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Placido Bartolone is an orthopedic surgeon, specialist in hip and knee surgery and trauma in Geneva.

He obtained a medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine in Messina, Italy, in 2009.

Dr Bartolone has worked in different hospitals: from 2009-2011 in Neuchâtel , from 2011-2012 at the Center Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois in Lausanne and from 2012-2017 and in Geneva at the Center Hospitalier Universitaire de Genève .

In 2017, he left for a fellowship in Canada at the Ottawa Hospital in hip replacement and hip preservation.

he received Maurice E Muller Preis Swiss Orthopedics June 2014, Saint Gallen (CH), Dual vs. Mono-mobility cup for dislocation prevention following revision THA

Dr Bartolone is also a member of the Swiss Medical Association FMH. .

Career Timeline


Medical Diploma, Medical School of Messina, Italy.

2009 – 2011

Hopital Neuchateloise de La Chaux de Fonds, Neuchatel, Switzerland.

2009 – 2011
2011 – 2012

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland.

2011 – 2012
2012 – 2017

Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland.

2012 – 2017
2017 – 2018

Fellowship in hip arthroplasty and hip preservation, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada.

2017 – 2018

Hip and knee surgeon at Hirslanden Clinic la Colline, Geneva, Switzerland.


Residency program

  • FMH Swiss Medical Association
  • Neuchatel and Lausanne, 2009-2012 [vascular surgery, plastics surgery, urology, visceral surgery, emergency, trauma and orthopaedics], obtained Certificate of Completion of basic surgical training (examen de base 2012).
  • FMH Swiss Medical Association.
  • Geneva, 2012-2017 [trauma and orthopaedics] Specialist in Orthopaedic surgery and Traumatology from November 2015.

Prizes and awards

Maurice E Muller Preis Swiss Orthopaedics Juin 2014, Saint Gallen (CH), Dual vs. Mono-mobility cup for dislocation prevention following revision THA.