Dr. Teemu Moilanen

Dr. Teemu Moilanen, Traumatology and Orthopedics Specialist

Tampere, Finland

Biokatu 6b

Speciality: Traumatology and Orthopedics Specialist

Languages: English, Finnish

Degree: Professor of Traumatology and Orthopedics, Docent

About - Dr. Teemu Moilanen


  • Medical Doctor, University of Tampere, Finland 1984

  • Licensed physician in Finland 1985

  • Doctoral thesis in medicine, University of Tampere, 1987
"Serum fatty acids in Finnish children and adolescents".

  • Examinations of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) of the USA, 1989
  • Specialist in general surgery 1994
  • Docentship in medical biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Tampere 1994.

  • Full registration by General Medical Council in United Kingdom in June 1994

  • Specialist in orthopaedic surgery in 1997.
  • Docentship in Orthopaedics and traumatology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Tampere 2001.


General practitioner at health centre, 8 months 1984-85.

Assistant and Lecturer of medical biochemistry at the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Tampere, 1985-88.

  • Assisting surgeon at the Tampere City Hospital 1988-1989
  • Assisting surgeon at the Tampere University Hospital 1990-1994
  • Visiting research fellow at Royal London Hospital, Bone and Joint Research Unit, London, U.K. 1994-1995
  • Assisting orthopaedic surgeon. Tampere University Hospital 1995-1997
  • Consulting orthopaedic surgeon. Tampere University Hospital 1997-2002
  • Head of Department. Coxa Hospital for Joint Replacement. 2002


The topic of my doctoral thesis in 1987, and the works done in continuation to it dealt with coronary heart disease risk factors.

During recent years my research has centred into cartilage, osteoarthritis, and joint replacement surgery.

Published works:

Olli Lainiala, Petra Elo, Aleksi Reito, Jorma Pajamäki, Timo Puolakka, Antti Eskelinen:Risk factors for perioperative hyperglycemia in primary hip and knee replacements. A prospective observational study of 191 patients with osteoarthritis.Actaorthopaedica. 2015 86;

Mika Niemeläinen, JarkkoKalliovalkama, Antti J Aho, Teemu Moilanen, and AnttiEskelinen: Single periarticular local infiltration analgesia reduces opiate consumption until 48 hours after total knee arthroplasty. A randomized placebo-controlled trial involving 56 patients.Actaorthopaedica. 2014 85;

Mari Hämäläinen, Eeva Moilanen, Teemo Moilanen: Aurothiomalate inhibits the expression of mPGES-1 in primary human chondrocytes.Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 10/2014

Juha-MattiLehtonen, Paulus Torkki, Teemo Moilanen: Increasing operating room productivity by duration categories and a newsvendor model.Department of Industrial Management, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland.

EsäJämsen, AnttiEskelinen, PasiNevalainen, KaisaHuotari, Teemo Moilanen: Obesity, diabetes, and preoperative hyperglycemia as predictors of periprosthetic joint infection: a single-center analysis of 7181 primary hip and knee replacements for osteoarthritis. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 07/2012.

Anna Koskinen, Sami Juslin, RiinaNieminen, Teemu Moilanen, KatriinaVuolteenaho and Eeva Moilanen:Adiponectin associates with markers of cartilage degradation in osteoarthritis and induces production of proinflammatory and catabolic factors through mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways. Arthritis Research and Therapy 11/2011.

KatriinaVuolteenaho, Anna Koskeinen, Sami Juslin, RiinaNieminen, Teemo Moilanen: Conference Paper: Adipokinesleptin and adiponectin correlate with matrix metalloproteinases and interleukin-6 in synovial fluid from osteoarthritis patients and enhance their production in osteoarthritic cartilage _ex vivo. 75th American College of Rheumatology and Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ACR/ARHP) Annual Scientific Meeting 2011; 12/2011

AnttiPeltokorpi, Juha-MattiLehtonen, Paulus Torkki, Teemu Moilanen; Optimal queue length for orthopaedic surgery with surgeon-specific queues and maximum waiting time.

Helsinki University of Technology, Institute of Healthcare Engineering, Management and Architecture, Espoo (Finland), Tampere University of Technology, Department of Industrial Management, Tampere (Finland) Coxa Ltd, Hospital for Joint Replacement, Tampere (Finland). 1/2011

Education - Dr. Teemu Moilanen

Medical Doctor, University of Tampere, Finland 1984

Costs of Orthopedic/Knee Surgery procedures in Tampere, Finland



Hip Replacement Surgery Partial or Total in Tampere, Finland$15069Enquire
Knee Replacement Total or Partial in Tampere, Finland$14300Enquire
Shoulder Surgery in Tampere, Finland$15000Enquire
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