Neff Andreas

Neff Andreas

Head and Chairman of Oral and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery and Oral Surgery and Implantology

Marburg, Hesse, Germany

Andreas M. Neff

Director and Chairman of Oral and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
& Oral Surgery and Implantology

Marburg, Hesse, Germany


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Prof. h.c. (BNMU Kyiv)

Director and Chairman, Department of Oral and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery,

Oral Surgery and Implantology, UKGM GmbH, University Hospital of Marburg &

Medical Faculty, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, D-35043 Marburg, Hesse, Germany

Honorary Professor of the Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv


Specialist Qualifications:

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (FEBOMFS)

Facial Plastic Surgery (Bavarian Medical Chamber)

Further special qualifications:

Specialist in Oral Surgery (Bavarian Dental Chamber)

Subspecialisation Implantology (DGMKG)

Specialist in Functional Diagnostics and Therapy (DGFDT)

Qualification Pain Therapy in OMFS (AMKG)


Functions related to TMJ:

Coordinator TMJ surgery guidelines of the German Society of OMFS Surgeons (DGMKG)

Head Section TMJ, SORG (Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Research Group)

Head of the IBRA Educational Board (International Bone Research Association, Basle-CH)

President ESTMJS 2017-2019



ESTMJS Guideline on Condylar Dislocation (coordinator)
(published 10-2021; valid till 09-2026)

German Guidelines
Neff A (coordinator and first author): Evidence based (Level S3) AWMF German Guidelines for TMJ Surgery, edited by the German Association of Scientific Societies (AWMF)

Neff A, Riechmann M (coordinators)
Condylar dislocation (007 - 063; 2022):
(published 04-2022; valid till 03-2027)
Neff A, Schmidt C. (coordinators)
Inflammatory Diseases of the temporomandibular Joint: (007-061)
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) of the temporomandibular Joint
(published 07-2021; valid till 06-2026)
Alloplastic Total Joint Replacement (007 - 106)
(published 04-2020; valid till 04-2025)

Condylar ankylosis and hypomobility (007 - 064; 2016):
(published 06-2016; valid till 06-2021– currently under revision )

Condylar hypo- and hyperplasia (007 - 065; 2016):
(published 06-2016; valid till 06-2021– currently under revision )

Idiopathic condylar resorption (007 - 066; 2016):
(published 06-2016; valid till 06-2021 – currently under revision)

Selected Publications (last 5 years):
Pitak-Arnnop P, Mutirangura W, Neff A.
TMDs for ENTs - Some more details from non-ENTs.
Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 May-Jun;43(3):103414. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2022.103414. Epub 2022 Mar 4. PMID: 35279285
Pitak-Arnnop P, Tangmanee C, Mutirangura W, Apipan B, Auychai P, Meningaud JP, Neff A.
What factors predict craniomandibular disorders in severe COVID-19 survivors after prolonged intubation?
J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 Jul 7:S2468-7855(22)00191-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jormas.2022.07.004. Epub ahead of print.PMID: 35809797; PMCID: PMC9259603.
Schmidt C, Reich R, Koos B, Ertel T, Ahlers MO, Arbogast M, Feurer I, Habermann-Krebs M, Hilgenfeld T, Hirsch C, Hügle B, von Kalle T, Kleinheinz J, Kolk A, Ottl P, Pautke C, Riechmann M, Schön A, Skroch L, Teschke M, Wuest W, Neff A.
Controversial Aspects of Diagnostics and Therapy of Arthritis of the Temporomandibular Joint in Rheumatoid and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis-An Analysis of Evidence- and Consensus-Based Recommendations Based on an Interdisciplinary Guideline Project.
J Clin Med. 2022 Mar 22;11(7):1761. doi: 10.3390/jcm11071761. PMID: 35407368; PMCID: PMC8999183.
Schmidt C, Ertel T, Arbogast M, Hügle B, Kalle TV, Neff A; Collaborators.
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis of the Temporomandibular Joint.
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2022 Jan 28;119(4):47-54.
Neff A, McLeod N, Spijkervet F, Riechmann M, Vieth U, Kolk A, Sidebottom AJ, Bonte B, Speculand B, Saridin C, Wilms CT, Politis C, Ângelo DF, Hirjak D, Aagaard E, Spallaccia F, Monje F, Undt G, Gerbino G, Lehman H, Sanromán JF, Mercuri LG, Cascarini L, Ulmner M, Mommaerts M, Saeed NR, Güven O, Sembronio S, Machoň V, Skroch L.
The ESTMJS (European Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons) Consensus and Evidence-Based Recommendations on Management of Condylar Dislocation.
J Clin Med. 2021 Oct 29;10(21):5068.

Johner JP, Essig H, Neff A, Wagner MEH, Blumer M, Gander T.
Volumetric Evaluated Bone Resorption After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Condylar
Head Fractures of the Mandible.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2021 Sep;79(9):1902-1913.

Hirjak D, Vavro M, Dvoranova B, Galis B, Simko K, Malicek L, Machon V, Neff A.
Periangular transmasseteric infraparotid approach in the treatment of condylar-base and low condylar‑neck fractures.
Bratisl Lek Listy. 2021;122(3):184-189.

Kolk A, Scheunemann LM, Grill F, Stimmer H, Wolff KD, Neff A.
Prognostic factors for long-term results after condylar head fractures: A comparative study of non-surgical treatment versus open reduction and osteosynthesis.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2020 Dec;48(12):1138-1145.
Pavlychuk T, Chernogorskyi D, Chepurnyi Y, Neff A, Kopchak A.
Application of CAD/CAM technology for surgical treatment of condylar head fractures: A
preliminary study.
J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2020 Oct-Dec;10(4):608-614

Pavlychuk T, Chernogorskyi D, Chepurnyi Y, Neff A, Kopchak A.
Biomechanical evaluation of type p condylar head osteosynthesis using conventional small-
fragment screws reinforced by a patient specific two-component plate.
Head Face Med. 2020 Oct 19;16(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s13005-020-00236-0

Hirjak D, Dvoranova B, Reyneke JP, Machon M, Neff A.
Condylar position and mandibular function after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy.
Bratisl Lek Listy. 2020;121(6):379-385.

Skroch L, Fischer I, Meisgeier A, Kozolka F, Apitzsch J, Neff A.
Condylar remodeling after osteosynthesis of fractures of the condylar head or close to the temporomandibular joint.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2020 Apr;48(4):413-420

Al-Moraissi EA, Wolford LM, Ellis E 3rd, Neff A.
The hierarchy of different treatments for arthrogenous temporomandibular disorders: A network meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2020 Jan;48(1):9-23

Hirjak D, Galis B, Beno M, Machon V, Mercuri LG, Neff A.
Intraoperative arthroscopy of the TMJ during surgical management of condylar head fractures: A preliminary report.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2018 Dec;46(12):1989-1995

Halling F, Heymann P, Ziebart T, Neff A.
Analgesic prescribing patterns of dental practitioners in Germany.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2018 Oct;46(10):1731-1736

Al-Moraissi EA, Ellis E, Neff A.
Does encountering the facial nerve during surgical management of mandibular condylar process fractures increase the risk of facial nerve weakness? A systematic review and meta-regression analysis.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2018 Aug;46(8):1223-1231

Prechel U, Ottl P, Ahlers OM, Neff A.
The Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation.
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2018 Feb 2;115(5):59-64

Keypapers Condylar Traumatology:

Kolk A, Neff A.
Long-term results of ORIF of condylar head fractures of the mandible: A prospective 5-year follow-up study of small-fragment positional-screw osteosynthesis (SFPSO).
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2015 May;43(4):452-61

Neff A, Cornelius CP, Rasse M, Torre DD, Audigé L.
The Comprehensive AOCMF Classification System: Condylar Process Fractures - Level 3 Tutorial.
Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2014 Dec;7(Suppl 1):S044-58

Neff A, Chossegros C, Blanc JL, Champsaur P, Cheynet F, Devauchelle B, Eckelt
U, Ferri J, Gabrielli MF, Guyot L, Koppel DA, Meyer C, Müller B, Peltomäki T,
Spallaccia F, Varoquaux A, Wilk A, Pitak-Arnnop P;
International Bone Research Association. Position paper from the IBRA Symposium on Surgery of the Head—the 2nd International Symposium for Condylar Fracture Osteosynthesis, Marseille, France 2012.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014 Oct;42(7):1234-49