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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Limb reconstruction with growth nails and fixators (precise nails, telescopic nails, elastic titanium nails)
  • Clubfoot therapy
  • Infant hip dysplasia (cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy)
  • Conservative (with the development of corsets) and operative scoliosis therapy
  • Ventro-dorsal spondylodesis
  • Pelvic corrections for hip dysplaise: periacetabular osteotomies and triple osteotomies in adolescents and adults

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

1983 - 1989
Studies of Human Medicine at the Free University of Berlin
1990 - 1991
St Elizabeth Hospital / Sportopaedicum, Straubing (CA et al.) Doctor in orthopedic internship
1991 – 1992
DRK-Klinikum Charlottenburg, Berlin Medical trainee trauma surgery (CA PD Dr.HH Schauwecker)
1992 - 1993
Wolfart Clinic, Munich-Graefelfing Training assistant for visceral surgery / traumatology (CA Dr Czerny / CA Dr Hungbauer)
1993 - 1998
Oskar-Helene-Heim, Orthopedics Free University, Berlin, specialist training in orthopedics / trauma surgery (Univ.-Prof. Dr U. Weber)
1998 - 2000
Oskar-Helene-Heim, Orthopedic Clinic of the Free University of Berlin Senior Physician (Chair Univ.- Prof. Dr.U.Weber/Prof.Dr.G.Neff)
Promotion  (Free University of Berlin)
2000 – 2001
Royal Children's Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia Senior Clinical and Research Fellow Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery (Chair: Prof. Dr. K. Graham)
2001 – 2004
Orthopedics Free University Berlin, Oskar-Helene-Heim Berlin, Senior Physician / Head of Department, Department of Congenital Malformations and Dysmelia (successor to Prof. Dr. G. Neff)
2003 – 2004
Oskar-Helene-Heim, Berlin, Orthopedic Clinic of the Free University of Berlin, acting head after the leaving of the professor Prof. Dr.U.Weber
Recognition as a specialist in special orthopedic surgery, recognition of the additional designation "Pediatric Orthopedics"
2004 – 2018 Orthopedic Clinic of the University of Regensburg (UKR), sponsor: Asklepios, Bad Abbach Clinic: Senior Consultant in Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Spinal Surgery (Chair: Prof. Joachim Grifka)
Since 2019 Chief Physician Pediatric Orthopaedics and Pediatric Traumatology,  Helios Hospital Emil-von-Behring in Berlin (Oskar-Helene-Heim Foundation)


  • Matussek, J. (2016) Complications in the treatment of undesirable developments and diseases in growing age. In: Wirth, Carl Joachim et al. (Hrsgb) Complications in a nutshell: Orthopedics and trauma surgery (pp.192-205) Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart 
  • Matussek, J. (2013) Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Traumatology Springer-Publishing house Heidelberg.p.144 / 1. Edition 
  • Matussek, J. (2006). Hip dysplasia. Springer Lexicon Diagnosis & Therapy p.31 
  • Matussek, J. (2004). Malformations of the child's spine. pp.87-104 in: Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery. Spine, Thorax Eds. by Jürgen Krämer & C. J. Wirth. Georg Thieme Publishing house Stuttgart 
  • Matussek J, Mellerowicz HH (1998). Open hip adjustment for so-called congenital dislocation. In: Children's hip dysplasia Grifka / Ludwig. (Eds.) Pp.149-165. Georg Thieme Publishing house Stuttgart 
  • Numerous publications in specialist journals

Extra information

2009 1st Prize Medical Orthopedic Technology: Scientific Prize of ISPO Germany / Initiative 93 Technical Orthopedics

2000 1st Prize Medical Orthopedic Technology: Science Prize of ISPO Germany / Initiative 93 Technical Orthopedics


  • 2017 Honorary Member Indian Medical Association /Khandwa Branch (MP)
  • 2016 Member Australian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (APOS)

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