Dr. med. Zeifang MD, Orthopaedics and surgeryDr. Zeifang MD, Orthopaedics and surgery

Dr. Björn I. Zeifang, born in Stuttgart in 1963, is a specialist in orthopaedics, surgery, trauma surgery and sports medicine. Besides his work in the orthopädie elisenhof clinic he is a lecturer since 2015 at the Hochschule für Gesundheit & Sport, Technik & Kunst in Berlin.

He is also authorised to treat workplace accidents (also known as an accident insurance consultant or ‘D-Arzt’). At the ISAR Klinikum and isar AOP Zentrum he is represented as an attending doctor for outpatient surgery and surgical procedures that require a hospital stay.

In addition, he works as an independent expert for the orthopedic portal zweitmeinung-arzt.de. Patients who have to decide for example about a joint replacement, can get a second opinion over this website. Dr. med. Zeifang advises in its fields knee and hip.

Specialist areas

Dr. Zeifang specialises in minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopic joint surgery, in particular of the shoulder and knee, hip and knee replacement as well as hand and foot surgery. Since 1998 Dr. Zeifang integrates elements of complementary medicine in particular of orthomolecular medicine in his clinical activity. Thereby postoperative wound healing can be improved and recovery time can be shortened.

Medical training

Dr. Zeifang studied medicine at Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich from 1984 to 1991. He graduated in 1995 with his doctorate.

Clinical experience

His experience was gained at leading German Hospitals such as the Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallkrankenhaus Hamburg (BUKH) and Obermain Kutzenberg District Hospital. From 2000 to 2003 he was senior physician at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the HSK Klinikum in Wiesbaden.

In 2003, Dr. Zeifang established an orthopaedic trauma surgery practice in Munich. In 2011 he partnered with Dr. Burghardt in establishing the orthopädie elisenhof clinic, which specialises in orthopaedics, trauma surgery, sports medicine and chiropractic treatment (both conservative care and surgery).


Dr. Zeifang is a member of the following societies and associations:

Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA)

German Society of Trauma Surgery (DGU)

Deutsche Assoziation der orthopädischen Fusschirurgen e.V. (DAF; German Association of Orthopaedic Podiatric Surgeons)

Sektion der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Orthopädische Chirurgie e.V. (German Society for Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery)

Bayerischer Sportärzteverband e.V. (Association of Bavarian Sports Physicians)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie e.V. (DGOU; German Society for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädische Chirurgie e.V. (DGOOC; German Society for Orthopaedic Surgery)