Training and Professional Experience

2008-Practice FMH Orthopedic surgery in the private clinic Sonnmatt Luzern                                 Senior Consultant  
1994-2008Head of department, Cantonal Hospital in Luzern, Switzerland of the 1994 established Department of Orthopaedics
30 beds, 1200 interventions in the whole spectrum of the ortopaedic surgery, amongst others in the consulting system with the University clinics of both cantons Basel
1989-1993Head Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Cantonal Hospital in Luzern, Switzerland.
1983-1988Private practice (City of Luzern), simultaneously Orthopaedic Consultant of the Department of Surgery at the Cantonal Hospital in Luzern, Switzerland
1969-1983Practice in clinics in Schaffhausen, Luzern, Davos, Kapstadt, Johannesburg, Toronto, at last as Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Orthopaedic University Hospital Basel
1962-1969Graduation: Certified Physician, University of Zurich

Activities in the education of physicians

2003-2008Postgraduate Training at FMH for Trainees in Orthopaedic Surgery Category B (2 years)
Emerged from the Deparment of Orthopaedics: 6 co-workers elected as head orthopaedic surgeons and leading physicians in Switzerland
2002-2008Training center for guest physicians: Osteotomies around the knee (above 120 guest physicans)
2002-2007Host clinic: Further training of Romanian Physicians in the Cantonal Hospitals of Luzern, Switzerland
Host for AO-Fellows with Prof. Reto Babst


  • KNEG of the AO Foundation („Knee Expert Group“)
  • SGO AGH hip working group
  • „La Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie“ (SICOT)