Christian W. A. Pfirrmann
Zurich, Switzerland MSK Imaging
Prof. Christian W. A. Pfirrmann Chief of Radiology at the Orthopaedic University Hospital Balgrist, University of Zurich, Switzerland. He earned his medical degree at the University of Zurich and Berne and his Diagnostic Radiology training at the Kantonsspital Luzern. The clinical fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology and training in orthopaedic surgery at the Orthopaedic University Hospital Balgrist was followed by a research fellowship at the University of California in San Diego with Don Resnick MD. One of Dr. Pfirrmann’s main research interests is MR imaging of the hip and MR Anatomic correlations. Dr. Pfirrmann is author of over 210 scientific papers. He also authored the magnetic resonance classification of lumbar intervertebral disc degeneration „Pfirrmann Classification“.
Prof. Christian W. A. Pfirrmann ist the founding President of the The Swiss Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology – SSSR