Specialists Prof. (USA) Dr. med. Peter Wehling


Doctor for orthopedics and sports medicine


Regenerative pain therapy

Prof. (USA) Peter Wehling is a specialist in orthopedics and sports medicine with focus on non-operative orthopedics. As a former spine surgeon, he has seen and appreciates both sides of the orthopedic treatment spectrum. He is an internationally recognized expert in the field of regenerative medicine and molecular orthopedics, focusing on the treatment of chronic pain and care for top athletes. Numerous athletes from NBA, NFL, soccer and many other sports are looked after by Prof. Wehling. He is a faculty member and an adjunct professor at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf and Duke University, NC, USA, respectively. He has published numerous research projects in international journals and has authored the book “The End of Pain”. Prof. Wehling laid the scientific basis for regenerative pain therapies and has translated this research into meaningful clinical applications. Prof. Wehling is married, has two children and is an enthusiastic jazz musician.



Appointed adjunct professor at Duke University, Dep. Of Anaesthesiology, NC, USA


Author of the book „The End of Pain“ together with Dr. Chris Renna (Santa Monica, USA)

Since 2009

Established the private practice with Dr. med. Jens Hartmann to focus on molecular orthopedics and regenerative medicine in Düsseldorf, Germany

Until 2008

Served as the managing partner of the “center for molecular orthopedics” in Düsseldorf, Germany


Appointed adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA and at the Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany


Founder of the biotech company ORTHOGEN AG


Personal establishment in Düsseldorf

1991 – 1992

Chief senior physician at the Clinic for neurosurgery in Osnabrück, Germany

1991 – 1992

Postdoc (habilitation) at the University in Düsseldorf


Senior physician for the orthopedic department of the University Clinic Düsseldorf


Appointed specialist in orthopedics

1986 – 1989

Specialization in orthopedics, University Clinic Düsseldorf


Residency in traumatology, Düsseldorf


Residency in neurophysiology, Düsseldorf


Doctorate and MD exam at the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

1977 – 1983

School of medicine in Cologne, Montpellier, Düsseldorf, London (Ontario)