Section T.M.J.

Andreas Neff

University Hospital of Gießen and Marburg

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Marburg, Germany

Section Members

Florencio Monje Gil
Nadeem Saeed

The John Radcliffe Hospital

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oxford, United Kingdom

Andrew Sidebottom

Queens Medical Centre

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Gerhard Undt

University Hospital of Vienna, Austria

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Vienna, Austria

Goals and tasks of the T.M.J. section

Education and research of the TMJ Section focus on two main topics: On open reduction and osteosynthesis of fractures of the condylar process of the mandible and on the surgical treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders.

News of the section T.M.J.


Vienna 2015 – Meet the experts in arthroscopic and open TMJ surgery


Already for the 8th time the Vienna TMJ course has been part of the S.O.R.G. Academy program. The course was held from October 5th - 8th, 2015 and 65 participants coming from 20 nations took the effort for travelling in order to come to in the Austrian capital.


S.O.R.G. TMJ Course Vienna 2014

The Vienna TMJ course is a steady landmark in our Annual S.O.R.G. Academy program. Participants are obviously willing to take even longest travelling in order to get familiar with arthrocentisis, TMJ endoscopy versus open TMJ surgery. ". more...

S.O.R.G. - Meet the Experts - Trauma Surgery of the Fractured Condyle of the Mandible - Current Concepts and Innovations

Framing the 2014 S.O.R.G. TMJ Course end of October with a lovely Indian summer and charming flair, Dresden hosted again a fully booked masterclass TMJ course, attracting almost 50 international participants, eager to deepen their knowledge in Trauma surgery of the fractured condyle of the mandible first and then mostly taking advantage of the joint meeting with the Vienna TMJ course right after.


TMJ meets Middle East – S.O.R.G. Masterclass in TMJ Surgery April, 2014

The 12th course of the Middle East Group was hosted from April 5th - 6th, 2014 in Muscat Oman under the topic "Masterclass in TMJ Surgery - Arthroscopic and Open Surgical Approaches". more...

Vienna calling – S.O.R.G. TMJ course 2013 returns to Vienna

After last year’s interims stay at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, the S.O.R.G. TMJ course 2013 returns to the city of its origin, Vienna. Focusing on arthroscopic versus open Temporomandibular Joint surgery, this course has certainly seen the “who is who” in this specific medical discipline.  more...

Endoscopic versus open TMJ surgery the Dutch way

Doctors treating patients suffering from chronic TMJ pain have a wide scope of different options: Besides conservative treatment puncturing the joint and doing arthrocentesis and lavage techniques.  more...