Dr. Jens Kather


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Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, FMH




Training and CV

Since 2012
Private medical services at SportClinic Zurich

2010
Specialist in orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal traumatology, FMH

2008 - 2012
Senior Physician, Münsterlingen District Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Schüler

2006 - 2007
Deputy Senior Physician, Münsterlingen District Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Schüler

2006
Resident Physician, Münsterlingen District Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Schüler

2003 - 2006
Resident Physician, St. Gallen District Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Prof. Gächter and Prof. Kuster

2001 - 2002
Resident Physician, Nidwalden District Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic and Visceral Surgery, Dr. A. Remiger

Research activities

1998 - 1999
Biomechanical bone substitute materials: biomechanics and biocompatibility of alpha-BSM; Segmentectomy, UTN and segment filling using alpha-BSM in sheep tibiae

1998 - 1999
Biomechanical stability and compatibility of new carbon-fibre composite screws; spinal fusion using osteosynthetic screws on spinal columns in sheep

1997 - 1999
Therapeutic approaches in the treatment of peripheral soft-tissue sarcomas: preoperative versus postoperative radiation therapy and the effects of surgical resection boundaries on local control

Further training

2012
OCM Hip Arthroscopy Meeting

2011
OCM Hip Arthroscopy Meeting

2010
Hip arthroscopy cadaver course, AANA Chicago

2009
Hip arthroscopy cadaver course, AANA Chicago

2008
Homburg Hip Arthroscopy Meeting

2001
Final course in sonography on infant hips, Professor Graf

Presentations and talks

2013
Public lecture series on arthroscopy, cartilage therapy, and joint replacement

2011
General practitioner presentation on hip arthroscopy

2011
San Francisco: New possibilities and instruments in Hip Arthroscopy

2010
SGO St. Gallen: Prospective control study and two-year outcomes in hip arthroscopy

2010
Robotic-Hip-Arthroscopy, MIRA San Diego, USA

2009
Hip arthroscopy presentation, OFFA Spring and Leisure Fair, St. Gallen

2009
Robotic-Hip-Arthroscopy, MIRA Quebec, Canada

2008
General practitioner presentation on hip arthroscopy

2007
SGO Montreux: MIS-HIP – Surgical tips and tricks; from learning curve to standard procedure

2006
SGO Lucerne: Dislocation in total hip replacement vs. hemiarthroplasty in femoral neck fractures

2006
SGO Lucerne: Clinical results and issues in minimally invasive total hip replacement

Articles

  • Dissertation: ARTHROSCOPIE ROBOTISEE DE LA HANCHE DANS L'ANATOMIE HUMAINE, Université de Genève

  • Hip arthroscopy with flexible endoscopes: Initial clinical experience and suitable future instruments (bereit zur Submission).

  • Hip arthroscopy with flexible endoscopes: A pilot project (bereit zur Submission).

  • Robotic hip arthroscopy in human anatomy: Int J Med Robot. 2010, Sept.

Patents

  • Measuring instrument for hip arthroscopy (US Patent no. 61/596590)

  • Multi-segmental 3D machining in hip arthroscopy (US Patent no. 61/655391)

  • Multi-segmental 3D machining on the upper ankle (US Patent no. 61/722940)

  • One-piece 3D machining in hip arthroscopy (US Patent no. 61/670540)

  • Eclipse machining in hip arthroscopy, Word Mark (US Patent no. 85/717677)

  • Eclipse machining in hip arthroscopy, Logo (US Patent no. 85/764638)

Miscellaneous

Etzel Clinic hip consultant since 2013

Professional memberships

  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)

  • Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH, Swiss Medical Association)

  • Zurich Canton physicians’ association (AGZ)

  • Swiss orthopaedics and traumatology association (SGOT)

  • Zurich inpatient physicians’ association (Zürcher Belegärztegesellschaft)

  • German-speaking Arthroscopy Working Group (AGA)

  • HirsMed.Net association