Pierre-François Leyvraz

Pierre-François is a Chief Editor of the IN VIVO Magazine. He is a Director-General of the Hospices-CHUV in Lausanne. The Hospices-CHUV is the entire CHUV hospital system, comprising 11 clinical, medico-technical and academic departments, 2 psychiatric centers and the Gimel psychogeriatric home.

A specialist in reconstructive surgery, Professor Leyvraz is currently serving as medical director of the Orthopedic Hospital de Suisse Romande and head of the Orthopedics and Traumatology service of the CHUV. He founded a research group at EPFL in Orthopedics in 1987, and has held a position as external adjunct professor in EPFL's School of Engineering since 2005, where he is a member of EPFL's Institute of translational biomechanics.