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Monday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 12:00
Thursday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
Prof. Dr med.

François Pralong

Head of Endocrinology & Diabetes and Obesity Centre
Specialist in Endocrinology & Diabetes and General Internal Medicine, Member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Past President of the Société Suisse d'Endocrinologie et de Diabétologie (Swiss society of endocrinology and diabetes)
  • Honorary professor - UNIL
  • Information
  • Career
  • Training
  • Research and publications

Place of work

  • Hôpital de La Tour
    Bâtiment B2
    Avenue J.-D. Maillard 3
    CH-1217 Meyrin, Switzerland

Online

Languages spoken

  • French
  • English

Professional activities

Resident in research, Neuroendocrinology laboratory Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Resident in medical clinic I Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Clinical and research fellow, Endocrinology Unit and Reproductive Endocrinology Unit Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Chief resident, Endocrinology & Diabetes and Metabolism Department Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
Deputy physician, Endocrinology & Diabetes and Metabolism Department Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
Head of Department, Endocrinology & Diabetes and Metabolism Department Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
Consultant, Endocrinology & Diabetes and Obesity Centre Hôpital de La Tour, Geneva, Switzerland
Since 2018
Visiting Professor Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Shaanxi Sheng, China

Studies and qualifications

Medical degree Faculty of Medicine, Université de Génève, Geneva, Switzerland
Doctoral thesis in Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Université de Génève, Geneva, Switzerland
Specialist in Internal Medicine Institut suisse pour la formation ­ SFM (Swiss training institute), Switzerland
Specialist in Endocrinology & Diabetes Institut suisse pour la formation ­ SFM (Swiss training institute), Switzerland
Privatdocent and lecturer Faculty of Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Associate Professor Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Associate Professor Faculty of Medicine, Université de Génève, Geneva, Switzerland
Holder, Chair of Reproductive Endocrinology Universities of Geneva and Lausanne, Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland
Full professor Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Honorary professor Faculty of Biology and Medicine, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Professional training

Resident in Internal Medicine Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Fellow in Endocrinology Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Chief resident, Endocrinology & Diabetes and Metabolism Department Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland

Research

The intestinal microbiome
Obesity and Nutrition
Relationship between metabolism and reproduction
Hormonal control of food intake

Conferences

2017
Swiss society for clinical nutrition: conservative treatment of obesity: when, how and for which patients? Zurich, Switzerland
2018
Bayer continuing education seminars: diagnosis of male hypogonadism in obesity Geneva, Switzerland
2018
European Association for the Study of Diabetes, meet-the-expert lunch: new antidiabetics and the kidney Berlin, Germany
2017
Swiss Morbid Obesity Society: conservative treatment of obesity: where is the evidence? Baden, Switzerland
2017
Unilabs continuing education seminars: nutrition of the obese patient Geneva, Switzerland
2017
Western Switzerland conference on endocrinology: update on diagnosis and treatment of PCOS Lausanne, Switzerland
2016
European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society, SwissNET satellite symposium: asymptomatic cardiac metastasis from a neuroendocrine tumor. Barcelona, Spain
2015
Invited professor: impact of nutritional status on human reproduction Hôpital universitaire SART-Tilman, Liège, Belgium
2015
Annual symposium of the Société Vaudoise de Médecine - SVM (Vaudoise society of medicine): food - nutrition - health Lausanne, Switzerland
2015
35th Journées Nicolas Guéritée conference on Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases: indications for surgical treatment of obesity revisited Paris, France

Publication