Portrait Christoph A. Meier

Christoph A. Meier
Prof. Dr. med.

Director of Department, Department of Internal Medicine


  • General internal medicine
  • Endocrinology/Diabetology


Since 10/2020 Director of the Department of Internal Medicine
University Hospital Zurich
2016 – 2020 Medical Director, Head of the Chief Physicians’ Conference and Deputy Hospital Director
University Hospital Basel
2006 – 2016 Chief Physician of the Department of Internal Medicine as well as Head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Special Disciplines
Triemli City Hospital
2001 – 2006 Head of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition at the Department of Internal Medicine
Geneva University Hospital HUG

Most important memberships

  • Since 2019: Chairman, Council of Experts, Swiss Medical Board
  • Since 2017: Board of Directors (Foundation Board) Swiss Implant Registry (SIRIS)
  • Since 2014: Scientific Advisory Board, Research Foundation of the University Hospitals of Geneva
  • Since 2009: Member of the Board of Directors of the Novartis Venture Fund
  • Since 2008: Member of the Swiss Fluoride-Iodine Committee (Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences)

Research focus

  • Value-based health care
  • Patient-reported outcome measurements
  • Shared-decision making