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Director of the Clinic Prof. Dr. Thomas Linder - Professional CV

Professional Career:   

  • 6 years University of Zürich Medical School, Switzerland (1981 - 1987)

 

Clerkships outside of Switzerland:

  • Vascular Surgery UCSF,  USA (Sept/Oct 1986)
  • General Surgery  UCSF,  USA (Oct /Nov 1986)

 

Diplomas:    

  • Nov. 12, 1987: Graduate Physician
  • Dec. 27, 1988: Medical Doctor’s Degree*
  • Jan. 20, 1988: ECFMG Diploma

* Doctoral Thesis: “Incidence of Intraabdominal Adhesions Following the Application of Topical Antimicrobial Solutions“  at the University of Zürich

 

Postgraduate Training:   

  • 1.1.89 -9.30.90:  Internship General Surgery Kantonsspital Winterthur (Dr. A. Marty) Switzerland
  • 10.1.90 -3.31.91: Residency Otolaryngology University Hospital Zürich (Prof. U. Fisch) Switzerland
  • 4.1.91 -5.31.91: Research  Otology The Ohio State University Research Fellowship (Dr. Lim / Dr.Schuller) USA
  • 6.1.92 - 7.31.94: Residency Otolaryngology University Hospital Zürich (Prof. U. Fisch) Switzerland
  • 8.1.94 -1.31.95: Otolaryngology Kantonsspital Luzern (Prof. Ch. Gammert) Switzerland
  • 31.1.95 -7.31.95: Fellowship Otology The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary (Dr. Linstrom / Dr. Schaefer) USA
  • 8.1.95 -2001: Staff Otolaryngology University Hospital Zürich Otology & Skull Base Surgery with Prof. U. Fisch, Switzerland
  • Nov 1994: Swiss Board Certification in Otorhinolaryngology
  • Nov 1996: Swiss Board Subspecialisation in  Head- & Neck Surgery
  • March 1999: Academic title of “Privatdozent“: PD Dr. med. Th. Linder
  • August 2007: Appointed "Titularprofessor", University of Zürich
  • since September 2001: Chairman Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery  Kantonsspital Luzern

 

Special Interest: 

  • Otology
  • Lateral Skull
  • Base Surgery
  • Active Middle Ear Implants and Cochlear Implants
  • Facial Nerve
  • Temporal Bone Tumours
  • Glomus Tumours

 

Memberships:

  • Swiss ENT Society
  • ARO (Association for Research in Otolaryngology
  • EAONO (European Academy of Otology & Neuro-Otology)
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Politzer Society
  • American Otological Society
  • Fisch Microsurgical Foundation
  • Swiss Audiology Committee
  • ADANO (Germany)
  • VLSS (Verein Leitender Spitalärzte der Schweiz)
  • OLSA - Luzern (Ogranisation der Leitenden Spitalärzte Luzern)
  • Doctor's Association of Luzern
  • Kiwanis Club Luzern
  • Bell-Society

 

Review and/or Editorial Board:

  • Otology & Neurotology
  • HNO
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • ORL Journal for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology 
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Klinikdirektor, Prof. Thomas Linder

Prof. Linder's Motto

”It is important to me that I can accompany the patients until the treatment has been successfully terminated."