Important information on coronavirus: Please see our information on Covid certification requirements. Learn more

Senior Consultant Dr. med. Hans-Kaspar Schwyzer

Dr. med. Hans-Kaspar Schwyzer Spezialist Schulter und Ellbogenchirurgie

Position and faculty

Senior Consultant Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

To the department Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


Reconstructive surgery of shoulder and elbow including artificial joint replacement

Arthroscopic and open surgical techniques
Injuries of shoulder and elbow, in particular sports injuries
Rheumatism surgery of shoulder and elbow


Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Phone hours
Mo–Th 8:00–17:00
Fr 8:00–16:00
Sa–Su Geschlossen

Medical specialisation

Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System




Visiting physician Sportklinik Stuttgart/D (Prof. P. Habermeyer)
Landeskrankenanstalten Salzburg/A (Prof. H. Resch)
Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group Long Beach CA/USA (D. Morrison M.D.)
San Francisco CA/USA (T. Norris M.D.)
Steadman Hawkins Clinic Vail CO/USA (R.J. Hawkins M.D.)
Southern California Orthopedic Institute Van Nuys CA/USA (St. Snyder M.D.)
Loma Linda University Medical Center Loma linda CA/USA (Ch. Jobe)
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Washington (R. Matsen, D.Harryman II M.D.) Seattle WA/USA.

Education and training


Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery FMH


Specialist in Surgery FMH

Specialist training in Internal Medicine, Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery in Davos, Interlaken, Universitätsklinik Basel, Luzern und Schulthess Klinik.


Doctorate as Dr. med. with a paper on the suprapubic urinary diversion «Die Ileoblase»


Study of Human Medicine, University of Zurich
Federal Examination in Human Medicine

Scientific activities

More than 100 national and international lectures, Instructor at various international workshops / AO course in Davos
Author and co-author of several publications and book contributions
Guest surgeon for GSB III elbow artificial joint at home and abroad (Germany/ Austria)
New development shoulder artificial joint, author PROMOS
Further development of elbow artificial joint, GSB III
Quality Management and Outcome Measurement of Upper Extremity (QUOMUEX)
Speaker on the occasion of Health Weeks Leukerbad


Swiss Medical Association FMH

Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich AGZ

swiss orthopaedics

Zurich Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Society of Surgeons of the Canton of Zurich

European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow SECEC/ESSSE

German Society Shoulder and Elbow Surgery e.V. DVSE

European Rheumatism and Arthritis Surgical Society ERASS


Congress lectures

Audigé L., Salomonsson B., Moroder P., Lambert S., Sperling J., Page R., Schwyzer H. K. and Durchholz H. International consensus for minimum radiological monitoring and complication reporting in shoulder arthroplasty: completion of a Delphi process. 78. Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und Traumatologie (SGOT), 06.-08.06.2018, Montreux, Switzerland.