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Senior Consultant Dr. med. Martin Aepli

Dr. med. Martin Aepli Spezialist Hüftchirurgie

Position and faculty

Senior Consultant Hip Surgery

To the department Hip Surgery


Hip endoprosthetics







Hip 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


since 07/2022

Senior Consultant Hip Surgery, Schulthess Klinik 

2018 - 2022

Consultant Hip Surgery, Schulthess Klinik 


Consultant Orthopaedics / Traumatology, Kantonsspital Winterthur
(PD Dr. med. P. Koch)


Resident Orthopaedics, Schulthess Klinik
(Prof. Dr. med. M. Leunig)


Resident Orthopaedics, Kantonsspital Winterthur
(Dr. med. M. Pisan)


Resident Surgery, Spital Zollikerberg
(Dr. med. S. Müller)

Education and training


Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System FMH


Dissertation University of Zurich "Translaminar Screw Fixation of the Lumbar Spine" (Prof. Dr. med. D. Grob, Schulthess Klinik)


Study of Medicine, University of Zurich

Scientific activities

Clinical and biomechanical research in the field of hip surgery (collaboration ETH Zurich)

Awards and honours

Top Teacher Award 2017 (Recognition for outstanding pedagogical achievements KSW), Prof. Dr. med. S. Breitenstein / PD Dr. med. P. Koch

Elite-med prize2009 (Best performance of the year at the Federal Examination in Human Medicine University of Zurich), Prof. Dr. med. W. Vetter


Aepli, M. Contact force path in total hip arthroplasty: Effect of cup medialization in a whole-body simulation. Jahreskongress Swiss Orthopaedics 27.06.2019

Aepli, M. Hüftarthrose: von der Einzelfallbeschreibung zu systematischen Studien. ETH Demowoche Schulthess Klinik 5.2.2019

Faessler, D., Aepli, M., Patzwahl, R., Meier, C. Isolated hip pain in a 46-year-old female patient with otherwise asymptomatic appendicitis: a diagnostic «long way round». Jahreskongress Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie 16.05.2018

Aepli, M. Hüftdysplasie. Hausarztfortbildung Schulthess Klinik 6.11.2014

Aepli, M. Translaminar screw fixation of the lumbar spine: patient-oriented outcome after an average of 10 years. Jahreskongress Swiss Orthopaedics 25.6.2009

Aepli, M., Meier, C. & Wahl, P. (2019). Electrosurgery induced femoral stem fracture in total hip arthroplasty. JBJS Case Connect

Aepli, M., Kamath, A. F., Ganz, R. & Leunig, M. (2015). Coxa Profunda e Protrusão Acetabular. In: Cirurgia Preservadora do Quadril Adulto, edited by Gomes LSM. São Paulo, Brazil: Editora Atheneu, 2015, p. 507–518.

Aepli, M., Ganz, R., Manner, H. M., & Leunig, M. (2015). Development of Bilateral Cam Deformity After Dunn Procedure and Contralateral Prophylactic Fixation: A Periosteal Reaction?. JBJS Case Connect, 5(2), e53.

Aepli, M., Mannion, A. F., & Grob, D. (2009). Translaminar screw fixation of the lumbar spine: long-term outcome. Spine, 34(14), 1492-1498.