How can we help you?



Comments, compliments or concerns?
We look forward to your feedback.


Dr. med. Madlaina Schöni

Madlaina Schöni
Clinical position
Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot & Ankle
German, Italian, English, French

Honors and awards

  • 2018 Harold Vasey Prize for the best written specialist examination and the best overall examination


  • 2019 Specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma of the Musculoskeletal System (FMH)
  • 2014 Awarded degree of Doctor of Medicine, University of Zurich
  • 2011 State finals examinations, 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 2019 Junior Consultant, Orthopedics, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. M. Farshad)
  • 2018 - 2019 Resident Physician, Orthopedics, Balgrist University Hospital (Prof. M. Farshad)
  • 2017 - 2018 Resident Physician, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Cantons Hospital, Baden (PD Dr. med. K. Eid)
  • 2015 - 2017 Resident Physician, Orthopedics, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Prof. Ch. Gerber)
  • 2013 - 2015 Resident Physician, Orthopedics, Limmattal Hospital (Dr. Th. Hug)
  • 2011 - 2013 Resident Physician, Surgery, Affoltern Hospital (Dr. M. Wiens)


  • Swiss Society of Hospital Doctors (VSAO)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Swiss Working Group for Prosthetics and Orthotics (APO)


Long-term survival of GSB III elbow prostheses and risk factors for revisions.
Schöni M, Drerup S, Angst F, Kyburz D, Simmen BR,
Goldhahn J. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2013 Oct;133(10):1415-24

Der erworbene Pes planovalgus beim Erwachsenen.
Stephan Hermann Wirth, Arnd Viehöfer, Madlaina Schöni.
Schweiz Med Forum 2017;17(3031):630-636

Books and chapters

Langzeitergebnisse von halbverblockten Ellenbogenarthroplastiken anhand der GSB-III-Ellenbogenprothese
(Kolling Ch, Schoeni M, Simmen BR, Angst F, Drerup S, Goldhahn J. ) in
AE-Manual der Endoprothetik – Ellenbogen. Rüther W, Simmen BR (Hrsg). Springer


We are happy to arrange appointments on site or virtually for Tuesday and Thursday.

+41 44 386 12 82
+41 44 386 12 99

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

Foot and ankle surgery

KD Dr Stephan Wirth and his team specialise in diseases and injuries of the foot and ankle. These include sporting injuries and the complications that may follow. Thanks to intensive research work, surgical techniques at Balgrist University Hospital are constantly being developed, and their success reflected by the continuing improvement in results.

To the department