Privatklinik Bethanien

Prof. Dr. med. Christian Breymann

Specialist in gynaecology and obstetrics, member of FMH,
specialising in fetomaternal medicine

Areas of specialisation (2)

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Hospital (1)

Seefeldstrasse 214
8008 Zürich

Work Experience

since 2005

Joint management of the Zentrum GGS (Gynaecology & Obstetrics Seefeld) together with Prof. P. Wyss

since 2004

Attending physician in private practice


Editor: online textbook on Therapy in Obstetrics


Research associate and lead researcher (ZKF), research of the Department of Obstetrics (Prof. Dr. R. Zimmermann)


Lead researcher (ZKF) for obstetrics research into fetomaternal haematology

2002 - 2003

Senior physician, surgical gynaecology at Klinikum Bayreuth Frauenklinik und Brustzentrum, teaching hospital of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Prof. Tulusan

2001 - 2002

Clinic staff representative for FHK, Universitätsspital Zürich


Privatdozent at the University of Zürich; Venia Legendi in gynaecology, sub-specialisation: Special obstetrics and antenatal medicine


Senior physician, Department of obstetrics; lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zürich

1993 - 1998

Continued clinical training in the Department of obstetrics at the University of Zürich as a resident physician


Research fellow: Mount Sinai Hematology & Nutrition Research Laboratory, New York (Prof. Victor Herbert)

1991 - 1993

Postdoctorate at the Institut für Perinatalphysiologie, Department of obstetrics at the University of Zürich (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. A. Huch, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. R. Huch), fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

1989 - 1990

Medical intern, Department for gynaecology & obstetrics, Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich (Prof. Dr. H. Graeff)


  • Member of the editorial board: Transfusion Alternatives in Transfusion Medicine, Blackwell Science, 2006 (Editor in Chief: Prof. K. Messmer)
  • Verband Schweizerischer Oberärzte, VSAO
  • Swiss Medical Association, FMH
  • Verband der Schweizerischen Chirurgen, FMS
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geburtshilfe und Gynäkologie, SGGG
  • Head of the SGGG expert committee; expert report – anaemia in obstetrics, 2006
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in Medizin, SGUMGG
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Ethik, SGBE
  • Schweizerische Akademie für Feto-Matemale Medizin
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Perinatalmedizin
  • Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS Lausanne)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Gynäkologische Endoskopie (AGE, Germany)
  • International Cord Blood Society
  • Network on Advancements on Transfusion Alternatives, NATA
  • New European Surgical Academy (diplomat for Switzerland), NESA



Certificate of qualification in pregnancy ultrasound scans (SGUM)


Awarded Pfizer research prize 2009 as a co-author in the area of cardiovascular medicine


Appointed as titular professor at the University of Zürich


Focus on fetomaternal medicine


Sub-specialisation in special obstetrics and antenatal medicine


Specialism in gynaecology and obstetrics

1991 - 1993

Grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG): Possible applications of human recombinant erythropoietin in obstetrics


Doctorate: Influence of nephrotoxicity on cis-platinum by means of imipenem/cilastatin in animal testing

1986 - 1991

Doctorate at the Institute of Surgical Research at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern (Prof. Dr. Dr. W. Brendel)


State examinations in medicine, Munich

1985 - 1989

Clinical semester spent studying at the Technical University of Munich, Klinikum Rechts der Isar

1981 - 1984

Course in Human Medicine, pre-clinic at the Universities of Chieti and Verona, Italy


  • Antenatal diagnostics
  • 3D and 4D ultrasound
  • Invasive diagnostics
  • High-risk pregnancies

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