In 1978 he was appointed professor of orthopedics at the Saarland University in Homburg. He conducted scientific research on new surgical techniques and new materials and instruments for spine and hip surgery. From 1980 to February 2011 he was the head physician in orthopedics and spinal surgery at the Karlsbad-Langensteinbach Clinic.
Jürgen Harms is an internationally renowned specialist in the field of spinal surgery. He has led more than 10,000 spine operations, making him one of the most experienced spine experts in the world. He is the pioneer of advanced surgical techniques in scoliosis surgery, tumor surgery, transoral surgery, the TLIF technique or the dorsal fixation of the atlanto-axial complex, which are now practiced worldwide. His longtime successfully practiced exchange between medicine and technology led to the development of new implant systems for spine surgery, including the eponymous Harms titanium basket , which also briefly Harms basket and Harms cupsis called. Harms is a speaker at international medical congresses and supports various research projects as a consultant.
Memberships and collaboration
- Scientific collaboration with spine specialists worldwide, also as a visiting professor and visiting surgeon
- Publications on new spinal surgical techniques
- Editor of orthopedic magazines
- Ehrenmitglied Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German spinal surgeon|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1944|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Darmstadt|