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Surgeon

Urs F. Metzger, Swiss surgeon. Recipient award, San Salvatore Foundation, 1991; fellow CTEP, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland. Fellow: various surgical societies, Society Surgical Oncology, Royal College Surgeons England; member: Swiss Cancer League (honorary; president 1995-1998).

Background

Metzger, Urs F. was born on October 9, 1945 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of Fritz E. and Ida Metzger.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1972.

Career

Resident University Hospital, Zurich, 1972—1978, OA resident, 1980—1986, senior lecturer, 1986—1990. Oberasct Hospital, Glarus, Switzerland, 1978—1979. Lecturer University Zurich, 1986, professor surgery, 1992.

Head department surgery Triemli Hospital, since 1990, medical director, since 1998. Chairman European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer G.I. Group, Brussels, 1988—1992.

Membership

Fellow: various surgical societies, Society Surgical Oncology, Royal College Surgeons England. Member: Swiss Cancer League (honorary. President 1995-1998).

Connections

Married Marie-Louise Bussmann, September 8, 1978.

father:
Fritz E.

mother:
Ida Metzger

spouse:
Marie-Louise Bussmann