Privatklinik Lindberg

Dr. med. Thomas K. Hotz

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Hospital (1)
Schickstrasse 11
8400 Winterthur



Certificate in Emergency Surgery and Emergency Management (SGACT)


Attending physician, Privatklinik Lindberg, Winterthur


Clinical Fellowship, University Hospital Homburg (D) (Prof Tim Pohlemann) Pelvic and complex musculoskeletal injuries

1998 - 2013

Head physician, deputy head physician, Clinic for Trauma Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, specialising in trauma surgery / sports injuries


Clinical Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, N.Y. (USA) (Prof David L. Helfet, Director of Orthopedic Trauma)

1993 - 2010

Short-term training programmes in the USA (LAC/USC, TGH), Germany, France and Sweden


FMH specialising in general surgery and traumatology SGACT

1995 - 1998

Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, Senior Consultant Surgeon


Specialist in surgery FMH

1993 - 1995

Cantonal Hospital Herisau, Senior Consultant Surgeon


Specialist in general medicine FMH

1989 - 1993

Cantonal Hospital Winterthur

1986 - 1989

Cantonal Hospital Münsterlingen


Dissertation at the University of Zurich "Polypathy and multimorbidity in very elderly patients", self-employed in private practice, senior doctor for the junior national orienteering team


State Examination University of Zurich

1979 - 1985

Studied human medicine at the University of Zurich


  • Diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatment of accident and sports injuries
  • and diseases of the musculoskeletal system (adults and children from the age of 2)
  • Treatment of bone, joint and soft tissue problems (incl. sports injuries)
  • with special consideration of minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgical methods (including arthroscopy, etc.)
  • Specialised knowledge in the treatment of accident and fall injuries in old age
  • Practice consultation activity for the assessment of sports and accident injuries including follow-up care of treated patients
  • Joint care of patients in collaboration with all other specialised doctors
  • Consultant in insurance and court matters (assessments etc.)
  • Training and further education of future specialists in surgery specialising in trauma surgery / sports injuries
  • Planning and conducting studies, scientific publications and lectures in Switzerland and abroad
  • Examination expert FMH, SGC and SGACT


Member of the board of SGACT




Faculty AO RET Europe Trauma

Faculty AO International

Consultant Physician Traumatology of REGA (Swiss Air Ambulance)

Member of the Advisory Board Swiss Medical Network

Member of the KSW Medicines Commission until 2013

Member of the IT-KIS Operating Committee KSW until 2013

Member of the KSW Nutrition Commission until 2013

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