Univerity of Heidelberg,
Dr Matthias Muenzberg is a senior consultant in trauma surgery at one Germany’s largest trauma centres. As an emergency physician, he is also the head of medicine for the air rescue centre. He is an assistant professor of trauma surgery at the Univerity of Heidelberg. He teaches about managing severely injured patients pre-hospital and at the clinic, trauma education from personal experience and human factors. As an executive committee member of the German Society of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery (DGOU), Matthias was part of the task force to implement a “safety culture in medicine” and was responsible with developing the new course concept of IC (Interpersonel Competence). Dr. Muenzberg is the national director of the Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) programme as well as the director of several other international trauma programmes. Matthias has authored a number of highly regarded publications about the standardisation in trauma and burn care. Additionally, he is a frequent speaker at international conferences in the field of trauma, education and emergency medicine.
Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery