Florian Huber, MD

Florian Huber

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Traumatology

Dr. Huber is an orthopaedic traumatologist who draws great satisfaction from addressing the ever-changing medical and technical challenges presented by treating injuries to all parts of the musculoskeletal system.

Dr. Huber regularly publishes articles and gives presentations on his research interests, which include methods in traumatology and fracture management. He also works to ensure that his patients fully understand their injuries, believing that those who take an active part in their recovery achieve the best outcomes.

Dr. Huber’s medical education spans two continents. He attended the Technical University of Munich Medical School, where he received his medical degree and completed an internship in orthopaedic trauma surgery. He has completed practical externships in orthopaedic traumatology at the University of Berne in Switzerland and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. After his five-year residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center, he became a Fellow of Orthopaedic Trauma at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Curriculum Vitae

Fellowship:
Orthopaedic Trauma
Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY
Director: David L. Helfet, MD
2007-2008

Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
2002-2007

Internship:
Orthopaedic Surgery
Technical University Munich, Klinikum Rechts der Isar
Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Munich, Germany
2001-2002

Externship:
General Surgery – Cardiothoracic, Vascular, Trauma
University of Berne Inselspital
Berne, Switzerland
June – October 2000

Orthopaedics – Trauma, Shoulder, Adult Reconstruction and Tumor Services
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
January – May 2000

Medical School:
Technical University Munich, Medical School (Germany)
Clinical Sciences
Partial completion of German accreditation in Sports Medicine
1996-2000

Undergraduate:
Basic Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Medical School
Munich, Germany
1994-1996

License:
State of Maryland

Research:  
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Orthopaedics – Author: “Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 3rd Edition – Chapter 18 Arm”;  DeLee JC, Drez D, Miller MD;  Saunders Publishing 2008; Preceptor Fred G. Corley, M.D. Resident Research Project: “Periarticular Fixed-Angle Fixation of Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fractures – A Biomechanical Study”; Preceptor A. Agarwal, M.D. Translation and Editorial Assistance: “AO Manual of Fracture Management – Elastic Stable Intramedullary Nailing (ESIN) in Children”;  Dietz HG, Schmittenbecher PP, Slongo T, Wilkins KE; AO International Publishing 2006; Preceptor Kaye E. Wilkins, DVM, M.D.

Technical University Munich, Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
Doctoral Thesis: “Pharmacokinetics and Efficiency of Gentamicin in a biodegradeable, collagenous carrier in Septic Traumatology.” Preceptor M.A. Scherer, MD, PhD, Dept. of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, TU Munich

Publications:
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Technical Trick – Provisional Stabilization and Reduction Technique for Intramedullary Nailing of Closed, Unstable Tibial Shaft Fracture
Huber FG, Carroll EA, Goldman AT, Kreshak J, Asprinio DE
Submitted for publication

Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma; Operative Treatment of Acetabular Fractures in an Older Population
Carroll EA, Huber FG, Goldman AT, Virkus WW, Pagenkopf E, Lorich DG, Helfet DL
Submitted for publication

JAMA;  Book Review – “Severe Injuries to the Limbs – Staged Treatment” (Lerner et al.)
Helfet DL, Huber FG
Submitted for publication

Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care; Book Review: Surgical Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma (Stannard et al.), In print 2007

Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Book Review: Shoulder Fractures – The Practical Guide to Management (Zuckerman et al.)
Huber F, 2006, 61: 471

C-Reactive-Protein Kinetics in 330 Patients with Fractures
Scherer MA, Neumaier M, Huber F, von Gumppenberg S
AAOS, 69th annual meeting, Poster No. 425
Dallas, TX, 2002

Aktuelle Traumatologie; Lokale Vancomycin-Applikation in der Behandlung der therapierefraktären Osteomyelitis; Huber F, Scherer MA, von Gumppenberg S
2002; 32:57-64; ISSN 0044-6173

V Bühren, H Bauer, G Metak (Hrsg): Ver Bayer Chir Wissenschaftliche Referate 78. Tagung; Vancomycin-Lokaltherapie bei therapieresistenter Osteomyelitis
Huber F, Scherer MA, von Gumppenberg S
2001; ISBN 3-89791-198-1 , Page: 112

NP Haas, KM Stürmer (Hrsg): H z Der Unfallchirurg; Überadditive Antibiotikum-Wirkung durch die Sandwich Technik
Huber F, Scherer MA, Metak G, von Gumppenberg S
2000; Volume: 282, Pages: 169-170

H z Der Unfallchirurg; Stellenwert der synovialen Flüssigkeitsanalyse in der frühzeitigen Diagnostik der Arthritis
P Hertel, KE Rehm (Hrsg), Huber F, Scherer MA, von Gumppenberg S
1999, Volume: 275, Pages: 481-482

Periarticular Fixed-Angle Fixation of Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fractures – A Biomechanical Study;
Huber FG, Morris R, Agarwal A
Alamo Orthopaedic Society, Biannual Meeting, Presentation
San Antonio, TX, 2007

Huber FG, Morris R, Agarwal A: Periarticular Fixed-Angle Fixation of Bicondylar Tibial Plateau Fractures – A Biomechanical Study
J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society, 34th Annual Meeting
San Antonio, TX, 2007

C-reactive protein kinetics in 330 patients with fractures
Scherer MA, Neumaier M, Huber FG, von Gumppenberg S
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 69th Annual Meeting
Dallas, TX, 2002

Lokale Vancomycin-Hochdosis-Therapie bei therapierefraktärer Osteomyelitis
Huber FG, Scherer MA, v. Gumppenberg S
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie, 119. Jahrestagung
Berlin, Germany, 2002

Algorithmus der Weichteildeckung in der septischen Unfallchirurgie
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie, 119. Jahrestagung
Berlin, Germany, 2002

Stellenwert der synovialen Flüssigkeitsanalyse in der frühzeitigen Diagnostik bakterieller Gelenkinfektionen
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie, 66. Jahrestagung
Berlin, Germany, 2002

Vancomycin-Lokaltherapie bei therapieresistenter Osteomyelitis
Huber FG, Scherer MA, von Gumppenberg S
Vereinigung der Bayerischen Chirurgen e.V., 78
Tagung Murnau. Germany, 2001

Überadditive Antibiotikum-Wirkung durch die “Sandwich-Technik”
Huber FG, Scherer MA, Metak G, von Gumppenberg S
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie, 64. Jahrestagung Expo
Hannover, Germany, 2000

Synoviale Zellzahlanalyse in der Diagnostik der bakteriellen Arthritis
Huber FG, Scherer MA, von Gumppenberg S
Vereinigung der Bayerischen Chirurgen e.V., 76
Tagung München, Germany, 1999

Prophylaxe intraoperativer Sekundärinfektionen durch Inzisionsfolie
Huber FG, Scherer MA, v. Gumppenberg S
Vereinigung der Bayerischen Chirurgen e.V., 76
Tagung München, Germany, 1999

Stellenwert der synovialen Zellzahlanalyse in der frühzeitigen Diagnostik der Arthritis
Huber FG, Scherer MA, von Gumppenberg S
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie, 63. Jahrestagung
Berlin, Germany, 1999

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