Privatklinik Obach

Prof. Dr. med. Victor Valderrabano

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Further accreditations (1)
  • Schmerzklinik Basel

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Hospital (1)

SWISS ORTHO CENTER
Schmerzklinik Basel

Hirschgässlein 11-15
4010 Basel

Competences

  • Orthopaedics and traumatology of the locomotor system (conservative and operative)
  • Arthrosis surgery: joint preservation (corpus reconstruction, osteotomies), prosthetics
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Sports orthopaedics and traumatology
  • Reconstruction of post-traumatic conditions

Memberships

  • Swiss Society of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (Swiss Orthopaedics)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • AO Alumni Association (Society for Trauma and Corrective Surgery)
  • Swiss Foot & Ankle Society (SFAS, Board Member)
  • Swiss Sports Medicine Society (SGSM)
  • Swiss Leading Doctors Association (VLSS)
  • German-Swiss-Austrian Orthopaedic-Trauma-Sports Medicine Society (President)
  • German-Swiss-Austrian Arthroscopy Society (AGA)
  • European Society for Sports, Knee, and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • European Foot & Ankle Society (EFAS; Board Member)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS
  • International Bone Research Association (IBRA)

Awards

2015

Award for Paper of Highest Public Interest "Sports Orthopaedics and Traumatology - Elsevier"

2014

Honorary Title of the University of Tenerife La Laguna 

2007 - 2009

Research Grand of the Swiss Federal Council of Sports 

2008

SNF Research Grant

2007

MIT Sendai Technology Award  

2006

DAF Research Award “Imhaeuser” 

2006

AOFAS Basic Science Award “J. Leonard Goldner”

2006

Best Paper Award of the European Society for Sportstraumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) 

2004 - 2006

Research Grand of the Swiss Federal Council of Sports

2005

SNF Research Career Award

2005

Young Investigator Award EFSMA 

2004 - 2005

Orthopedic Research Fellowship SGO Award 

2004

Harold Vasey-Award: Best National Candidate at Swiss National Board Exam for Orthopaedic Surgery

2004

Honorary Membership of the Spanish Foot and Ankle Society AEMCP 

2002

Fellowship GOTS Award

2002

European Foot & Ankle Society EFAS Award

2002

Research SGO Award “Venel”

2001

Orthopedic Research Fellowship SGO Award 

2001

Sport Orthopaedic Award “Michael Jäger”  

Education

since 2015

Director, SWISS ORTHO CENTER

2009 - 2014

Chief Physician Orthopaedic University Clinic Basel, University Hospital Basel

2009

Professor of Orthopaedic Traumatology, Medical Faculty, University of Basel

2006

Habilitation/Venia Docendi (private lecturer) Orthopaedic Traumatology, Medical Faculty, University of Basel

2005

Teaching Certificate of the University of Calgary, Canada 

2003 - 2005

"Philosophy Doctor/PH.D." in Biomechanik, Human Performance Laboratory, Kinesiologie, Universität Calgary, Kanada

1999 - 2005

Advanced training in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system FMH, University Hospital Basel, Hospital Davos, Orthopaedic Department University of Calgary

2002 - 2003

Sports Medicine SGSM

1993 - 1999

Study of human medicine, University of Zurich

1996 - 1997

"Doctor of Medicine", Medical Faculty of Zurich, University of Zurich

Publications

Large number of p-Reviewed publications:

Research

  • Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the University of Basel
    University teaching and research activities 
    Osteoarthritis Research Center Basel (www.osteoarthritis.ch)

 

Main areas of research 

  • Orthopaedics and biomechanics of the lower extremity (hip, knee, OSG/foot)
  • Arthrosis
  • Cartilage injuries and ligament injuries to the upper ankle and knee
  • Orthobiologics
  • Gait analysis and muscular rehabilitation 

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