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Dr. med. Stephan Müller

Senior Consultant Visceral Surgeon, Clinic for Surgery

Spital Zollikerberg
Klinik für Chirurgie
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Specialist title

Specialist in surgery, specialising in visceral surgery, general surgery and traumatology

Work Focus

  • Surgery of the abdominal organs and abdominal wall, incl. laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery
  • Surgery of the thyroid gland
  • Surgery of the chest cavity, incl. thoracoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery
  • General surgery

Career Path

  • Since 2019
    Senior Senior Physician Visceral Surgery Clinic for Surgery, Zollikerberg Hospital
  • 2012
    Certification "Advanced laparoscopic surgery SALTC"
  • Since 2006
    Teaching assignment at the University of Zurich for student course "Surgical ward rounds"
  • 2006 - 2018
    Head of the Department of Surgery and member of the hospital management, Zollikerberg Hospital
  • 2004
    Specialisation in visceral surgery
  • 2003 - 2005
    Deputy Chief Physician, Surgical Clinic, Zurich City Hospital
  • 2003
    Specialisation in general and trauma surgery
  • 2002
    Master of Health Administration (MHA), University of Bern
  • 2000 - 2003
    Head physician, Surgical Clinic, Zurich City Hospital
  • 1999 - 2001
    Postgraduate programme "Management in Healthcare", University of Berne
  • 1998 - 2000
    Senior physician with increased responsibility, Surgical Clinic, Zurich City Hospital
  • 1994
    Specialist title for surgery
  • 1993 - 1998
    Senior Physician, Surgical Clinic, Zurich City Hospital
  • 1987 - 1992
    Assistant Surgeon, Zurich University Hospital, Dielsdorf District Hospital, Winterthur Cantonal Hospital
  • 1989
    Dissertation, University of Zurich
  • 1980 - 1986
    Medical studies, University of Zurich


  • Swiss Society for Surgery (SGC)
  • Swiss Society for Visceral Surgery (SGVC)
  • Swiss Endocrine Surgeons (Working Group Endocrine Surgery (AGEC-SGVC))
  • Swiss Association for Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Surgery (SALTC)
  • European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  • Swiss Society for Vascular Surgery (SGG)
  • Swiss Society for General Surgery and Traumatology (SGACT)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich (AGZ)
  • Society of Surgeons of the Canton of Zurich
  • Society of Chief Physicians of the Canton of Zurich
  • Swiss Society for Medical Informatics (SGMI)
  • Alumni NDS MiG


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

Kolorektales Karzinom Multimodale Konzepte für einen kurativen Therapieansatz .

Frei-Lanter CM., Schadde E ., Müller PH., Misirlic M., 2018


Info Onkologie & Hämatologie


6, S. 7-12

Subakute lumbale Rückenschmerzen und akute Niereninsuffizienz bei einem 47-jährigen Mann. Subacute lower back pain and acute kidney failure in a 47-year old man

Al Rifai A., Bleisch J., Marques Maggio E., Müller S., Schorn R., Tritschler T., 2014


Der Internist


9, S. 1094-1099