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Bettina Hochreiter
Dr. med. univ.

Bettina Hochreiter

Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
German, English, Italian

Academic position

Lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich

Honors and awards

  • 2021 Maurice E. Müller Research Award for Basic Research, Swiss Orthopaedics



  • Since 2022 Orthopedics and Traumatology, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Prof. M. Farshad)
  • 2021 Specialist examination in orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system


  • 2020 – 2021 Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Prof. em. C. Gerber)


  • 2017 – 2020 Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen (Prof. B. Jost)
  • 2016 Rotation Orthopedics and Traumatology, BG Clinic Tübingen (Prof. U. Stöckle)
  • 2015 – 2017 Orthopedics and Traumatology, Clinic Gut St. Moritz (Dr. A. Urfer)
  • 2015 Internship, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, USA (Dr. T. Wickiewicz, Dr. S. Rodeo)


  • 2015 Doctorate at the Medical University of Vienna (Dr. med. univ.)
  • 2009 – 2015 Studies of Human Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna

Major sports medicine functions

  • 2018 Chief Medical Officer, Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup Arosa


  • AGA (Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery)
  • Swiss Orthopaedics (Swiss Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology)
  • FMH (Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum)
  • VSAO (Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Physicians)

Books and chapters

  • B. Hochreiter et al. Treatment Algorithm for Proximal Humerus Fractures, Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity, 2021, 194-217


We are happy to arrange appointments on site or online for Wednesday and Friday.

You can reach us as follows:
Monday – Friday
08.30 a.m. – 12 noon
1 p.m. – 5.p.m.

Appointments PD Dr. med. Karl Wieser
+41 44 386 30 12
+41 44 386 30 09

Shoulder and elbow surgery

PD Dr. Karl Wieser and his team ensure first-class diagnosis and treatment of all shoulder and elbow problems in patients of all ages, and are especially attuned to the needs of both recreational and elite athletes.

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