Senior Consultant Prof. Dr. med. Claudio Dora

Prof. Dr. med. Claudio Dora Spezialist Hüftchirurgie

Position and faculty

Senior Consultant Hip Surgery

Specialty

Joint conserving surgery of the hip by means of hip arthroscopy, surgical hip luxation and conversion operations such as periacetabular pelvic osteotomy according to Ganz

Artificial hip joint replacement with prostheses in minimally invasive technique

Hip joint replacement operations incl. treatment of bone and muscle defects

Contact

Hip Surgery
Nicole Ernst
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 July 2017

Senior Consultant Hip Surgery, Schulthess Klinik

2007–2017

Deputy medical director and Co-Head Orthopaedics, Uniklinik Balgrist

2003–2007

 

Head of Hip and Pelvis Surgery, Uniklinik Balgrist

2002–2003

Consultant Hip and Pelvis Surgery, Uniklinik Balgrist

2000–2002

In rotation: Consultant Spine, Shoulder, Knee and Foot Surgery, Uniklinik Balgrist

2000–2008

Consultant Spine Surgery, Uniklinik Balgrist

1996–1997

Resident Orthopaedics, Uniklinik Balgrist, Zürich
(Prof. C. Gerber)

1995

Resident Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hôpital Cantonal, Fribourg
(Prof. C. Gerber)

1994

General Surgery, Bezirkspital Wattenwil
(Dr. B. Roth)

1992–1993

Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Regionalspital Langenthal
(Dr. W. Hackenbruch)

Education and training

seit 2013

Titular professorship, University of Zurich

2006

Venia Legendi, University of Zurich «Retroversion of the acetabulum: radiological assessment, prevalence and relevance»

2000

Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System FMH

1999

Fellowship Service D'orthopedie Pediatrique, Höpital Armand Trousseau, Paris 
(Prof. Filipe)

Service D'Orthopedie Pediatrique, Höpital Saint-Vincent-DePaul, Paris
(Prof. R. Seringe, Prof. J. Dubousset)

1998

Hip/Pelvic Surgery and Trauma Surgery, lnselspital, University of Bern
(Prof. R. Ganz)

1991

Doctorate, University of Bern: "Damage to the intestinal barrier by hypo- and reperfusion and its consequences" (Prof. Dr. med. Lundsgaard-Hansen, Department for Experimental Surgery, University of Bern)

1984–1991

Study of Medicine, Federal Examination in Human Medicine and dissertation at the University of Bern

Scientific activities

Klinische Forschung auf dem Gebiet der Hüftchirurgie

Scientific reviewer for various orthopaedic journals

Memberships

swiss orthopaedics (President and member of expert group Hip)

Swiss Implant Registry, SIRIS (foundation council)

FMCH

Swiss Medical Association FMH

Association for Orthopaedic Research AFOr (foundation council)

European Hip Society

Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich AGZ

INSEAD Alumni

Awards and honours

2013 Venel Prize, Swiss Orthopedic Association for «lnfluence of resection geometry on fracture risk in the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement: a finite element study» (Rothenfluh E, Zingg P, Dora C et al)

2004 Marathon Prize, Swiss Orthopedic Association for «Ciosed suction wound drainage versus non drainage in primary total hip replacement (THR). Short term difference» (Von Campe A, Mengiardi B, Dora C)

2003 Marathon Prize, Swiss Orthopedic Association for «Recurrent lumbar disc herniation: risk factors on MRI» (Dora C, Schmid M et al)

2002 Poster Prize, Swiss Radiology Association for «Grading of lumbar Nerve Root Compromise with MRI: A ReHability Study with Surgical Correlation» (Pfirrmann CW, Dora C et al)

2000 Prix de these du Gongres de Ia Societe Françaisede Chirurgie Pediatrique for «La couverture cotyloidienne du fragment necrose epiphysaire dans l'osteochondrite primitive de Ia hanche: sa signification dans l'evaluation du traitement chirurgical et du prognostic en finde croissance»

Publications

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