Dr. med. Martin Toniolo

Specialist in
General Internal Medicine
Qualification certificates
Interventional Pain Management (SSIPM)
Ultrasonography (SGUM)
Manual medicine (SAMM)
German, French, English, Italian


Core competencies

  • Complete spectrum of inflammatory and degenerative rheumatic diseases (e. g. polyarthritis, osteoarthritis, crystal-associated diseases, inflammatory and degenerative back complaints, collagen diseases, vasculitis)
  • Bone diseases (e. g. osteoporosis) including bone density measurement using DXA
  • Ultrasound of the musculoskeletal system, including ultrasound-guided infiltration
  • X-ray guided infiltration (C-arm)
  • Manual medicine

Professional career

Apr 2012 - 2016
Senior Physician University Hospital Zurich, Rheumatology
Jul 2010 - Mar 2012
Assistant Physician University Hospital Zurich, Rheumatology
Jul 2008 - Jun 2010
Assistant Physician University Hospital Liestal, Internal Medicine
May 2006 - Jun 2008
Assistant Physician Cantonal Hospital Olten, Internal Medicine / Hematology
Feb 2004 - Apr 2006
Assistant Physician Rehabilitation Hospital Rheinfelden, Rheumatology / Neurology

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism) Ultrasound Trainer in Rheumatology
Tutor in musculoskeletal ultrasound (SGUM)
FMH specialization in Rheumatology
Certificate in Manual Medicine (SAMM)
Certificate in interventional pain therapy (SSIPM)
Certificate in ultrasound techniques (musculoskeletal division) (SGUM)
FMH specialization in General Internal Medicine
PhD thesis at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg / Breisgau
Apr 2000 - Dec 2003
Studies at the Faculty of Medicine Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
Oct 1996 - Mar 2000
Studies at the Faculty of Medicine Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg im Breisgau


Memberships and partnerships

• Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
• Doctors Society of the Canton of Zurich (AGZ)
• Swiss Society of Ultrasound in Medicine - musculoskeletal division (SGUM)
• Swiss Society of Rheumatology (SGR)
• Swiss Medical Association for Manual Medicine (SAMM)
• Swiss Clinical Quality Management in Rheumatic Diseases (SCQM)
• Swiss Sonography group in arthritis and rheumatism (sonar)
• Society of Zurich Rheumatologists
• Partner at h-care

Partner at h-care

Publications & videos

Events & lectures