Dr Christian Theodor Nuehrenboerger

Scientific Collaborator, CHL


Christian Theodor Nührenbörger, MD, studied human medicine at the University of Münster, Germany until 1996 with an Erasmus study visit to the Medical Faculty of Lille, France in 1994 and a study visit to Saint Joseph's Hospital Marshfield, USA in 1996.

He completed his training as specialist in orthopaedics and sports medicine at the Clinic for Trauma Surgery at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, the Hospital for Sports Injuries Hellersen and the Orthopaedic Clinic at the University of Saarland in Homburg/Saar.

Since 2004, Dr Nührenbörger is working at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, where he is deputy head of the department of sports medicine and prevention and head of sports orthopaedics at the Clinique du Sport. His clinical focus is on the prevention, diagnosis and conservative therapies of sports injuries at all levels of performance and age. He has many years of experience in sports medicine care of sports clubs, associations and national teams in Germany and Luxembourg in a wide range of sports, including rowing, football, triathlon at national and international sporting events (including the European Games 2015, 2019 and the Olympics London 2012, Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020).

He is (co-)founder of the 1st Luxembourg Hip and Knee Sports Group in 2005 and the Return-to-sports Group Luxembourg in 2014. In addition, he is member of the advisory board of the German-speaking Society in Orthopaedic and Traumatologic Sports Medicine (GOTS) and involved in the committee for children's sports orthopaedics and the education commission of the GOTS.

Dr. Nührenbörger is Vice-President of the Luxembourg Society of Sports Medicine, board member of the Luxembourg Institute for High Performance in Sports (LIHPS), member of the Medical and Scientific Commission of the Olympic and Sports Committee of Luxembourg.

He is author of various articles and presentations in sports medicine journals, books and at congresses as well as co-organiser of sports medicine colloquia, workshops and congresses in Luxembourg and Germany and supervisor of the weekly module of the "Master of Science Sports Medicine" course of the University of Krems/GOTS in Luxembourg. In 2023, he will be Congress President of the GOTS Annual Congress in Luxembourg.