Portrait Dominik Charles Högger

Dominik Charles Högger
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Urology


  • Kidney stones (URS incl. laser lithotripsy)
  • Prostate and bladder (TUR-P, REZUM ®, Greenlight ® laser and TUR-B)
  • Andrology (unfulfilled desire to have children, including erectile dysfunction)


Tel. +41 44 255 54 40

Other competencies

  • 3D prostate biopsies (MRI fusion, stereotactic)
  • Therapy of urinary bladder dysfunction incl. Botox ® injections and treatment of frequent urinary bladder infections
  • Testicular sperm extraction (TESE) and micro-TESE (under the microscope)
  • Circumcision (circumcision) and vasectomy (vasectomy)
  • Laser treatment of condylomas
  • Assistance with DaVinci robotic operations (e.g. prostate and kidney tumor removal)


since 2021 Attending Physician, Department of Urology, University Hospital Zurich (Prof. Dr. med. T. Sulser and Prof. Dr. Dr. med. D. Eberli)
since 2021 Fellow of the European Board of Urology (FEBU)
2019 – 2020 Attending Physician, Department of Urology, Lucerne Cantonal Hospital (Prof. Dr. med. H. Danuser and Prof. Dr. med. A. Mattei)
2019 Specialist in Urology FMH
2017 – 2018 Fellow, Department of Urology, Limmattal Hospital (PD Dr. med. A. Müller)
2017 Resident, Department of Neuro-Urology, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. Dr. med. T. Kessler)
2014 – 2017 Resident, Department of Urology, University Hospital Zurich (Prof. Dr. med. T. Sulser)
2012 – 2014 Resident, Department of Surgery, Triemli City Hospital (Prof. Dr. med. M. Weber and Prof. Dr. med. A. Platz)
2012 World trip through Asia and South America with a visit to the dermatology clinic in Kathmandu, Nepal, which is co-supervised by Prof. Dr. med. G. Burg and collaboration in the “Hospital EsSalud, Voto Bernales” in the neonatology department in Lima, Peru
2012 Dissertation under the supervision of PD Dr. med. C. Contaldo, Department of Reconstructive Surgery, University of Zurich on “Effects of Human Recombinant Erythropoietin on Wound Healing: An Integrative Study in the Mouse Dorsal Skinfold Chamber Using in vivo Epi-illumination Microscopy and Histological Wound Scoring”
since 2011 Military troop doctor at the Dübendorf Infirmary, since 2018 troop doctor (first lieutenant) at the Monte Ceneri military base
2011 Federal state examination in human medicine at the University of Zurich

Most important memberships

  • European Association of Urology (EAU)
  • Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH)



  • Swiss-German (mother tongue)
  • English (Certificate of Proficiency, ESOL Examination Grade A, 2 years Australia)
  • Spanish (Nivel Intermedio Alto, 5 months Ecuador)
  • French (Matura level)

For patients

I would be happy to arrange a personal consultation with you.

Department of Urology
University Hospital Zurich Airport
The Circle 59
8058 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 40
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For international patients

To make an initial appointment to discuss your medical concerns, please contact our International Office directly.

University Hospital Zurich
Raemistrasse 100
8006 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 54
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Department of Urology
University Hospital Zurich
Frauenklinikstrasse 10
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 54 40
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