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Dr. med. Cornelia Frei-Lanter

Head physician, Clinic for Surgery

Spital Zollikerberg
Klinik für Chirurgie
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Specialist title

Specialist in surgery, specialising in visceral surgery, EBSQ Coloproctology, SGACT General Surgery and Traumatology

Work Focus

  • Colorectal surgery and proctology
  • Surgery for chronic inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Hernia surgery

Career Path

  • Since 2019
    Head Physician, General Surgery, especially Visceral Surgery, Zollikerberg Hospital
  • 2013 - 2019
    Deputy Medical Coordinator, Intestinal and Pancreatic Tumour Centre, Winterthur Cantonal Hospital
  • 2006 - 2019
    Senior Consultant, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, Winterthur Cantonal Hospital
  • 2017
    Specialist title in visceral surgery
  • 2016
    Biomedical Research Certificate "Good Clinical Practice" (GCP)
  • 2016
    EBSQ Coloproctology
  • 2015
    Specialist title in general surgery and traumatology
  • 2005 - 2006
    Assistant doctor in the Department of Surgery, Winterthur Cantonal Hospital
  • 2004
    Deputy Senior Physician, Surgical Clinic, Bülach Hospital
  • 2002 - 2004
    Assistant doctor, Surgical Clinic, Bülach Hospital
  • 2002
    Dissertation, University of Zurich
  • 1995 - 2001
    Medical studies, University of Zurich

Memberships

  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Swiss Society for Surgery (SGC)
  • Swiss Society for Visceral Surgery (SGVC)
  • Swiss Working Group for Coloproctology (SAKP)
  • European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO)

Publications

ECCO Guidelines on Therapeutics in Crohn’s Disease: medical treatment

Torres J., Bonovas S., Doherty G., Kucharzik T., Gisbert J.P., Raine T., Adamina M., Armuzzi A., Bachmann O., Bager P., Biancone L., Bokemeyer B., Bossuyt P., Burisch J., Collins P., El-Hussuna A., Ellul P., Frei-Lanter CM., Furfaro F., Gingert C., Gionch, 2019

Medium

J Crohns Colitis

Page

Nov 2019, S. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz180

ECCO Guidelines on Therapeutics in Crohn’s Disease: Surgical Treatment

Adamina M., Bonovas S., Raine T., Spinelli A., Warusavitarne J., Armuzzi A., Bachmann O., Bager P., Biancone L., Bokemeyer B., Bossuyt P., Burisch J., Collins P., Doherty G., El-Hussuna A., Ellul P., Fiorino G., Frei-Lanter CM., Furfaro F., Gingert C., Gi, 2019

Medium

J Crohns Colitis

Page

Nov 19, S. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjz187

Evaluating the incidence of pathological complete response in current international rectal cancer practice : the barriers to widespread safe deferral of surgery

Frei-Lanter CM., 2018

Medium

Colorectal

Page

6, S. 58-68

Blog article