About Dr. Thomas Pauly

  • Born in Düsseldorf
  • Medical studies in Berlin and Düsseldorf (1975–1983)
  • Medical State Examination in Düsseldorf (1983)
  • Promotion über Verletzungen im Eishockeysport (Dr. med., Universität Düsseldorf, 1983)
    Unfallchirurgische Ausbildung an der Berufsgenossenschaftlichen Unfallklinik Duis­burg (1983–1985)
  • Orthopädische Ausbildung am Alfried-Krupp-Krankenhaus, Essen (1985–1988)
  • Position at the Sports Medical Institute of the Olympic Training Center Ruhr-West, Essen (1988–1990, most recently 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)
  • Private clinic in Düsseldorf-Oberkassel with specialization in Sports Traumatology, Pain Management 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 Management)
  • In my free time, I enjoy flying (flight training in the U.S. and in Germany in 2011–12)