Prof. - Marc Schiesser - Liver surgery -

Prof. Marc Schiesser

Specialist for Liver surgery, Pancreatic surgery, Oncology surgery, Gastric surgery, Biliary Surgery, Intestinal surgery, Intestinal Cancer, Thyroid surgery, Esophageal surgery, Esophageal cancer in Zurich

Prof. - Marc Schiesser - Liver surgery -
Prof. Schiesser has gained an enormous reputation, particularly through numerous surgeries on the liver, spleen and bile. Patients suffering from complex cancers in particular rely on his expertise. However, his expertise also plays an important role internationally in research and in professional societies.

Special Clinical Focus

  • Surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract (oesophagus, stomach, duodenum, spleen, reflux surgery, achalasia)
  • Hepatobiliary surgery (liver, pancreas, spleen, gall bladder/ducts)
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery / robotics
  • Surgery of malignant tumours (oncological surgery) of the abdominal cavity (including sarcoma surgery and multivisceral resections)
  • General surgery (inguinal hernias, abdominal wall hernias, diverticulitis, etc.)

About us Prof. Marc Schiesser

Prof. Marc Schiesser is an abdominal surgeon and specializes in the surgical treatment of the upper abdominal organs. His core competencies include surgical procedures to the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas and gallbladder. Prof. Schiesser has made a name as a tumor surgeon, particularly in the surgical treatment of cancer conditions of the abdominal organs and for hepatic metastases and sarcomata of the abdomen. Surgical treatment for obesity in the course of bariatric surgery, for example, by means of a gastric bypass, is also a part of Prof. Schiesser’s service portfolio. His medical studies at the University of Zurich were followed by long-term practical experience at various Swiss and international hospitals, including the Zurich University Hospital, and most recently as the Deputy Chief Physician of the Department of Surgery at the St. Gall Cantonal Hospital. As a member of multiple scientific specialist associations and working groups, Prof. Schiesser is also optimally networked. His appointment as Honorary Professor at the University of Zurich in 2017 underscores Prof. Schiesser’s reputation as a highly esteemed leader in his specialist field. The highly qualified specialist possesses a variety of specialist qualifications, such as in surgery and in abdominal surgery FMH, transplantation EBSQ and Master of Surgery from Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. The European specialist qualification in hepatobiliary surgery EBSQ attests to Prof. Schiesser’s expertise in this abdominal surgery branch of the field. Prof. Schiesser has practiced at the Hirslanden St. Anna’s Hospital since 2018, above all in the field of minimal invasive and robot-assisted abdominal surgery using the Da Vinci surgical system. The renowned specialist is also an associate partner of the Zurich Surgical Center, which is attached to the Hirslanden Hospital. Here, patients are given individually customized treatment by an interdisciplinary collaborating team of experts. Of course, Prof. Schiesser and his colleagues utilize state-of-the-art technical equipment for the diagnosis and for therapeutic concepts. These are characterized by their focus on particularly gentle surgical techniques, and this means a shorter recovery time and fewer side-effects for the patient. Quality and medical safety are a huge priority at the Hirslanden Hospital and the Zurich Surgical Center – for individual treatment from an expert source. Prof. Schiesser looks forward to your contact request!

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Diagnostic Services

  • Clinical examination
  • Laboratory diagnostics

Therapeutic Services

  • Surgery to the upper gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, duodenum, spleen, reflux surgery, achalasia)
  • Hepatobiliary surgery (liver, pancreas, spleen, gallbladder / biliary tract)
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Minimal invasive surgery / robot-assisted surgery
  • Surgery for malignant tumors (oncological surgery) of the abdomen (including sarcoma surgery and multivisceral resection)
  • The complete treatment is given in close collaboration and exchange with our colleagues in multidisciplinary departments

Medical spectrum




Special Offers / Arrangements / Rooms

  • International Patient Service: German, English, French, Russian, Arabic
  • Extensive facilities in single and double rooms
  • We have our own restaurant, QUADRO
  • Coffee lounge
  • Kiosk



Prof. Marc Schiesser, Zurich Surgical Center at the Hirslanden Hospital

Witellikerstrasse 40
8032 Zurich

Call now: +41 44 5513857
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