Prof. Dr. med. Christian Breymann

Specialist in
Gynaecology and Obstetrics
specially: Fetomaternal Medicine
Qualification certificates
Prenatal ultrasonography (SGUM)
Medical practice laboratory (KHM)
German, English, French, Italian


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Professional career

Leader of the "Expertenbrief" SGGG Expert Committee - Anaemia in obstetrics
Member of the Editorial Board: "Transfusion Alternatives in Transfusion Medicine", Blackwell Science (Editor in Chief: Prof. K. van der Linde)
Jul 2005 - to date
Co-Leader of the Zentrum GGS (Centre for gynaecology and obstetrics, Seefeld, Zurich) together with Prof. P. Wyss
Editor: online textbook on Iron Therapy in Obstetrics
Member of Faculty der International Cord Blood Society
c/o Tufts University, Boston /USA
to date
Member of scientific staff & Research Group Leader, ZKF (Centre for Clinical Research), Obstetrics Clinic – Obstetrics Research (Prof. R. Zimmermann)
2004 - to date
Private medical work, Attending doctor at the Hirslanden and Bethanien Clinics, Zurich
Research Group Leader (ZKF – Centre for Clinical Research) in obstetrics research for foetomaternal haematology.
Mar 2002 - Mar 2003
Senior doctor in surgical gynaecology at the Bayreuth Gynaecology Clinic, Breast Centre, Nürnberg-Erlangen University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Tulusan
Nov 2001 - Feb 2002
Human resources officer of the Gynaecology Clinic, University Hospital Zurich
Nov 2001
Focus: Special obstetrics and prenatal medicine
Nov 2001
Inaugural lecture as university lecturer
Feb 2001
University lecturer at the University of Zurich
Apr 1998
Senior Doctor, Department of Gynaecology
Apr 1998
Teaching duties at the Medical Faculty of the University
Research fellow: Mount Sinai Hematology & Nutrition Research Laboratory, New York, Director: Prof. Victor Herbert.
Research subject: Assessment of a holoferritin assay during pregnancy and postpartum.
Nov 1993 - Apr 1998
Continued clinical training as a Clinical Assistant at the Department of Gynaecology of the University of Zurich.
1991 - Nov 1993
Postdoctoral research at the Institute of perinatal physiology, Obstetrics Clinic of the University of Zurich (Prof. A. Huch, Prof. R. Huch).
On a grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Association)
1991 - 1993
Grant from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft 'DFG' (German Research Association)
Subject: "Possible uses of human recombinant erythropoietin in obstetrics."
Doctorate in Medicine in Munich
Title of thesis: "Influence of imipenem/cilastatin on the nephrotoxicity of cis-platinum in animal studies".
1989 - 1990
Training as qualified doctor in the Department of Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Rechts der Isar Clinic, Technische Universität Munich (Prof. H. Graeff)
1986 - 1991
Doctoral research at the Institute of Surgical Research of the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Grosshadern Clinic (Prof. W. Brendel)

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

2001 - 2001
University lectureship conferred in the field of gynaecology
Nov 2007
Appointed Titular professor (Senior Lecturer) of the University of Zurich in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine
Apr 1999
Specialist diploma: Specialist in gynaecology
State (Qualifying) Examination in Medicine in Munich
1985 - 1989
Clinical term undertaken at the Technische Universität München (Munich University of Technology), Rechts der Isar Clinic (Hospital)
1981 - 1984
Human medicine, preclinical, at the Universities of Chieti, Italy and Verona, Italy (preclinical)


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Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

- Verband Schweizerischer Oberärzte (VSAO) – Association of Swiss Senior Doctors
- Verband der Schweizerischen Ärzte (FMH) – Association of Swiss Doctors
- Verband der Schweizerischen Chirurgen (FMS) – Association of Swiss Surgeons
- Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geburtshilfe & Gynäkologie (SGGG) – Swiss Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society
- Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Ultraschall in der Medizin (SGUMGG) – Swiss Medical Ultrasound Society
- Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Ethik (SGBE) - Swiss Biomedical Ethics Society
- Swiss Academy of Gynaecological Endoscopy (AGE)
- Deutsche Gesellschaft f. Perinatalmedizin – German Perinatal Medicine Society
- Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Gynäkologische Endoskopie (Deutschland AGE) – German Working Association for Gynaecological Endoscopy
- International Cord Blood Society
- NATA: Network on Advancements on Transfusion Alternatives
- NESA: New European Surgical Academy (Diplomat for Switzerland)
- Swiss Society of Perinatal Pharmacology (SAPP)

Publications & videos

Events & lectures