Dr.Erggelet is an renowned orthopaedic surgeon specialized in minimally invasive joint replacement or alternative treatments for arthritis..

Since 1996 his research in the field of cartilage restoration has been well respected. Numerous publications , textbooks and invited lectures display the scientific activity of Dr.Erggelet. Membership in scientific societies and collaboration with international partners enable Dr.Erggelet to share the latest medical developments with his patients and to provide personal service on university level. Dr.Erggelet sees patients at the alphaclinic Zürich, an international competence center for musculoskeletal disorders, in cooperation with various specialists in the field of joint surgery and sports medicine.

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  • Knee and Hip Operations
  • Arthroscopy and joint replacement
  • Cartilage- and meniscustransplantation
  • Sport Injuries
  • Stemcell Treatment for Arthritis
  • Second opinion

  • Das wissenschaftliche Hauptinteresse liegt auf der biologischen Wiederherstellung der normalen Gelenkfunktion nach Verletzung oder Verschleiss. (z.B. Züchtung von Knorpel- und Stammzellen, Meniskus - und Knorpelregeneration, Entwicklung muskelschonender (biologischer) Operationsverfahren …)
  • Die Mitarbeit bei internationalen Forschungsprojekten (z.B. Horizon 2020) ermöglicht die Kooperation mit den besten Wissenschaftlern weltweit. Zum Wohl unserer Patienten können so neue Behandlungstechniken frühzeitig eingesetzt und Fehlentwicklungen rechtzeitig erkannt und vermieden werden

  • Seit 1993 Leitung und Durchführung nationaler und internationaler Kurse/Workshops für Arthroskopie
  • Seit 2008 APL Professur für Orthopädie an der medizinischen Fakultät Universität Freiburg / D
  • Seit 2004 Leitung und Organisation "Surgical Skills Course Series" und FOCUS Meetings der INternational Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)

  • International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) - Past President
  • EUROCELL - Board Member
  • SGO - SChweizerische Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und UNfallchirugie
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Traumatologie (DGOOC)
  • Deutscher Sportärztebund
  • European Orthopedic Research Society (EORS)
  • Steering Committee Valley TEC (Tissua Engineering Center)

Book recommendation

Principles of Cartilage Repair

eBook – 12. September 2014
from C. Erggelet

Cartilage defects affect patients of all age groups. Surgeons, teamdoctors, general practitioners and physiotherapists alike are expected to provide adequate care. Only individual treatment plans combining a well balanced choice of various options will be successful. Background knowledge, operative and non-operative therapies are described in concise chapters: Articular cartilage biology, Diagnostics, Surgical techniques, Symptomatic and alternative medications, Physiotherapy. Diagnostic findings and surgical procedures are generously illustrated by aquarelles and colour photographs. Recommendations for additional reading, description of important clinical scoring systems and a listing of analytic tools are added for further information.
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