Dr méd. Rayan Baalbaki

Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, FMH 

  • Orthopedic care specialized in foot and ankle surgery
  • A special area of focus, with special features: percutaneous surgery and arthroscopy of the foot and ankle
  • Orthopedics specializing in knee ligament surgery
  • Traumatology of the musculoskeletal system
  • Sports surgery


French, English, Spanish, Arabic, Senegalese

Work experience

2016 Licensed physician, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, CHUV*
2015 Senior Head of Clinic, Foot Surgery Center, CHUV*
2012–2014 Head of Clinic, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, CHUV* 
2011–2012 Head of Clinic, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Hôpital du Valais 
2008–2011 Assistant physician, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, CHUV* 
2006–2008 Assistant physician, Department of Surgery and Orthopedics, Hôpital du Valais 
2006 Assistant physician, Pr. Von Segesser, Cardiovascular surgery, CHUV
2005–2006 Emergency physician and general medicine, Servicio Canario de Salud 


2015 Fellowship program with Prof. C.N. van Dijk in sports surgery and arthroscopic and endoscopic foot and ankle surgery at AMC Hospital, Amsterdam 
2015 Visiting Fellowship program with Dr. B. Sonnery-Cottet in athletic surgery and ligamentary knee surgery at the Santy Orthopedic Center, FIFA Center of Excellence, Lyon 
2014 Fellowship program with Dr. E. Rabat and in the Spanish foot and ankle surgery group, improvement in the techniques of minimally invasive, arthroscopic and endoscopic percutaneous foot surgery, Barcelona 
2012 Specialized training in ligamentary knee surgery with Dr. O. Siegrist, member of the medical staff of the Swiss Ski Team, Hôpital du Valais 
2012 Title of FMH Specialist in orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system 
2012 Written examination by an FMH (Federatio Medicorum Helveticorum) specialist in orthopedic surgery & traumatology
2012 Oral examination by an FMH (Federatio Medicorum Helveticorum) specialist in orthopedic surgery & traumatology
2010 Radiation protection examination
2008 Review of basic surgical knowledge
2007 ATLS examination (Advance Trauma Life Surgery)
2005 Diploma of Doctor of Medicine from the University Libre of Brussels, Belgium 
1997 Scientific Baccalauréat, Jean Mermoz French High School, Dakar, Senegal 


Swiss Orthopaedics Society
SFAS, Swiss Foot and Ankle Society
AMC Amsterdam Foot and Ankle Platform
ESSKA, European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy 
Hospital Quiron, Barcelone, Espagne
Hospital Tres Torres, Barcelone, Espagne
Hospital Asepeyo, Barcelone, Espagne
AMC Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands 


  • Diagnostic et traitement des infections d’implants orthopédiques. Rev Med Suisse 2009
  • Chapitre du genou dégénératif du « Manuel pratique de chirurgie orthopédique » chez Elsevier Masson
  • Prise en charge des fractures de la cheville chez la personne âgée (revue de la littérature) Rev.Med.Suisse 2014

Papers et posters

  • PILA 2006 : Arthroplastie du coude en traumatologie
  • SSO 2010 : Characteristics and outcome of knee PJI, a 10 year cohort study
  • EBJIS 2010 : Multicenter review of infected shoulder prosthesis. Where do you stand ?
  • EBJIS 2011 : Analysis of failure after surgical treatment of 115 infected THA
  • SSO 2011 : Failure of surgical treatment in 115 infected THA-analysis of 12 years prosthetic joint cohort study
  • SSO 2011: The lausanne experience with the wichita fusion nail for arthrodesis of knee EBJIS 2012: Hematogenous hip and knee PJI, Analysis of 60 cases
  • ICAAC 2012 : Impact of an interdisciplinary septic surgery unit on the treatment of knee and hip prosthetic joint infections
  • EFORT 2013 : Impact of an interdisciplinary septic surgery unit on the treatment of knee and hip prosthetic joint infections
  • SSO 2013 : Infection and functional outcome of hip and knee prosthetic joint infection. A retrospective multicentrer study.
  • SSO 2014 : Outcome of 10 enteroccoci’s PJI (Prosthetic Joint Infection) EFORTIC 2014 : Non-union after Chevron osteotomy
  • MORAA 2015: Mayo Orthopedic Research Alumni Association August 3, 2015, Rochester MN, USA Symposium in Recognition of Kai-Nan An
  • Crevoisier X, Chopra S, Baalbaki R, Pichonnaz MJ. Gait mechanics after tibiotalocalcaneal arthrodesis in comparison with tibiotalar arthrodesis: a biomechanical study. International,
  • SSO 2015: Gait Mechanics after Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis in comparison with Tibiotalar Arthrodesis. A biomechanical study.
  • SGACT 2015 : Suture/Reconstruction ligamentaire de cheville-BGM
  • SSO / EFORT 2016 : Bilateral Achilles Xanthomatosis
  • SSO / EFORT 2016: Reimplantation Timing in A Two-Step Exchange of Infected Total Joint Arthroplasty ESSKA 2016: Arthroscopic vs open surgery in foot and ankle
Annonce de l’arrivée du Docteur Rayan Baalbaki
Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer l’arrivée du Dr Rayan Baalbaki – spécialiste FMH en chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologie – à la Clinique de Montchoisi.

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