The Cologne Hand Specialists APPOINTMENT ONLINE Make Your YOUR HANDS Musicians have the highest demands on the undisturbed functioning of their hands - as you can see from this example. We are happy to maintain function or to restore it! Artist: Samuelito Our Competence Hand Surgery also for Small Hands Inpatient Surgery in
the renowned PAN-Klinik
(Praxisklinik am Neumarkt)


We take special care of your hands’ health!


  • Examination of the hand
  • Hand Surgery


  • Why should I see a Hand Surgeon?
  • Surgery – what do I need to know?


  • Dr. B. v. Maydell
  • P. Altmann
  • Team

Dear Patients,

treatment and examinations in the Hand Centre and also operations are currently taking place – of course under tightening of the usual and recommended precautionary and hygienic measures. In order to best avoid the risk of infection with the coronavirus for our patients and staff, we would ask you, in the case of the following symptoms:

  • elevated temperature
  • cough and/or sore throat
  • headaches and aching limbs
  • shortness of breath

or if you are or in the last 14 days you’ve been suspected or confirmed to be infected with the novel Coronavirus or had contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 infection

not to come to the practice and only contact us by phone at 0221-2582525

Many thanks!

Foto der Handchirurgen Dr. Bernd von Maydell und Paul J. Altmann vom Handzentrum Köln

Dr. v. Maydell, MD, FEBHS, previously Consultant Hand Surgeon at the renowned Order of Malta Hand Centre in Bonn (Dr. Richter) and Mr. Altmann, MD, who previously headed the practice for 19 years, are experienced hand specialists and take care of your hands’ health! Our range of services covers the entire field of hand surgery – whether it is merely an examination or the treatment of injuries or diseases of the hand, wrist and forearm.