Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery

Emergency 24h

We specialize in the complex structures of the face, oral cavity, teeth and jaw. The preservation and restoration of your health are our main priorities in the department. Our services include the detection, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of illnesses, injuries, fractures, malformations and deformities.

Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8006 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 255 30 58

Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery

USZ Airport
The Circle 59
Etage 6, Empfang K
8058 Zurich-Airport
Tel. +41 44 255 81 33

We focus on both functional aspects (chewing, speaking, swallowing, breathing) and appearance and personal Image.

The Department for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery (OMFS) ia a nationally and internationally renowned centre for patient care, research and teaching in the field of OMFS.
Our motto is: “Committed to quality, devoted to people.”

We specialize in the complex structures of the face, oral cavity, teeth and jaw. The preservation and restoration of your health are our main priorities in the department. Our services include the detection, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of illnesses, injuries, fractures, malformations and deformities.

  • Diagnosis and treatment of congenital deformities, congenital maxillofacial malformations and defects of the facial skull (craniomaxillofacial syndromes)
  • Treatment of congenital defects, such as cleft lip/palate
  • Treatment of skull deformities in newborns and babies
  • Facial trauma
  • Skull base and orbital surgery
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) diseases and surgery
  • Diagnosis and treatment of jaw and facial pain
  • Malignant diseases: Mouth cancer (oral cancer), Tongue cancer, Lip cancer, Facial skin cancer
  • Diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland disorders with a special focus on the therapy of salivary gland tumours and salivary calculi
  • orthognathic surgery
  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, diagnosis and treatment
  • Medication Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (MRONJ)
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Radioosteonecrosis
  • Oral surgery
  • Dental implant surgery
  • Facial cosmetic surgery

Harald Essig, Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent.

Clinical Director a.i, Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery

Tel. +41 44 255 50 92

For patients

Tel. +41 44 255 30 58

For international patients

International Office
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54

For referrals

Universtity Hospital Zurich
Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 30 58