Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. Philipp Frey

Specialist in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, member of FMH,
specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery

Further accreditations (1)
  • Klinik Pyramide am See

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Hospital (1)

Arthrose Clinic Zürich / Sport Permanence, Privatklinik Bethanien
Toblerstrasse 51
8044 Zürich

Work Experience

since 2013

Private practice, Sport Permanence and Arthrose Clinic, at Privatklinik Bethanien, Zürich

2008 - 2013

Special training in shoulder and elbow surgery, Schulthess Klinik, Zürich

2007 - 2008

Emergency surgery, Universitätsspital Zürich, senior physician, team leader

2005 - 2007

Basic training in orthopaedic surgery, Schulthess Klinik

2003 - 2005

Resident physician, General surgery, Spital Bülach

2002 - 2003

Resident physician, General surgery, Spital Zollikerberg


  • Swiss Orthopaedics, SGOT
  • Gesellschaft für Arthroskopie und Gelenkchirurgie, AGA
  • Swiss Medical Association, FMH
  • Zürcher Gesellschaft für Orthopädie, ZGO
  • Ärztegesellschaft des Kantons Zürich, AGZ
  • Groupe Epaule GSMN
  • Schweizerische Belegärzte Vereinigung, SBV



Specialism in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system


State examinations in Human Medicine, University of Zürich


  • Shoulder and elbow sports injuries
  • Shoulder instability/luxation
  • Tendinosis and ruptured rotator cuffs
  • Joint instability
  • Frozen shoulder/capsulitis/arthritis
  • Impingement surgery
  • Shoulder arthrosis, artificial shoulder joint, shoulder prosthesis, artificial joint replacement
  • Inverse shoulder prosthesis
  • Partial shoulder prosthesis
  • Revision surgery on artificial joints
  • Tennis elbow
  • Elbow instability
  • Stiff/blocked elbow
  • Bicep tendinosis
  • Elbow arthrosis
  • Fractures/broken shoulders & elbows
  • Humerus/proximal humerus fractures
  • Second opinion
  • Assessment and treatment of ailments following operations that have already been performed

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