Presentation

Dr. Jean-Yves Coillard is an orthopedic surgeon, now entirely specializing in foot surgery. He practices surgery both in Paris and Lyon.

At the same time, he devotes a lot of work to the French Foot Surgery Association, of which he has been the President for 2 years.

Biography

1977

School-leaving certificate majoring in science (Bac S), with honors (“Mention Bien”)

He went on to the Lyon Medical School, fulfilling his dream.

1985

Surgery residency in Marseille

He joined the Marseille hospitals and Medical Faculty to learn his future job as a surgeon.

1991

Stay in the USA

After his thesis on foot surgery, he set off for Chicago to work under the famous surgeon Lowell Scott Weil, which would leave its mark on the whole of his career.

1993

Back to Lyon

Dr. Gérard Gacon put him in charge of developing foot surgery in the Clinique du Parc. Here he set up the first foot surgery department, which now comprises 5 surgeons.

2000

Setting up GRECMIP

He joined the management bureau of the Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery Research Group (GRECMIP).

2005

Nation-wide recognition

The Clinique du Parc (and its head of the Foot Surgery Department) was ranked 1st in France

2006

Joining the AFCP

He was nominated Treasurer of the French Association of Foot Surgery, where he has remained ever since.

2007

Setting up ICP Paris

With a few old friends, he set up the Foot and Ankle Institute (ICP) in Paris.

2016

President of the AFCP

He was elected President of the AFCP, after 10 years’ loyal service.

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