Philip Bastian Schoettle, MD, PhD, is Chairman of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery at Isarklinikum in Munich, a position he has held since January 2013. Dr. Schottle is also Associate Professor of Orthopedics at the Technical University in Munich, where he was also Senior Consultant and Head of Knee Surgery.

Dr. Schoettle earned his medical degree from the University of Munich in 1998 and completed his education in 2006 after undergoing training at the University of Paris, the University of Zurich and the Center of Musculoskeletal Surgery at Charité in Berlin, where he also wrote his PhD thesis about Patellofemoral disorders.

Dr. Schoettle’s expertise is in reconstructive knee surgery, and he is a sought-after instructor and speaker at Conferences around the world.

Dr. Schoettle has written more than 60 peer-reviewed articles and served as the contributing author in ten books related to his areas of expertise. There is a radiographic landmarked named by him (“the Schoettle point”), as well as a complete orthopedic procedure, both of which are internationally recommended and used for treating born patellofemoral instability.

Dr. Schoettle is Board Member of the Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA), European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) the German and the International Patellofemoral Study Group (IPSG).