Dr méd. Grégoire Chick

Orthopaedic and hand Surgeon


Hand surgery is at the crossroads of many specialties and aims to give back to the hand its function of a communication tool as well as a social link.

Its interest is focused on upper limb injuries whether they are traumatic, congenital, or degenerative. The bone, vascular, nerve, and plastic surgeries as well as microsurgery are all necessary skills to have to treat pathologies such as :

  • Congenital hand differences
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • Fracture and joint injuries (non union, malunion, vazcularised bone graft)
  • Joint replacement (elbow prosthesis, wrist, hand, fingers)
  • Trauma to tendons, nerves and secondary repairs (restoration of hand function after spinal cord injury, compartment syndrome, upper limb palsy)
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Cutaneous lesions (tumours, cysts, soft tissue defect, burns and hypertrophic scares, bedsore) and their cover (skin graft, pedicle flaps), nails deformities
  • Microsurgery : replantations, free flap surgery, free vascularized toe transfer
  • Wrist and elbow conditions : arthroscopy, wrist and elbow joint replacement
  • Sports injuries to the hand and wrist
  • Work and leisure related condition

Languages

French, English, German

Work experience

since 2009 Aspetar. Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar. Consultant hand surgeon since 2009
since 2008 Clinique de Genolier (Vaud, Switzerland) since 2008 specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery including microsurgery. Dr Chick's particular interests include upper extremity joint replacement, upper extremity trauma reconstruction, peripheral nerve surgery, microsurgery and arthroscopic surgery.
2006–2010 Consultant hand surgeon London, UK
since 2004 Latour Hospital (Geneva, Switzerland)
1999–2006 Emergency Private Centre for Hand Surgery (SOS Main, FESSUM), Aix-en-Provence, France

Education

since 2014 Ass. Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery. Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, NY.
2006 Specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, GMC, London, UK
2004 Swiss board of Orthopaedic surgery and Hand Surgery, FMH, Bern, Switzerland
2000 French board, of Hand Surgery, Paris
1999 Certified by the European Board of Hand Surgery, Bonn, Germany
1996–2000 Fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Pr Alnot/Oberlin and Pr Nordin/Masquelet, Paris University (Chef de clinique des Hôpitaux de Paris, 1996-2000).
1996 M.D. Thesis, Orthopaedic Surgery
1994 Graduate Diploma in Microsurgery, University of Paris
1990 M.D. degree, Paris University Medical School
1990 Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Paris (Interne des Hôpitaux de Paris, concours 1990).

Memberships

Member of the American, Swiss and French Socities for Surgery of the Hand

PHd program of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. University of Gent. Belgium.

Research (3) Articles in professional peer-reviewed journals (7). Book chapters (94). Presentations with abstracts, Internationnal Societies for Surgery of the Hand (33). Academic conferences, Internationnal Societies for Surgery of the Hand (28).
Books (3): Chick G ed. Acute and Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports (Sports and Traumatology). Paris, Springer-Verlag; 2013 (868p). Chick G, Papaloïzos M. Manuel de Chirurgie de la Main et du Poignet, Urgences. Paris, Masson-Elsevier; 2014 (303p). M Papaloïzos, Chick G. Manuel de Chirurgie de la Main et du Poignet, Pathologies chroniques, Paris, Masson-Elsevier; 2015 (350p).

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Contact

Clinique de Genolier
Route du Muids 3
1272 Genolier

T +41 22 366 97 94
F +41 22 366 97 98
gchick@genolier.net
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