Andreas Kappel

Specialist - Orthopedic Surgery

Affiliated departments
Capio Aalborg


Andreas Kappel is subspecialized in knee surgery and performs more than 250 knee surgical procedures annually.
He is a consultant at Aalborg University Hospital, where he is responsible for the treatment of complications in connection with knee replacement surgery, including replacement of loose and worn knee prostheses and treatment of knee prosthesis infections.
Since 2013, Andreas has been a consultant at Capio (formerly Privathospitalet Skørping).

Andreas is particularly interested in:

  • Surgical treatment of degenerative knee disorders with total or partial knee replacement.

  • Axis-correcting knee surgery.

  • Replacement of worn knee prostheses (revision).

  • Treatment of infection in knee replacements.

Education and training

2006: Specialist training, Orthopaedic Surgery
1997: Medical degree, Cand. med. Aarhus University, Denmark


2008 - 2014: Consultant. Osteoarthritis/Teresis
2008: Consultant, Department of Hip and Knee Surgery. Aalborg University Hospital
2007 - 2008: Department physician. Aalborg University Hospital
2007: Substitute for consultant, Knee sector. Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus
2006 - 2007: Department physician, Knee sector. Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus
2004 - 2006: 1st reserve physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Viborg Central Hospital, Viborg
2004: Neurosurgery. Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg
2002 - 2004: Orthopaedic surgery, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg
2002: Resident, Department of Thoracic Surgery. Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg
2001 - 2002: Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg
2000 - 2001: Introductory position, Surgery. Frederikshavn Hospital, Frederikshavn
2000: Resident physician, Surgical Dept. A. Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg

Other information

Regularly attends national and international orthopaedic surgery meetings and congresses.

Scientifically active with several publications and lectures.
Involved in several ongoing studies regarding knee surgery.

Member of:

  • Danish Orthopaedic Society.

  • Danish Society for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Surgery (DSHK).

  • Danish Knee Arthroplasty Register.

  • Member of the steering group. Representative for the North Denmark Region.