Dr Topar orthopaedist in berlin

Christopher Topar

Dr Christopher Topar

Dr Christopher Topar is an orthopaedic surgeon who has set up a private practice in Berlin. In addition to general orthopaedics, he also specialises in sports medicine, chiropractic/manual therapy and acupuncture. The specialisation of Dr Topar is pain therapy and the search for the source of pain. His focus is on minimally-invasive spinal therapy and interventions on joints, such as the shoulder, knee and hip. He received his qualifications both in the USA and in Germany (Orthopädische Chirurgie München). Since then, Dr Topar has been applying these techniques with great success and is continuing to develop them. In addition, he regularly works as an instructor. Dr Topar is a member of the board of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wirbelsäulentherapie (DGWT) (German Spinal Intervention Society) and a founding member of the GIW (Gesellschaft für Interventionen an der Wirbelsäule)(Spinal Intervention Society), as well as being a member of the International Spinal Intervention Society (ISIS).


  • 2006Dissertation at the Medical faculty of the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
  • Since 2005Established a private practice as a specialist in orthopaedics and sports medicine, Berlin
  • 2002-2005Assistant doctor in the orthopaedics department of the Orthopädische Chirurgie München (OCM) Specialist area: Spine
  • 2001-2002Assistant doctor in the department of orthopaedics and sports medicine, rehabilitation in the Medical Park Bad Wiessee St. Hubertus
  • 2000-2001Assistant doctor in the orthopaedics department in the Bogenhausen Clinic Munich
  • 1998-1999Doctor in the department of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Burn Surgery in the Bogenhausen Clinic Munich


  • Assistent, Physiatry – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Sports Medicine
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
  • Assistant, Department of Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery and Burn Surgery
  • Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery Institute of the University of California, Irvine (UCI)
  • Assistant in the General Surgical and Vascular Surgical Departments at the Straub Clinic & Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii



  • Regular presentations at various international meetings and conferences (e.g. commissioned by the DGWT, IGOST, ISIS)
  • Subjects: Epidural injections, radio-frequency therapy, intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET), nucleoplasty, decompression of intervertebral discs


  • Sports medicine
  • Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture
  • Chiropractic
  • Ultrasound of the muscular system


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