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Curriculum Vitae:

Paul E. Zollinger (Swiss born 1961, Zürich) grew up in the Netherlands and graduated from the Gymnasium (Mill Hill College, Tilburg/Goirle) in 1979. He studied chemistry, philosophy and medicine at the State University of Leiden, where he obtained his medical degree in 1990 with honours (cum laude).


Surgery & Traumatology: at the Free University Hospital, Amsterdam until december 1992.

Urology: in the Ligtenberg Hospital, Amersfoort 1993.

Surgery: in the Red Cross Hospital and Burns Center, Beverwijk 1994-1995.

Orthopaedic surgery: in the Leyenburg Hospital and the Juliana Children's Hospital, The Hague 1996-1999.

Paediatric orthopaedic surgery: in the Sophia Children's Hospital, Erasmus University, Rotterdam 1998.


In December 1999 he became a registrar in orthopaedic surgery. In 2000 he worked in the surgical, orthopaedic and trauma unit of the Reinier the Graaf Group in Delft and Voorburg.

In 2001 he joined the orthopaedic department of the Rivierenland Hospital, Tiel, the Netherlands and has been a member of the medical board (2003-2009). He works in association with his orthopaedic friends Maarten Ellis, Chantal van Hal and Halil Ünal in the joint venture 'Tielse Orthopaeden Inc.'.

He has held chairs to the 17th annual meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS) in Madrid, Spain (2008) and to the 2nd International Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy in Dubai, UAE (2010).

He has been a guest editor for The Open Orthopaedics Journal (2010). Furthermore he is a reviewer for different international (orthopaedic) journals.

He is a member of the Executive Board of the Netherlands Orthopaedic Association (NOV) since February 2015.

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Specialties and fields of interest


Arm, Elbow, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Wrist, Hip, Knee, Shoulder


Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Replacement, Osteoporosis, Pain, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fractures

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Contact Information

Ziekenhuis Rivierenland Pres. Kennedylaan 1 Tiel, NLD 4002 WP View map Phone 0(031)344674217 Fax 0(031)344632903

Barbara Polikliniek Elisabethdreef 4 Culemborg, NLD 4101 KL Phone 0(031)345565600 Fax 0(031)344632903

Other staff in my practice

Maarten L. Ellis
Chantal T.H. van Hal
Halil Ünal

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