Portrait Daniel Friis, DESAIC, eMBA

Daniel Friis, DESAIC, eMBA
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Institute of Anesthesiology

Other functions at USZ

  • Head of Pain Outpatient Clinic
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic pain medicine


  • Drug and interventional treatment of acute and chronic pain


Tel. +41 44 255 40 85


2019 Medical Management, eMBA, PHW Bern
2012 Certificate of Proficiency in Interventional Pain Therapy SSIPM
2009 Specialist in anesthesiology FMH, European Diploma in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine DESA
2007 Emergency Physician SGNOR
2005 International Diploma of Mountain Medicine (SSMM)
2002 Dr.med., University of Bern
2001 Doctor – Diploma, Switzerland

Professional activity

Since 2014 Attending Physician, Institute of Anesthesiology, USZ
2013 – 2014 Attending Physician, Department of Anesthesia, University of Basel
2010 – 2013 Attending Physician, Institute of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine Zug Cantonal Hospital
2009 – 2010 Specialist in anesthesiology, University Clinic for Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy Bern Inselspital
2007 – 2008 Anesthesia Hospital Center Biel
2006 – 2007 REGA – Emergency doctor helicopter base Gesteigwiler
2006 Anesthesia Hospital Center Biel
2006 REGA – Emergency doctor helicopter base Gesteigwiler
2003 – 2006 Anesthesia Hospital Center Biel
2002 – 2003 Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital AUS
2002 – 2003 Surgery Aarberg Hospital

Most important memberships

  • FMH Association of Swiss Physicians
  • VSAO Association of Swiss Senior Physicians
  • SSAPM Swiss Society for Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  • ESA European Society of Anesthesiology
  • SSIPM Swiss Society for Interventional Pain medicine
  • SPS Swiss Pain Society


  • Intercostal Nerve Block. Book chapter 85 Pain medicine, An essential Review. Springer publishing house 2017