Clinica Ars Medica

Dr. med. Maurizio Caporali

Specialist in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the locomotor system, FMH member


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Hospital (1)
Via Franzoni 69
6604 Locarno - Solduno



Doctorate in Medicine, Faculty of Geneva


FMH qualification in orthopaedic surgery


Degree in Medicine, Faculty of Lausanne

1981 - 1987

Studies of Medicine at the Faculty of Lausanne

Work Experience

since 2000

Certificate of competence in emergency medicine (SGNOR)

since 1992

Emergency doctor (Swiss Emergency Medicine Society)

2020 - 2021

Doctor in charge of the operating block Clinica Santa Chiara Locarno

2000 - 2021

Self-employed in Locarno, accredited physician at the Santa Chiara Clinic, Locarno

1999 - 2018

Certified in sports medicine (Swiss Society of Sports Medicine)

1989 - 2017

Doctor REGA (Swiss Air Rescue); 2500 operations to his credit

2006 - 2015

LRA doctor (Luftrettung der Armee) with the rank of Major

2002 - 2004

Assistant physician, Orthopaedics-Traumatology Service San Giovanni Hospital, Bellinzona

2002 - 2004

Physician of disaster relief regiment 1, with rank of Major

1995 - 2002

Doctor in disaster relief battalion 3, with rank of Captain

1996 - 2000

Assistant Head Clinic, Orthopaedic Traumatology Service, Ospedale San Giovanni, Bellinzona


AO Fellow at the Orthopaedic Surgery Service, St.James's University Hospital, Leeds UK

1995 - 1996

Assistant physician in Orthopaedics-Traumatology, Ospedale San Giovanni, Bellinzona

1994 - 1995

Assistant physician in orthopaedics and locomotor system surgery, Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire, Geneva

1992 - 1994

Assistant doctor in Orthopaedics-Traumatology, San Giovanni Hospital, Bellinzona

1991 - 1992

Doctor REGA, Base Zweisimmen, BE

1990 - 1991

Assistant doctor in Orthopaedics-Traumatology, Hôpital Orthopédique de la Suisse Romande, Lausanne

1988 - 1990

Assistant doctor in Surgery, Locarno District Hospital

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