Dr méd. Jean-Denis Patet

Spécialiste en neurochirurgie, membre FMH

  • Spinal surgery (cervical, thoracic, and lumbar, for all types of pathologies: malformations, tumoral, degenerative, vascular and traumatic).
  • Arthrodesis surgeries of spine (either by posterior than by anterior approach, translateral or retroperitoneal). Sometimes in case of complex surgery, combining approach with intersomatic grafting and pedicular osteosynthesis.
  • Minimal invasive surgery
  • Percutaneous treatment using laser and percutaneous discectomy with neuronavigation.
  • Radiofrequency is used in case of posterior facet arthrosis, performing thermocoagulation orrhizotomy.
  • Vertobroplasty, or kyphoplasty by percutaneous approach using 3D neuronavigation, is a common procedure in case of trauma or metastasis, or osteopenic vertebra.


French, English

Work experience

since 2005 Head of the Spine Center in Clinique de Clinic in Switzerland
since 2005 Member of the Helvetic Medical Federation
since 1989 Head of a Neurosurgery Department in a private hospital
1982–1989 Director’s Assistant for the Pediatric Neurosurgery Department
1982 Senior registrar
1977 Former House Surgeon of Lyon’s Hospital


since 2000 Graduated in medical expertise
since 1985 Neurosurgeon qualified
1982 Doctor of Medicine, Thesis passed in Lyon, FRANCE


1985 Permanent member of the European Society of Neurosurgery
since 1985 Permanent member of the International Society of Paediatric Society (ISPN)
since 1985 Permanent member of the World Society of Neurosurgery
since 1984 Permanent member of the European Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN)
since 1982 Permanent member of the French Society of Neurosurgery
since 1982 Permanent member of the French Language Society of Neurosurgery

25.10.2017, 18:00 - 20:15
Conférence publique : « J’ai mal à la tête »
Le Neurocentre SMN – Fribourg, Genolier, Glion, Lausanne, Neuchâtel, Zürich, Lugano – a le plaisir de vous convier à une conférence publique (entrée libre) qui se déroulera le mercredi 25 octobre 2017


Clinique de Genolier
Route du Muids 3
1272 Genolier

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Chemin des Allinges 10
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