Claude Hamonet, MD, PhD

Claude Hamonet, MD, PhD

Rehab (France)

Claude Hamonet, MD, PhD (anthropology) is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist who specializes in assessment of disability and its links with disease. Dr. Hamonet received his diploma of specialist in rehabilitation medicine from the University of Paris. He was the founder of rehabilitation Department in the faculty of medicine in Paris 12 (Universitary Hospital Henri Mondor) and in Algeria (Universitary Hospital of Tixeraine and Department of Medicine, University of Algiers). He received his PhD in “handicapology and anthropology” from University Paris 5 René Descartes. Dr. Hamonet attended medical school in various medical departments in neurology, neurophysiology, rheumatology, physical medicine, orthopaedic surgery in Paris and in Montreal (Institute of Rehabilitation), Québec. As an assistant professor, he also teaches physics to medical students. He is a specialist of forensic assessment of accident victims and a national expert certified by the French national court of cassation. He is also certified for occupational medicine and sport medicine. He was a representative of French research in EEC in Brussels and an official expert in rehabilitation in WHO for eight years. He was the dean of the department of Communication and Social Inclusion in University of Paris-East. He worked with EDS in a clinical approach since 1997; 2300 patients were diagnosed in Hotel-Dieu Hospital in Paris. Original treatments were applied. He has published in French and in English about EDS. He speaks in medical congresses about clinical features, clinical diagnosis and epidemiology of EDS. He was the organizer of the first European colloquium “Treatments of EDS” in University of Paris-East-Creteil (March 2015).