joimax®, as a developer and provider of high-end instruments and devices for endoscopic spine surgery, emphasizes training and education for professionals to ensure medical performance of highest quality in the field of endoscopic spine procedures.

CM3Continuous Medical Education

With the 3-step training program as part of the international medical education program, joimax® offers intense theoretical and practical education.

During Step 1 the surgeon will become familiar with the surgical techniques while visiting at reference centers.
Step 2 combines theoretical and practical training during joimax® workshops, and within Step 3 the newly acquired skills will be transferred and refined with our professional support during own first endoscopic procedures.


Step 1: Visitation

Prior to our workshop, interested surgeons are given the opportunity to gain their first live-experience with the surgical methods at one of our partner hospitals in Germany or other European countries. Visitation dates are arranged on demand following consultation with the respective reference center, then you will be provided with the necessary details by our distribution staff.

Depending on availability, if desired, one of our specialists can coach and support you at the beginning of your surgical operations and can answer your questions.

Step 2: Hands-On Workshop

joimax® workshops of the CM3 program are designed to deepen existing knowledge and expand further surgical techniques.

Participants will develop deep endoscopic knowledge by means of expert lectures and intense practical training.


Step 3: First Surgery

After the visitation and endoscopic workshop, surgeons get ongoing support by a joimax® applications specialist and/or a reference surgeons applications specialist and/or a reference/trainer surgeon. joimax® provides a holistic training for the entire surgical team to set it up ready for the first endoscopic surgery.

Trained by Endoscopic Spine Experts

The success of our workshops is dependent on the quality of our trainers. Our faculty members are regularly evaluated, ensuring that all joimax® workshops are run to the highest possible standard.

joimax® Faculty

  • Dr. Raed Abohussein
  • Dr. Asawasaksakul Akarawit
  • Cesar Alcántara, MD
  • John Asghar, MD
  • Muhammed Assous, MD
  • Junseok Bae, MD
  • Dr. Maxime Challali
  • Prof. Feng Chang
  • Dr. Bo-Lai Chen
  • Prof. Xi-Gao Cheng
  • Felix Dominguez Cortinas, MD
  • Dr. Henri D’Astorg
  • Prof. Zhong-Liang Deng
  • Peter Derman, MD, MBA
  • Univ. Doz. Dr. Sandro Eustacchio
  • Prof. Xiao-Hong Fan
  • Mr. Jibin Francis
  • Bruce Michael Frankel, MD
  • Alfonso Garcia, MD, MBA
  • Raymond J. Gardocki, MD
  • Dr. Matthew Gary
  • Mr J.N.Alastair Gibson DSc MD FRCSEd
  • Dr. Ricardo Casal Grau
  • Dr. Nicolas Gil Guevara
  • Saqib Hasan, MD
  • Dr. Frank Hassel
  • Prof. Shi-Sheng He
  • Dr. Dennis Hey
  • Christoph P. Hofstetter MD, PhD
  • Paul Houle, MD, FAANS
  • Ming-Hsien Hu, MD, PhD
  • Prof. Yifei Huang
  • Dr. Yilun Huang
  • Dr. Menno Iprenburg
  • Prof. Yi Jiang
  • Osama Nezar Kashlan, MD
  • Mr. Timothy Knight
  • Sanjay Konakondla, MD
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Kraus
  • Woo-Keun Kwon, MD, PhD
  • Dr. Samesh S. Lachman
  • Prof. Joseph Lam
  • Sang-Ho Lee, MD, PhD
  • Dr. Yingda Li
  • Prof. Chang-Qing Li
  • Prof. Yong-Jin Li
  • Prof. Zhen-Zhou Li
  • Prof. Xiaoguang Liu
  • Prof. Xin-Ju Liu
  • Dr. Bai-Lian Liu
  • Dr. Choong Sing Loh
  • Dr. Miguel Loureiro
  • Mark A. Mahan, MD
  • Lynn Jr. McGrath, MD
  • Prof. Bin Meng
  • Dr. Yasuhiko Nishimura
  • Dr. Nuhul Azwar Bin M. Noor
  • John I. Ogunlade, MD
  • Dr. Jacob Oh
  • Dr. Guido Ostermann
  • PD Dr. Markus Oszwald
  • Dr. Dimitrios Papageorgiou
  • Si Young Park, MD, PhD
  • Dr. Suthipas Pongmanee
  • Prof. Ji-Xian Qian
  • Javier Quillo-Olvera, MD
  • Dr. Thibault Remacle
  • Yamil Rivera Colon, MD
  • Dr. Lisandro Rodriguez Sattler
  • Prof. Li-Min Rong
  • Prof. Gang Rui
  • Dr. Robert Sabljic
  • Dr. Hasan Salheen
  • Ankur Saxena
  • Jian Shen, MD, PH.D.
  • Dinh Ngoc Son, MD PhD
  • Dr. Morten Zebitz Steiness
  • Ashok Subramanian
  • Dr. Marc Szadkowski
  • Dr. Leonello Tacconi
  • Albert E. Telfeian MD, PhD
  • Dr. Dieter Thijs
  • Dr. Jost Thissen
  • Mr. Mark Thomas
  • Dr. Al Kasem Wael
  • Dr. Ralf Wagner
  • Michael Y. Wang,  MD, FACS
  • Prof. Bing Wang
  • Prof. Dong Wang
  • Prof. Hong-Jian Wang
  • PD Dr. Albrecht Waschke
  • Dr. Karel Willems
  • Prof. Han Wu
  • Prof. Ning Xie
  • Prof. Bao-Shan Xu
  • Prof. Feng Xu
  • Prof. Yi-Guo Yan
  • Dr. Qun Yang
  • Prof. Jin-Cai Yang
  • Prof. Xiao-Jian Ye
  • Prof. Wei-Hong Yi
  • Prof. Ke-Yi Yu
  • Prof. Jian-Cheng Zeng
  • Prof. Xi-Feng Zhang
  • Prof. Wei Zhang
  • Prof. Zhong Zheng
  • Yue Zhou, MD, PhD
  • Prof. Hui-Min Zhu

joimax® Reference Centers

Our reference centres throughout the world have been successfully operating with the joimax® methods for many years. The users in these centres make up our medical-scientific user group, and have considerably contributed – and continue to contribute – to the prevalence of the joimax® methods.


Dr. Yingda Li
Westmead Private Hospital



Dr. Karel Willems
AZ Delta, Roeselare



Prof. Yue Zhou, MD, PhD
Third Military Medical University, Chongqing

Xiaojian Ye, MD, PhD
Tongren Hospital / Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai



Dr. Morten Zebitz Steiness
Budolfi Private Hospital, Spine Center, Aalborg



Prof. Richard Assaker
Université de Lille, Lille

Dr. Henri D’Astorg
Centre Orthopédique Santy, Lyon

Dr. Marc Szadkowski
Centre Orthopédique Santy, Lyon



Dr. Vincent Hagel
Asklepios Klinik Lindau

Dr. Frank Hassel
Loretto Krankenhaus, Freiburg

Prof. Dr. med. Joachim Krauss
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

Dr. Guido Ostermann
Elisabeth Krankenhaus Recklinghausen

Dr. Hasan Salheen
Sankt Elisabeth Hospital, Gütersloh

Dr. Mohamed Tohamy
Orthopädisches Zentrum Rothenburg

Dr. Ralf Wagner
LIGAMENTA Wirbelsäulenzentrum

PD Dr. Albrecht Waschke 
RHÖN-KLINIKUM Campus Bad Neustadt



Dr. Dimitrios Papageorgiou
Euroclinic Athens



Dr. Leonello Tacconi
Azienda Ospedaliero – Universitaria  Trieste



Muhammed Assous, MD
Razi Spine Clinic, Amman



Junseok Bae, MD
Wooridul Hospital

Prof. Woon-Keun Kwon
Korea University

Sang-Ho Lee, MD, PhD
Wooridul Hospital



Cesar Alcántara, MD
Medica Sur Hospital

Félix Domínguez Cortinas, MD
Hospital Angeles Pedregal, Mexico City

Alfonso García, MD, MBA
MK Spine Health, Tijuana

Javier Quillo, MD
Hospital Star Medica – Queretaro


Dr. Miguel Loureiro
Hospital das Forças Armadas Porto



Dr. Dennis Hey
National University of Singapore (NUS)

Dr. Jacob Oh
Tan Tock Seng Hospital Pte Ltd, Singapore



Dr. Ricardo Casal Grau
Clinica DFK Madrid



Asawasaksakul Akarawit, MD
Spine Center & Back Pain Clinic Bangkok



Mr. Ankur Saxena, MD
Salford Royal Hospital, Manchester

Mr. Ashok Subramanian, MD
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton



John Asghar, MD
Elite Spine

Raymond Gardocki, MD
Vanderbilt University

Bruce Frankel, MD
Southern Illinois University

Matthew Gary, MD
Emory University

John Ogunlade, MD
Barnes Jewish/Washington University

Peter Derman, MD, MBA
Texas Back Institute, Plano, Texas

Roger Härtl, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine Brain & Spine Center

Saqib Hasan, MD
Golden State Orthopedic

Christoph P. Hofstetter, MD PhD
UW Medicine, Seattle, Washington

Paul J. Houle, MD
Cape Cod Healthcare, Hyannis, Massachusetts

Meng Huang, MD
Houston Methodist, Houston, Texas

Osama Nezar Kashlan, MD
Weill Cornell/New York Presbyterian

Mark A. Mahan, MD
University of Utah Health

Lynn McGrath, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine Brain & Spine Center New York

Jian Shen, MD, PhD
enVISION Spine Surgery, New York

Albert E. Telfeian, MD, PhD
Brown University, Providence

Michael Y. Wang, MD, FACS
University of Miami Health System, Florida

The Learning Journey


Endoscopic pain therapy and initial experience with TESSYS® and iLESSYS®.


TESSYS® and iLESSYS® are applied routinely and in combination with Shrill®.


TESSYS® and iLESSYS® are applied with Shrill® for advanced and challenging pathologies.


Posterior cervical intervention and assisted spinal stabilization is performed.


Top-user, also conducting training and education on all joimax® systems.


Mastering all joimax® systems. Scientific research, presentations and publications.

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