Dr Daniel Günther is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in knee surgery at Cologne-Merheim Medical Center, Germany.
Dr Günther graduated from the University of Münster, where he received his MD, and was trained at the Trauma Department, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Germany. He performed two one-year fellowships at the Helios ENDO-Klinik Hamburg, Germany and at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. In addition, he was a fellow of the Schulthess Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland and the Methodist Hospital – The Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Houston, Texas, USA.
Dr Günther is a member of ISAKOS, ESSKA, ESSKA-ESMA, ESSKA-EKA, AGA, DKG, GOTS, DGSP, DGOU, DGOOC, and DGU. He serves on the Research Committee of AGA, the German clinical tissue regeneration study group of DGU, and the Pivot Study Group.
He is a certified arthroscopist of the AGA-Society for Arthroscopy and Joint-Surgery, certified Knee Surgeon of the German Knee Society (DKG), and a provider of Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
His main focus in clinical and research work lies on arthroscopic knee preserving and knee replacement surgery. During the last years he published multiple studies especially on individualised knee surgery, the anterolateral complex of the human knee, and the influence of patients’ individual anatomy on arthroplastic treatment.
Dr Günther was granted his “Venia legendi” in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in 2017. He received multiple awards for his research work worldwide.