Arm, Elbow, Hand and Wrist, Shoulder
Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Deformity, Disability, Independent Medical Examinations, Joint Replacement, Non-Operative Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fractures, Sports surgery
My approach to treating patients
We believe in meeting patients' individual needs through comprehensive evaluation and treatment designed to help them achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle. Many musculoskeletal conditions can be treated by non-surgical techniques--surgery is just one treatment option. We combine leading edge techniques with proven traditional methods to provide our patients with the best orthopaedic care possible.
I work to develop a partnership with my patients and especially professional sportsmen which constitute a large part of my activity. On my concern, this begins with listening. And one of the most important things I need to know is how the physical problem affects this patient's life. We develop a dialogue, through which my patients understand the diagnostic process, their own unique problem, their treatment choices, and the recovery process. Patients help to guide and direct the diagnostic and treatment activities.
I believe that knowledgeable patients make the best decisions about their own treatment. That's why I explain every step of the diagnostic process. Next, I want my patients to understand their condition: How it developed and how various treatment approaches can improve or repair the problem. When we consider treatment alternatives, I present a realistic outlook on the results we can achieve. I'll also be frank about any risks that might be involved. If a non-surgical option is available, I'll explain that avenue in depth.
Our purpose is to handle each and every patient visit with care and proficiency. It is also highly important to us that our Doctor/Patient relationship is open and honest. It is my responsibility to make sure patients are well informed about their conditions and the multiple choices of treatment. My professional staff and I will also provide you with patient education materials, (e.g., web sites, pamphlets, and video tapes) that give you added appreciation of your condition and treatment options.
"Notre but est de prendre en charge chaque patient avec soin et compétence. C'est aussi très important pour nous que notre relation Médecin/Patient soit ouverte et honnête. Il est de notre responsabilité de s'assurer que nos patients soient bien informés de leurs options thérapeutiques ainsi que des conditions de ces dernières. Nous avons souhaité vous fournir des outils didactiques afin de vous vous éclairer librement dans vos choix de traitements. Chaque patient et praticien correspondant pourra ainsi aisément retrouver les informations concernant les pathologies du membre supérieur que nous prenons en charge et s'enquérir des dernières publications du Docteur FONTES dans la presse médico-chirurgicale et sportive" Les informations fournies sur notre site sont destinées à améliorer, non à remplacer, la relation qui existe entre le patient (ou visiteur du site) et son médecin.
My practice of Surgery
No orthopaedic surgeon practices without the support of a professional team and I am certainly no exception!
I am pleased to introduce you to my highly trained and eager treatment team that makes everything possible.
Additional physicians in my practice:
- In Hand, Shoulder & Sport Paris Institute: Dr Philippe Roure, Dr Christian Couturier, Dr Gilles Cohen
- in the ESPACE MEDICAL VAUBAN include: Dr Alain Simon (Sports Physician and past Medic of the French National Soccer Team), Dr Alexis Savigny (Professional Sport Medecine Specialist, Stade Français Rugby Team) and Dr Luc Kerboull, Orthopedic surgeon specialist in joint replacement.
- in CMC Paris V, include Dr Yoann Bohu medical staff of Racing Metro Rugby Team.
Highly trained (Locoregional Anesthesiologits, Interventional Radiologists, orthopaedic nurses; physical therapists; nurse practitioners; administrative experts etc...) and my Assistant Nathalie stand ready to participate in providing you with the highest quality of care.
We all work in collaboration with international teams such as Dr Hakim Chalabi and Dr Philippe Landreau (QATAR ORTHOPAEDIC AND SPORTS MEDICINE HOSPITAL- DOHA Qatar), Dr Bruno LUSSIEZ (IM2S - MONACO), Pr Paco Biosca (Chelsea Football Club medical manager) and Pr Yves Catonné (Pitié Salpetriere Hospital - Paris France).
Together, we are committed to providing the best possible orthopaedic care to our rapidly growing patient family.
INFORMATIONS LÉGALES :
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Aucune publicité ou information à caractère commercial n'y figurent. Il est fourni gracieusement à ses Membres par l'American Society for Hand Surgery (ASSH) et l'American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).
Dernière mise-à-jour : 1 Mars 2016
Responsable éditorial : Dr Didier FONTÈS
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