Dr - Zsolt Fekete - Spinal surgery -

Dr Zsolt Fekete

Specialist for Spinal surgery, Pain Medicine, Scoliosis surgery, Intervertebral disk endoprosthetics in Lucerne

Dr - Zsolt Fekete - Spinal surgery -
Dr. Fekete is an internationally recognized specialist for all questions concerning the spine. When it comes to the cervical and lumbar spine, colleagues from all over the world like to rely on his high level of expertise. In numerous surgery courses, he passes on his enormous expertise - especially in complex minimally invasive surgeries.

Special Clinical Focus

  • Minimally invasive procedures on the entire spinal column XLIF, MIS-TLIF
  • Complex deformity structure in scoliosis
  • Kyphosis, both in children and in adult patients
  • Revision procedures (failed back surgery syndrome)
  • Movement-maintaining stabilisation using intervertebral disc prostheses or minimally invasive percutaneous dynamic stabilisation
  • Pain therapy procedures, including image converter-guided infiltration


About us Dr Zsolt Fekete

Dr Fekete is a member of the St. Anna Hospital Neuro and Spinal Centre, Lucerne and the spinal team of the Cham Andreas Hospital, Zug. All the doctors who work here are specialised in the treatment of patients of all ages and in diseases and changes in the spinal column.

The Neuro and Spinal Centre, Lucerne is the largest centre of this type in central Switzerland and currently has around 15 employees. The medical team, to which Dr Zsolt Fekete also belongs, is characterised by a close bond and interdisciplinary collaboration with the other doctors in the centre, other specialists and the Accident and Emergency Department. This guarantees that patients are able to be provided with the best in the most advanced diagnostics and treatment.

Dr Fekete’s portfolio includes the entire range of spinal surgery. Together with classic microsurgical discectomy or decompression, Dr Fekete has specialised, in particular, in minimally invasive fusions and stabilising techniques in the cervical and lumbar spine, as well as the sacroiliac joint. He has also gained wide experience in the field of movement-preserving surgery, such as spinal disc prosthetics and minimally invasive dynamic stabilisation, over the last 20 years.

After his specialist examination, Dr Fekete specialised in spinal surgery in Germany and in the USA. Later, he established the Spinal Centre at the Roland Hospital in Bremen, Germany, and headed this for 8 years. As well, Dr Fekete is a member of several international medical teams and actively participates in the development of new methods and implants. He conducts surgical courses in Europe and in the USA.

You will find the Neuro and Spinal Centre, Lucerne on the third floor of the hospital. Dr Fekete also has a second practice at the St. Anna Health Centre in the railway station, Zentralstrasse 1 in Lucerne. The practice in Cham is located in the main building of the Andreas Hospital.

Dr Fekete’s core competencies include:

  • Minimally invasive procedures on the entire spinal column,
  • Correction of complex deformities, e.g. due to scoliosis,
  • Childhood kyphosis, as well as in adult patients,
  • Revision procedures (failed back surgery syndrome),
  • Movement-preserving stabilisation using intervertebral disc prostheses or by means of minimally invasive percutaneous dynamic stabilisation and
  • Pain therapy procedures, such as using image converter-guided infiltration

Dr Fekete’s specialist expertise can be easily seen in his memberships in specialist associations. Here, Dr Zsolt Fekete also keeps himself up to date with the current state of medical research in his specialist field, spinal medicine.

  • German Spinal Association (DWG)
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS)
  • International Society for the Adv. in Spine Surgery (ISASS)
  • AO Spine
  • Swiss Medical Association FMH
  • Medical Association of the Canton of Lucerne
  • medical Association of the Canton of Zug and Zurich

Diagnostic Services

MRI, SPECT-CT, CT myelography, neurophysiology

Therapeutic Services

XLIF, minimally invasive TLIF, minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion, I-Fuse, percutaneous dynamic stabilisation


Publications Dr Zsolt Fekete

Nucleus replacement with the DASCOR disc arthroplasty device
Michael Ahrens, MD,* Anthony Tsantrizos, MSc, PhD,* Peter Donkersloot, MD,*
Frederic Martens, MD,* Philippe Lauweryns, MD, PhD,* Jean Charles Le Huec, MD, PhD,* Slawomir Moszko, MD,** Zsolt Fekete, MD,** John Sherman, MD,**
Hansen A. Yuan, MD,** and Henry Halm, MD*
Spine 2009 Jun 1;34

Behandlungsmöglichkeiten bei thorakalen und lumbalen osteoporotischen Problemfrakturen
Heyde CE 1, Fekete Z 2, Robinson Y 1, Tschöke SK 1, Kayser R 1
Der Orthopäde 2004

Early experience with Dascor nucleus prosthesis
Ahrens M, Huan J, Fekete Z, Halm H
Spine Arthroplasty Society Meeting Wien 2003

Restoration of motion in a previously fused cervical motion segment
Fekete Z, Nagel S, Ahrens M, Halm H
Int. Meeting on Advanced Spine Technics Rome 2003

Restoration of motion in a previously fused cervical motion segment
Fekete Z, Nagel S, Ahrens M, Halm H
Cervical Spine Research Society Meeting Barcelona 2003

Ahrens M, Niemeyer T, Fekete Z, Halm H
Buchbeitrag in „ Der lumbale Bandscheibenvorfall“ Breitenfelder J, Haaker R

Experimental studies for the surgical correction and fixation of dorsal spine deformities.
Csernatony Z, Gaspar L, Fekete Z, Soos P, Nyulasi T, Szepesi K, Jonas Z.
Acta Chir Hung. 1997;36(1-4):51-3.

Anterior correction of the thoracic scoliosis
Fekete Z, Soos P.
GICD Meeting 1996 Pecs



Hirslanden Sankt Anna Hospital, Lucerne, Hirslanden Andreas Hospital, Cham, Zug

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