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Juergen Toft

Physician from Germany

Prof. Dr. Juergen Toft is a world-renowned knee specialist surgeon practising in Munich, Germany and a Professor at the University of Milan in Milan, Italy. Toft was born on 4 May 1943 in East Berlin where he grew up as the only child of Herbert Toft and Erna Toft. He studied medicine at Humboldt University of Berlin from 1965 to 1971. From 1971 to 1972 he served as an assistant researcher at the Berlin Institute of Industrial Medicine. In 1972 he escaped to West Germany where he started his postgraduate training as an Orthopedic surgery at Biberach an der Riß. Following further training in Tailfingen and Ratingen, as well as in the U.S. (ECFMG in 1975), he obtained board certification as an orthopedic surgeon in 1976. In the same year he completed his doctoral thesis at the Saarland University and accepted a post as an orthopedic consultant at the municipal hospital of Ingolstadt. In 1980 he moved to North Rhine-Westphalia where he joined the medical team of the Fabricius Klinik in Remscheid, Germany's largest orthopedic hospital run by consultants, specialising in arthroscopic knee surgery and becoming one of the pioneers in Germany. When he founded Germany's first outpatient  ( Wikipedia article )

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Known as
Dr. Juergen Toft
Date of birth
1943-05-04
Nationality
Germany
Profession
Physician

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