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Björn Zörner
PD Dr. Dr.

Björn Zörner

Senior Consultant Outpatient Clinic
German, English, Latin

Academic position



Diseases of the spinal cord and spinal cord injury
Electrophysiological diagnostics of the central and peripheral nervous system
Cerebrovascular diseases
Analysis and treatment of gait disturbances after damage of the central nervous system


  • 2004 Approbation as physician
  • 1999-2004 Study of human medicine, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, faculty for clinical medicine Mannheim (Germany)
  • 1997-1999 Study of human medicine, Rhine-Westphalian Technical College Aachen (Germany)


  • February 2017 Consultant Neurologist (FMH)
  • January 2016 - December 2016 Internal medicine, Spital Zollikerberg (Prof. Dr. med. Ludwig T. Heuss)
  • April 2014 - December 2015 Neurology, Paraplegiology, Spinal Cord Injury Centre, University Hospital Balgrist (Prof. Dr. med. Armin Curt)
  • August 2010 - April 2014 Neurology, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich (Prof. Dr. med. Michael Weller)
  • August 2005 - August 2010 Doctorate in natural science (PhD), Brain Research Institute, Faculty of Science, University of Zurich (Prof. Dr. Dr. Martin E. Schwab)
  • December 2004 - December 2005 Neurology, Paraplegiology, Spinal Cord Injury Centre, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. Dr. med. Volker Dietz) 


  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH, Fédération des médecins suisses)
  • Swiss Society of Clinical Neurophysiology (SGKN)

Scientific projects

  • Clinical Research Priority Program (CRPP) “NeuroRehab” of the University of Zurich
  • Subproject 2 “Advanced outcomes lower limbs”
  • Characterization of the human gait after damage of the central nervous system (Project: “GaitPortfolio“)


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