Didier Fontes (France) - Past President 2006

Born May 18, 1959 in Evreux (27- France)

Private Clinic : Clinique Paris V – Sport’s Clinic
36, Bd Saint Marcel
75005 Paris
Tel. : +33 1 40 79 42 06
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Public & Academic address : Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou Orthopaedic department – SOS Hands Unit

Consultation office : Espace Médical Vauban

II. Diplomas :
- Baccalauréat C (Mathematics) in 1977 (Good Mention)
- P.C.E.M. 1 contest (Medicine Faculty Necker-Enfants Malades) in June 1978
Human Biology Master: Certificate of general Human Physiology (C1) June 1980.
- Nomination for “Concours de l'Internat des Hôpitaux de Paris” (resident), April 1983 (rank 27, first contest)
- Microsurgery Techniques University diploma (Paris Medicine Faculty) June 1987.
- Medical National Doctorate Thesis on 5 May 1988:
“Very honorable” Mention, Silver medal of the Faculty,
Paris Medical School Laureate,
Title: dislocation of Total Hip arthroplasties (mathematic model, statistic study)
Qualification as Specialist in General Surgery on January 1991.
Qualification as Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery on December1991.
Qualification as Specialist in Hand Surgery on December 2000.

III. Academical Societies Memberships:

Société Française de Chirurgie de la Main (1998) (Elected as Member of the National Board)

New York Academy of sciences (USA) (2000)

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (2001)

Société Française d’Arthroscopie (2002)
Société Française de Médecine du Sport (2006)
Past President of the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society (EWAS – GEAP)

President of the “Paris Hand Surgeons Club”

IV. Professional cursus:
Medical studies CHU “Necker-Enfants-malades” from 1977 to 1983
Nomination as Resident of Paris Hospitals (1983 -1988)

Nomination as Fellow & assistant Professor of Paris Hospitals (1988-1991)

National Service: « volunteer for technical assistance» (Sept. 85 to Sept. 86)
General Hospital of Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe) - General Infantile Surgery

Private practice : Sport’s Clinic of Paris from Feb. 1991

Public practice : CH Henry Dunant - CRF (Paris XVI) then European Hospital Georges Pompidou (Paris XV)

Consulting Surgeon of the French National Team of Rugby (FFR), professional Rugby teams (Stade Français Paris, Metro-Racing, Biarritz-Olympic, CA-Brive, ASM Clermont-Auvergne, USAP Perpignan…), professional Soccer (PSG Foot Ball club, LOSC …), Professional Tennis (Team Lagardère) and for other sports and national federations (INSEP –Gym, Box).

  • Author : EWAS IT Jean Francois
  • Date : Lundi 09 Janvier 2006