Dr. med. Akos Zahar, ENDO-Klinik Hamburg Germany

Dr. med. Akos ZaharFaculty profile

Current appointment

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

HELIOS ENDO Klinik

D-22767 Hamburg, Holstenstraße 2

Phone: +49 (40) 3197 1544

Fax: + 49 (40) 3197 1957

Training

University:

  • University of Vienna, Austria, Faculty of Medicine 1990-1994
  • Semmelweis University Budapest, Hungary, Faculty of Medicine 1994-1998

Postgraduate training:

  • Semmelweis Univ., Dept. of Orthopedics, Joint replacement unit 1998-2003
  • Specialization in Germany
    • Medical Chamber Hamburg
    • Specialist registrar of orthopaedics and trauma surgery

Surgical activity

  • Hip surgery: primary (35%) and revision (65%) arthroplasty
  • Knee surgery: primary (40%) and revision (60%) arthroplasty
  • Periprosthetic joint infection (mainly one staged)
  • Surgeries performed (year): 381 (2010), 459 (2011), 350 (2012)

Main field of interest

  • Prosthetic joint infection
  • One stage septic revision
  • Antibiotic bone grafts
  • Hip reconstruction with Trabecular Metal augments
  • Bone grafting in hip & knee revisions
  • Total hip replacement in DDH

Memberships

  • Medical Chamber of Hamburg
  • Hungarian Orthopedic Association (MOT)
  • General secretary (2007-2010)
  • Board member (2008-2012)
  • SICOT
  • European Hip Society (EHS)
  • European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS)

Advisory activity

  • Heraeus Palacademy Expert member – Hip Group
  • Waldemar Link Linkademy Expert member – MP modular stem, Knee revisions, One stage septic exchange

Scientific activity

  • Meeting papers presented: 131
  • Awards won: 4
  • Prizes won: 4

Publications

  • In peer reviewed journals: 22
  • Congress abstracts: 21
  • Book chapters: 5