Orthopedic Surgery Specialist
Orthopedic surgery & traumatology

Dr Messikommer, an FMH certified specialist in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lausanne. He also studied at the Schulthess Clinic in Zurich (Spine Department). A former Deputy Surgeon for Back Surgery at the Orthopaedic unit of Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), he has been consulting and operating at Clinique La Prairie since 1996.


  • Spine surgery (cervical, dorsal & lumbar) degenerative and post traumatic


  • FMH orthopedic & trauma surgery


  • Faculty of Medicine Lausanne University, Switzerland
  • Spine Unit Schulthess Clinic Zurich, Switzerland

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian


  • Swiss Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Swiss Association of Independent Physicians
  • Swiss Society of Spinal Surgery
  • Swiss Society for Interventional Pain Management


  • Former Deputy Surgeon for Back Surgery - Orthopaedic Hospital/CHUV

Related Services

Medical Services - Lausanne

In association with Swiss Lake Geneva Trauma and Orthopedic Institute (ITOLS), Prof. El Yazid Mouhsine and Prof. Michael Wettstein, Clinique La Prairie Medical Services offers highly specialized orthopedic consultations in the heart of the city of Lausanne.

This center is equipped with radiology and fluoroscopy as well as ultrasound with multiple probes. This equipment, in addition to standard imaging, allows for radioguided treatments. The center also includes a physiotherapy department.

Clinique La Prairie Medical Services -  Avenue du Théâtre 1, 1005 Lausanne

Orthopedic surgery

The orthopedic surgery department carries out interventions on the upper and lower extremities, spine and hand.