Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. Otmar Hersche

Specialist for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, member of the Swiss Medical Association, FMH

Languages
DE
Areas of specialisation (2)

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Hospital (1)

Gelenkzentrum Zürich, Privatklinik Bethanien
Toblerstrasse 51
8044 Zürich

Work Experience

since 2018

Private practice at the Zurich Joint Centre, Privatklinik Bethanien, Zurich

2015 - 2018

Private practice at the Endoclinic, Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich

2014

Head Physician, Revision Surgery, specialising in hips, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich

2012 - 2013

Joint Head Physician, Hip Surgery, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich

2001 - 2011

Senior Physician, specialisation Hip Surgery, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich 

1999 - 2001

Independent Physician, Sonnenhof Clinic, Bern

1996 - 1999

Deputy Head Physician and Head of Hip Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Professor C. Gerber)

1995 - 1996

Senior Physician, Orthopaedics, Inselspital, Bern (Professor R. Ganz)

1995

Senior Physician, Clinic for Accident Surgery, University Hospital Zurich (Professor O. Trentz)

1993 - 1994

Senior Physician, Orthopaedics, Freiburg Cantonal Hospital (Professor C. Gerber)

1992

Assistant Physician, Hand Surgery, Inselspital, Bern (Professor U. Büchler)

1991 - 1992

Deputy Senior Physician, Orthopaedics, Winterthur Cantonal Hospital (Dr B. Isler)

1989 - 1991

Assistant Physician, Orthopaedics, Inselspital, Bern (Professor R. Ganz)

1987 - 1989

Assistant Physician, General Surgery and Orthopaedics/Traumatology, University Hospital of Basel (Professor F. Harder/Professor A. Gächter)

1986

Assistant Physician, Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern (Professor J. Reulen)

1982 - 1985

Assistant Physician, General Surgery, Leuggern Regional Hospital and Jura Hospital (Dr Pusterla)

Memberships

Swiss Society of Orthopaedics, SGO

Education

1994

Specialist for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System

1987

Dissertation: ‘Extracorporeal shockwave therapy’, University Hospital of Basel (Professor Rutishauser)

1976 - 1981

Human Medicine, University of Basel

Competences

  • Hip preservation surgery
  • Primary implantation of artificial hip joints
  • Revision interventions following hip replacements (e.g. loosening, infections, misalignment, fractures, chronic pain, limp)
  • Operations following muscle damage to the hip
  • Minimally invasive total hip joint replacement
  • Complex revision surgery, change of prosthetic in hip and knee

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Specialisation
Orthopaedics, Knee surgery, Hip surgery
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Specialisation
Orthopaedics
Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. Alex Heinz Mäder

Specialisation
Orthopaedics
Clinique Générale Ste-Anne

Dr. med. Christoph Erling

Specialisation
Orthopaedics, Hand surgery
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Dr. med. Andreas Klakow

Specialisation
Sports medicine, Orthopaedics, Shoulder surgery, Hip surgery, Knee surgery
Clinica Ars Medica

Dr. med. Ettore Taverna

Specialisation
Orthopaedics