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

Areas of specialisation (1)

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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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