Juergen Toft Physician

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.

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May 4th, 1943


1. Humboldt University of Berlin Colleges/University

The Humboldt University of Berlin (German: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) is Berlin's oldest university, founded in 1810 as the University of Berlin (Universität zu Berlin) by the liberal Prussian educational reformer and linguist Wilhelm von Humboldt, whose university model has strongly influenced other European and Western universities. From 1828 it was known as the Frederick William University (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität), and later (unofficially) also as the Universität unter den Linden after its location. In 1949, it changed its name to Humboldt-Universität in honour of both its founder Wilhelm and his brother, geographer Alexander von Humboldt.

Type Public university
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Unter den Linden 6, 10099 - Berlin, Berlin
Official web page www.hu-berlin.de
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2. Saarland University Colleges/University

Saarland University (German Universität des Saarlandes) is a modern research university located in Saarbrücken, the capital of the German state of Saarland, and Homburg. It was founded in 1948 in Homburg in co-operation with France and is organized in eight faculties that cover all major fields of science. The university is particularly well known for research and education in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics and Materials Science. , consistently ranked among the top in the country in those fields. In 2007, the University was recognized as an excellence center for Computer Science in Germany.

Type Public university
Bismarckstr. 1, 66123 - Saarbrücken, Saarland
Official web page www.uni-saarland.de
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People attended Saarland University connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1942., Politician
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b. 1939., Psychologist
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b. 1964., Computer Scientist


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