Clinique Générale Ste-Anne

Dr. med. Daniel Monin

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


Work Experience

2009 - 2016

HFR Riaz
Head of Department, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, July 2011 - April 2016
Deputy Doctor, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, September 2009 - June 2011, Dr F. Sonney

2009 - 2016

University of Fribourg
, faculty of medicine, october 2009 - july 2016

2007 - 2009

Hospital in Sion (RSV, CHCVS)
Head of clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, October 2007- August 2009, Dr N. Riand

2001 - 2007

Geneva University Hospitals
Head of clinic, Orthopaedic Polyclinic, Knee Surgery, October 2005 - September 2006, Prof D. Fritschy
Head of clinic, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, January 2003 - September 2005 / October 2006 - September 2007, Prof P. Hoffmeyer
Internist, Orthopaedic Polyclinic, Knee Surgery, April - December 2002, Prof D. Fritschy
Internist, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Motor System, January 2001 - March 2002, Prof P. Hoffmeyer


Spitalzentrum Biel
Internist, Department of Surgery and Traumatology, June - December 2000, Prof U. Laffer


University of Bern
Research year, Institute of Pathology, collaboration with Prof R.P. Jakob, January - December 1999, under the direction of Prof T. Schaffner


Regionalspital Burgdorf
Internist, Department of Surgery and Traumatology, January - December 1998, Prof. A. Bodoky



  • Primary prosthetic surgery
  • Revision and replacement of prostheses
  • Specialising in minimally invasive anterior approach


  • Primary prosthetic surgery (total or partial)
  • Revisions and changes of prostheses
  • Leg axis correction osteotomies (Tibia / Femur)
  • Computer-assisted surgery
  • Arthroscopies
  • Reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament

Traumatology of the musculoskeletal system



Postgraduate qualification (FMH) in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system


Doctor Medicinae, medical Faculty, University Bern


Final exam, University of Berne, November 1997

1993 - 1997

Medical studies, University of Bern

1991 - 1993

Medical studies, University of Fribourg


D. Monin, U. Berlemann, E. Arm, L.-P. Nolte : «  On Optimized Transpedicular Screw Insertion Based on Computer Assisted Pedicle Analysis », poster, 22nd Annual Meeting, Helsinki, SF, June 1995 (third price)

U. Berlemann, D. Monin, E. Arm, L.-P. Nolte and C. Ozdoba: “Planning and Insertion of Pedicle Screw with Computer Assistance”, Journal of Spinal Disorders, vol. 10, n° 2, 1997,  pp. 117-124

P. Mainil-Varlet, W. Müller, R. Tomasini, R. Hagg, N. Hebecker, S. Grogan, C. Saager, D. Monin, T. Schaffner, R.P. Jakob : «  Denovo Tissue Engeneered Cartilage In  Scaffold Free System », poster, 46th Annual Meeting of ORS, Orlando, Florida, 2000

D. Monin, P. Mainil-Varlet, S. Grogan, T. Schaffner, B. Züger, M. Frentz : « Laser Induced Cartilage Damage : A Confocal Microscopy Study in a Ex-vivo Model », poster, ICRS 3rd Symposium, Goeteborg, April 2000

P. Mainil-Varlet, D. Monin, S. Grogan, T. Schaffner, B. Züger, M. Frentz : “ New Insights of Laser Induced Cartilage injury: A Confocal Microscopy Study in an Ex-Vivo Model”, J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001 Apr;83-A(4):566-71.

L. Bernard, C. Sadowski, D. Monin, R. Stern, B. Wyssa, B. Rohner, D. Lew, P. Hoffmeyer: “ The value of bacterial culture during clean orthopaedic surgery: a prospective study of 1036 patients”, Infect Control hosp Epidemiology, june 2004: 25(6): 512-4

D. Monin, D. Fritschy: « Contrôle 3D des ostéotomies de valgisation du tibia proximal par  navigation », comme poster, 65th congress of the SSO , Lucerne, 20-22 september 2006

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