Dr. med. Otmar Hersche


Specialist for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System, member of the Swiss Medical Association, FMH

Work experience

since 2018 Private practice at the Zurich Joint Centre, Privatklinik Bethanien, Zurich
2015-2018 Private practice at the Endoclinic, Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich
2014 Head Physician, Revision Surgery, specialising in hips, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich
2012-2013 Joint Head Physician, Hip Surgery, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich
2001-2011 Senior Physician, specialisation Hip Surgery, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich 
1999-2001 Independent Physician, Sonnenhof Clinic, Bern
1996-1999 Deputy Head Physician and Head of Hip Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich (Professor C. Gerber)
1995-1996 Senior Physician, Orthopaedics, Inselspital, Bern (Professor R. Ganz)
1995 Senior Physician, Clinic for Accident Surgery, University Hospital Zurich (Professor O. Trentz)
1993-1994 Senior Physician, Orthopaedics, Freiburg Cantonal Hospital (Professor C. Gerber)
1992 Assistant Physician, Hand Surgery, Inselspital, Bern (Professor U. Büchler)
1991-1992 Deputy Senior Physician, Orthopaedics, Winterthur Cantonal Hospital (Dr B. Isler)
1989-1991 Assistant Physician, Orthopaedics, Inselspital, Bern (Professor R. Ganz)
1987-1989 Assistant Physician, General Surgery and Orthopaedics/Traumatology, University Hospital of Basel (Professor F. Harder/Professor A. Gächter)
1986 Assistant Physician, Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern (Professor J. Reulen)
1982-1985 Assistant Physician, General Surgery, Leuggern Regional Hospital and Jura Hospital (Dr Pusterla)


1994 Specialist for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the Musculoskeletal System
1987 Dissertation: ‘Extracorporeal shockwave therapy’, University Hospital of Basel (Professor Rutishauser)
1976-1981 Human Medicine, University of Basel


Swiss Society of Orthopaedics, SGO

  • Hip preservation surgery
  • Primary implantation of artificial hip joints
  • Revision interventions following hip replacements (e.g. loosening, infections, misalignment, fractures, chronic pain, limp)
  • Operations following muscle damage to the hip
  • Minimally invasive total hip joint replacement
  • Complex revision surgery, change of prosthetic in hip and knee
Portrait Dr. med. Otmar Hersche


Gelenkzentrum Zürich, Privatklinik Bethanien
Toblerstrasse 51
8044 Zürich

T +41 43 268 28 16 F +41 43 268 28 11 ohersche@klinikbethanien.ch

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