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Didier Schneiter
Dr. med.

Deputy Director of Department and Senior Consultant Physician, Department of Thoracic Surgery

Specialties

  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Chest wall deformities

Departments

Contact

Tel. +41 43 253 94 36
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Further Competences

  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
    • Video assisted Thoracoscopy (VATS)
    • Robot assisted Thoracic Surgery (RATS)
  • Thoracic Sarcomas
  • Lung Volume Reduction
  • Interventional bronchology

Employment History

07/2019 – 12/2019 Director of Department a.i., Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Since 2015 Deputy of Director of Department, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Since 2010 Senior Attending Physician, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2004 – 2010 Attending Physician, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2008 Swiss Board Certification (FMH) for Thoracic Surgery
2003 – 2004 European School for Thoracic and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Level 1-3, Bergamo, Italien
2001 Swiss Board Certification (FMH) for General Surgery
1992 M.D. Thesis (Dr. med.), University of Zurich, Switzerland
1990 Medical Diploma, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Memberships

  • Swiss Society of Thoracic Surgery (SGT)
  • Swiss Society of Surgery (SGC)
  • European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
  • Steering Committee Minimally Invasive Thoracic Interest Group (MITIG) European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery EACTS – Robotics Group

Research Focus

  • Postpneumonectomy-Empyema
  • Mediastinal Pathologies