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Dr. med. Dominik Kaiser

Dominik Kaiser
Clinical position
Consultant Hip and Pelvis Surgery
Tumors, Hip & Pelvis

Knee, surgical treatment of bones and soft tissue defects

German, English, Italian, French


  • 2018 Specialist in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery of the Musculoskeletal System
  • 2012 Doctor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich
  • 2005-2011 Studied medicine at the University of Zurich

University degree

  • 2011 University of Zurich


  • 2005 - 2011 Studied Medicine at the University of Zurich 


  • Since July 2019 Consultant, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. M. Farshad)
  • Since July 2018, Junior Consultant, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. M. Farshad)
  • 2018 Clinical Fellowship, upper and lower limb reconstructive surgery “orthoplastics”, (Prof. AC Masquelet, St. Antoine Hospital, Paris)
  • 2015-2017 Specialty Trainee, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Cantonal Hospital, Baden (PD Dr. K. Eid)
  • 2013-2015 Specialty Trainee, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. C. Gerber)
  • 2012-2013 Specialty Trainee, Department of General Surgery, Cantonal Hospital, Schaffhausen (PD Dr. F Hetzer)
  • 2011 Doctoral candidate, Department of Dermatology, Zurich University Hospitals (Prof. L. French)


  • 2018: Clinical Fellowship: upper and lower limb reconstructive surgery “orthoplastics” (Prof. AC Masquelet), St. Antoine Hospital, Paris

Grants and stipends

  • “Swiss orthopaedics” stipend 2018


  • Swiss Society of Hospital Doctors (VSAO)
  • Swiss Orthopaedics (SGOT)

Scientific projects

  • Patellofemoral problems
  • Biomechanics of the shoulder


Double mobility cup total hip arthroplasty in patients at high risk for dislocation: a single- center analysis
D.Kaiser, AF Kamath, P Zingg, C Dora

Alginate dressing and polyurethane film versus paraffin gauze in the treatment of split-thickness skin graft donor sites: a randomised controlled pilot study
D.Kaiser, J. Hafner, D Mayer, L French, S Läuchli


Secretariat Hip and Pelvis Surgery
+41 44 386 12 89
+41 44 386 12 90

Hip and pelvis surgery

The second largest joint in the human body is of key importance for pain-free unrestricted movement in everyday activities and sports. Dr Patrick Zingg and his team are highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons, who are there at your side if you need treatment or surgery of the hip and pelvis.

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