Dr méd. Michael Wettstein


Specialist in Orthopedic surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, FMH member

Work experience

Medical training / Residency: Orthopedic-Traumatology Department, CHUV and Orthopedic Hospital, Lausanne, Prof. P.-F. Leyvraz
since 2010 Licensed doctor / consultant, hip surgery / hip surgery, Riviera-Chablais Hospital, Monthey Hospital
since 2010 Private practice / private practice, group practice with Dr. E. Mouhsine and Dr. H. Martin
2006-2010 Associate doctor / Hip surgery and traumatology Consultant, Department of Orthopedics-Traumatology, CHUV and Orthopedic Hospital, Lausanne, Prof. P.-F. Leyvraz, Prof. A. Farron
2006 Master of Education and Research 1, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lausanne
2005 Fellowship hip surgery / hip surgery, Orthopedische Universitätsklinik, D-Homburg / Saar, Prof. D. Kohn, PD Dr. M. Dienst
2003 FMH Board Specialist: Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System
2002-2005 Traumatology, Orthopedic and Traumatology Department CHUV and Orthopedic Hospital, Lausanne, Prof. P.-F. Leyvraz
2000-2002 Head of Clinic / Chief Resident, Department of Orthopedics-Chief of Clinic / Chief resident, Department of Orthopedics-Traumatology, EHC-Morges Hospital, Dr. T. Pache, Dr. P.-Y. Zambell


  • Swiss Orthopedic Society
  • Swiss Orthopedic Society - Group of hip experts of the Swiss Orthopedic Society, European Federation of National Associations of Orthopedics and Traumatology (EFORT)
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)
  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
  • Group of Vaud Orthopedists (GOV), former member of the committee
  • AO Trauma
  • Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH)
  • Vaud Society of Medicine (SVM)

  • Conservative hip surgery: hip arthroscopy, femoral and pelvic osteotomy, femoroacetabular impingement, dysplasia, malformations, cartilage lesions
  • Total hip prosthesis: personalized 3D planning, customized prosthesis, malformations
  • Prosthetic changes: personalized 3D planning, complex reconstruction - bone graft
  • Degenerative knee surgery: osteotomies, total knee prosthesis
  • American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM)
  • Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research (CORR)
  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Editorial Board Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery Journal
  • Editorial Board
  • International Journal of Case Reports and Images
  • Editorial Board Frontiers in Orthopedic Surgery
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Clinique de Genolier
Route du Muids 3
1272 Genolier

T +41 22 366 93 53 F +41 22 366 93 18 mwettstein@genolier.net

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