Dr. med. Christoph Woernle

Specialist in
German, English

Core competencies

  • Microsurgical interventions on the spine, instrumentation and spondylodeses using intraoperative Navigation and intraoperative CT control
  • Microsurgical interventions of brain Tumors using intraoperative neuronavigation, intraoperative Imaging and intraoperative neuromonitoring
  • Surgical interventions for hydrocephalus

Professional career

2011 - 2013
Senior Physician p.p., Department of Neurosurgery University Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. me.d R.-L. Bernays / Prof. Dr. med. L. Regli
Affiliated doctor, Neurosurgery Hirslanden Clinic Zurich
2015 - 2017
Senior Physician, Neurosurgery Hirslanden Clinic Zurich, Prof. Dr. med. R.-L. Bernays
2013 - 2014
Senior Physician p.p., Spinal Fellowship, Center of Spinal Surgery, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Prof. Dr. med. K. Min/PD Dr. med. M. Farshad
2009 - 2011
Assistant Doctor, Department of NEurosurgery University Hospital Zurich, Prof. Dr. med. H. Bertalanffy / Prof. Dr. med. R.-L. Bernays

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

Swiss board-certification in Neurosurgery (Facharzt MH für Neurochirurgie)
Thesis: Capecitabin, Irinotecan and Cetuximab in combination with radiotherapy as neoadjuvant therapy in Treatment of local recurrent rectal cancer (Phase I/II Study), Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg
2004 - 2008
Faculty of Medicine Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg
2002 - 2004

Faculty of Medicine University Leipzig

Practices at

Memberships and partnerships

  • SSNS (Swiss Society of Neurosurgery)
  • SYNS (Swiss Young Neurosurgeons)
  • FMH (Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum)
  • AGZ (Aerztegesellschaft des Kantons Zürich)
  • DGNC (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurochirurgie)
  • Eurospine

Events & lectures