Prof. Blattert is an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, specialized in spinal surgery and trauma management. He currently holds a position as Professor and Medical Director at the Department for Spine Surgery and Traumatology at Orthopaedische Fachklinik Schwarzach, Germany. Since 2016 he also is Visiting Professor at Xi´an Jiaotong University Medical College Honghui Hospital, China.
Former resident of Harvard University, Boston, and spine fellow at Fritz Magerl´s Spine Center in St. Gallen, Switzerland, he is a EUROSPINE member since 2006. He was Chair of the Meeting Committee from 2014 to 2015 and Secretary for the society from 2015 to 2018. He is Associate Editor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and a regular reviewer for several spine-related journals such as Spine, Scoliosis, and Biomaterials.
Prof. Blattert brings a strong expertise in spinal trauma and spinal tumours and additionally focuses on osteoporotic spine, minimally invasive procedures, and augmentation techniques with biomaterials.
The EUROSPINE Foundation (ESF) is a non-profit, charitable organisation dedicated to the advancement of our knowledge of spinal disorders, improving the standard of care, and the recovery and well-being of patients with back and neck problems.