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Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Adrian Reber

Chief Physician, Head of Service Centre Operating Theatres and Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Management

Spital Zollikerberg
Anästhesie und Intensivstation
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Specialist title

Specialist in anaesthesiology
Specialist in intensive care medicine

Career Path

  • Since 2006
    Titular professorship for anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine
  • Since 2004
    Head of Operating Theatre Service Centre, Zollikerberg Hospital
  • Since 2002
    Chief Physician, Clinic for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Zollikerberg Hospital
  • 2000 - 2002
    Dept. of Anaesthesia, University Hospital Basel
  • 1999
    Habilitation, University of Basel
  • 1998
    PhD (Dr phil.) University of Uppsala/Sweden
  • 1998 - 2000
    Senior Physician / Deputy Head of Anaesthesia, University Children's Hospital Basel
  • 1997
    Specialist title for anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine
  • 1997 - 1998
    Senior Consultant Anaesthetist, University Hospital Basel
  • 1994 - 1996
    Research Fellow Anaesthesiologist, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1993
    Diploma of the "European Academy of Anaesthesiologists" (DEAA)
  • 1988 - 1994
    Resident in neurology, Inselspital Bern, and resident in anaesthesiology and intensive care, University Hospital Basel
  • 1987
    Doctorate, University of Bern
  • 1981 - 1987
    Medical studies, University of Berne

Scientific prizes

  • Science Award (SGAR) 1993
  • Abbott Scandinavia AB Travel Award 1995
  • Radiometer Prize 1995
  • Abbot Anaesthesia Award (SGAR) 2005


A Patient with Graves’ Disease Scheduled for Thyreoidectomy with High Risk for Thyroid Storm Caused by Severe Medication Nonadherence: Anaesthetic and Surgical Considerations

Reber A., Valenti L., Müller S., 2019


Case Rep Anesthesiol


Jul 2019, S. doi: 10.1155/2019/4781902

Carbon Dioxide Narcosis Due to Inappropriate Oxygen Delivery

Reber A., Achermann E., Herren T., Hegi T., Stäubli M., 2017


J Med Case Reports


11(204), S.

Airway Characteristics and Safe Management of Spontaneously Breathing Patients: Risk of Sedation and Analgesia and Changes in Wakefulness

Reber A., 2016


International Journal of Clinical Medicine


7, S. 726-735