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Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Karl-Peter Benedetto

Trauma surgery

1950 — Born in Innsbruck I Austria 28 March 1956 – 1960 primary School in Innsbruck 1960 – 1963 Gymnasium in Innsbruck 1963 –1969 Gymnasium in Lienz 1969 – 1970 Service in the Austrian Army 1970 – 1976 Medial School University of Innsbruck, Austria. 1976 – 1978 Training as general surgeon, Hospital of Kufstein, Austria. 1978 – 1982 Training as trauma surgeon at University of Innsbruck, Austria. 1982 Facharzt for trauma surgery 1982 Fellowship for trauma surgery at University of Ulm, Germany, Prof. Dr. G. Burri 1982 Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship: – 3 months: M. Blazina, LA.; J.Clancy, Wisconsin; R Jackson, Toronto 1984 Habilitation: Fat pad vasculariezed patellar tendon for ACL Reconstruction (Experimental study) 1987 ESSKA-AOSSM Traveling Fellow. 1988 – 1998 Vice-Chairman of department for trauma surgery at University of Innsbruck 1990 Professor for trauma surgery 1995 Degree for sports traumatology . 1998 – 2000 Interim Chairman for trauma surgery at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. 2000 – 2016 Chairman for trauma surgery and sports traumatology at the Academic Hospital of Feldkirch, Austria. 2o16 April Retirement from Public Medicine and working in private Medicine 2003 Godfather of ESSKA-AOSSM Fellowship Activity in International Journal : Editor in chief of the German arthroscopy journal (1996 – 2004) Coeditor 2005 2013 Coeditor of ESSKA Journal 2006- 2012 Advisory Board GOTS Advisory Board Journal of Oerthopaedics and Traumatology Advisory Board Smartt Journal Reviewer for Am. J. Sports Medicine Congress Organization Annual Arthroscopy courses from 1985 – 2000 Innsbruck in Collaboration with the Institute of Anatomy 1994 ACL Study Group 1994 AGA Congress 2006 Magellan Meeting 2006 Esska Congress 2006 -2017 Annual Meeting of Sports Medicine Publications: 92 Publications in Peer reviewed Journals 27 Book Chapters



European Society of Sports Medicine Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy


(Society for Arthroscopic and Joint Surgery) Board Member


(Austrian Society for Sports Medicine)


(Austrian Society for Trauma Surgery)


Magellan Society