Docteur Gregory Cunningham

Specialist in
Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Languages
French, English, German

Contact

Avenue de la Roseraie 76A
1205 Genève
Schweiz
F +41 22 702 25 80

Professional career

2017 - to date
Consultant in shoulder and elbow surgery, Division of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery (Prof D. Hannouche), Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
2015 - 2016
Scientific Fellowship, elbow and shoulder Surgery, Sydney Shoulder Research Institute (Prof D. Sonnabend, Dr B. Cass, Dr A. Young, Dr J. Hughes), Royal Northe Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
2013 - 2017
Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (Prof Hoffmeyer), Chef de Clinique (Shoulder Team Leader 2013-2014), Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
2011 - 2013
Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery (Prof Hoffmeyer), Geneva University Hospitals (HUG): Médecin Interne
2010 - 2011
General Surgery (Prof P. Morel), Geneva University Hospitals (HUG): Médecin Interne
2008
Clinical skills Instructor, Faculty of Medicine, UNIGE
2007 - 2008
Neuroanatomy Instructor (Prof J. Kiss), Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva (UNIGE)
2006 - 2007
Anatomy Instructor (Prof J. Fasel), Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva (UNIGE)
2007 - 2009
First Aid Instructor, Firstmed

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

2015
Swiss National Board Examination in Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery (FMH)
2015
MD Thesis: "The cerebral origin of apprehension in glenohumeral instability", University of Geneva
2011
General Surgery Exam
2010
Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva (UNIGE): Federal Diploma of Medicine

Further information

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Medline indexed
  • Cunningham G, Hoffmeyer P. [Posterior dislocation of the shoulder, challenges in diagnosis and management]. Rev Med Suisse. 2011 Dec 21;7(322):2489–93.
  • Cunningham G, Lädermann A, Guerne P-A. Large paralabral cyst in the axilla. Joint Bone Spine. 2012 Dec;79(6):627.
  • Holzer N, Cunningham G, Duthon V, Graf V, Ziltener J-L, Hoffmeyer P. [Rehabilitation after rotator cuff repair: developments and recommendations]. Rev Med Suisse. 2013 Dec 18;9(411):2376–9.
  • Lädermann A, Lubbeke A, Stern R, Cunningham G, Bellotti V, Gazielly DF. Risk factors for dislocation arthropathy after Latarjet procedure: a long-term study. Int Orthop. 2013 Jun;37(6):1093–8.
  • Cunningham G, Seghrouchni K, Ruffieux E, Vaudaux P, Gayet-Ageron A, Cherkaoui A, et al. Gram and acridine orange staining for diagnosis of septic arthritis in different patient populations. Int Orthop. 2014 Jun;38(6):1283–90.
  • Haller S, Cunningham G, Lädermann A, Hofmeister J, Van De Ville D, Lovblad K-O, et al. Shoulder apprehension impacts large-scale functional brain networks. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Apr;35(4):691–7.
  • Lädermann A, Stimec BV, Denard PJ, Cunningham G, Collin P, Fasel JHD. Injury to the axillary nerve after reverse shoulder arthroplasty: an anatomical study. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2014 Feb;100(1):105–8.
  • Lädermann A, Stimec BV, Denard PJ, Cunningham G, Collin P, Fasel JHD. Erratum to "Injury to the axillary nerve after reverse shoulder arthroplasty: An anatomic study" [Orthop. Traumatol. Surg. Res. 2014;100:105–8]. Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research. 2014 Sep;100(5):579.
  • Oztürk M, Cunningham G, Holzer N, Hoffmeyer P. [Shoulder arthroplasty: the situation in 2014]. Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Dec 17;10(455):2398–402.
  • Cunningham G, Lädermann A, Denard PJ, Kherad O, Burkhart SS. Correlation Between American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and Single Assessment Numerical Evaluation Score After Rotator Cuff or SLAP Repair. Arthroscopy. 2015 Sep;31(9):1688–92.
  • Cunningham G, Zanchi D, Emmert K, Kopel R, Van De Ville D, Lädermann A, et al. Neural Correlates of Clinical Scores in Patients with Anterior Shoulder Apprehension. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2015 Dec;47(12):2612–20.
  • Cunningham G, Benchouk S, Kherad O, Lädermann A. Comparison of arthroscopic and open Latarjet with a learning curve analysis. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Feb;24(2):540–5.
  • Lädermann A, Denard PJ, Chagué S, Cunningham G, Charbonnier C. Does surgery for instability of the shoulder truly stabilize the glenohumeral joint?: A prospective comparative cohort study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Aug;95(31):e4369.
  • Zanchi D, Cunningham G, Lädermann A, Ozturk M, Hoffmeyer P, Haller S. Structural white matter alterations in patients with shoulder apprehension. Nature Sci Rep. 2017 Feb 8;7:42327. doi: 10.1038/srep42327
  • Zanchi D, Cunningham G, et Al. Brain activity in the right-frontal pole and lateral occipital cortex predicts successful post-operatory outcome after surgery for anterior glenoumeral instability. Nature Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 29;7(1):498. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-00518-9
  • Cunningham G, Lädermann A. Redefining anterior shoulder impingement: a literature review. Int Orthop 2017 (in press)
Other publications
  • Cunningham G, Lädermann A. Tendon of the Long Head of The Biceps Brachii: Tenotomy versus Tenodesis? Leading Opinions. 2011;2:16–8.
  • Cunningham G, Lädermann A, Peter R. Advantages of the Junbluth Forceps in Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Glenoid Fractures: A Report of 1 Case. Techniques in Orthopaedics. 2012 Dec;27(4):269–74.
  • Holzer N, Cunningham G, Lädermann A, Gazielly D. Latarjet-Patte Triple-locking Procedure for Recurrent Anterior Instability: Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 2013 Sep;14(3):63–8.
  • Cunningham G, Lädermann A, Haller S, Hoffmeyer P. L’appréhension dans l’instabilité gléno-humérale. Swiss Medical Forum 2014.
  • Lädermann A, Stimec BV, Denard PJ, Cunningham G, Collin P, Fasel JHD. Lésion du nerf axillaire après prothèse inversée d’épaule : une étude anatomique. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique. 2014 Feb;100(1):93.
  • Lädermann A, Cunningham G. Neural correlates of clinical scores in patients with shoulder apprehension. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique. 2015 Dec;101(8):e24.
  • Uckay I, Agostinho A, Landelle C, Coppens E, Cunningham G, Pittet D. Incidence of Propionibacterium acnes infection in orthopedic and trauma surgery. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2015 Jun 16;4(Suppl 1):O28.
  • Kruse LM, Falconer TM, Dimmick SJ, Balestro JC, Cunningham G, Cass B, Young AA. Early sling discontinuation following rotator cuff repair. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (in press) 

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

INTERNATIONAL PODIUM PRESENTATIONS :
AOSSMTF 2014 (Geneva): The cerebral origin of shoulder apprehension.
EFORT 2014 (London): Is apprehension in the Brain?
SECEC 2014 (Istanbul): Is apprehension in the Brain?
Royal North Shore Shoulder Symposium 2015 (Sydney): Role of component version in reverse shoulder arthroplasty
Royal North Shore Shoulder Symposium 2016 (Sydney): Electricity in the shoulder
AAOS 2017 (San Diego): Are Codman Pendulum Exercises Worthwhile, selected for additional presentation at the Global Perspective Session
EFORT 2017 (Vienna): The Greater Tuberosity Angle
EFORT 2017 (Vienna): Are Pendular Shoulder Exercises Worthwhile
BESS 2017 (Coventry): Apprehension in glenohumeral instability, Invited speaker
 
 
NATIONAL/REGIONAL PODIUM PRESENTATIONS :
Mains Libres symposium 2012 (Lausanne): Luxations postérieures de l’épaule, invited speaker
SSOT 2013 (Lausanne): Correlation between ASES and SANE scores in RC and SLAP repair.
SSOT 2013 (Lausanne): Value of GRAM and Acridine staining in predilection of septic arthritis.
HUG Innovation Day 2013: Le substrat neurologique de l’appréhension.
Journée Romande de l’Orthopédie 2014 (Geneva): Total elbow replacement for distal humerus fracture.
Atelier Rééducation de l’Épaule 2014 (Geneva): The frozen shoulder, invited speaker
Journée Romande de Rééducation de l’Épaule 2015 (Geneva): The frozen shoulder, invited speaker
Physiogenève Scientific Day 2017 (Geneva) : L’appréhension dans l’instabilité glénohumérale, invited speaker
SSOT 2017 (St Gallen) : The Greater Tuberosity Angle
SUVA clinic sports medicine symposium 2017 (Sion) : L’appréhension dans l’instabilité glénohumérale, invited speaker
 
POSTERS :
  • SSOT 2011 (Lausanne): Arthroscopic management of sequelae of proximal humerus fractures.
  • SSOT 2011 (Lausanne): Injury of the suprascapular nerve during Latarjet procedure
  • SSOT 2011 (Lausanne): Supraspinatus rupture at the myotendinous junction : an unrecognized phenomenon
  • SSOT 2012 (Basel): Injury to the Axillary Nerve After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: An Anatomic Study
  • SECEC 2012 (Dubrovnik) : Injury to the Axillary Nerve After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: An Anatomic Study
  • AAOS 2014 (New Orleans) : Correlation between ASES and SANE score after rotator cuff or SLAP repair, selected for podium presentation
  • SSOT 2015 (Lausanne) : Selective supraspinatus atrophy due to suprascaluar nerve compression
  • EFORT 2017 (Vienna) : Correlation analysis of the Vault and Friedman’s angle, selected for podium presentation
  • SSOT 2017 (St Gallen) : Are Pendular Shoulder Exercises Worthwhile ?
  • SSOT 2017 (St Gallen) : Correlation analysis of the Vault and Friedman’s angle

Contact

Avenue de la Roseraie 76A
1205 Genève
Schweiz
F +41 22 702 25 80

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