Portrait Eleftherios Pierre Samartzis

Eleftherios Pierre Samartzis
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Gynecology

Other functions at USZ

  • Senior Physician Gynecological Tumor Center


  • Gynecological tumor diseases (surgical and drug therapy)
  • Minimally invasive operations (laparoscopy, robotic surgery)
  • Endometriosis


Tel. +41 43 253 09 62


2020-2023 Fellow Gynecologic Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Since 2017 Local Primary Investigator (PI) and Swiss Coordinating Investigator (CI) in several multicenter international clinical trials in gynecologic oncology
2015-2020 Delegate of the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK) in the European Network of Gynaecological Oncology Trial Groups (ENGOT)
2016-2020 Senior Physician, Department of Gynecology, University Hospital Zurich, specializing in endometriosis and gynecological-oncological drug therapies
01/2018 Specialty exam in surgical gynecology and obstetrics FMH
2015 – 2016 Senior physician at the Women’s Clinic with responsibility for endometriosis and tumor diseases, Cantonal Hospital Schaffhausen
2015 Specialist examination in gynecology and obstetrics FMH
2009 – 2015 Resident Physician, Department of Gynecology, University Hospital Zurich
2008 Resident Physician at the Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Zurich
2010 Doctorate University of Zurich
2007 State Exam
2001-2007 Medical studies at the University of Zurich
  • Swiss Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SGGG)
  • FMH Swiss Medical Association
  • Swiss GO Trial Group (Executive Board Member)
  • European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)
  • European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)
  • The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Clinical studies in gynecologic oncology
  • Preclinical research, endometriosis-associated ovarian cancer