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Dr. med. univ. Florian Wanivenhaus

Florian Wanivenhaus
Clinical position
Consultant Spine Surgery
Team
Spine
Specialisation

Spine

Languages
German, English

Honours and awards

Philip D. Wilson, MD, Award 2011, Hospital for Special Surgery
Krych AJ, Wanivenhaus F, Ng KW, McCarthy M, Doty S, Warren RF, Maher SA.
Cartilage Integration with Porous Nondegradable Hydrogels after Enzymatic Treatment of Osteochondral Defects in a Rabbit Model.

Nomination for Maurice E. Müller Award 2014
Wanivenhaus F, Mauler F, Stelzer T, Tschopp A, Böni T, Berli MC.
Revision rate after major or minor lower extremity amputation in diabetic or peripheral arterial disease patients.

Nomination for Balgrist Scientific Award 2015/16
Wanivenhaus F, Mauler F, Stelzer T, Tschopp A, Böni T, Berli MC.
Revision Rate and Risk Factors after lower extremity amputation in diabetic or dysvascular patients.

Graduate

  • 2018 FMH Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System
  • 2016/2017 Written, practical, and oral examinations for specialist qualification in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System (FMH)
  • 2010-2012 Post-doctoral Research Fellow Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA Supervisors: Suzanne Maher, PhD; Russell F Warren, MD; Thomas P Sculco, MD 
  • July 2010 Awarded degree of Doctor of Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University
  • 2009/10: Electives/research at the Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, USA; Hospital for Special Surgery, NY, USA; Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2005-2010 Studied Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

University degree

  • July 2010 Awarded degree of Doctor of Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University

Studies

  • 2005-2010 Studied Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

Postgraduate

  • Since July 2017 Spine Fellow Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Prof. M. Farshad, MPH)
  • 2016 - June 2017 Orthopaedics/Trauma Surgery (Prof. B. Jost), Cantonal Hospital, St. Gallen
  • 2012 - 2015 Specialty Trainee, Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. C. Gerber)
  • April - October 2012 Specialty Trainee, Trauma Surgery (PD Dr. S. Hajdu, MBA), Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Memberships

  • Swiss Society of Hospital Doctors (VSAO)

The go-to place for back problems

Visit our University Spine Centre, Zurich.

 

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Spine surgery

The spine is a key component of the human body and spine surgery is correspondingly important at Balgrist University Hospital. The experienced surgical team led by Prof. Mazda Farshad specialise in the entire spectrum of treatment for diseases and injuries of the spinal column, providing patients with optimal support.

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