Weber, MD PhD,
Director of Orthopaedic Department at BR Medical Suites in Dubai Healthcare City
Dr. Michael Weber is a world-renowned, German Board certified orthopedic and Trauma surgeon as well as a Professor of Orthopedics and Faculty Member of the internationally acclaimed University of RWTH in Aachen, Germany. Here he talks about what exactly is Limb Lengthening.
Dr. Weber recently founded the Middle East's foremost Center of Excellence for Limb Lengthening and Limb Reconstruction at BR Medical Suites in Dubai's Healthcare City bringing new hope to children and adults in the region suffering from limb deficiencies, deformities or degeneration.
This new Center of Excellence will serve the community with the latest limb lengthening technologies, including unilateral and ring fixators (Ilizarov, Taylor Spatial Frame) as well as fully implantable, computer controlled distraction devices called "Fitbone Technology" for which Dr. Weber has the special rights for implantation in the UAE from the WITTENSTEIN intens company in Germany.
In addition to these techniques, Dr. Weber provides Pediatric Orthopedics, Foot Surgery, General Orthopedics and Trauma Treatment, Sports Medicine, Chirotherapy, Physical Therapy and Technical Orthopedics.
Dr. Weber has performed more than 10,500 surgeries in Orthopedics and Traumatology including 2,600 surgeries on the field of Limb Lengthening and Limb Reconstruction. Dr. Weber has developed more than 20 proprietary operational techniques, and was honored by internationally scientific and medical boards 26 times for his achievements.
Dr.Weber has performed on patient-centered care specializing in conservative and reconstructive orthopedic treatment.
For more information please visit : http://www.brms.ae/orthopaedics/