Thomas Rychen, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System (FMH)
Sports Medicine SGSM

Faculty and Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Traumatology of the Knee
Prosthetics of the Knee Joint specifically Partial Knee Arthroplasty
Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Knee Joint
Conservative treatments of the knee joint, i.e. infiltrations

Languages

German
English
French
Swedish

Education, Training and Curriculum

  • Partner at Leonardo, since 2019
  • Consultant and Specialist Knee Surgery, Private Practice Leonardo, Hirslanden Klinik Birshof, Münchenstein, Switzerland, since 2014
  • Senior Consultant in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Switzerland,  2013 – 2014 (Dr. J. Skarvan)
  • Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System FMH, Harold Vasey Prize for the best medical specialist examination throughout Switzerland for the year 2012
  • Assistant Senior Consultant in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Switzerland , 2012 (Dr. J. Skarvan)
  • Resident in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, Cantonal Hospital Bruderholz, Switzerland, 2011 – 2012 (Prof. N. Friederich)
  • Fellowship in traumatology at Södersjukhuset Stockholm (SE), 2010 – 2011 (Prof. Sari Ponzer)
  • Resident in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, Cantonal Hospital Bruderholz, Switzerland, 2008 – 2010 (Prof. N. Friederich)
  • Medical Doctorate, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2009
  • Resident in general surgery, Cantonal Hospital Laufen, Switzerland (Dr. W. Jockers) 2007 – 2008
  • Final medical Exam, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2005
  • Final Exam in Sports, University of Basel, Switzerland, 1999

Memberships

Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Consultants (VSAO)
Swiss Orthopaedics
Society for Arthroskopy and Joint Surgery AGA
Swiss Sports Medicine (SGSM)

Publications

“Long-term outcome of patients after complete single stage reconstruction of patients after traumatic knee dislocation”, Hirschmann MT, Zimmermann N, Rychen T, Candrian C, Hudetz D, Lorez LG, Friederich NF (BMC Musculoskeletal Dis 2010 May 27; 11(1):102 (2010: 1.941, 18/48 Orthopaedics) Link

Kopplungsgrade in der Knietotalprothetik.
Kaelin R, Rychen T, Arnold MP. Leading Opinions Orthopädie & Rheumatologie 1 / 2017 Link

“Long term outcomes after traumatic knee dislocation treated by single stage complete reconstruction”, Hirschmann MT, Rychen T, Iranpour F, Zimmermann N, Amsler F, Mueller W, Friederich NF; AAOS

„EMG-Analysis of Mm.- vastus medialis and lateralis in Patients with patellar dislocation using Wavelet Transformation“ 24th GOTS Congress, Munich, Germany

„Clinical and radiological long term results after operative treatment of traumatic knee dislocation“, Hirschmann MT, Lorez LG, Rychen T, Candrian C, Friederich NF; DKOU Berlin 2007 Pdf

“Retrospective clinical and radiological long-term outcome of patients after traumatic knee dislocation-preliminary results”, Hirschmann MT, Rychen T, Lorez LG, Friederich NF; 67. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Orthopädie (SGO), Centre de Congrès Montreux

Contact office knee surgery
Phone: 0613352462
Fax: 0613352414
Time: Mon-Wed & Fri: 08:00-11:30 and 14:00-16:30
Thu: 08:00-11.30 and 14:00-15:30