Dr. med. Philippe Beissner

Specialist in
General Internal Medicine


Professional career

2011 - to date
Diabetes and Obesity Center Zurich and attending Consultant at the Clinc Hirslanden Zurich
2005 - 2011
Chief Consultant StoffwechselZentrum Hirslanden Zurich
2001 - 2005
Senior Consultant Center for Internal Medicine, Clinic Hirslanden Zurich
Specialist Swiss Medical Association for Internal Medicine
1999 - 2001
University Hospital Zurich, Medical Clinic A ward, IPS, cardilogy, air port practice
1997 - 1998
Hospital Grenchen, Internal Medicine
1995 - 1996
Berner Clinic Montana, Internal Medicine and Neurology

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

Dissertation with Prof. Weidmann, Medical Polyclinic, Inselspital Bern, Doctorate, Publication: M. Lerch, AU. Teuscher, P. Beissner, M. Schneider, SG. Shaw, P. Weidmann: Effects of angiotensin II-receptor blockade with losartan on insulin sensitivity, lipid profile, and endothelin in normotensive offsprings of hypertensive parents
Elim Hospital, North Transvaal, South Africa
State examination Bern
1987 - 1994
Study of human medicine University of Bern
1980 - 1986
German High School Biel (BE), Matura Type A


Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

The Obesity Society TOS
Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich AGZ
Swiss Study Group for Morbid Obesity (SMOB)
Federatio Medicorum Helveticorum FMH

Publications & videos

Events & lectures