Dr. med. Igor Killer Casparis

Specialist in
Orthopaedic surgery and traumatology
Languages
German, French, Italian, English

Contact

Ortho Clinic Zürich
Seestrasse 315
8038 Zürich
Schweiz
Doctor direct
F +41 44 201 40 41

Core competencies

  • Conservative and operative treatment of pain and injuries affecting the knee, ankle and foot
  • Arthroscopic surgery on the knee and ankle
  • Reconstructive surgery and endoprosthetics for the knee, ankle and foot
  • Sports traumatology, sports surgery

Professional career

2013
Senior Consultant for orthopaedics/traumatology, Limmattal Hospital
2013
Sale and "re-integration" of the practice into Limmattal Hospital as an orthopaedic clinic with all the practice staff
2006
Practicing physician at the joint orthopaedic practice Orthopädie Zürich West
2005
Senior Consultant for orthopaedics/traumatology, Limmattal Hospital
2004
Senior Physician at Balgrist University Hospital, orthopaedics and traumatology of the musculoskeletal System (Prof. Ch. Gerber)
2002 - 2003
Senior Physician for orthopaedics, Limmattal Hospital (Dr. Th. Hug)
1999 - 2002
Balgrist University Hospital, orthopaedics and traumatology of the musculoskeletal System (Prof. Ch. Gerber)
1998 - 1999
University Hospital of Bern, traumatology/orthopaedics (Prof. R. Ganz)
1996 - 1997
Balgrist University Hospital, orthopaedics and traumatology of the musculoskeletal System (Prof. Ch. Gerber)
1994 - 1996
Wetzikon Hospital, medicine (Dr. B. Gurtner)
1992 - 1994
Rüti ZH District Hospital, surgery (Dr. P. Bleuler)

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

2002
Specialisation in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system (Swiss Medical Association)
1996
Basic exams in surgery
1993
Doctorate of Medicine (MD), University of Zurich
Dissertation completed under the guidance of Professor Dr. L. Segesser: Transfusion requirements for thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms. Simple aortic clamping versus extracorporeal circulatory support.
1991
Medical degree, University of Zurich, Swiss state examination
1984
LRG Secondary School, Freudenberg ZH, School Leaving Certificate Type B

Contact

Ortho Clinic Zürich
Seestrasse 315
8038 Zürich
Schweiz
Doctor direct
F +41 44 201 40 41

Memberships and partnerships

  • Swiss Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology (swiss orthopaedics)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Association of Swiss Hospital Head Physicians VLSS (2013-2016)
  • Doctors Society of the Canton of Zurich (AGZ)
  • ICRS: International Cartilage Repair Society
  • ESSKA: European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
  • AAOS: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, International Affiliate Member
  • Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AG)

Publications & videos

Events & lectures