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What helps in Ankle Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis of the ankle joint often affects active people and especially athletes.

Because unlike many other degenerative diseases, increasing age is not usually to blame here, but previous injuries - often in accidents and during sports. However, what can you do about ankle osteoarthritis?

Prof. Dr. Victor Valderrabano, MD PhD, answers the most important questions about osteoarthritis of the ankle joint. He is an internationally renowned specialist in orthopedic surgery and chief physician at the SWISS ORTHO CENTER in Basel.

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Vom Unfall zur Arthrose – Interview mit Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano
Regio Aktuell 06/2022

Award / Preis - Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano
Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano, Chairman at the SWISS ORTHO CENTER, Basel, Switzerland, and Professor for Orthopedic Surgery at the University...

... of Basel, is an internationally recognized surgeon and researcher.

Valderrabano receives the Kenneth A. Johnson International Speaker Award of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society AOFAS on September 23, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, for his many years of research, teaching and innovation in the field of ankle osteoarthritis and Total Ankle Arthroplasty. This prestigious award recognizes medical professionals who carry out important ongoing research and teaching in the field of foot and ankle surgery. The award-holder is selected by the AOFAS President and Scientific Program Chair based on his creativity of thought, scientific development and clinical impact on the specialty.


SWISS ORTHO CENTER - Das renommierte Zentrum für den Bewegungsapparat im Herzen von Basel
Beitrag, Basler Zeitung, 04.09.2021

SWISS ORTHO CENTER Basel & FC Concordia Basel
The renowned musculoskeletal center SWISS ORTHO CENTER Basel and the successful Football Club FC Concordia Basel, Switzerland, enter ...

... mutual cooperation.

Both institutions strive for high quality in their fields: Football & Sports Orthopaedics.

  • Thomas Steinemann, President FC Concordia (
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano, Chairman SWISS ORTHO CENTER (

Ranking of Prof. Dr. Victor Valderrabano – One of the World Top Experts in Orthopaedics
The World Medical Expert Database ranks Professor Victor Valderrabano, Chairman of SWISS ORTHO CENTER and Professor of the University...

... of Basel, as one of the World’s Top Experts in the area of:

  • Total Ankle Replacement: within the World Top 1% Experts
  • Ankle: within the World Top 0.071% Experts
  • Foot: within the World Top 0.36% Experts

Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano – Member of the Project Steering Committee of Genolier Innovation Network (Swiss Medical Network)

Publication by Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano: Technique on revision surgery of failed Total Ankle Arthroplasty for Ankle Osteoarthritis.
(OSG-Totalprothese bei Sprunggelenksarthrose / OSG-Arthrose)

Interview mit Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano: Arthrose am Bein - Das erfolgreiche künstliche Gelenk
Regio Aktuell, Gesundheit, 09-2020

Honor of Prof. Valderrabano by FC Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai
Professor Valderrabano treated successfully in the last years many players of the Club.

Honor of Prof. Dr. Dr. Victor Valderrabano, Chairman of SWISS ORTHO CENTER by the Football Club FC Shabab Al-Ahli in Dubai / UAE ( February 16, 2020.