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Dr. med. Alexander Irenberger

Medical specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology
Medical specialist in shoulder surgery

Dr. Irenberger was born in South Tirol and is now a senior physician in the Zams Hospital in Austria. Since 2013 he also works as a shoulder specialist at the Dolomiti Sportclinic.
Range of services


  • Born on 9th of January 1976
  • Medical studies at the Leopold - Franzens - University of Innsbruck
  • 2002 Approbation of the dissertation with the topic "Supracondylar upper arm fracture in the adult" and doctorate of the entire healing customer
  • 2002 - 2008 Assistant doctor at the Univ. Department of Trauma Surgery and Sports Traumatology, Innsbruck, under Prof. Dr. M. Blauth with emphasis on shoulder surgery and knee surgery
  • Since 2008 he has been a senior physician in accident surgery and sports traumatology in the St. Vinzenz Hospital in Zams (Austria - Tyrol) and head of the shoulder balm
  • Since 2010 Instructor / Referee and Center for Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery for Smith & Nephew
  • Since 2011, senior post-doctoral surgeon KH Zams
  • Since 2013 member of the expert team for LIMA Corporate (shoulder endoprosthetics)
  • Since 2013 he is part of the medical team at the Dolomiti Sportclinic


  • Treatment of large posttraumatic tibial bone defects using the Ilizarov method: a subjective outcome assessment. Krappinger D, Irenberger A, Zegg M, Huber B. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Mar 5
  • Elastic stable intramedullary nailing is best for mid-shaft clavicular fractures without comminution: results in 60 patients. Smekal V, Irenberger A, Attal RE, Oberladstaetter J, Krappinger D, Kralinger F.. Injury. 2011 Apr;42(4):324-9. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2010.02.033. Epub 2010 Apr 14.
  • Elastic stable intramedullary nailing versus nonoperative treatment of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures-a randomized, controlled, clinical trial. Smekal V, Irenberger A, Struve P, Wambacher M, Krappinger D, Kralinger FS. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Feb;23(2):106-12. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e318190cf88
  • Length determination in midshaft clavicle fractures: validation of measurement. Smekal V, Deml C, Irenberger A, Niederwanger C, Lutz M, Blauth M, Krappinger D.. J Orthop Trauma. 2008 Aug;22(7):458-62. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0b013e318178d97d.
  • Comparison of open versus percutaneous treatment for humeral head fracture. Kralinger F, Irenberger A, Lechner C, Wambacher M, Golser K, Sperner G.. Unfallchirurg. 2006 May;109(5):406-10. German.

Range of services

Arthroscopic surgery
  • Shoulder (rotator cuff, shoulder joint stabilization, AC joint resection, biceps tendon restorations)
  • Knee (cruciate ligament, meniscus, cartilage injuries)
  • Elbows (arthrolysis, free joint parts)
  • Ankle joint (impingement, free joint parts)

  • Meniscus injuries
  • Cruciate ligament injury
  • Various tendon injuries (Achilles tendon, rotator cuff)
  • Sports injuries (shoulder dislocation, AC joint dislocation)
  • Joint and extremity injuries (fracture treatment)
  • Traumatological care of all extremity injuries

  • Knee (partial and full prostheses)
  • Shoulder (partial prostheses, full prostheses, inverse prosthesis)
  • Hip Arthroplasty

Shoulder surgery
  • Specialization of arthroscopic minimally invasive techniques (tendon sutures, stabilization, AC joint blasting and arthrosis)
  • Revision surgery with tendon replacement surgery (pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi transfer), bone augmentation surgery (J-Span Plastik)
  • Shoulder endoprosthetics of all kinds

What motivates us?

Our aim is to give individual advice and treatment at the highest level. One vision, one aim.
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