Hôpital de La Providence

Dr. med. Vincent Villa

Specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, FMH member

Further accreditations (1)
  • Clinique Montbrillant


The concept of double bundle ACL simulation with a single bundle patellar tendon graft. A cadaveric feasibility study.

Jacobi M, Magnussen RA, Villa V, Demey G, Neyret P. Sports Med

Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol. 2012

14 September 2012: Obtained the degree of Doctor of Medicine with honours and congratulations from the jury after defending the thesis entitled: "Complications of total knee prostheses".

Based on 2037 HLS implants.

MACI - a new era

Jacobi M, Villa V, Magnussen RA, Neyret P. Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol. 2011

Results and complications of single stage total knee arthroplasty and high tibial osteotomy

A. Madelaine, V. Villa, C. Yela, T. Lording, S. Lustig, E. Servien, P. Neyret.

International Orthopaedics (SICOT)

Work Experience

since 2014

Providence Hospital, Neuchâtel

2013 - 2014

Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Professor NEYRET Centre Albert Trillat- Hôpital de la Croix Rousse Lyon.


Diplôme d'Etude Spécialisée Complémentaire Qualifiant en Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique (DESCQ).

2012 - 2013

Senior Registrar in Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Professor NEYRET, Albert Trillat Centre, Croix Rousse Hospital, Lyon.


Doctor of Medicine thesis: "Complications of total knee prostheses", based on 2037 HLS implants. Very honourable mention and congratulations from the jury.


Diplôme d'Etude Spécialisée (DES) in General Surgery.

2011 - 2012

5th year of internship

  • Nov 2011- May 2012 : Hôpital St Joseph St Luc Lyon Doctor FRECON's Department Visceral and Vascular Surgery.
  • May 2012-November 2012: Hôpital St Joseph St Luc Lyon Department of Professor SIMON Orthopaedic and Traumatological Surgery.
2010 - 2011

4th year of internship

  • Nov 2010-May 2011 : Albert Trillat Centre, Lyon North Hospital, Department of Professor NEYRET, Orthopaedic and Sports Surgery.
  • May 2011-November 2011: Renée Sabran Hospital, Department of Doctor BASSO and Doctor RUBINI, Orthopaedic Surgery.

2009 - 2010

3rd year of internship

  • November 2009-May 2010 : Edouard Herriot Hospital, Pavillon T, Department of Professor CARRET and Professor GUYEN, Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • May 2010-November 2010 : Hôpital Femmes-Mères-enfants in Bron, Department of Professor BERARD and Professor KOHLER Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.
2008 - 2009

2nd year of internship

  • November 2008-May 2009 : Lyon Sud Hospital Traumatology Emergency Department Professor MOYEN and Professor FESSY.
  • May 2009-November 2009: Lyon Sud Hospital, Department of Professor MOYEN and Professor FESSY, Orthopaedic and Sports Surgery.
2007 - 2008

1st year of internship

  • November 2007-May 2008: Valence Hospital, Doctor MIGNOT - Orthopaedic and Traumatological Surgery.
  • May 2008-November 2008 : Romans Hospital, Doctor JOLIVET - Orthopaedic and Traumatological Surgery.



Recognition by the MEBEKO of the federal diploma of doctor of the Swiss Confederation


Recognition by the MEBEKO of the Swiss Confederation's federal postgraduate qualification in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system


Inter-university diploma in arthroscopy (DIU), Dissertation: Simulation of an ACL graft to the double-bundle patellar tendon using a simple strip, Obtained in Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1


Diplôme d'Etude Spécialisée Complémentaire Qualifiant en Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique (DESCQ) (Qualifying complementary specialised diploma in orthopaedic and trauma surgery)


Inter-university diploma in foot and ankle surgery (DIU), Dissertation: "Algodystrophy in foot surgery", obtained in Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I


Diploma of Specialised Studies in General Surgery (DES)

2004 - 2007

Master I in Biological and Medical Sciences :

  • Module 1: 2004 Master of Biological and Medical Sciences: "Physiology and biology of integrated systems".
  • Module 2: 2005 "Descriptive anatomy, topography and morphogenesis".
  • Module 3: 2007 Appointment as surgical intern, 2007 competitive examination. Obtained in Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1

First aid team training certificate (CFAPSE), obtained from the Monegasque Red Cross


Certificate of Applied Anatomy, obtained from the Lyon-Nord Faculty of Medicine

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