BiographyAndreas Voss is a resident in training to become an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon and also works at the Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the hospital rechts der Isar of the Technical University of Munich. In-between his training at the Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine he spent one year as a Sports Medicine Research Fellow at the University of Connecticut (Farmington, USA), focusing in shoulder research and surgery. Besides his medical degree from the University of Regensburg (Germany), he also graduated from the SRH University of Riedlingen as a health economist, specialized in hospital management.
He is a member of the following professional associations: Association for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA), German Association for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (DVSE), European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). Within the ISAKOS he works as guest member in the shoulder committee.
Besides his enthusiasm and interest in research, he also greatly supports medical education. Therefore, he was one of the founding members of a special student’s board within the AGA. Due to a unique stepwise curriculum, the medical students are taught in the basic principles of joint surgery to enthuse them for orthopaedic surgery. He also holds the certificate of higher education of Bavaria and received serval grants and awards (e.g. co.don Research Award, German Research Foundation grant, German Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology grant, Bavarian Research Alliance grant)