Dr Jean-Yves Coillard



Dr. Jean-Yves Coillard is an orthopedic surgeon in Lyon, specializing in foot and ankle surgery.


He studied medicine in Lyon and went on to study surgery in Marseille and Lyon after a stay in Chicago working with L.S. Weil.
Fascinated by surgery from a young age, he finally came to specialize in orthopedic surgery via a series of personal encounters. His focus has been foot surgery since 1993.

He is actively involved in many French and European scientific societies, and speaks regularly at congresses. He is also involved in post-university surgical training.
He is a member of the executive bureau of the French Foot and Ankle Surgery Association (AFCP), of which he has been the Treasurer for 6 years.
He jointly organized the March 2012 AFCP Congress in Chamonix and chaired the symposium on Morton’s neuroma in Paris in November 2012.
For some years now, he has held administrative offices in the Lyon Clinique du Parc, as chair of the Establishment Medical Committee and then as Medical Director.



  • 1976: D-series Baccalauréat, with honors.

Hospital-university training

  • 1977-1985: 1st and 2nd cycles of medical studies at Lyon 1 Medical Faculty.
  • 1978 –1985: University Hospital student, Lyon
  • November 1984 – May 1985: Registrar in General Medicine (Bourgoin-Isère Hospital Center Emergency and Intensive Care Department)
  • 1985-1986: Intern in medicine, St Etienne Hospitals
  • May 1986-April 1991: Surgery intern, Marseille Hospitals
  • 1991-1993: Senior Resident



  • Doctor of Medicine, May1991. Thesis: Iatrogenic hallux varus
  • Intern, 1985-1993
  • University Hospitals Registrar, 1991-1993
  • Senior Resident, 1991-1993

Specialization certificates

  • Orthopedics-Traumatology specialty certificate, May 1991
  • Biomechanics certificate (Aix Marseille I University) 1992
  • Medical and surgical podology certificate (Faculté René Descartes, Paris V) 1993

Scientific societies

  • Member of the French Society of Medicine and Foot Surgery (Société Française de Médecine et Chirurgie du Pied) (1994-2005)
  • Member of the Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery Research and Study Group (GRECMIP: Groupe de Recherche et d’Etude en Chirurgie Mini-Invasive du Pied) since 2002
  • Titular member of the French Foot Surgery Society (AFCP: Association Française pour la Chirurgie du Pied) since 1996 , and AFCP bureau member and treasurer since 2007
  • Member of TALUS group (1995-2009)
  • Associate member of the French Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SOFCOT: Société Française de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique) since 1993

Member of EFAS (European Foot and Ankle Society)

Present situation and professional activity

  • Working in the Lyon Clinique du Parc since May 1993, as self-employed surgeon
  • Exclusive foot surgery specialty: 740 feet in 2011

Presentations and publications


  • L’ostéotomie DMMO, buts et principes. J.Y.COILLARD, and the TALUS and GRECMIP groups. Presentation, MIP, Monaco, January 2006 (round-table co-chair)
  • Intérêt du clou TYLOS dans la double arthrodèse de l’arrière-pied.
    DETERME, O. LAFFENETRE, JY COILLARD, C. CERMOLACCE and TALUS group. Presentation, AFCP/SFMCP, Toulouse, June 2006
  • Percutaneous surgery of metatarsalgia: technique and material. J.Y.COILLARD Presentation, hallux valgus symposium, GRECMIP, Arcachon, June 2007
  • Traitement des métarsalgies par voie mini-invasive: techniques et indications. JY. COILLARD and the GRECMIP .Chirurgie du tendon d’Achille, GECO course, Paris. Sept. 2004
  • Traitement des métarsalgies par voie mini-invasive: revue à 1 an.
    COILLARD and the GRECMIP. AFCP, Paris. Nov. 2004 and 2006.
  • Les reprises chirurgicales de l’avant-pied par voie mini-invasive. JY. COILLARD and GRECMIP GECO, Les Arcs. Jan. 2005
  • Traitement des métatarsalgies par méthode per cutanée: suivi prospectif multi centrique de 119 patients. LAFFENETRE, J-Y. COILLARD, P. DETERME, and the TALUS and GRECMIP groups. Presentation, Journées Caraïbeennes d’Orthopédie, Fort de France, March 2006 (round-table co-chair)
  • Traitement des métatarsalgies par méthode per cutanée: suivi prospectif multi centrique de 119 patients. LAFFENETRE, J-Y. COILLARD, P. DETERME, and TALUS and GRECMIP groups. Poster, AOLF, Montreal, September 2006
  • Symposium on Hallux Valgus: Percutaneous surgery of Metatarsalgia, Material and Technique. COILLARD. GRECMIP Congress, Arcachon. June 2007
  • AAOS 1999, specialty days: Percutaneous repairs of the Achilles tendons rupture (with P.F. Diebold and P. Delponte)
  • SOFCOT 2004: Distal Metatarsal Mini Invasive Osteotomy for Metatarsalgia. One year follow up
  • SOFCOT 2006: Distal Metatarsal Mini Invasive Osteotomy. Three years follow up
  • AFCP (French Association of Foot Surgery) 2007: – the second rays syndrome; etiology and echography (Julien Borne, Jean-Yves Coillard)
  • SIMS (Musculo-skeletal Imaging Society: Société d’Imagerie Musculo-Squelettique) Paris 2011, L’hallux varus
  • AFCP, Journées de Printemps, Chamonix, March 2012, La maladie de Morton: étude de la neurolyse


  • Traitement chirurgical de l’Hallux valgus par technique mini-invasive.
    LAFFENETRE, C. CERMOLACCE, JY COILLARD, P. DETERME, S. GUILLO, S. JAMBOU, C de LA-VIGNE Conférences d’Enseignement de la Sofcot 2e édition, 2005, 89, 96-104, Elsevier Ed.
  • Traitement chirurgical des métatarsalgies statiques par technique mini-invasive.
    JY COILLARD, O. LAFFENETRE, C. CERMOLACCE, P. DETERME, S. GUILLO, S. JAMBOU, C de LA-VIGNE Conférences d’Enseignement de la Sofcot 2e édition, 2005, 89, 153-157, Elsevier Ed.
  • Chirurgie mini-invasive et percutanée du pied, Ed. Sauramps Medical, par C. CAZEAU, participa-tion à l’ouvrage, pp 127-134.


  • June 2007: Involved in organizing the 1st and 3rd GRECMIP international congresses
  • March 2012: organization of AFCP congress in Chamonix
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