Doctor Profile

Dr. Vladimir Martinek

Visiting consultant - Department of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine (Germany)

  • Qualification: FRC (Germany & Switzerland),M.Ch. in Orthopedics from Technical University Munich. Fellowship in knee surgery from Basel, Switzerland & fellowship in sports medicine research from University Pittsburg
  • Experience: More than 30 years of experience in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Gender: Male
  • Language: English, German, Czech, Russian& French
  • Hospital : APOLLO HOSPITAL MUSCAT, Apollo Super Specialty Hospital, Al Hail

With more than three decades of experience in the field of joint arthroscopy and joint replacement, Prof. Dr. Vladimir Martinek is one of the renowned orthopedic surgeons in Germany.

After his graduation from LM University in Munich, Germany, he gathered experience from the Harvard University in Boston, USA, from UCSF in San Francisco, USA and  Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Later he received fellowships in knee surgery at the University in Basel, Switzerland and a sports medicine fellowship at the University Pittsburgh, USA.

He is well-known for his clinical and surgical decision-making skills. He has conducted more than 15,000 surgeries which includes, arthroplasty, arthroscopies and minimally invasive joint replacement and reconstruction surgeries.


Expertise in

  • Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) and Knee Revision Arthroplasty
  • Hip Arthroplasty (THA) and Hip Revision Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) and Shoulder Revision Arthroplasty
  • KneeArthroscopy (ACL, PCL, meniscal repair, MPFL)
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy (Rotator Cuff Repair, Stabilisation)
  • High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO)
  • Operative Treatment of Patello-Femoral Disorders
  • Cartilage Transplantation



  • Orthopedic board examination (Germany) 2000
  • Orthopedic/Traumatology board examination (Germany) 2008
  • Special Orthopedic Surgery board examination (Germany) 2020
  • AGA faculty member
  • listed under best knee expert in the German Focus list since 2006
  • Honorary Member Czech Orthopedic Association
  • Honorary Member Czech Association for Arthroscopy
  • Honorary Member Bulgarian Orthopaedic Association
  • Honorary Member Macedonian Orthopaedic Association
  • International Editorial Board of Orthopedic
  • Reviewer of AJSM
  • Reviewer of OJSM
  • Reviewer of Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • Reviewer of Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research (CORR)
  • Reviewer of Journal of Physiological Research



Contact Us


Apollo Hospital Muscat PO Box 1097 Al – Hamriya, P.C. 131, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.


  • Tel :(00968) 24787766 /24782666 /24787780
  • Fax :(968) 24700093