Andreasklinik Cham Zug

Cham, Germany

Arthroscopic or open surgery and transplantation of cartilage to treat knee osteoarthritis (program ID: 80445)

Charles E. Dumont

Dr. med.

Charles E. Dumont

Department of Orthopedics and Sports Traumatology

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology

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  • 2006 – 2010   Leitender Arzt und Teamleiter Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Spital Ziegler, Bern
  • 2000 – 2003   Projektleiter « Bioengineering of a Composite Nerve Graft for Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction», Projekt Nr. 4046-58630, NFP-46 Implants/Transplants, Nationalfonds
  • 1997 – 2006   Teamleiter Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitätsklinik Balgrist, Zürich
  • 1996   Gastarzt am Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
  • 1995 – 1996   Oberarzt Kinderorthopädie, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Kinder-Universitätsspital Trousseau, Paris
  • 1993 – 1995   Oberarzt Orthopädische Chirurgie, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitätsspital Avicenne, Paris
  • 1992 – 1993   Wissenschaftlicher Assistent und „Principal Investigator“, Neurobiologie und Rehabilitation Departement, Stanford University, USA
  • 1985 – 1992   Assistenzarzt Orthopädie, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Paris
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Preserving your movement is the prime objective of Center of Orthopedics and Sports Traumatology in Andreas Clinic Cham Zug! It offers patients comprehensive care throughout the preventive, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up course.

In this center we perform countseling, prophylaxis, arthrosis and conservative treatment, diagnosis, joint-preserving therapy, traditional orthopedic and joint replacement and other operations.


Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • physical examination
  • review of medical records
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • x-ray examination of the knee
  • preoperative care
  • surgical transplantation of cartilage
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • physiotherapy
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations


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Duration of program:

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About hospital

Andreas Clinic is located in the center of Cham and yet in a very quiet environment. Thanks to its distinctive architecture and furnishings, the Clinic emanates a comfortable hotel atmosphere. 

With its 56 beds the Andreas Clinic has a manageable size, so that patients and guests are always in good hands and looked after personally.

About 65 doctors from various fields use the modern infrastructure of Switzerland for their patients. Around the clock is a surgical and anesthesia team on call.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.