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Privatklinik Bethanien

Prof. Dr. med. Hans Ulrich Baer

Specialist in surgery, member FMH
specialising in visceral surgery

Languages
DE IT EN
Areas of specialisation (2)

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Hospital (1)

Baermed. Zentrum für Bauchchirurgie
Witellikerstrasse 40
8032 Zürich

Work Experience

2008

Founder and international director of the cell matrix research institute Tarumanagara Human Cell Technology Laboratory, Jakarta Founder and director of Baermed, Centre for Abdominal Surgery at the Hirslanden Clinic in Zug (Dr Lerf)

2004 - 2008

Founder of the Centre for Visceral Surgery South at the Hirslanden Clinic in Zurich

1999 - 2004

Founder and partner of the Centre for Visceral Surgery at the Gastro Centre of the Hirslanden Clinic in Zurich

1993 - 1999

Deputy Chief Physician to Prof. Dr M. W. Büchler (Clinic Director), Clinic for Visceral and Transplant Surgery at Inselspital Bern

1992 - 1993

Interim Head of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital

1991 - 1992

Senior Physician, Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery at Inselspital Bern (Prof. Dr L. H. Blumgart and Prof. Dr A. Czerniak)

1986 - 1990

Senior physician, Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery at Inselspital Bern (Prof. Dr L. H. Blumgart)

1980 - 1986

Assistant doctor, Surgical Clinic, Waidspital Zurich (Prof. Dr A. Akovbiantz, Clinic Director)

1978 - 1980

Resident, Department of Surgery, Wetzikon District Hospital (Dr R. Staehli, Clinic Director)

Memberships

  • Swiss Society for Surgery
  • Swiss Society for Visceral Surgery
  • Swiss Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Swiss Society for Laparoscopic and Thorascopic Surgery
  • Swiss Association of the Study of the Liver, SASL
  • European Digestive Surgery, EDS
  • German Society for Surgery

Research

  • Since 2012: Baer HU, Hendrawan S; development of new hybrid matrices (PLA collagen) for cell matrix implantation
  • Since 2008: Baer HU, Sutedja B, Hendrawan S; various studies in tissue engineering, hepatocyte matrix implant (laboratory and animal studies), islet cell matrix implant (laboratory and animal studies), matrix development and testing; clinical phase I study (completed) hepatocyte matrix implant; development of new method for hepatocyte harvesting in rats for matrix colonisation
  • 2002: Establishment of the Foundation for Molecular Biology Tumour Research based in Zurich

  • 1998 - 2001: Baer HU, Friess H, Zimmermann A; The influence of transforming growth factors betas and their receptors on expanding and invading hepatocellular carcinomas (human tissues); Swiss National Science Foundation for the promotion of scientific research

  • 1998: Research assistant with research support: Dr Mohammad Abu-Shadi Grant from the Egyptian government as a postdoctoral fellow for 3 years; PhD training in tumour biology at the University of Bern under the supervision of H.U. Baer and R.R. Friiss

  • 1994 - 1997: Baer HU, Friess H, Zimmermann A, Büchler MW; The influence of transforming growth factors betas and their receptors on expanding and invading hepatocellular carcinomas (human tissues); Swiss National Science Foundation for the promotion of scientific research

  • 1994: Baer HU, Krähenbühl L; Laparoscopic surgery in the rat. Development of a model, Grant of the Swiss Working Group for Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy

  • 1993: Baer HU; Laparoscopic liver resection in the domestic pig, grant from Autosuture (Switzerland)

Education

2010

MAE UZH (Master of Applied Ethics Ethics Centre of the University of Zurich)

2009

Titular professorship for visceral surgery, University of Bern

2008

Representative of the Surgical Society of Indonesia, Universitas Tarumanagara Jakarta, Universitas Padjadjaran Bandung for hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery

2003

Specialisation in Visceral Surgery

1997

Titular Professor of General Surgery, University of Bern

1993

Venia docendi for General Surgery, University of Bern

1986

Specialist title in surgery

1985

Doctor of Medicine, University of Zurich: Capillary damage after frostbite on the acra, assessed by fluorescence video microscopy (Prof. Dr A. Bollinger, MD)

1978

Federal state examination for physicians, University of Zurich

Competences

  • Liver Surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • Biliary tract surgery
  • Gall bladder surgery
  • Intestinal surgery (small intestine, large intestine, rectum)
  • Stomach surgery
  • Oncological surgery (tumour resections)
  • Hernia surgery

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