Dr. Hans-Joachim Poessel

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

English & German

Dr. Hans-Joachim Poessel is a renowned and enthusiastic Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 23 years of experience in diagnosing and surgically improve the condition of athletes and patients. He specializes in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery and Sports Medicine. Dr. Poessel is well known throughout the medical and athletic communities for using the most advanced medical technology and the least invasive procedure possible. Dr Poessel has worked in Germany and various healthcare institutions in the UAE.



  • PhD, Professor Degree, Biologic Science, England, Germany
  • MBA Business Administration and Health Economics
  • Doctor of Medicine, Heinrich-Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany (1999)
  • Howard University Medical School, Maryland, USA
  • Fellowship - DAAD/WFA, Washington Orthopedic and Knee Clinic, Maryland, USA
  • Fellowship - National Knee Research and Education Foundation (Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, USA)
  • Fellowship - Orthopedic Clinic and Policlinics, Heinrich-Heine university Dusseldorf, Germany


  • Sports Medicine / Sports Traumatology
  • Shoulder, Elbow & Foot Surgery
  • Conservative Scoliosis
  • Technical Orthopaedics
  • Osteology
  • Biomolecular Medicine
  • Stem Cell Treatment in Orthopaedics


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon, USA (AAOS)
  • Association of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Germany (BVUO)
  • National Knee and Research Foundation, Oxon Hill, Maryland USA
  • Hartmannbund – Society of Physicians, Germany (HB)
  • Society of Orthopaedics pain Therapy, Europe (IGOST)
  • European Federation National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFFORT)
  • Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Institute Wolfsburg (ACM)
  • Deutscher Sportarztebund/German Sports Doctors Organization, Team Physician Status (DSAB)
  • German Football Association, American Football Assn., Coaching Education (DFB/AFVD
  • German Emirates Club, Head of Medical Council Abu Dhabi (GEC)


  • Swiss Medical Board Certified Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon
  • Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD)
  • German Board Certification
  • Orthopaedic and Traumatology (2nd Specialty)
  • Specialist Acupuncture Body, Ear, Hand
  • Sports Medicine Certificate of German Board Chamber of Physicians
  • German Board Certification Orthopaedic Surgery
  • AiP Certificate
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MOH License Number : AH80681 – 09/06/2025