Marianne Lundegaard, MPQM
+45 65 41 22 05
Niels Dieter Röck, MPM
+45 65 41 22 61
Søren Overgaard, M.D, DMSc
+45 65 41 22 86
Jens M. Lauritsen, Consultant. M.D.,
Ph.d, Public Health Specialist
+45 65 41 22 93
+45 61 26 62 94, mobile
Deputy head of Department
+45 65 41 50 18
Hans RI Jørgensen
+45 63 20 20 31
+45 30 45 74 76, mobile
Niels Wisbech Pedersen
+45 65 41 35 63
+ 45 65 41 35 86
+45 65 41 22 01
+45 65 41 19 40
Søren Skydt Kristensen
+45 65 41 19 13
Stig Mindedahl Jespersen
+45 65 41 38 26
Morten Schultz Larsen
+45 65 41 18 30
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides treatment of disorders in the musculoskeletal system (arms, legs and back), disorders caused by injury, disease or as a consequence of congenital disorders. The Department is organised in a number of specialist areas which separately provide treatment at basic level as well as highly specialised level. The Department has a regional function for the whole of southern Denmark. Information about treatments, waiting times and care is provided under the specific specialist areas.
The Department has university status and provides teaching to medical students and physicians. Moreover, the Department participates in the training/education of nurses, radiographers, and social and healthcare assistants as well as in the training/education of medical secretaries.
The Department is affiliated to a professorship. The Department runs the Accident Analysis Group which performs injury registration and conducts analyses.
The Department has a central location in the peacetime emergency and the regional trauma centre function at Odense University Hospital. Prevention and rehabilitation is also part of the Departments tasks.
Furthermore, the Department has activities in Nyborg where day surgery patients are operated, and in Svendborg where we have wards, day surgery as well as an outpatient department.
O-outpatient Department Odense
Day Clinic - Odense
Trauma centre /Accident and Emergency Department
O-outpatient Department Svendborg
Day Clinic - Svendborg
Day Clinic - Nyborg
O1 - Svendborg
Link to the Departments pages on the University of Southern Denmark website
Medical specialist functions
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has several specialist areas:
Hosting the accident and emergency department of Odense University Hospital
(open or unreferred accident and emergency department function)
Orthopaedic surgery local function for Odense Municipality and the nearest municipalities towards the north and west.
Orthopaedic surgery regional function for the entire Region of Southern Denmark and parts of Region Zealand.
Orthopaedic surgery national function with regard to reimplantation and brachial plexus injury.
The Department is located centrally at the trauma centre function of
Odense University Hospital.
The Department runs the back surgery university centre together with the Department of Neurosurgery.
The Department runs the wound treatment university centre together with the Department of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Endocrinology.
The Accident Analysis Group
In accordance with the guidelines from the Danish Health and Medicines Authority, the Department handles all main and regional functions within orthopaedic surgery, and nearly all highly specialised functions.
The highly specialised function is divided into nine specialist areas:
|Annual outpatient visits||74,000|
|Number of beds, Odense||79|
|Number of beds, Svendborg||26|
|Number of employees, Odense||352|
|Number of employees, Svendborg||73|