Orthopädie und

Dr. med. Fabian Kalberer

Chefarzt, Leiter Hüft-/Beckenchirurgie Klinik für Orthopädie und Traumatologie

Hüft- und Beckenchirurgie

  • Gelenkserhaltende Chirurgie: ( Arthroskopie; Chirurgische Hüftluxation; Osteotomien am Femur und am Becken )
  • Künstlicher Hüftgelenksersatz in minimal invasiver Technik (Instruktor an internat. learning center)
  • Revisionen von Hüftprothesen mit Rekonstruktion von Knochendefekten und Muskelschäden.
Medizinische Fakultät, Universität Zürich
Ausbildungsstellen und klinische Tätigkeit
07/1996-06/1997Allg. Chirurgie und Traumatologie
Kantonsspital Baden (Prof. H. Säuberli)
07/1997-06/1998Orthopädie und Traumatologie
Kantonsspital Baden (Dr. R. P. Meyer)
Universitätssklinik Balgrist (Prof. C. Gerber)
01/2002-12/2002Orthopädie und Traumatologie
Inselspital Bern (Prof. R. Ganz)
Orthopädie und Traumatologie
Inselspital Bern (Prof. R. Ganz)
Universitätssklinik Balgrist (Prof. C. Gerber)
04/2007-10/2009Teamleiter Stv. Hüft- und Beckenchirurgie
Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Balgrist (Prof. C. Gerber)
11/2009-03/2014Leitender Arzt Hüft- und Beckenchirurgie
Kantonsspital Winterthur (Dr. M. Pisan und PD Dr. P. Koch)
03/2014Chefarzt Hüft- und Beckenchirurgie
Kantonsspital Winterthur
06/2004Facharzt FMH für Orthopädische Chirurgie und Traumatologie des Bewegungsapparates


  • Verbindung Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte (FMH)
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Traumatologie (SGOT)

Ehrungen und Preise

Best Paper Prize ESSE 2003 Heidelberg
„On Reliability of the Constant-Murley Score“

  1. Hip MRI: how useful is intraarticular contrast material for evaluating surgically proven lesions of the labrum and articular cartilage?
    Sutter R, Zubler V, Hoffmann A, Mamisch-Saupe N, Dora C, Kalberer F, Zanetti M, Hodler J, Pfirrmann CW.
    AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jan;202(1):160-9.
  2. Surgical hip dislocation versus hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement: clinical and morphological short-term results.
    Zingg PO, Ulbrich EJ, Buehler TC, Kalberer F, Poutawera VR, Dora C.
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Jan;133(1):69-79. Epub 2012 Oct 14.
  3. Abductor tendon tears are associated with hypertrophy of the tensor fasciae latae muscle.
    Sutter R, Kalberer F, Binkert CA, Graf N, Pfirrmann CW, Gutzeit A.
    Skeletal Radiol. 2013 May;42(5):627-33. Epub 2012 Sep 1.
  4. Closed suction drainage with or without re-transfusion of filtered shed blood does not offer advantages in primary non-cemented total hip replacement using a direct anterior approach.
    Kleinert K, Werner C, Mamisch-Saupe N, Kalberer F, Dora C.
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2012 Jan;132(1):131-6. Epub 2011 Aug 28.
  5. Soft-tissue changes in hip abductor muscles and tendons after total hip replacement: comparison between the direct anterior and the transgluteal approaches.
    Bremer AK, Kalberer F, Pfirrmann CW, Dora C.
    J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011 Jul;93(7):886-9.
  6. Periacetabular osteotomy: validation of intraoperative fluoroscopic monitoring of acetabular orientation.
    Kühnel SP, Kalberer FA, Dora CF.
    Hip Int. 2011 Jun 6;21(3):303-310. doi: 10.5301/HIP.2011.8389. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. MR arthrography of the hip: differentiation between an anterior sublabral recess as a normal variant and a labral tear.
    Studler U, Kalberer F, Leunig M, Zanetti M, Hodler J, Dora C, Pfirrmann CW.
    Radiology. 2008 Dec;249(3):947-54. Epub 2008 Oct 7.
  8. Ischial spine projection into the pelvis : a new sign for acetabular retroversion.
    Kalberer F, Sierra RJ, Madan SS, Ganz R, Leunig M.
    Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2008 Mar;466(3):677-83Epub 2008 Feb 10.
  9. Articular cartilage defects detected with 3D water-excitation true FISP: prospective comparison with sequences commonly used for knee imaging.
    Duc SR, Pfirrmann CW, Schmid MR, Zanetti M, Koch PP, Kalberer F, Hodler J.
    Radiology. 2007 Oct;245(1):216-23. Epub 2007 Aug 23.
  10. Cam and pincer femoroacetabular impingement: characteristic MR arthrographic findings in 50 patients.
    Pfirrmann CW, Mengiardi B, Dora C, Kalberer F, Zanetti M, Hodler J.
    Radiology. 2006 Sep;240(3):778-85. Epub 2006 Jul 20. Erratum in: Radiology. 2007 Aug;244(2):626.
  11. The course of macroscopic degeneration in the human lumbar intervertebral disc.
    Haefeli M, Kalberer F, Saegesser D, Nerlich AG, Boos N, Paesold G.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2006 Jun 15;31(14):1522-31.
  12. Mechanical strength of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair techniques: an in vitro study.
    Schneeberger AG, von Roll A, Kalberer F, Jacob HA, Gerber C.
    J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Dec;84-A(12):2152-60.
  13. [Reliability of active range-of-motion measurement of the rotation in the forearm: comparison of three measurement devices].
    Urban V, Kalberer F, Roos M, Dumont CE.
    Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb. 2002 Jan-Feb;140(1):72-6. German.
  14. Acute and nonacute complications associated with interscalene block and shoulder surgery: a prospective study.
    Borgeat A, Ekatodramis G, Kalberer F, Benz C.
    Anesthesiology. 2001 Oct;95(4):875-80.
  15. Retroperitoneal Endoscopically Assisted Minilaparotomy for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion: Technical Feasibility and Complications.
    Boos N, Kalberer F, Schoeb O.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Jan 15;26(2):E1-E6.
  16. Retroperitoneal endoscopically assisted minilaparotomy for anterior lumbar interbody fusion: technical feasibility and complications.
    Boos N, Kalberer F, Schoeb O.
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2001 Jan 15;26(2):E1
  17. Patient-controlled interscalene analgesia with ropivacaine 0.2% versus bupivacaine 0.15% after major open shoulder surgery: the effects on hand motor function.
    Borgeat A, Kalberer F, Jacob H, Ruetsch YA, Gerber C.
    Anesth Analg. 2001 Jan;92(1):218-23.