The solution for foot or ankle pain

Are you searching for an experienced facility to perform your foot & ankle operation? Does your country lack the required facilities and equipment, and are you seeking a modern medical center abroad? Are you looking for a state-of-the-art minimally invasive solution for your orthopedic foot and ankle deformity or disease?

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Why choose Germany for your foot and ankle procedure?

Foot and ankle surgery in Germany is highly recommended for foreign patients due to several compelling reasons:

  1. Specialization and Expertise: German hospitals and surgeons are renowned for their specialization in orthopedic surgery, including foot and ankle procedures. German specialists undergo extensive training and have a wealth of experience in treating various foot and ankle conditions.
  2. Advanced Technology and Techniques: Germany invests significantly in medical technology and research, ensuring that patients have access to the latest advancements in surgical techniques, such as minimally invasive procedures, arthroscopy and computer-assisted surgery. These innovative approaches often result in quicker recovery times and better outcomes for patients.
  3. High-Quality Healthcare System: Germany’s healthcare system is recognized globally for its high quality and strict standards. Hospitals adhere to rigorous regulations and undergo regular inspections to maintain excellence in patient care, safety, and hygiene.
  4. Efficiency and Short Waiting Times: German medical facilities typically have shorter waiting times for surgeries compared to other countries, ensuring timely access to treatment for foreign patients.
  5. Multidisciplinary Care: Foot and ankle surgery often requires collaboration between orthopedic surgeons, podiatrists, physiotherapists, and other specialists. German healthcare facilities offer a multidisciplinary approach, ensuring comprehensive and personalized care for each patient.
  6. Language Assistance and International Patient Services: Many hospitals in Germany provide language assistance services for foreign patients, including interpreters and multilingual staff. Additionally, they offer dedicated international patient departments to assist with appointments, travel arrangements, and accommodation, making the entire process smoother and more accessible for patients from abroad.
  7. Medical Tourism Infrastructure: Germany has a well-established medical tourism infrastructure, with specialized clinics and agencies catering to international patients. These services can help coordinate every aspect of the patient’s journey, from initial consultations to post-operative care.

Overall, foot and ankle surgery in Germany for foreign patients offer a combination of expertise, technology, efficiency, and patient-centric care, making it an attractive option for individuals seeking high-quality treatment abroad.


Best results due to years of experience in the specialized field of foot and ankle surgery and very high case numbers of performed surgical procedures.


With passion, enthusiasm and continuous further education in the field of foot surgery offering the best possible treatment for all foot conditions


Complying with strict hygiene and patient safety regulations, and ensuring surgical performance according to German standards.


Combining the latest technology and implants, as well as state-of-the-art equipment in modern facilities at a global transportation hub.

OrthoPedes: Center for special orthopaedic surgery of the foot and ankle

OrthoPedes is a medical center in Duisburg, western Germany, specialized in the advanced treatment of foot and ankle disorders.

The practice team consists of Chief orthopaedic surgeon Dr.-medic Manuel Nastai, 3 other junior orthopaedic surgeons and 12 nurses and staff employees.

The main office, located on Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße 226, 47167 Duisburg, serves for the preoperative diagnostic, administrative procedures and the postoperative follow-ups. The operative activity and in-patient treatment take place in one of the two clinical facilities: Sportklinik and Helios St. Johannes Klinikum.

Which foot and ankle procedures do we perform?

We offer the complete range of surgical procedures of foot & ankle with state of the art equipment in modern facilities.

Which foot and ankle conditions do we treat?

We treat common and seldom deformities and diseases of the foot and ankle. Hier is a brief list:


Second oppinion

Before an operation, patients often feel uncertain. The choice between several therapy options can overwhelm the normal person. A second objective assessment of the examinations and findings, as well as answering additional questions, strengthens trust and can help patients find the best individual decision. The confidence in having found the optimal therapy increases the patient's motivation and the success of the therapy.

Operative Facilities

Helios St. Johannes Klinikum

Dieselstraße c185, 47166 Duisburg

Fully equipped Level I hospital with state of the art facilities incl. ICU for high difficulty interventions and operations in patient with multiple and severe co-morbidities.

Sportklinik Duisburg

Dr.-Alfred-Herrhausen-Allee 21, 47228 Duisburg

Nice and comfortable private clinic low difficulty interventions in healthy patients.


Duisburg, situated in western Germany, in the North Rhine-Westphalia region offers a unique blend of medical facilities and cultural attractions. The city has a well-established healthcare sector with modern hospitals and medical centers, providing a range of medical services and treatments.

Duisburg’s medical tourism appeal is complemented by its accessibility, as it is well-connected by transportation networks. In only 30 min drive distance from International Airport in Düsseldorf is Duisburg easily accessible from all over the world. The city’s infrastructure, including hotels and amenities, caters to the needs of international visitors seeking medical care.

Patients coming to Duisburg for medical tourism can benefit from specialized medical expertise across various fields, including cutting-edge treatments and state-of-the-art facilities. The city’s healthcare professionals often have international recognition, contributing to its reputation as a destination for medical excellence.

In addition to medical services, Duisburg offers a culturally rich experience for visitors during their recovery or leisure time. The city’s attractions, parks, and cultural events provide opportunities for relaxation and exploration, enhancing the overall experience for those combining medical treatments with tourism.
With a mix of historical architecture and modern infrastructure, Duisburg reflects the economic and cultural vibrancy of the region. The city’s strategic location and industrial prowess have contributed to its importance in the European context.

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