Dr Braune is a trained orthopaedic surgeon and a specialist in arthroscopic joint surgery certified by the Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery of the German-speaking countries (AGA).

In addition to his certification as a specialist for orthopaedics and trauma surgery, Dr Braune has completed further training in specialized orthopaedic surgery, which qualifies him for surgical treatment of the entire musculoskeletal system.

Dr Braune has completed courses in orthopaedic surgical training at the university hospitals of Tübingen, Hanover and Frankfurt, as well as at the ATOS clinic in Heidelberg.

In order to complete his specialization in the area of his main surgical interest, Dr Braune in 2004 accepted a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, as a select scholarship recipient of the AGA.