Prof. Dr. med. Markus Béchir

Specialist in
General Internal Medicine
Intensive Care
German, English, French

Professional career

Aug 2018 - to date
Co-founder of the Institute for Erectile Dysfunction
May 2018 - to date
President of the board of directors of the Swiss Paraplegic Center
Aug 2017 - to date
Chief physician and head of the Center for Internal Medicine, Hirslanden Clinic Aarau
Feb 2013 - Jul 2017
Member of the executive board, chief physician and divisional management of Intensive Care, Pain and Operative Medicine, Swiss Paraplegic Center Nottwil
2010 - 2013
Senior physician Intensive Care Unit, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich
2007 - 2010
Assistant medical director, Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, focus Thorax, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich
2006 - 2007
Assistant physician Medical Intensive Care Medicine including emergency doctor service of the City of Zurich, University Hospital Zurich
2005 - 2006
Assistant physician Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Zurich
Assistant physician Anesthesia, Cantonal Hospital Baden•2003 to 2004: Assistant physician Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Emergency included, Cantonal Hospital Baden
Assistant physician Cardiology, Clinical Research included, University Hospital Zurich
Assistant physician of Internal Medicine, Clinic Barmelweid

Schools, university & degrees and diplomas

Titular professorship at the University of Zurich
Habilitation at the University of Zurich in the Intensive Care Medicine, in particular Cardiology
Executive MBA of the PHW Bern
Conferral of the doctorate at the University Zurich
1994 - 2000
Study of Human Medicine, University Zurich and Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Memberships and partnerships

Swiss Society of Physicians
Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine
Swiss Society of Intensive Care Medicine
European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
Comité National de Don d'Organes (CNDO)
International Spine Cord Society (ISCOS)
Swiss Society of Pulmonary Hypertension
International Heart and Lung Transplant Society (IHLTS)
Foundation Council Swisstransplant (committee member)
President of CNDO, National Committee for Organ Donation

Publications & videos

Events & lectures

Vested interests

Jan 2019 - to date
SIRMED (Verwaltungsrat)
Apr 2018 - to date
Schweizer Paraplegiker Zentrum (Verwaltungsrats-Präsident)