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Professor Dr Olaf Lorbach
Professor Dr Olaf Lorbach

Professor Dr Olaf Lorbach


Chief physician - Shoulder surgery and sports traumatology


Specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery
Sports medicine, especially orthopaedic surgery
Subspecialization shoulder surgery, sports traumatology


since 2019
Chief physician
​​​​​​​Shoulder Surgery and Sports Traumatology Section, Schoen Clinic Lorsch
2017 - 2018
Supervisory physician
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sporthopaedicum Berlin/ Straubing/ Regensburg/ München
2011 - 2016
Head of section shoulder surgery, sports traumatology and hip arthroscopy
​​​​​​​Saarland University, Clinic for Orthopedics - Prof. Kohn
2009 - 2011
Head of section shoulder surgery, sports traumatology and hip arthroscopy
​​​​​​​Osnabrück Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery - Prof. Engelhardt
2005 - 2009
Assistant physician
Universität des Saarlandes Klinik für Orthopädie – Prof. Kohn Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg – Prof. Seil
2003 - 2005
Assistant physician
​​​​​​​ATOS Clinic Heidelberg - Prof. Habermeyer, Prof. Pässler Prof. Thermann


Clinical and Structural Results of Rotator Cuff Repair Compared With Rotator Cuff Debridement in Arthroscopic Treatment of Calcifying Tendinitis of the Shoulder.

Lorbach O, Haupert A, Berger C, Brockmeyer M.
Am J Sports Med. 2021 Oct;49(12):3196-3201.

Outcomes and Tendon Integrity After Arthroscopic Treatment for Articular-Sided Partial-Thickness Tears of the Supraspinatus Tendon: Results at Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up.

Brockmeyer M, Haupert A, Lausch AL, Wagenpfeil G, Stroeder J, Schneider G, Kohn D, Lorbach O.
Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Feb 26;9(2):2325967120985106.

Selective bundle tensioning in double-bundle MPFL reconstruction to improve restoration of dynamic patellofemoral contact pressure.

Zumbansen N, Haupert A, Kohn D, Lorbach O.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2020 Apr;28(4):1144-1153.

Anatomische Schulterprothese bei Omarthrose Indikation, aktuelle Implantate, klinische Ergebnisse

Lorbach O
Orthopäde. 2018 May;47(5):383-389. Arthroscopy. 2018 Apr;34(4):1072-1082.

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction: Impact of Knee Flexion Angle During Graft Fixation on Dynamic Patellofemoral Contact Pressure-A Biomechanical Study

Arthroscopy. 2018 Apr;34(4):1072-1082.
Lorbach O et al.

SLAP Lesions – A treatment algorithm

Brockmeyer M, Tompkins M, Kohn D, Lorbach O
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Feb;24(2):447-55.

Advances in biology and mechanics of rotator cuff repair.

Lorbach O
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Feb;23(2):530-41.

Kontroversen in der Behandlung von Rupturen der Rotatorenmanschette Konservativ oder operativ, offen oder arthroskopisch?

Lorbach O
Orthopäde. 2016 Feb;45(2):112-7.