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Dr. med. Christoph Aufdenblatten, Executive MBA

Christoph Aufdenblatten, Executive MBA
Clinical position
Consultant Pediatric Orthopaedics
Deputy Head of Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, University Paediatric Hospital, Zurich
Paediatric Orthopaedics
Academic position
Lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich

Skeletal Trauma Surgery
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

German, English, French


  • 2014 Swiss Board Certification of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
  • 2009 Swiss Board Certification of Paediatric Surgery
  • 2000 Doctoral Thesis
  • 2000 MD, Swiss Federal Diploma, University of Berne


  • 2013 Attending Paediatric Orthopaedic and Paediatric Trauma Surgeon Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (Head Prof. M. Meuli, MD, S. Dierauer, MD)
  • 2013 Visiting Fellowship Division of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, Hospital for Special Surgery New York, USA (Frank A. Cordasco, MD, MS, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College)
  • 2013 Visiting Fellowship Division of Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA (Lyle J. Micheli, MD, Director, Mininder S. Kocher, MD, MPH, Associate Director)
  • 2010 – 2013 Attending Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Cantonal Hospital St.Gallen, Switzerland (Head Prof. Bernhard Jost, MD)
  • 2007 – 2010 Attending Paediatric Surgeon Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital Lucerne, Switzerland (Head PD M. Schwöbel, MD) Fellow Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery
  • 2007 Residency Rotation Paediatric Orthopaedics and Trauma, University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (Head S. Dierauer, MD)
  • 2006 – 2007 Residency Department of Surgery, University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (Head Prof. M. Meuli, MD)
  • 2003 –2006 Residency Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital Lucerne, Switzerland (Head PD M. Schwöbel, MD)
  • 2001 - 2002 Residency Regional Hospital Burgdorf, Switzerland (Head Prof. A. Bodoky, MD, P. Aebersold, MD)


  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
  • Swiss Association of Residents and Consultants (VSAO)
  • Swiss Pediatric Surgery Society (SGKC)
  • Swiss Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SGOT)
  • Society for Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery (AGA)
  • AO Trauma Member
  • Board of Swiss Society for Traumatology and Insurance Medicine (SGTV)


We are happy to arrange appointments for Friday.

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

You can reach us as follows:
Monday - Friday
8.30 a.m. - 12.00 noon
1.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

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Paediatric orthopaedics

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

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