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Josef Georg Grohs
MD Josef Georg GrohsDeputy Head of Spine Unit

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery (Division of Orthopedics)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0001-6109-8417
T +43 1 40400 40780


Cementoplasty; Intervertebral Disc Degeneration; Kyphoplasty; Kyphosis; Osteoarthritis, Spine; Osteotomy; Scoliosis; Spinal Osteochondrosis; Spondylolisthesis; Vertebroplasty

Research interests

Influence of the sagital balance on postoperative outcome parameters

Selected publications

  1. Grohs JG, Matzner M, Trieb K, Krepler P. Minimal invasive stabilization of osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a prospective nonrandomized comparison of vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2005 Jun;18(3):238-42.
  2. Grohs JG, Schmidt M, Wanivenhaus A. Selective COX-2 inhibitor versus indomethacin for the prevention of heterotopic ossification after hip replacement: a double-blind randomized trial of 100 patients with 1-year follow-up. Acta Orthop. 2007 Feb;78(1):95-8.
  3. Grohs JG, Matzner M, Trieb K, Krepler P. Treatment of intravertebral pseudarthroses by balloon kyphoplasty. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2006 Dec;19(8):560-5.
  4. Holinka J, Krepler P, Matzner M, Grohs JG. Stabilising effect of dynamic interspinous spacers in degenerative low-grade lumbar instability. Int Orthop. 2011 Mar;35(3):395-400.
  5. Hofstaetter JG, Hofstaetter SG, Nawrot-Wawrzyniak K, Hiertz H, Grohs JG, Trieb K, Windhager R, Klaushofer K, Roschger P. Mineralization pattern of vertebral bone material following fragility fracture of the spine. J Orthop Res. 2012 Jul;30(7):1089-94.