Speakers & Bios
Viktor Krebs, MD
Viktor Krebs, M.D. is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Medicine, and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Cleveland Clinic in 1997. He continued his education in Boston, and is a graduate of the Otto E. Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at New England Baptist Hospital/Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Krebs was appointed to the staff at Cleveland Clinic in 1998, and has served as the Director and Section Head for the Center for Adult Reconstructive & General Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute since 2005.
Dr. Krebs is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a diplomat of both the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Arthroplasty and an active member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland/Northern Ohio Medical Association, and the Otto E. Aufranc Society.
Dr. Krebs regularly speaks, instructs and advises on a national and international level and is the recipient of numerous professional honors and awards. He is very active in research, and his major interests include: clinical outcomes of hip and knee joint replacement surgery, periprosthetic and joint replacement infection of the hip and knee, joint arthroplasty failure-biomechanics, joint arthroplasty failure evaluation and treatment, and diagnosis and advanced treatment of joint arthroplasty infection.
Dr. Krebs specializes in surgical adult reconstruction; primary hip and knee replacement, complex primary hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, and failed and/or painful hip and knee replacements.