Hansjoerg LEU
M.D., PD Dr.med., Orthop.Chir. FMH, Spinal Surgery SGS
ISMISS Turkey International Faculty
Date of birth January 5, 1954
Community of origin Zurich & Hohenrain / Ct of Lucerne, Switzerland
Languages  German/English/Italian/French/Spanish
1973-1979  Medical School, University of Zurich

Habilitation/Venia Legendi WS 1993/94 as Private Docentfor Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical Faculty, Zurich

Professional Activities  
1.7.85 - 31.3.1995

Department for Orthopaedic Surgery Balgrist, Medical School, University of Zurich/Switzerland
Chairman: Prof. Dr. A.Schreiber

1988 Speciality Degree in Orthopaedic Surgery FMH
1989 - 1995

Clinical Lecturer and Senior Clinician, Balgrist Univ.Clinic since 1993 Venia legendi / Private Docent (PD) in Orthopaedics,
Medical School, Zurich University


PD-Representative for Orthopaedics, Faculty Group of Surgical Disciplines, University of Zurich/Switzerland

1992 - 31.3.1995 Senior Surgeon for Spinal Surgery, Balgrist Clinic
4.1995 – 10.2004

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Neumunster Hospital Prisma Spine Unit, Zollikerberg/Zurich, Switzerland

since 1999

Instructional course exchange activities with eastern European countries, in particular with Charkov / Ukraine

since 10/2004

Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Bethania Hospital, GSMN Group
Bethania Spine Base™, Zurich, Switzerland

since 02/2011 Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon also at Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich
since 04/2013  Partner of Spine & Pain-Clinic, COSS, Klinik Hirslanden, Zürich
Grants & merits  
1992 Georg-Schmorl Award by the German Society for Spine Research Frankfurt/Germany for the paper "Percutaneous Disc Surgery with Discoscopy"

ASG Travelling Fellowship GB/USA(CDN by National Orthop.Society Boards

2002 Doctor honoris causa, Sytenko Institute, Medical Faculty, University of Charkov, Ukraine
2009 Honorary Professor, National Medical University, Donetzk/Ukraine
2008/11 President of ISMISS, founding member since 1989

Past-President of ISMISS (International Societiy for Minimal Intervention
in Spinal Surgery, see also www.ismiss.com

Publications/Abstracts/Scientific Contributions/Lectures  

Numerous publications/abstracts/lectures in national and international

Memberships in Medical Societies  
  Numerous memberships in national and international orthop. and spine related societies

Family: married since 1985 to Jutta Maria, 3 children
Military: Major in Swiss Army, reservist since 2005
Personal interests: automobile technique, history of the 20th century, training sports