Privatklinik Bethanien

PD Dr med Merlin Guggenheim

Specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery and hand surgery, FMH member

Areas of specialisation (1)

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Hospital (1)

Swissparc
Steinentischstrasse 5
8002 Zürich

Work Experience

since 2015

Partner Swissparc AG, Zurich

2013 - 2014

Head Physician, Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich (Director: Prof. Dr med. P. Giovanoli)

2008 - 2013

Team Leader Burn Surgery, Deputy Team Leader Plastic Surgery

2006 - 2013

Senior Physician Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Zurich (Director: Prof. Dr med. P. Giovanoli)

2007

Research Fellow at the Clinic for Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Germany (Director: Prof. Dr med. P. M. Vogt)

2002 - 2005

Resident at the Clinic for Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Zurich (Director: Prof. Dr med. V. E. Meyer)

2000 - 2001

Assistant Surgeon, District Hospital for the Freiamt, Muri AG

Memberships

European Burn Association, EBA

  • Elected member of the Executive Board in 2009, re-elected in 2011
  • Elected to the Executive Committee as Treasurer 2013 - 2015
  • Member of the Disaster Committee and the Accreditation Committee

Risk Management Network
Swiss Study Group on Mirbid Obesity, SMOB
International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
Swiss Society of Hand Surgery, SGH
Honorary Life Member South African Burns Society
Swiss Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, SGPRAC

Education

2013

Habilitation in the field of plastic surgery

2010

Specialist in hand surgery

2008

Specialist title in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery

2001

Doctoral thesis

1992 - 1998

Medical studies, University of Zurich

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Dr. med. Jérémy Gliksman

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Plastic surgery, Aesthetic medicine
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