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Monday
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00
PD Dr. med.

Christophe Perruchoud

Chief of the Pain Clinic
Specialist in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM), Member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Member of the Association des Médecins du canton de Genève - AMGe (Association of Physicians of the Canton of Geneva)
  • Member of the Swiss Society for Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM)
  • Member of the Swiss Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care (SSAR)
  • Member of the Société Vaudoise de Médecine - SVM (Vaudoise society of medicine)
  • President of the Swiss Neuromodulation Society (SNS)
  • Board of directors of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS)
  • Faculty member of the educational committee (SIG neuromodulation) of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
  • Faculty member of the European diploma of pain management of the European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management (ESRA)
  • Information
  • Career
  • Training
  • Research and publications
  • Humanitarian work

Practice location

  • Bâtiment B1
    CH-1217

Medical specialties

Online

Languages spoken

  • French
  • English

Professional activities

Since 2018
Chief Physician Pain Clinic, Hôpital de La Tour, Geneva, Switzerland
2009 - 2018
Chief of Anesthesia and Analgesia Department Côte hospital complex, Hôpital de Morges, Morges, Switzerland
2008 - 2009
Chief Resident, Anesthesia Department Côte hospital complex, Lausanne, Switzerland
Since 2009
Consulting Attending Physician, Analgesia Center Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Teaching activities

Since 2017
Undergraduate teaching Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne), Lausanne, Switzerland
Since 2014
Non-university teaching, Swiss Pain Society (SPS) course Morges, Switzerland
Since 2013
Non-university teaching, Swiss Society of Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM) course Bern, Switzerland
Since 2009
Teaching at European Continuing Medical Training (ECMT) Barcelona, Spain
Since 2009
Postgraduate teaching (physicians and nurses), Anesthesia Department Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
Since 2008
Undergraduate teaching to students at Bachelor’s and Master’s level Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Degrees and qualifications

2017
Privatdocent (PD) Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
2017
Lecturer (Clinical) Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
2017
European Diploma in Pain Medicine (EDPM) European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA)
2017
FMH-accredited specialist in Anesthesiology Société suisse d'anesthésiologie et de réanimation - SSAR (Swiss Society of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation)
2003
Doctorate in Medicine Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
2001
Certificate in Cellular and Molecular Biology Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
1998
Swiss medical degree Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Professional training

2016
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) TRREE training programme in research ethics evaluation
2009
Specialist in Interventional Pain Management Swiss Society for Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM)
2008
Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification (ATLS) Geneva, Switzerland
2003
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification (ACLS) Lausanne, Switzerland

Research

2014 - 2018
Principal investigator for the "Product Surveillance Registry (PSR)" study, a post-market study of the Medtronic neurostimulation devices for chronic pain
2014 - 2015
Principal investigator for the study entitled "A Post Market ObServational StudY on the Effect of DRG StiMulation in PATients witH Chronic Pain Following Surgical Lumbar DisectomY: SYMPATHY"
2010 - 2012
Prediction of difficult tracheal intubation with automatic face recognition and artificial intelligence. Project backed by the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) of the Swiss Confederation
2010 - 2012
Principal investigator for the multicenter, prospective, non-randomised study entitled "PAIN-OUT: European Observational Study on Chronic Post-Surgical Pain"

Conferences

2009 - 2018
Swiss Pain Congress Montreux, Switzerland

Publication

2017
Book: Prise en charge de la douleur chronique : manuel pratique d'algologie. Published by Elsevier Masson.
2015
Book chapter: Le patient oncologique. Manuel d'anesthésie, third edition. Elsevier-Masson.
2009
Book chapter: Contrôle des voies aériennes supérieures. Manuel d'anesthésie, second edition. Elsevier-Masson
2009
Book chapter: Mort encéphalique et anesthésie pour le prélèvement d'organes. Manuel d'anesthésie, second edition. Elsevier-Masson
2003
Book chapter: Antalgie en médecine pré-hospitalière. Traité de médecine d'urgence pré-hospitalière, published by Médecine et Hygiène.
2003
Book chapter: Anesthésie locorégionale en pré-hospitalier. Traité de médecine d'urgence pré-hospitalière, published by Médecine et Hygiène.
Since 2018
Chronic pain management training Franco-Vietnamese Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2010 - 2018
IASP Grant under the initiative for improving pain education General Hospital, Can Tho, Vietnam
2009 - 2010
Basic training in trauma care (BTTC) General Hospital, Can Tho, Vietnam
2005 - 2010
Anethesiology and pain management symposium St Francis Referral Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania