Hermann Schwarz, Dr.

Physician for orthopedics and trauma surgery
Physician for physical medicine and rehabilitation

  • Special pain therapy
  • Paediatric orthopedics
  • Sports medicine
  • Social medicine
  • Osteologist DVO (umbrella association osteology of the German speaking scientific society)

Date of birth
1957, Aachen, Germany

Facharztpraxis für Orthopädie und Physikalische und Rehabilitative Medizin
Lauterbadstr. 4
72250 Freudenstadt
phone: +49 (0) 74 41/45 19, fax: +49 (0) 74 41/85 212
e-mail: Opens window for sending emailinfo(at)fds-orthopaedie.de

Academic appointments

Nov 5, 1982 Licence to practice medicine
Jan 9, 1984 PhD at University of Bonn
1984–1986 Assistant physician in surgery
1987–1991 Assistant physician in orthopedics; Scientific work and conference presentations about the therapy of hip dysplasia in children and congenital hip luxation
Jan 30, 1991 Acquistion of specialist physician "physician for orthopedics"
July, 1991 Senior physician at rehabilitation clinic "Klinik Bad Rippoldsau"
1993–1997 Head physician in orthopedics of "Klinik Bad Rippoldsau"; (during this period, leading establishment of a quality assurance program for the German orthopedic rehabilitation clinic on behalf of the BfA [Federal Insurance Fund for Salaried Employees])
1991– Intensive scientific work in terms of scientific talks, publications on conferences and in journals as well as studies on osteology, arthrosis, pain therapy (since 2002, 30–50 scientific talks per year on pain therapy, osteology and orthopedics)
Nov 1, 1997

Establishment of practice as physician for orthopedics and for physical medicine and rehabilitation, especially pain therapy, in Freudenstadt, Germany

Other professional activities

May 3, 2002–

President of the OGO (orthopedic society of osteology [bone and mineral diseases], Germany)

Feb 28, 2007–Mar 3, 2011 First chairman of the DVO (umbrella association osteology [bone and mineral diseases] of the German speaking scientific society); still board member of the DVO
Oct 2014

Award of the Hubert-Waldmann-Plakette of the BVOU (professional Association of Specialists in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery) for merit for the German orthopedics and trauma surgery

Jan 2015–

Head of the osteology unit of the BVOU (professional Association of Specialists in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery)


Additional representative positions and responsibilities in associations: vice chairman of the working group osteology of the DGOOC (German society of orthopedics and orthopedic surgery). Board member of the DGO (German society of osteology) and board member of the board of trustees for bone health. Delegate of the OGO (orthopedic society of osteology, Germany) in the IOF (international osteoporosis foundation); Collaboration on following guidelines: S-3-guideline osteoporosis, S-3-guideline long-term application of opioids for pain not caused by tumors (LONTS), S-3-guideline bisphosphonate-associated jaw bone necrosis (BP-ONJ), S1-guideline Morbus Paget.