Dr. Thomas Bierstedt, Dr. Bernd Illerhaus and Dr. Guido Ostermann are amongst the leaders in the field of motion-preserving spine surgery. They have featured on European TV, newspaper articles and presented studies and to their peers at the annual Eurospine Convention. They work closely in advisory positions for leading spine implant companies to develop new technologies, and are experienced in complicated and multi-level solutions.
Their shared philosophy is that a “patient's next spine surgery should be their last spine surgery” and they offer clear guidance and friendly communication for all Spine Connection patients considering surgery. Different spine surgeons around the world will recommend a specific surgery according to their skill and experience, and this often varies greatly
Our German Specialists are renowned for their advancements in motion-preserving Disc Replacement
and Facet Joint Replacement
surgery, alongside Dynamic Stabilization System (DSS)
technology. They also offer all means of endoscopic decompression and reconstructive spine fusion, and we encourage all patients to receive a second opinion before proceeding with any invasive surgery in their home country.