Dr. Thomas Pauly  – Vita

  • Born in Düsseldorf
  • Medical studies in Berlin and Düsseldorf (1975–1983)
  • Medical State Examination in Düsseldorf (1983)
  • Ph.D. about injuries in ice hockey (Dr. med., University of Düsseldorf, 1983)
  • Training in Trauma Surgery at the Medical Trauma Center (Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik) in Duis¬burg (1983–1985)
  • Training in Orthopedics at the Alfried Krupp Hospital, Essen (1985–1988)
  • Position at the Sports Medical Institute of the Olympic Training Center Ruhr-West, Essen (1988–1990, last as acting director)
  • Specialist in Orthopedics (Facharzt für Orthopädie, 1989)
  • Opening of own clinic as a Specialist in Orthopedics (1990)
  • Team doctor for Bundesliga [national-league] soccer clubs (such as Borussia Dortmund, KFC Uerdingen) and handball clubs (HSG Düsseldorf) (1989–2010)
  • Opening of private clinic in Düsseldorf-Oberkassel with specialization in Sports Traumatology, Pain Therapy and Prevention (2003–2010)
  • since October 2013: Own Private Orthopedics Clinic Kö 94 in Düsseldorf specialized in diagnostics (4-D Spine Analysis and Strength Measurement, Ultrasound) and therapy (Shockwave Therapy, Acupuncture, Vibration Training with PowerPlate, Osteoarthritis Therapy, Pain Therapy)
  • My hobby is flying (flight training in the U.S. and Germany in 2011-12)