Portrait Silvio Brugger,

Silvio Brugger,
Prof. Dr. Dr. med.

Attending Physician with extended responsibilites, Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology
Attending Physician, Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology

Specialties

  • Bacterial infections, especially of the respiratory tract
  • Chronic infections in the ORL area
  • Infections with immunodeficiencies (e.g. hyper-IgE syndrome)
Appointment

Contact

Tel. +41 44 255 33 22
VCard

Other competencies

  • Head of hospital hygiene laboratory
  • Microbiological diagnostics

Career

Clinical

Since 01/2019 Attending Physician (Promedica and SNSF professorship), Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich
10/2019 FMH Infectiology
10/2017 – 12/2018 Resident, Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich
10/2014 FMH General Internal Medicine
10/2013 – 09/2014 Fellow, University Clinic for General Internal Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
07/2010 – 09/2013 Resident, General Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Infectiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
11/2006 – 06/2010 Swiss National MD-PhD Program (SNF), Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Bern
09/2000 -11/2006 Medical studies, University of Bern

Scientific

Since 03/2022 ESCMID Fellow
Since 11/2021 Lecturer in Medicine, D-HEST, ETH Zurich
07/2021 Habilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich
09/2016 – 07/2017 Certificate in Applied Biostatistics, Harvard Catalyst Program, Harvard University
11/2014 – 09/2017 Postdoctoral Training, Lemon Lab, Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard Medical School
07/2012 – 08/2012 Visiting Scientist, Lemon Lab, Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard Medical School
06/2010 Scientific dissertation
11/2006 – 06/2010 Swiss National MD-PhD Program (SNF), Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Bern
07/2007 Medical dissertation

Most important memberships

  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Swiss Society for Microbiology (SSM)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Physicians (VSAO)
  • Swiss M.D.-Ph.D. Association
  • European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
  • European M.D.-PhD. Association
  • Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases (SSI/SGINF)

Research focus

  • Microbiome of the respiratory tract incl. Nasopharynx
  • Commesal-pathogen interactions
  • Pneumococcal and staphylococcal infections
  • MicrobiotaCOVID cohort
  • BurnSkin cohort
  • SDB LAB Research

Publications

Publication list

Further

  • Head of hospital hygiene laboratory
  • ssi.guidelines.ch Committee
  • infect.info

Appointment

Appointments can only be made via referral to the personal consultation hours.

University Hospital Zurich
Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 33 22
Contact form

International patients

Appointments can only be made via referral to the personal consultation hours.

University Hospital Zurich
Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 33 22
Contact form

For referrer

Assignment ad personam necessary.

Please contact us via

University Hospital Zurich
Department of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 255 33 22
Contact form