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educator , Surgeon

Walter Paul Schweizer, Swiss surgeon, educator. Former captain Swiss Army Medical Forces. Fellow: American College of Surgeons, German Surgical Society, International College Surgeons, Royal College Surgeons of England, International Surgical Society; member: Swiss Cancer Association, Swiss Surgical Society (board directors since 2000, chairman quality board, president 1996), Rotary.

Background

Schweizer, Walter Paul was born on August 7, 1952 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Paul Hans and Margrit (Iselin) Schweizer.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Medical School Basel, 1978.

Career

Assistant doctor Kantonsspital, Basel, 1979-1981, 84-86. Medical doctor St. Francis Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania, 1982-1983. Senior registrar Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland, 1986-1995.

Chairman department surgery Kantonsspital, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, since 1996. Associate professor School Medicine University Bern, Switzerland, 1998. Guest professor S.Q. University Medical School, Muscat, Oman, 1994-1998.

Lecturer Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel.

Membership

Former captain Swiss Army Medical Forces. Fellow: American College of Surgeons, German Surgical Society, International College Surgeons, Royal College Surgeons of England, International Surgical Society. Member: Swiss Cancer Association, Swiss Surgical Society (board directors since 2000, chairman quality board, president 1996), Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, motorbiking, piccolo flute.

Connections

Married Eugénie Elisabeth Schudel, May 17, 1952. Children: Nicolas Martin, Philip Andreas Oliver.

father:
Paul Hans Schweizer

mother:
Margrit (Iselin) Schweizer

spouse:
Eugénie Elisabeth Schudel

child:
Nicolas Martin Schweizer

child:
Philip Andreas Oliver Schweizer