Senior Consultant Dr. med. Frank Kleinstück

Dr. med. Frank Kleinstück

Position and faculty

Senior Consultant Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery

Languages

German

English

Italian

French

Spanish

Contact

Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery
Phone hours
Mo–Th 08:00–17:00
Fr 08:00–16:00
Sa–Su Closed

Medical specialisation

Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System

Curriculum

since 2009

Senior Consultant Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Schulthess Klinik

2005–2009

Consultant Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Schulthess Klinik

2004–2005

Consultant Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Schulthess Klinik

2001

Consultant Spine Surgery, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Orthopaedic Surgery
Prof. Dr. A. Gächter)

2000

Consultant Spine Surgery, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery (Prof. D. Bradford), Subspecialization Spine Surgery (Spine Fellowship)

1999

Spine Research Fellowship, University California at San Francisco (UCSF), Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory (Jeffrey C. Lotz)

1999

Resident Orthopaedic Surgery, Schulthess Klinik
(Prof. Dr. Dr. Grob)

1995

Resident Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital St. Gallen
(Prof. Dr. A. Gächter)

1992

Resident Trauma Surgery, Universitätsspital Zürich
(Prof. Dr. O. Trentz)

1991

Resident Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital St. Gallen
(Prof. Dr. F. Magerl)

Education and training

1990

Doctor diploma, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz & Technische Universität München

1998

Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System FMH

Scientific activities

since 2015 

ETH Lecture on Spinal deformity, Study Programme Human Movement Sciences and Sport

since 2013 

Adult spinal deformity research, PI of the Schulthess Klinik within the international Multicenter Study Group ESSG (European Spine Study Group)

since 2004 

Outcome Assessment in Spine Surgery, Schulthess Klinik

1999–2000 

Spine Research Followship, Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSF (Prof. D. Bradford)

Memberships

Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)

swiss orthopaedics (member expert committee Spine)

European Spine Study Group (ESSG), Primary Investigator Schulthess Klinik

EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe

Swiss Society of SPinal Surgery (SGS)

Inmann-Abbott Society (UCSF graduate)

Swiss Medical Association FMH

Association for the Study of Internal Fixation AO/ASIF

Publications

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