Dr JACQUES FAVRE

Neurosurgery specialist
Neurosurgery

Dr Jacques Favre is an FMH-certified Specialist in Neurosurgery. He studied at the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva and was awarded his medical diploma and doctorate in 1988. Author/co-author of several articles published in both Swiss and international publications, Dr Favre has also participated in numerous medical research experiments in the field of neurosurgery. Dr Favre operates regularly at Clinique la Prairie for disorders of the nervous system.

Schools

  • Swiss medical degree, University of Lausanne, Switzerland - 1988
  • Doctorate in medicine, Lausanne University, Switzerland - 1988
  • ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) - 1989
  • Certificate for basic course in microsurgery, University of Geneva, Switzerland - 1991
  • Specialist Fellowship Course in Neurosurgery, Royal London Hospital, Great Britain - 1993
  • FMH oral examination in Neurosurgery, Bern, Switzerland - 1994
  • EANS examination in Neurosurgery (Written European, Brussels, Belgium) -1995
  • ECFMG permanent certificate (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) - 1996
  • FMH specialist in Neurosurgery, Bern, Switzerland - 1997
  • AO ASIF certificate for basic spinal instruments, Davos, Switzerland - 1997
  • Associate Professor in Neurosurgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA - 1999
  • Certified specialist in Neurosurgery, Clinique La Source, Lausanne - 2002
  • Certified specialist in Neurosurgery, Clinique La Prairie, Clarens - 2003
  • Certificate of expertise in radioprotection, Lausanne - 2006
  • Certified specialist in Neurosurgery, CIC, Clarens - 2007
  • Certified specialist in Neurosurgery, Clinique Montchoisi, Lausanne - 2007
  • Certificate of postgraduate training in pain management, SSIPM - 2008

Spoken Languages

  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Italian

Affiliations

  • Ordinary member of ASMAC (Swiss Association of Assistant Physicians and Clinic Managers)
  • Ordinary member of FMH (Fédération des médecins suisses/Swiss Federation of doctors)
  • Ordinary member of SVM (Société Vaudoise de Médecine/Vaudoise Society of Medicine)
  • Ordinary member of SGN (Société Suisse de Neurochirurgie/Swiss Society of Neurosurgery)
  • Ordinary member of SNLF (Société de Neurochirurgie de Langue Française/Francophone Society of Neurosurgery)
  • Ordinary member of SSIM (Société Suisse d'Informatique Médicale/Swiss Society of Medical Informatics)
  • Ordinary international member of CNS (Congress of Neurological Surgeons)
  • Extraordinary member of SSN (Société Suisse de Neurologie/Swiss Society of Neurology)
  • Associate member of ASSFN (American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery)
  • Active member of WSSFN (World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery)
  • Active member of ESSFN (European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery)
  • Former chairman of FLP (Fondation Lionel Perrier contre les tumeurs cérébrales/ Lionel Perrier Foundation against brain tumours) in 2003-2004
  • Ordinary member of SSIPM (Société Suisse de traitement invasif de la douleur/ Swiss Society for invasive treatment of pain)

Related Services

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery is the medical specialty that deals with the surgical treatment of diseases of the nervous system, namely the brain, spinal cord, spinal nerves and their envelopes that constitute the skull and spine.