Privatklinik Bethanien

PD Dr med Daniel Bimmler

Specialist in surgery, member FMH
specialising in visceral surgery

Languages
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Areas of specialisation (3)
Further accreditations (1)
  • Klinik Pyramide am See

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Hospital (1)

Praxis für Viszeralchirurgie
Seefeldstrasse 17
8008 Zürich

Work Experience

2003

Opening of the practice for visceral surgery in Zurich

1997 - 2003

Senior consultant at the University Hospital Zurich, Department of Surgery: Visceral Surgery (from 2002 with extended responsibility)

2001

District Hospital Männedorf ZH, deputy to the Head of Surgery

1996 - 1997

Senior Physician at the University Hospital Zurich, Dept. of Surgery: Outpatient Clinic, Emergency Ward, Trauma Surgery

1988 - 1995

Surgical training at the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital Zurich, at the Clinic for Paediatric Surgery at the Children's Hospital Zurich and at the Surgical Clinic of the Hospital Uster

1992 - 1993

Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Division of Gastroenterology, Boston MA, USA: Research fellowship (Prof. Dr G. Scheele; pancreas research)

Memberships

  • Endocrine Surgery Working Group, AGEC-SGVC
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, E.A.E.S.
  • Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
  • Swiss Working Group for Colo-Proctology
  • Swiss Association for Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery, SALTC
  • Interdisciplinary network of doctors in Zurich, iNetZ
  • Zurich Medical Association, zmed
  • Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich, AGZ
  • Swiss Society for Visceral Surgery
  • Swiss Society for Surgery
  • Swiss Medical Association, FMH

Education

2011

Certificate in advanced laparoscopic surgery SALTC

2003

Specialisation in visceral surgery

2003

Certificate of proficiency in sonography of the abdomen (SGUM)

2002

University of Zurich, habilitation as private lecturer in the field of visceral and transplant surgery

1996

Specialist in Surgery

1992

Dissertation, University of Zurich (Prof. Dr V.E. Meyer)

1987

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in the Medical Sciences (ECFMG certification, U.S.A.)

1981 - 1987

Medical studies and state examination at the University of Zurich

Competences

  • Conventional (open) laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgery of the abdominal organs, in particular for tumours and other diseases of the digestive tract (stomach, gallbladder, duodenum, small intestine, large intestine, rectum) or spleen
  • Treatment of haemorrhoids (conventional and minimally invasive), anal fistulas, fissures, prolapse, rectocele, faecal incontinence, etc. (proctology)
  • Conventional and laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernias and abdominal wall hernias, as well as pelvic floor problems (rectal prolapse, rectal intussusception, enterocele, faecal incontinence)
  • Laparoscopic and conventional surgery for adhesions in the abdominal cavity or intestinal obstruction (ileus)
  • Emergency laparoscopic and conventional surgery for acute diseases in the abdominal cavity
  • Implantation of permanent vascular accesses (port-a-cath)

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