Welcome to the Department of Osteology and Biomechanics


In our certified special outpatient health care center we offer preventive and acute care for

  • Osteoporosis
  • Fatigue fractures
  • Bone metabolism disorders
  • Disorders of the skeletal and muscular system.
  • An extensive overview is available here

Holistic Therapeutic Concept

We don't consider the bone by itself but rather the whole musculoskeletal system as a unit. During your treatment we collaborate with specialists from diverese fields of our academic environment. Thus we make sure that you will receive the high-end medical care of the UKE, that includes medical diagnosis involving the most advanced techniques, such as Xtreme-CT, as well as the planning and realisation of your personal therapy. Our treatment recommendations are regularily certified by the German association of osteology (DVO).

Worldwide Recognized Research

With the aim of keeping you in good health, we investigate the causes of disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Our results are recognized throughout the world and are considered to be internationally of highest relevance in certain areas. Of course the most recent developments and findings are influencing your therapy. Our Department provides the only professorship for osteology and biomechanics at a German university.

Feel free to contact us if you have questions, feel uncertain about your condition or treatment and especially when you want to obtain a competent second opinion.

Prof. Dr. Michael Amling, director

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schinke, associate director

Prof. Dr. Florian Barvencik, chief senior physician

Our Institutions

Department of Osteology and Biomechanics

Private Outpatient Clinic for Osteology + Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Professor Dr. Michael Amling
Professor Dr. Florian Barvencik

Appointments by telephone
Tel.: 040 - 7410 - 56242
Fax: 040 - 7410 - 58010

Universtiy Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Lottestraße 59
22529 Hamburg

Rückenzentrum am Michel
Ludwig-Erhard-Str. 18
20459 Hamburg

National Bone Board

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Special Outpatient Clinic for rare disorders of the musculoskeletal system

Contact us:
Professor Dr. med. Ralf Oheim
Chief physician NBB

Further information on the NBB

Outpatient Center

Contact us:
Lottestraße 59
22529 Hamburg
Tel.: 040 - 7410 - 56362
Fax: 040 - 7410 - 55825
Consulting hours:
mo - th 09:00 - 12:30