Clinique de Montchoisi

Lausanne, Switzerland

Open surgery to treat ankle instability (program ID: 117937)

Pierre Bachelin

Dr. med.

Pierre Bachelin

Department of Orthopedics

Specialized in: orthopedics, traumatology

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Orthopedics in Switzerland is represented by highly qualified experts, state-of-art technologies and advanced methods of treatment. Our clinic employs well-known experts in the field of orthopedic surgery that treat injuries of the musculoskeletal system (a complex of bones, joints, tendons and muscles responsible for movements). Specifically, Clinique de Montchoisi offers autologous cartilage transplantation. This technology allows making cartilage implants from the patient's cells.

In 2010, the Center for Medical Imaging of the clinic was completely renovated. The equipment of new generation enabled the Swiss surgeons diagnosing the patients in all cases and providing them with medical services of the highest quality.

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
    • TSH-basal
    • indicators of inflammation
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound of the ankle
  • MRI scan of the foot
  • X-Ray of the foot
  • preoperative care
  • open ankle surgery
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • physiotherapeutic procedures
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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About hospital

High quality service and effective methods of treatment made Swiss clinics known worldwide. One of them is Clinique de Montchoisi. In 1932 and 1964, R.L. Roche, the famous professor of gynecology, worked at Genolier clinic. This European Medical Center uses advanced technologies that help the qualified professionals make vital surgeries. Recently, the premises of the clinic have been completely renovated. Today, medical care and equipment meet the highest standards. The favorable location offers a beautiful view of Lake Geneva and the Alps from the windows of all the patients’ rooms. The clinic is distinct in high quality care and service, as well as comfortable hotel rooms.

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.

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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.