Dr ALEC BLANCHARD

Surgery specialist
General and visceral surgery

Dr Blanchard, a specialist in general and visceral surgery, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lausanne and holds a Doctorate in Medicine. He was a former Deputy Chief Surgeon at Lausanne University Hospital and joined the medical staff of Clinique La Prairie in March 2014.

Specialisations

  • General Surgery FMH
  • Visceral Surgery FMH

Qualifications

  • Visceral and General Surgery FMH
  • Doctor of Medicine degree

Schools

  • Faculty of medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Spoken languages

  • French
  • English
  • German

Affiliations

  • Member of the Swiss Society of Surgery

Other

  • Former Deputy Chief Surgeon at Lausanne University Hospital

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Aesthetic surgery

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Anesthesiology

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Angiology

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