Dr Antoine Acker


A specialist in foot and ankle surgery, Dr Antoine Acker worked as Head of Clinic at the Vaud University Hospital (CHUV) in Lausanne for 2 years before joining the medical team at the ASSAL Center for Foot Care and Surgery where he now practices.



Antoine Acker studied medicine at the University of Lausanne and graduated in 2008. He also completed two semesters at the University of Basel. He then specialized in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology at the CHUV and at Yverdon Hospital. In 2018, he obtained his FMH title (thereby joining the Federation of Swiss medical doctors) in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. He worked as Head of Clinic for 2 years at the CHUV, including one year at the specialist foot center of Professor Crevoisier before joining the ASSAL Center in May 2019.


Languages spoken



Medical & scientific

Member of the Swiss Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SSOT)


Scientific publications

2020 - La fracture malléolaire «facile», peu déplacée : traitement conservateur ou chirurgical ? - Leading Opinions Orthopädie & Rheumatologie (Acker A., Assal M.)

2016 - Total hip arthroplasty using a cementless dual-mobility cup provides increased stability and favorable gait parameters at five years follow-up - Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique (Acker A., Fischer J.-F., Aminian K., Lécureux E., Jolles B.M.)


Oral presentations and posters

2019 - Mobile-bearing total ankle replacement leads to higher short-term revision rates when compared to fixed-bearing. Cohort of 246 patients witin 3-years follow-up - Swiss Orthopaedics, Baden


2019 - Subtalar instability: Cadaveric Study - Swiss Orthopaedics, Baden


2019 - Entrapment of the Superficial Peroneal Nerve Following a Tri-malleolar Fracture: Report of a Case - Swiss Orthopaedics, Baden


2018 - Dual mobility cup: improved stability and gait parameters. Double mobilité et sa pratique - Lausanne


2014 - Two-stage joint replacement performed early after septic arthritis: first experiences in seven patients - EBJIS, Utrecht


2013 - Objective outcome using gait analysis of cementless total hip arthroplasty with a cementless dual mobility cup. A retrospective study at a mean follow-up of 5 years - CORS, Venise


2013 - Performances de marche 5 ans après PTH non cimentée avec cotyle à double mobilité - SOFCOT, Paris




2019 - Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery in foot, ankle and leg - Innovation and Technology Key Influencer Forum and Surgical Synergy Symposium, Split

Editorial contributions

Contributor, reviewer
& editorial team member


Reviewer : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders