Medical team

Currently, our medical team is composed of Dr. med. E. Pöschmann as head of the Herniacenter Switzerland, Dr. med. J. Knaus, Dr. med. J. Pusel and other specialists. More doctors will be joining us In the coming year. We will keep you up to date on this.

We perform surgery at the following partner clinics in and around Zurich: Privatklinik Bethanien Zürich, See-Spital Horgen, See-Spital Kilchberg, Klinik Pyramide am See Zürich, Limmatklinik Zürich, Spital Richterswil, Klinik im Park Zürich, Spital Lachen und Spital Einsiedeln.

Dr. med. E. Pöschmann

FMH Chirurgie
Leiter Hernienzentrum Schweiz

Seechirurgie & Hernienzentrum Schweiz
Kirchbodenstrasse 72
CH-8800 Thalwil
T +41 44 720 88 11
F +41 44 722 19 11


Standort Dielsdorf

Terminvereinbarung Sprechstunde
+41 44 854 64 95

Standort Schaffhausen
BELSURG @ Privatklinik Belair

Terminvereinbarung Sprechstunde
+41 52 630 10 00

Dr. med. J. Knaus                    Dr. med. St. Eisoldt

FMH Chirurgie                                                FMH Chirurgie

Churerstrasse 54
8808 Pfäffikon SZ

T +41 55 422 00 00
F +41 55 422 00 05


Dr. med. J. Pusel

FMH Chirurgie

c/o Privatklinik Belair
Rietstrasse 30
8200 Schaffhausen

T +41 52 630 1000


Standort Dielsdorf

Terminvereinbarung Sprechstunde
+41 44 854 64 95



Partner of plastic surgery / aesthetic surgery

For appropriately selected operations, we also involve colleagues in plastic surgery / aesthetic surgery and advise and operate them as a team!


Dr. med. Angelo M. Biraima -


Dr. med.  Katja Kassem-Trautmann -

Senior Consultant HSM

For interventions by the highly specialized medicine HSM and appropriate advice in our team, Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Norbert Runkel is available as an internationally recognized specialist and also supports us with corresponding operations, such as large diaphragmatic hernias or interventions in patients with massive overweight in the context of bariatric surgery (obesity surgery)

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Norbert Runkel

Inquiries via the center management by e-mail or phone +41 447 208 811