Consultant Profile

Dr  Ulrike Muschaweck

Dr  Ulrike Muschaweck MD Ph.D
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
Special clinical interests:

All types of Hernia Surgery

Chronic Groin Pain

Sportman's Groin

Explanation of Mesh

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

German Hernia Society, DHG

International Advisory Boards of the European Hernia Society, GREPA

American Hernia Society, AHS

Fellow (FACS) of the American College of Surgeons, ACS

Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Isabella  Specht
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Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Muschaweck is the surgical chief and founder of the 'Hernia Center, Munich', the largest European Centre that exclusively specialises in hernias of the abdominal wall and groin region. Since 1989 Dr Muschaweck has worked solely on developing techniques in hernia surgery. She took up residence in her own medical practice as a surgical specialist in 1993 and since then has worked exclusively in the field of hernia surgery.

She has developed two surgical methods over 10 years:which have revolutionised patient care:

1) the 'Minimal Repair' specifically developed for sportsman's groin in athletes

2) the 'Munich Repair' treating umbillical hernias

Dr Muschaweck successfully treats many top athletes from all over the world, enabling them to start training again just a few days after sugery. In her Hernia Centre in Munich more than 27,000 patients have successfully been operated on, equating to 1,400 operations per year.

In September 2010 she gained full registration at the GMC, UK as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration.

Dr Muschaweck is part of the multidisciplinary team for the specialist Hip and Groin Service at Perform Physiotherapy located at Spire Little Aston Hospital.

Personal profile:

Dr Ulrike Muschaweck is married to Dr Leonhard Muschaweck, a Medical Doctor and Healthcare Economist. She lives in Munich and London. Her hobbies are classic music and sports, in particular jogging and sailing. She also enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures.

She supports the Anne-Sophie Mutter foundation for young musicians and other organisations involving in music.

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Dr  Ulrike Muschaweck

Dr Ulrike Muschaweck Specialist Hernia Surgeon

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