Privatklinik Bethanien

Dr. med. Barbara Wirth

Specialist in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system, member FMH
Specialising in shoulder and elbow surgery

Languages
DE FR IT EN

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Hospital (1)

Gelenkzentrum Zürich
Toblerstrasse 51
8044 Zürich

Work Experience

since 2021

Practice at the Zurich Joint Centre, Privatklinik Bethanien Private Clinic

2015 - 2021

Senior Consultant Shoulder/Elbow Surgery, Schulthess Klinik (Head Physician: Dr HK Schwyzer, since 07.2018 Prof. Dr M. Scheibel)

2014 - 2015

Deputy Senior Physician Shoulder/Elbow Surgery, Schulthess Klinik (Chief Physicians: Prof. Dr med. M. Leunig, Dr med. S. Preiss, Dr med. HK. Schwyzer)

2013

Deputy Senior Physician Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Baden Cantonal Hospital (Head Physician: PD Dr med. K. Eid)

2012 - 2013

Resident in traumatology and orthopaedics, Baden Cantonal Hospital (Head Physician: PD Dr med. K. Eid)

2009 - 2011

Resident in knee/hip and shoulder/elbow surgery (chief physicians: Prof. Dr med. M. Leunig, Dr med. S. Preiss, Dr med. HK. Schwyzer)

2007 - 2009

Assistant doctor in surgery/orthopaedics, Davos Hospital (chief physicians: Dr C. Ryf and Dr T. Perren)

Memberships

  • German-speaking working group for arthroscopy, AGA
  • European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow, SECEC/ESSSE
  • German Association for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, DVSE
  • Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Physicians, VSAO
  • Swiss orthopaedics

Education

2014

AGA Elbow Fellowship Germany (Regensburg, Munich, Pforzheim)
Specialist title for orthopaedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system

2008

Inaugural dissertation at the University of Zurich

2000 - 2006

Degree in Human Medicine, University of Zurich

Competences

  • Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow
  • Rotator cuff reconstruction
  • Instability operations
  • Shoulder arthroplasty

News

Podcast: Schulterarthrose im Fokus

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