Gynecologist-obstetrician, Dr. Patrice Mathevet is an expert in gynecological cancers and more particularly in the surgical treatment of pelvic cancers. He was appointed full professor of UNIL and chief physician of the Department of Gynecology of CHUV from 1 October 2013.
Born in 1960, Dr. Mathevet completed his degree in medicine and biology at the University Claude Bernard Lyon. He obtained his qualification as a specialist in gynecology-obstetrics (1990), which he completed with a certificate of methods in research clinical and epidemiological (1991) and a Master of Human Biology (1991). A stay at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston (USA) as Visiting Professor Assistant (1992-1993) allowed him to work on carcinogenesis in relation to human papillomaviruses. Back in Lyon, he went on to a diploma of advanced studies (DEA) in differentiation, genetics and immunology (1994) and a doctorate of science (2002), while practicing as a hospital practitioner in the Department of Prof. Dargent at the Edouard Herriot Hospital in Lyon.