We use cookies to offer the best possible user experience on our website. We also use third-party cookies, to deliver personalised advertisement messages. By using our website you agree, that cookies can be saved on your device. Further information on the cookies used and on how to disable them can be found here.

Dr. med. Ernst Demetz

Medical specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology
Until recently, he was still a chief physician at the Brunico hospital and now he is attending medical specialist at the Dolomiti Sportclinic. Native of Val Gardena, he returned to his roots after many years in Bressanone and Brunico and with him the clinic has also gained an expert in the fields of hip and knee prosthetics.

"Be patient, everything is difficult before it starts to get easy."

Range of services


  • Born on 04.03.1950 in Ortisei, Val Gardena
  • 1969 - 1975 Medical studies at the Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck
  • 1975 Doctorate in medicine at the Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck.
  • 1975 - 1976 Internship at the hospital in Trento and Bressanone
  • 1976 State exam at the University of Bologna
  • 1976 - 1981 Assistant doctor at the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at Bressanone Hospital, including 6 months at the Department of Anesthetics and Transanimation
  • 1978 Attendance of the advanced training for hand surgery in the National Accident Institute in Budapest under Prof. Dr. med. Manninger
  • 1979 e 1980 Attendance of the advanced training for hand surgery at the Unfallkrankenhaus Vienna under Prof. Dr. med. Böhler Georg
  • 1981 Specialist Diploma in Orthopedics / Traumatology at the University of Padua under Prof. Dr. med. Casuccio and Prof. dr. Vigliani with diploma thesis "Intervention according to Bankart / Bohler for habitual shoulder dislocations"
  • 1983 Aptitude Test to the Primary for Orthopedics and Traumatology in Rome
  • 1981 - 2008 Senior physician at the orthopedics / traumatology department of the hospital Bressanone
  • 1984 - 2008 Deputy Head of Sanitation - Doctor with assignment as Director of the Department of Orthopedics / Traumatology at Bressanone Hospital
  • 2008 - 2016 Sanitary Manager - Doctor with assignment as Director of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at Brunico Hospital
  • Since 2016 attending physician at the Dolomiti Sportclinic in Ortisei, focusing on mini-invasive arthroplasty of the hip and the knee

Membership and extra-professional activities

  • Since 1988 founding member of the Emergency Medical Association of the Province of Bolzano
  • 1988 - 2004 emergency doctor at the ambulance and rescue helicopter
  • Lecturer at the Nursing School Bressanone and the Physiotherapy School in Bolzano
  • Since 2011 scientific member of the register of hip and knee arthroplasty of the province
  • Member of various commissions

Range of services

  • Orthopedics and traumatology of the entire musculoskeletal system
  • The main surgical field is the mini invasive hip and knee prosthesis implantation. The benefits of the mini-invasive surgical technique include a smaller incision and the significant protection of the soft tissues and muscles, which are beneficial to the preservation of bone and mobility. Therefore, the rehabilitation time is shortened significantly.

What motivates us?

Our aim is to give individual advice and treatment at the highest level. One vision, one aim.
Go to magazine
New opening in Merano
Hanna Schnarf is athlete of the year 2018
Action Day
Worth knowing
The right place for athlets
2 silver medals for our athletes
Worth knowing
4 rescue units under 1 roof
J.B. Purger 181 39046 Ortisei Phone+39 0471 086 000 Fax:+39 0471 086 001
© 2018 Dolomiti Sportclinic Srl produced by Zeppelin Group - Internet Marketing