Portrait Markus Schettle

Markus Schettle
Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Radiation Oncology


  • Palliative care of oncological and non-oncological diseases (Certificate of Advanced Studies in Interprofessional Specialized Palliative Care)
  • Surgery, general surgery (FMH Surgery)
  • Multimodal pain therapy (oral, subcutaneous, intravenous)


Tel. +41 44 255 24 75

Other competencies

  • Early Palliative Care
  • Extended symptom control
  • Teaching and training in general and specialized palliative care (interprofessional)
  • “Advance Care Planning” (advice and preparation of a living will; short form)
  • Certification in palliative care


since 2018 Attending Physician, Palliative Care Center, University Hospital Zurich
2014 – 2018 Attending Physician, Surgical Department, Männedorf Hospital
2014 Fellow, Surgical Department, Zweisimmen Hospital
2010 – 2013 Resident at the University Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Inselspital Bern
2008 – 2010 Resident, Surgical Department, Männedorf Hospital

Most important memberships

  • Palliative.ch
  • FMH
  • Clinical Ethics Committee of the University Hospital Zurich
  • Critical Incident Reporting System Committee (Internal Medicine – Oncology)

Research focus

  • Interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaboration in palliative care
  • Complementary Medicine