Clinique de Montchoisi

Dr. med. Rayan Baalbaki

Specialist in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH) 

Areas of specialisation (2)
Further accreditations (1)
  • Clinique de Genolier

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Hospital (3)
Secrétariat du Dr Baalbaki
Du lundi au vendredi
De 09h00 à 12h30

Work Experience

since 2017

Accredited physician, Orthopaedic surgery and trauma department, Clinique de Montchoisi, Lausanne, and Clinique de Genolier, Genolier


Accredited physician, Orthopaedic surgery and trauma department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois 


Senior chief resident, Foot surgery centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois 

2012 - 2014

Assistant chief resident under Prof. A Farron, Orthopaedic surgery and trauma department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois 

2011 - 2012

Assistant chief resident under Dr Y Arlettaz, Orthopaedic surgery and trauma department, Hôpital du Valais 

2008 - 2011

Resident under Prof. A Farron, Orthopaedic surgery and trauma department, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois 

2006 - 2008

Resident under Dr P-F Cuénoud, Orthopaedics and surgery department, Hôpital du Valais


Resident under Prof. Von Segesser, Cardiovascular surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois 

2005 - 2006

Emergency doctor and general practitioner, Servicio Canario de Salud 


  • Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
  • Hospital Asepeyo, Barcelona, Spain
  • Hospital Tres Torres, Barcelona, Spain
  • Hospital Quiron, Barcelona, Spain
  • ESSKA, European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy 
  • AMC Amsterdam Foot and Ankle Platform
  • SFAS, Swiss Foot and Ankle Society
  • Swiss Orthopedics Society


Publications and posters:

- PILA 2006 : Arthroplastie du coude en traumatologie
- SSO 2010 : Characteristics and outcome of knee PJI, a 10 year cohort study
- EBJIS 2010 : Multicenter review of infected shoulder prosthesis. Where do you stand ?
- EBJIS 2011 : Analysis of failure after surgical treatment of 115 infected THA
- SSO 2011 : Failure of surgical treatment in 115 infected THA-analysis of 12 years prosthetic joint cohort study
- SSO 2011: The lausanne experience with the wichita fusion nail for arthrodesis of knee EBJIS 2012: Hematogenous hip and knee PJI, Analysis of 60 cases
- ICAAC 2012 : Impact of an interdisciplinary septic surgery unit on the treatment of knee and hip prosthetic joint infections
- EFORT 2013 : Impact of an interdisciplinary septic surgery unit on the treatment of knee and hip prosthetic joint infections
- SSO 2013 : Infection and functional outcome of hip and knee prosthetic joint infection. A retrospective multicentrer study.
- SSO 2014 : Outcome of 10 enteroccoci’s PJI (Prosthetic Joint Infection) EFORTIC 2014 : Non-union after Chevron osteotomy
- MORAA 2015: Mayo Orthopedic Research Alumni Association August 3, 2015, Rochester MN, USA Symposium in Recognition of Kai-Nan An
- Crevoisier X, Chopra S, Baalbaki R, Pichonnaz MJ. Gait mechanics after tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis in comparison with tibiotalar arthrodesis: a biomechanical study. International,
- SSO 2015: Gait Mechanics after Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis in comparison with Tibiotalar Arthrodesis. A biomechanical study.
- SGACT 2015 : Suture/Reconstruction lof the knee ligaments-BGM
- SSO / EFORT 2016: Bilateral Achilles Xanthomatosis
- SSO / EFORT 2016: Reimplantation Timing in A Two-Step Exchange of Infected Total Joint Arthroplasty ESSKA 2016: Arthroscopic vs open surgery in foot and ankle
- IROL 2017: Treatment of ankle sprains in general practice
– Clinique de Montchoisi 2017: Multidisciplinary management of chronic pain


- Diagnostic et traitement des infections d’implants orthopédiques. Rev Med Suisse 2009
- Chapitre du genou dégénératif du « Manuel pratique de chirurgie orthopédique » chez Elsevier Masson
- Prise en charge des fractures de la cheville chez la personne âgée (revue de la littérature) Rev.Med.Suisse 2014



Fellowship under Prof. C N van Dijk in sports surgery and in arthroscopy and endoscopy of the foot and the knee at the AMC Hospital, Amsterdam


Visiting fellowship under Dr B Sonnery-Cottet in sports surgery and knee ligament surgery at the Santy Orthopedic Centre, FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, Lyon, France 


Fellowship under Dr E Rabat and within the Spanish foot and knee surgery group, refining techniques in minimally invasive percutaneous foot surgery, arthroscopy and endoscopy, Barcelona (Dr R Viladot, Dr A Viladot, Dr X Martin, Dr A Dalmau) 


Specialised training in knee ligament surgery with Dr O Siegrist, medical staff member within the Swiss ski team, Hôpital du Valais 


FMH certification in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system 


FMH specialist written exam in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology 


FMH specialist oral exam in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology 


Radioprotection exam


Basic surgery knowledge exam


ATLS (advance trauma life support) exam


Doctorate in medicine from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium 


Baccalaureate in science, Lycée Jean Mermoz French school in Dakar, Senegal 


  • Orthopaedics with specialism in foot and knee surgery 
  • Leading area of specialism: percutaneous surgery and arthroscopy of the foot and knee
  • Orthopaedics with specialism in knee ligament surgery 
  • Traumatology of the musculoskeletal system
  • Sports surgery



  • 2021, interview "La chirurgie de l'entorse de cheville"
  • 2020, interview "L'hallux valgus"
  • 2020, interview "L'entorse de cheville"
  • 2020, interview "La chirurgie de l'hallux valgus"
  • 2018, interview "Entorse de cheville"
  • 2018, interview "La chirurgie percutanée"
  • 2018, interview "Les hallux valgus, dits oignons de pied"
  • 2018, interview "La récupération ameliorée après la chirurgie"


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