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Dietmar Alfred Kumm, MD, Celebrates 30 Years of Professional Excellence in Orthopedics

Dr. Kumm won the American Medal of Honor in 2005



He has obtained numerous patents for the invention of devices for total joint replacement and a sliding screw for the fixation of slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

    DUISBURG, GERMANY, January 26, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dietmar A. Kumm, MD, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Supported by 30 years of professional excellence, Dr. Kumm serves as the department director of the academic teaching hospital of Duesseldorf University at Bethesda Hospital in Germany and as a consultant in the field of orthopedics. Earlier in his career, he completed an internship and residency at Basle University before becoming an assistant surgeon for Ev. Krhs. Bonn and an assistant professor with the University of Cologne, and leading senior consultant at the Hospital for Special Orthopedic Surgery of Witten-Herdecke University. As a result of his surgical experience and expertise in his field, he has obtained numerous patents for the invention of devices for total joint replacement and a sliding screw for the fixation of slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

Prior to starting in the field, Dr. Kumm earned an MD and a PhD from the University of Bonn. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the New York Academy of Sciences, the German Association of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery, and the German Association of Leading Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeons. A contributor to numerous articles in professional journals, he earned an American Medal of Honor in 2005. Over the years, he has also had the honor of inclusion into Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare.

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