Dr Philipp W. Winkler is currently working as a resident at the Department for Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the Technical University of Munich, Germany (Prof. Andreas B. Imhoff). He graduated from the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria in 2019. In 2020, he took the opportunity to do a knee research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh, USA (Prof. Freddie Fu, Prof. Volker Musahl). As a research fellow, he focused on the biomechanical effect of the posterior tibial slope on knee kinematics and cruciate ligament and meniscal forces.
His primary research interest is reconstructive knee surgery, where he has published peer reviewed publications on ACL, PCL, and meniscal injuries, osteotomies around the knee, and patellofemoral instability.
He is a member of the Cartilage and Meniscus Committee of the German Knee Society (DKG) and other affiliated societies such as the Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA) and the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA).
Philipp W. Winkler has no conflict of interest to disclose.