Heikki Österman

Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Language skills:

Finnish, Swedish, English


Orton, Tenholantie 10, 00280 Helsinki, Finland

Welcome to my appointment

My special expertise

Back surgery

Education and work history

Licentiate in Medicine, 1991

Specialist in Surgery, 2002

Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2005

Health centre physician in the Satakunta region, 1991–1995. Surgical training at Jorvi Hospital and Meilahti Hospital, 1995–2002. Specific training in Child Orthopaedics in Adelaide, Australia, 2002–2003. Specialist training in Orthopaedics at Töölö Hospital, 2003–2005. Back surgeon at Orton since 2005.

Special interests

Back surgery is my main area of competence. I also treat children with back problems. Challenging scoliosis surgery is another area of special interest. I am also interested in rare skeletal disorders and related orthopaedic problems.