Portrait Ralph Fritsch

Ralph Fritsch
PD Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology

Other functions at USZ

  • Head of Intestinal Tumor Center, Head of Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Tumor Center Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich
  • vice Head of the Liver and Pancreatic Tumor Center, Deputy Head Head of the Gastric and Esophageal Tumor Center Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich


  • Gastrointestinal tumors
  • Hepatobiliary tumors
  • Molecular oncology and precision oncology


Tel. +41 44 255 22 14

Other competencies

  • Head of Colorectal Tumor Center
  • Head of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Center CCCZ and ENETs Center of Excellence
  • Deputy Head of the Pancreas, Liver and Esophagus Center


2018 Specialist certification in hematology and internal medicine (FMH)
2016 Specialist qualification in hematology and internal oncology (D)
2014-2018 Research Group Leader, Specialist and Senior Physician, Department of Internal Medicine I (Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation), University Medical Center Freiburg i. Brsg. (D)
2008-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer Research UK London Research Institute
2008 Specialist qualification in internal medicine (D)
2002 Medical dissertation
2000-2008 Specialist training, Clinics for Internal Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Munich
2000 MD Technical University of Munich

Most important memberships

  • Swiss Society for Medical Oncology (SGMO)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • American Society of Medical Oncology (ASCO)
  • German Society for Hematology and Medical Oncology (DGHO)
  • Working Group for Internal Oncology (AIO)
  • German Cancer Society (DKG)
  • European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)

Research focus

  • Translational Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Biomarkers and molecular monitoring
  • Oncogenic signal transduction
  • Co-clinical organoid modeling and functional precision oncology

For patients

To make an appointment for private consultation, contact us as follows:

Tel. +41 44 255 22 14
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Tel. +41 44 255 54 54
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