Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Uwe Nellessen started his working career May 1993 as an Assistant in the Department of Trauma- and Orthopedic Surgery, Ev. Hospital Dinslaken, under the patronage of Drs. Podlatis and Schmitz. All treatments of arthroplasty of the shoulder, hip, and knee inclusive revisions and all treatments for trauma surgery were performed. Rotation to the Department for General, Visceral-, Vascular-, and Thorax- Surgery, Ev. Hospital Dinslaken under HOD Dr. Kuhlmann. Intensive training in vascular surgery wound defect strategies and general surgery esp. gastric banding in obesity.
From 2000 – 2002 Working as a German Facharzt in the Department for Trauma- and Orthopedic Surgery Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin Marzahn under Prof. Ekkernkamp. At this Trauma level, all treatments up to polytrauma Dr. Nellessen could work in. All kinds of nailing systems, vacuum systems, flaps for wound defects were performed.
From 2002 – 2005 Dr. Nellessen worked as a Consultant in the Department of Trauma-, Plastic-, and Orthopedic Surgery St. Marienhospital Mülheim/Ruhr under HOD Dr. Elenz. The main working field was arthroplasty, esp. computer navigation in total knee replacement. At this time, Dr. Nellessen was a member of the scientific board of Orthopedics at European Surgical Institute, ESI Hamburg to teach Computer Assisted Surgery CAS.
From 2005 – 2008 Vice Chief in the Department of Trauma, Plastic, and Orthopedic Surgery AKH Viersen under HOD Dr. Peter Könings.
From 2008 – 2013 Owner and Medical Director of Orthopedic Department of the Kennedy-Klinik Essen GmbH. In this Clinic, Dr. Uwe Nellessen treated professional athletes from National female football Team Germany, professional musical dancers and performed about 400-day cases surgeries per annum.