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Sandro Canonica
Dr. med.

Sandro Canonica

Consultant i.V.
German, French, English


  • 2020 Doctorate in Medicine, University of Zurich
  • 2008–2014 Studies of Human Medicine, University of Zurich

Professional career

  • Since 2022 Senior Physician Pediatric Orthopedics and Traumatology Balgrist University Hospital and University Children's Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. med. T. Dreher
  • 2020–2022 Resident Orthopedics and Traumatology University Hospitals of Geneva, Prof. D. med. Hannouche
  • 2018–2020 Assistant and senior physician pediatric orthopedics and traumatology University Children's Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. med. T. Dreher
  • 2017 Resident Orthopedic Surgeon Balgrist University Hospital, Prof. Dr. med. C. Gerber and M. Farshad
  • 2015–2017 Resident General Surgery Kantonsspital Frauenfeld, PD Dr. med. M. Müller


  • Association of Swiss Assistant and Senior Physicians (VSAO)
  • Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum (FMH)


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We are happy to arrange appointments for Monday and Thursday.

Infant consultation with ultrasound on Thursday afternoon.

+41 44 386 30 91
+41 44 386 16 66

You can reach us as follows:
Monday to Friday
8 am to 12 noon
1 pm to 5 pm

Pediatric orthopedics

Prof. Thomas Dreher and his team offer a highly specialized pediatric orthopedic unit with holistic care for all orthopedic problems. The child and the specific orthopedic problem are always the main focus, since children and adults ultimately differ in growth and development.  

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