Prof. Dr. med. Markus P. ARNOLD

Knee Specialist Prof. Dr. med. Markus P. ARNOLD

Area of Expertise and Specialization

Knee Specialist since 2002

FMH Specialist

FMH Specialist for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System
Sports Medicine SGSM

Focus until 2015: Knee joint preservation Surgery

Cartilage Repair, Meniscus Treatment, Ligament Surgery, Leg Alignment Correction, Fracture Treatment, Treatment and Correction due to Long-Term Damage.

Focus since 2015 Joint Replacement Surgery, Knee Prosthesis

Mini-Implants, Partial Knees, Total Knee Replacements, Personalised 3D Printer Implants, Total Knee Revisions

Career Path

  • Medical Degree from the Universitiy of Basel
  • Orthopaedic Residency at Kantonsspital Bruderholz (Prof. W. Müller)
  • Knee Specialisation:
    • Fellowship University of Nijmegen NL (Prof. A. Van Kampen)
    • Senior Physician Kantonsspital Bruderholz (Prof. N. Friederich)
    • Senior Physician Knee Surgery University Clinic Groningen NL (Prof. S. Bulstra)
    • Senior Physician Knee Surgery Kantonsspital Bruderholz (Prof. N. Friederich)
    • Numerous Study Visits to Internationally Recognised Colleagues in Europe, Japan, Korea and the USA
  • Dissertation and Medical Doctor’s Degree at the University of Basel, 1989
  • PhD at the University of Nijmegen NL, 2004
  • Post-Doctorate at the University of Basel, 2009
  • Professorship at the University of Basel, 2015
  • Initiator and Founding Member of Praxis LEONARDO at Hirslanden Klinik Birshof, start 2014
  • Gründung der Praxis MEIN KNIE, Start 2022

Memberships and Activities in Expert Groups

  • Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Basel
  • Swiss Orthopaedics Knee Expert Group (EGK)
  • European ESSKA Knee Expert Group (EKA)
  • Personalized Arthroplasty Society
  • Attune Early User: Accreditation as one of the first surgeons in Europe to be able to work with the then new “classic” J&J Implant
  • Consultant ConforMIS 2017 - 2022
  • Consultant Symbios ORIGIN since 2019


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