Portrait Doris Eis, MSc

Doris Eis, MSc
Dr. med.

Director of the Institute ad interim, Institute of Emergency Medicine


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Emergency sonography


Tel. +41 44 255 11 11

Other competencies

  • General epidemiology and infectious disease epidemiology
  • Further training diplomas in sonography, emergency sonography/point of care ultrasound
  • Head of the emergency sonography curriculum (USZ Emergency)
  • Course leader for emergency sonography of the Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Medical ethics
  • CAS “Medical Leadership”


Since 2012 Attending physician in emergency medicine at hospitals in Switzerland; at the University Hospital Zurich since 2015, initially as senior physician, since 2019 as head physician
2022 European Board Certified in Emergency Medicine (EBCEM), Certificate of Proficiency in Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Focused Thoracic Sonography (FMH/SGUM)
2021 Sonography certificate: Abdominal module (FMH/SGUM)
2017/2018 Certificate and certificate of competence in emergency sonography (FMH/SGUM), CAS in Medical Leadership (University of Zurich)
2022 Certificate of competence in point-of-care ultrasound: focused thoracic sonography (FMH/SGUM)
2015 Advanced training diploma in sonography (FMH/SGUM)
2013 Advanced training diploma in clinical emergency medicine (FMH/SGNOR)
2010 / 2011 Clinical Fellowship: Accident & Emergency Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London
2005 Postgraduate Diploma: Master of Science (M.Sc.) Infectious Diseases (University of London / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
2003 Certificate “Applied Infection Epidemiology” (Robert Koch Institute, Berlin)
2001- 2009 Research associate at the Robert Koch Institute, Dept. for Infection Epidemiology, Berlin. 2002-2003 Field Epidemiology Training Program; 2006-2009 Scientific Coordinator of the European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training (EPIET)
2000- 2001 Two years of medical work in the emergency department at the Benjamin Franklin University Hospital in Berlin (Charité)
2000 Recognition as a specialist in internal medicine (Berlin Medical Association)
1999 Doctorate (Dr. med.) with a cardiology topic
1993-1999 Six-year specialist training in internal medicine at Magdeburg University Hospital
Studied human medicine at the University of Göttingen. Medical examination 1993.


Selected publications

Dr. med. Doris Eis (née Radun)

Ice D. Nausea and vomiting as symptoms in emergency medicine.
Emergency Rescue Med 2021; 24: 861-881 [CME-Beitrag]

Hüsser L, Eis D. Disulfiram-ethanol reaction (DER): recognize and prevent. Practice 2021; 110 (9): 479-487 [CME-Beitrag]

Eis D, Gautschi F, Thiel S: Aspiration of an instrument during dental treatment.
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2021; 118: 377,

Eis D, Genewein EM, Christ M., Reisman M, Fadini D, Carron PN, Hugli O, Sieber R, Frasnelli A, Züricher M (2020). Minimal Data Set-Hospitals (MiND-H): Establishing a data inventory for Emergency Departments (EDs) in Switzerland

Strobel J, Eis D. Post-exposure prophylaxis after contact with potentially contagious body fluids from an emergency medical perspective. Practice 2019; 108 (16): 1047-1057

Keller J, Wolfensberger A, Clack L, Kuster SP, Dunic M, Eis D, Flammer Y, Keller D, Sax H. Do wearable alcohol-based handrub dispensers increase hand hygiene compliance? – A mixed-methods study. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 2018; 7: 143 [8 pages].

Jud A, Schmid S, Staubli G, Eis D. Can adult medicine contribute to early detection in child protection? Journal for Child and Adult Protection (ZKE) 2018; 73(2): 95-100

Schmidt AJ, Rockstroh JK, Vogel M, An der Heiden M, Baillot A, Krznaric I, Radun D:
Trouble with Bleeding: Risk Factors for Acute Hepatitis C among HIV-Positive Gay Men from Germany-A Case-Control Study.
PLoS One 2011;6(3):e17781 [9 pages]

Cai W, Poethko-Müller C, Hamouda O, Radun D:
Hepatitis B Virus Infections Among Children and Adolescents in Germany: Migration Background as a Risk Factor in a Low Seroprevalence Population.
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2011;30(1):19-24
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181ef22d5

Jorgensen P, Poethko-Müller C, Hellenbrand W, Jilg W, Thierfelder W, Meyer C, an der Heiden M, Schlaud M, Radun D:
Low hepatitis B immunogenicity of a hexavalent vaccine widely used in Germany: results of the German Health Survey for Children and Adolescents, 2003-2006.
Epidemiol Infect 2010;138(11):1621-1629

Radun D, Bernard H, Altmann M, Schöneberg I, Bochat V, van Treeck U, Rippe RM, Grunow R, Elschner M, Biederbick W, Krause G:
Preliminary case report of fatal anthrax in an injecting drug user in North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, December 2009.
Euro Surveill 2010;15(2):pii=19464

Schenkel K, Radun D, Bremer V, Bocter N, Hamouda O:
Viral hepatitis in Germany: poor vaccination coverage and little knowledge about transmission in target groups.
BMC Public Health 2008;8:132. [11 pages]

Radun D: Epidemiology of hepatitis B. In: Tillmann HL (ed.), Handbuch Hepatitis B – Diagnostik, Verlauf, Therapie. UNI MED SCIENCE, Bremen – London – Boston 2007;
ISBN 978-3-89599-378-7

Radun D (2006): Epidemiology of hepatitis B and C. In: Knorr B, Schilling R, Schäffer D, Sweers H (eds.), HIV and hepatitis prevention. Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe e.V., Berlin, April 2006

Weilandt C, Radun D:
Prisons: health hazards, but also health opportunities.
Euro Surveill. 2007 Jan 20;12(1)

Walter J, Radun D, Claus H, Hamouda O, Stark K: [Hepatitis B and C risk factors in Germany–results of the national surveillance]. Healthcare. 2005; 67(7): 441-7.

Fitz Simons D, François G, Alpers K, Radun D, Hallauer J, Jilg W, Gerlich W, Rombo L, Blystad H, Nøkleby H, van Damme P: Prevention of viral hepatitis in the Nordic countries and Germany. Scand J Infect Dis. 2005; 37(8): 549-560

Radun D: Hepatitis C – incidence and transmission. Addiction Therapy 2004; 5: 41-48

Radun D, Hamouda O: Epidemiology of hepatitis B and C in Germany. Med World 2004; 7-8: 206-210

Radun D: Epidemiology of hepatitis B in Germany. Viral Hepatitis Newsletter (meeting news) 2004; 12 (3): 13-14

Radun D, Niedrig M, Ammon A, Stark K: SARS: retrospective cohort study among German guests of the Hotel ‘M’, Hong Kong. Euro Surveill. 2003; 8(12): 228-230.

Bühling A, Radun D, Müller WA, Malfertheiner P:
Influence of anti-Helicobacter triple-therapy with metronidazole, omeprazole and clarithromycin on intestinal microflora.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2001; 15(9): 1445-1452

Skirts C,
Radun D
, Glasbrenner B, Malfertheiner P, Roessner A:
Generalized AA-amyloidosis in a 58-year-old Caucasian woman with an 18-month history of gastrointestinal tuberculosis.
Virchows Arch. 1999; 434(1): 95-100

Radun D
, Malfertheiner P: [Chronic pancreatitis: conservative therapy]. Ther Umsch. 1996; 53(5): 359-364. Review. German.

Collaboration on further publications:

Working Group Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1)v (Gilsdorf et al.):
Influenza A(H1N1)v in Germany: the first 10,000 cases.
Euro Surveill. 2009 Aug 27;14(34). pii: 19318.

Novel influenza A(H1N1) investigation team:
Description of the early stage of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Germany, April 27-16 June 2009.
Euro Surveill. 2009 Aug 6;14(31). pii: 19295.

Viral hepatitis B, C and D: Situation report 2007. Epid Bull 2008; 46:399-406

and the viral hepatitis reports of the Robert Koch Institute for the years 2003-2007:

RKI: Infection epidemiology yearbook for 2008, Berlin. (including the chapters “Hepatitis B” and “Hepatitis C”) and the yearbooks from 2003-2007

RKI: Fact sheets on rare and “imported” infectious diseases (chapter on hepatitis D, ulcus molle) 2006

RKI Working Group Pandemic Influenza, Krause G, Haas W: The first wave of pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009 in Germany: from initiation to acceleration. BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Jun 7;10:155.

Suess T, Buchholz U, Dupke S, Grunow R, an der Heiden M, Heider A, Biere B, Schweiger B, Haas W, Krause G; Robert Koch Institute Shedding Investigation Group: Shedding and transmission of novel influenza virus A/H1N1 infection in households–Germany, 2009. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Jun 1;171(11):1157-64. Epub 2010 May 3.

BMG/RKI: Hepatitis. Improving hepatitis prevention and treatment for drug addicts. Publication of the BMG. 2004 (there: Chapter: Epidemiology)

Schreier E, Radun D, Stark K. Hepatitis C. Series “Gesundheitsberichterstattung”, ed.: RKI 2003

Hepatitis C/RKI-Ratgeber Infektionskrankheiten – Merkblätter für Ärzte (revised April 2004)

Hepatitis C/Information for those affected and at risk (May 2005)

Hepatitis B/RKI-Ratgeber Infektionskrankheiten – Merkblätter für Ärzte (revised August 2004)

RKI: Outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis in a hotel in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Epid Bull 2002; 35:297-8