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Dimitris Dimitriou
Dr. med.

Dimitris Dimitriou

Junior Consultant / Hip Fellow
Languages
German, English, Greek

Honors and awards

  • Nomination (3 best posters) for the best poster award "Early Outcomes of Revision Surgery for Taper Corrosion of Dual Taper THA with Pseudotumours in 187 patients”, Dimitris D, Tsai TY, Li G, Rubash H, Kwon YM, EFORT 2016
  • Nomination (3 best posters) for the best poster award “Is Ultrasound as Useful as MARS MRI in the Longitudinal Surveillance of Metal-on-Metal Hip Patients?”, Dimitris D, Tsai TY, Li G, Rubash H, Kwon YM, EFORT 2016
  • Best poster award (Co-Author) for “What Pre-Operative Risk Factors Are Associated with Poor Outcomes of Revision Surgery for Pseudotumours in Patients with Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasty” MHL Liow, D. Dimitriou, TYTsai, YM Kwon. AAOS 2017
  • Maurice Müller Best Paper Award (Co-Autor) für “Clinical and Radiological Mid- to Longterm Results After Direct Fixation of Posterior Malleolar Fractures Through a Posterolateral Approach” L. Weigelt, J. Hasler, A, Flury, D. Dimitriou, N. Helmy. SGOT 2018
  • EFORT Spring Travelling Fellowship 2020
  • Venel Prize 2020 (Award from swiss orthopaedics for the best clinical research in Switzerland) for “The Femoral Footprint Position of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Might be a Predisposing Factor to a Non-contact ACL Rupture “. Am J Sports Med, D. Dimitriou, ZZ Wang, D Zou, T-Y Tsai, N. Helmy, SGOT 2020
  • Alwin Jäger, best poster award (Co-Author) Cementless, cemented and hybrid fixation techniques in patient-specific unicompartimental knee arthroplasty: is there a difference? M. Grabherr, D. Dimitriou, A. Flury N. Helmy. DKG 2021
  • Specific unicompartimental knee arthroplasty: is there a difference? M. Grabherr, D. Dimitriou, A. Flury N. Helmy. DKG 2021

Graduate

  • 2021: FMH specialist title in orthopedics and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system
  • 2019: Doctor of Medicine, University of Zurich
  • 2006–2012: Medical studies, National and Kapodistrian University in Athens, Greece
  • 2010–2014: US Exams: ECFMG Certificate (USMLE 1,2 CK+CS) (Top 1% in USMLE 1 and Top 1% in USMLE 2).

Academic career

  • 2015: Doctor of Medicine, University of Zurich

University degree

  • 2013: National and Kapodistrial University in Athens, Greece

Studies

  • 2006–2012: Medical studies, National and Kapodistrian University in Athens, Greece

Professional career

  • Since January 2021: Senior physician i.V. (Hip Fellow), Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. Dr. med. Mazda Farshad)
  • 2020–2021: Resident in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. Dr. med. Mazda Farshad)
  • 2018–2020: Resident in orthopedics and traumatology, Bürgerspital Solothurn (PD Dr. med. Naeder Helmy)
  • 2015–2017: Resident in general surgery and traumatology, Kantonspital Glarus (Dr. med. André Rotzer)
  • 2013–2015: Research Associate (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow), Bioengineering Laboratory-Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School.

Fellowships

  • 2013–2015: Research Associate (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow), Bioengineering Laboratory-Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School.

Memberships

  • Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Physicians (VSAO)
  • Swiss Society for Orthopedics and Traumatology (SGOT)

Scientific projects

  • Effectiveness of Facet Joint Infiltration in Patients with Concurrent Facet Joint Degeneration and Increased Metabolic Activity of Vertebral Bodies.
  • The Effect of Lumbar Spinal Fusion on Native Acetabular Anteinclination and Early Dislocation Risk in Standing Position.
  • Lumbar Fusion Indication Score in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.
  • Effect of Femoral Anteversion Following Total Hip Arthroplasty on Lower Extremity Mechanical Axis: Implications for Total Knee Arthroplasty.
  • One-stage versus two-stage revision total hip arthroplasty for periprosthetic joint infection.
  • Hip abductor muscle contribution- an experimental approach.

Reviewer and editorial board activities

Reviewer for international orthopedic journals:

  • Archive orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (AOTS)
  • The Knee
  • BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Injury
  • Orthopedics

References

Appointments

We are happy to arrange appointments on site or online for Monday and Wednesday.

+41 44 386 12 89
+41 44 386 12 90
Email

You can reach us as follows:
Monday to Friday
8.30 a.m.–12 noon
1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Hip and pelvis surgery

The second largest joint in the human body is of key importance for pain-free unrestricted movement in everyday activities and sports. Prof. Dr. med. Patrick Zingg and his team are highly experienced orthopedic surgeons, who are there at your side if you need treatment or surgery of the hip and pelvis.

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