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Dr. Philippe Valenti, Orthopaedic Surgeon


Since 1985, Dr. Valenti has developed his experience of shoulder surgery, first with Didier Patte, founder of the European Shoulder Society, then within the SOS Main Clinic in Paris, which he founded in 1990, then at the Hand Institute since 1995.

He is an expert in prosthetic surgery, creating a universal shoulder surgery in 2003, as well as arthroscopic surgery for sport and degenerative pathologies.

Dr. Valentin works at the Parisian Institute of Shoulder (

He also has a website that explains all the modern shoulder surgery techniques, such as arthroscopy, prosthesis and tendon transfer: 


Paris, France
Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology
English  /  French


Work Experience

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Parisien Shoulder Institute, Paris, France
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Robert Debré Hospital, Paris, France
Professor, Microsurgery
St Joseph University Beyrouth, Lebanon


Degree, Orthopaedics - Traumatology
Paris University Medical School
Paris University Medical School, Paris, France
Microsurgery University Degree
Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris VI, France


Is bipolar latissimus dorsi transfer a reliable option to restore elbow flexion in children with arthrogryposis? A review of 13 tendon transfers.
Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery Read it here The main cause of instability after unconstrained shoulder prosthesis is soft tissue deficiency.
Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery Read it here Clinical and radiological outcomes after reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients with failed deltoid or latissimus dorsi transfers. A review of ten cases.
International orthopaedics Read it here

Professional Associations

French Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SOFCOT) Member European Shoulder and Elbow Society Member Société française de chirurgie de l’épaule et du coude General Secretary