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020 8401 3000

Mr Michael Kotrba



Secretary telephone: 020 8401 3981

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Professional profile

Specialist Interests: Spinal surgery, minimally invasive procedures, balloon kyphoplasty, arthroscopic procedures shoulder, sports injuries, general trauma

Mr Kotraba studied medicine at the University of Heidelberg, also gaining practical experience in London, Montreal and Lausanne.
He was then accepted into the German orthopaedic training programme, and wanting to gain more international experience, was accepted as the first German registrar on the advanced orthopaedic training programme
in Australia where he spent almost two years. He returned to Germany and finished his orthopaedic training in 1998. In January 1999 he was offered his first consultancy and was also appointed acting director of the department.

As he had a main interest in spinal surgery he did a travelling AO fellowship in 2001 in Newcastle upon Tyne and Oxford. In August 2004 he was appointed consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the trust, specialising in spinal procedures including kyphoplasty and minimally invasive shoulder repairs.

            Michael Kotrba

Orthopaedic surgery

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