Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. Jens Mainzer

Specialist in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, member FMH
specialising in foot and ankle surgery


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Hospital (1)
IN MOTION – Zentrum für Orthopädie & Neurochirurgie
Richtiarkade 23
8304 Wallisellen

Work Experience

since 2018

Independent practice and attending physician, foot and ankle surgery, IN MOTION, Centre for Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery, Wallisellen

2014 - 2018

Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot Surgery, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich (Dr Pascal Rippstein)

2013 - 2014

Deputy Senior Physician, Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot Surgery, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich (Dr med. Pascal Rippstein)


Senior Physician Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Cantonal Hospital Thurgau / Münsterlingen (Dr med. Schüler)

2010 - 2013

Resident in upper extremities (Dr Hans-Kaspar Schwyzer, MD), foot surgery (Dr Pascal Rippstein, MD), lower extremities (PD Dr Michael Leunig, MD) Orthopaedics, Schulthess Clinic, Zurich

2006 - 2010

Resident in orthopaedics / traumatology, general orthopaedics / traumatology (Dr Rolf Hess, MD); spinal surgery (Dr Othmar Schwarzenbach, MD); emergency team leader, Thun Hospital, STS AG Thun

2005 - 2006

Resident in general surgery, Zweisimmen STS AG Hospital (Dr Minnig)

2003 - 2004

Practical year, General Surgery / Internal Medicine, Zweisimmen Hospital (Switzerland) Anaesthesia: The Mount Sinai Hospital; New York City (USA); Internal Medicine: St. Hildegardis Hospital, Mainz (Germany)


  • Swiss Society for Foot Surgery, SFAS
  • European Society for Foot Surgery, EFAS
  • Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery, AGA
  • Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich, AGZ
  • Swiss Society for Orthopaedics (Swiss Orthopaedics/SGOT)
  • Swiss Medical Association, FMH



Specialist title for orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system


Doctorate "Ultrasound-supported three-dimensional movement analysis of the cervical spine with consideration of various common intubation procedures." Trauma surgery, Mainz University Hospital


Licence to practice medicine and medical examination, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz

1997 - 2004

Degree in human medicine, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz

1996 - 1997

Paramedic, German Red Cross, Mainz


  • Foot surgery
  • Ankle surgery

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