Clinique Générale Ste-Anne

Prof. Dr. med. Florian Lang

Specialist in Oto-rhino-laryngology and cervicofacial surgery, member FMH


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Hospital (1)

Centre Interdisciplinaire d'ORL CIORL SA
c/o Hôpital Jules Daler
Route de Bertigny 34
1700 Fribourg

Work Experience

since 2020

Co-founder and sponsoring doctor of the Interdisciplinary ENT Centre
C/o Jules Daler Hospital, Fribourg

since 2011

Registered doctor
HNO Universitätklinik,
Inselspital Bern
(Prof. M. Caversaccio)

since 2001

Visiting doctor
ENT Department
Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, London
(Prof. C.M. Bailey)

Visiting doctor
ENT Department
Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, USA
(Prof. R.T. Cotton)

since 1991

Assistant Doctor
Clinic for Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases
Cantonal Hospital, Aarau
(Prof. Dr. M. Podvinec)

since 1987

Assistant Doctor
Clinic for Maxillofacial, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University Hospital, Basel
(Prof. J. Prein)

since 1985

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
CHU St-Etienne, France
(Prof. G. Bousquet)

2007 - 2020

Head of Department
ENT and Cervico-maxillofacial Surgery Clinic
HFR Cantonal Hospital, Fribourg

2007 - 2011

Registered doctor
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department
CHUV, Lausanne
(Prof. M. Ph. Monnier)

2002 - 2007

Assistant Doctor
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department
CHUV, Lausanne 
(Prof. M. Ph. Monnier)

2001 - 2002

Head of Clinic
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department
CHUV, Lausanne 
(Prof. M. Ph. Monnier)

2000 - 2001

Clinic and Polyclinic for ENT Diseases
ENT University Hospital, Würzburg, Allemagne
(Prof. J. Helms)

1995 - 2000

Head of Clinic
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department
CHUV Lausanne
(Prof. M. Ph. Monnier)

1993 - 1995

Deputy Head of Clinic
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department
CHUV Lausanne
(Prof. M. Ph. Monnier)

1992 - 1993

Assistant Doctor
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department
CHUV Lausanne
(Prof. M. Ph. Monnier)

1988 - 1990

Assistant Doctor
Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
CHUV Lausanne
(Prof. M. Savary)

1987 - 1988

Assistant Doctor
Institute of Pathology
University of Basel
(Profs. Ph. Heitz & M. Mihatsch)

1986 - 1987

Assistant Doctor
General Surgical Clinic
University Hospital, Basel
(Prof. F. Harder)

1985 - 1986

Assistant Doctor
Department of General Surgery
the Samaritain" Zone Hospital, Vevey
(Drs J. Morier-Genoud & M. Thiébaud)


Corresponding member

German Society for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery; 2006
(Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals Chirurgie; 2006)

Honorary member

Romanian Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery; 2006

Work Experience

Other activities

Setting up a small ENT department at the Ad Lucem hospital in Bafang, Cameroon (Dr. M. Nkweleko)


Pre-graduate teaching

  • Bedside teaching ELM: 1 hour (1990-1994)
  • 4th year block courses: laryngology, otology, audiology (1991-1994)
  • Organisation of the 4th year ENT block course (1995-1997)
  • 4th year foundation course: oral cavity, pharyngo-larynx, external and middle ear, cervico-facial region, salivary glands: (1997-2019)
  • Responsible for 5th year trainee doctors (1995-2007)
  • Expert and examiner for ERASMUS examinations (since 1994)
  • Expert in federal medical examinations (since 1995)
  • Examiner for federal medical examinations (since 1998)
  • Set up 3rd year bachelor ENT course at UNIFR from 2010 
  • Setting up the 4th-6th year master's ENT course at UNIFR from 2020 

Post-graduate training

  • Organisation of the continuing and post-graduate training programme for the ENT department of the CHUV (1993-2007) and the ENT department of the Hôpital Cantonal Fribourgeois HFR (2007-2020)
  • Training of medical assistants in surgical and endoscopic techniques (1993-2020)
  • Participated in the introduction and teaching of cervical ultrasonography (2006) and the inclusion of cervical ultrasonography in the FMH ENT title (2014).

Teaching nursing

  • Organisation of ENT courses for instrumentalist students (2003-2007)
  • Lasers in ENT for endoscopy instrumentalists (HES): 2 hours (2009-2010)
  • ENT anatomy for radiology technicians: 1 hour (2006)
  • Endoscopy, cervical surgery, laryngo-tracheal stenosis surgery, ear surgery for instumentists: 2 hours (1995-2007)
  • Ear surgery for OSIs: 2 hours (1995-2007)
  • Functional laryngeal surgery for speech therapists: 1 hour (2002)
  • Upper airway anatomy, difficult intubation for trainee nurse anaesthetists: 1 hour (1998-2000)
  • ENT emergencies for emergency nurses (2007-2020)
  • Introduction of ENT and cervico-facial surgery to the operating theatre of the Hôpital Jules Daler, Fribourg (2020-2021)

Organisation of courses and conferences

  • Cervical ultrasonography, since 1996-2006 at CHUV, and from 2009-2019 at HFR Fribourg, and since 2021 at Hôpital Jules Daler, Fribourg (annual)
  • Co-organisation of the endoscopic endonasal surgery course, CHUV, 2004



Cervico-facial ultrasonography, certificate of competence


Diploma FMH Cervico-facial surgery


Diploma FMH Oto-rhino-laryngology


Scientific or technical positions

  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the journal Laryngo-Rhino-otologie, Thieme eds (Mitglied des wissenchaftlichen Beirats des Journals Laryngo-Rhino-otologie, Thieme eds)
  • Member of the international editorial board, Otorhinolaryngologic clinics: an international journal
  • Vice-president of the ENT section of the Swiss Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (SSUM)
  • Member of the Pricing Committee of the SSORL
  • Member of the SSORL Head and Neck Surgery Working Group
  • Member of the SSORL Otology Working Group


Membership of scientific societies

  • Swiss Society of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery (SSORL)
  • Swiss Society for Cervico-facial and Plastic Surgery
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenheilkunde, Kopf- und Halschirurgie, Corresponding Member
  • Romanian Society of ENT and Cervico-facial Surgery, Honorary Member
  • Swiss Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (SSUM)
  • Vice-President of the ENT Section


2 national funds, supervision of 2 thesis , 15 book chapters, 1 translation of a monograph, 8 videos, approximately 80 original articles , more than 60 presentations at congresses, more than 150 invited conferences , verification of articles in divers medical journals.

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