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Daniel Andreas Müller
PD Dr. med.

Daniel Andreas Müller

Senior Consultant of Tumor Surgery
German, English, French, Italian

Academic position

Privatdozent, Lecturer of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich


Surgical treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors

Honors and awards

  • 2011 Second prize for “My first communication”, SGOT
  • 2009 First prize for best poster presentation in general surgery, SGC


  • 2014 Guest lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Florence, Italy
  • 2014 Medical specialist, FMH for Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System
  • 2012 - 2013 Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Zurich, Basel and Bern
  • 2010 MD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern
  • 2001-2007 Medical school, University of Bern, Switzerland


  • Since September 2019 Senior Consultant of Tumour Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich
  • Since January 2017 Head of Tumour Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich
  • 2015 - 2016 Deputy Head and Co-Leader Clinical Tumour Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich


  • April 2015 Staff, Unit for orthopedic tumor surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich
  • 2015 Visiting Fellow, Musculoskeletal Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
  • 2014 Clinical Fellow, Musculoskeletal Oncology, University Hospital Careggi, University of Florence, Italy
  • 2014 Board Certification for Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Swiss Medical Board


  • 2013 Resident, Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2010 - 2012 Resident, Orthopedic Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich
  • 2009 Resident, Orthopedic Surgery, Burgdorf, Switzerland
  • 2008 Resident, General Surgery and Traumatology, Frutigen, Switzerland


  • VSAO: Verein Schweizerischer Assistenz- und Oberärzte
  • FMH: Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum
  • SGOT: Swiss Orthopaedics
  • CIOSM: Club Italiano Oncologica Sistema Muscoloscheletrico
  • AAOS: American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (International Affiliate)
  • EMSOS: European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society
  • ISOLS: International Society of Limb Salvage

Scientific projects

  • Prosthetic and Biologic Reconstruction after Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Resection
  • Functional and Oncological Outcome after Surgical Resection of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors


Secretariat Tumor Surgery
+41 44 386 30 95
+41 44 386 16 66

Bone and soft tissue surgery

PD Dr Daniel Müller and his team carry out the diagnostic work-up, treatment, and care of patients with bone or soft-tissue tumours. The initial work-up includes coordinating clinical findings, diagnostic imaging and, whenever necessary, detailed examination of biopsy material to provide the definitive diagnosis.

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