Dr Michael Vohrer

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Dr Michael Vohrer

Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Graduated in Medicine – University of Homburg/Saar, Germany

Area of Expertise:

  • Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken:

  • German, English


  • michael@circlecareclinic.com

Dr Michael Vohrer graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from the University Homburg/Saar, Germany. He started his residency in 1996 in the Department for Paediatric Orthopaedics at the Seepark Klinik/ Langen-Debstedt near Bremerhaven, Germany.

Following two years of residency in the Department of Trauma, Hand Surgery, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery at the Diakoniekrankenhaus Schwäbisch Hall, he continued his work at the Orthopaedic University Hospital Mainz. There, he established a Ponseti clubfoot clinic, developed the Paediatric Hip Ultrasound Screening Programme and focused on Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery alongside his work in General Orthopaedics and Foot Surgery.

In 2007, Dr Michael was appointed as Consultant for Paediatric Orthopaedics and Foot Surgery at the Department for Orthopaedics and Trauma – Paediatric Orthopaedics, Disabled Surgery and Foot Surgery at the University Hospital Freiburg in Germany. In addition to his medical activities, Dr Michael was an instructor and lecturer for Paediatric Orthopaedics at the University Hospital Mainz and Freiburg and at several Nursing and Physiotherapy schools in Debstedt/ Bremerhaven, Mainz and Freiburg, Germany.

In 2013, Dr Michael Vohrer moved to Dubai and joined the Department for Paediatric Orthopaedics and Foot Surgery in American Hospital Dubai. He later joined The Children’s Medical Centre in 2014 as a partner, where he established himself as a leader in the field of Paediatric Orthopaedics in Dubai. He joined Circle Care Clinic in November 2020.

Dr Michael Vohrer has excellent expertise in paediatric orthopaedic diseases, prophylaxis, conservative, as well as surgical treatment with a variety of operative techniques. He has extensive experience in treating numerous paediatric orthopaedic and foot conditions with orthotics and prosthesis.

Dr Michael is a member of the German Society for Paediatric Orthopaedics, Vereinigung für Kinderorthopädie VKO (DGOOC/DGOU) and the Middle East Pediatric Orthopedic Society MEPOS.  He regularly presents papers at international meetings in Europe and the UAE and has organized numerous meetings and workshops throughout these regions.

Services Offered:

  • Screening for Orthopaedic Conditions in Neonates, Children and Adolescents (Ultrasound Screening for Hip Dysplasia, Hip Dislocation, Scoliosis, Leg Length Discrepancy and Hemimelia).
  • Correction of Limb Deformities and Short Stature (Ilizarov Technique, Taylor Spatial Frame, LRS System, Internal and External Corrections, 8-plate minimal invasive guided growth procedures).
  • Early Treatment of Congenital and Acquired Deformities (Proximal Femur Defect, Congenital Tibia Pseudarthrosis, Hemimelia, Blount’s Disease, Skeletal Dysplasia, Achondroplasia).
  • Non-surgical and Surgical Treatment for Birth Related Injuries. (Erb’s Palsy, Torticollis, Fractures).
  • Non-surgical Treatment of Spinal Deformities in Children (Bracing, Congenital and Idiopathic Scoliosis, Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis).
  • Treatment of Paediatric Hip Dysplasia (Brace Treatment, Supervised Physiotherapy, Surgery including Closed and Open Techniques with Pelvic and Femoral Osteotomies).
  • Treatment of Paediatric Foot Deformities (Clubfoot Ponseti Method, Vertical Talus, Metatarsus Adductus, Flatfoot, Congenital Toe Deformities).
  • Treatment of Gait Abnormalities (Intoeing, Knock Knees, Bowlegs, Toe Walking, Limping).
  • Treatment of Neuromuscular Conditions (Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita).
  • Supervision, Introduction and Support in the Application and Wearing of Orthotic Devices, Braces and Splints.
  • Paediatric Fracture Treatment
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