Caring for you as we would for ourselves
Axel Andres
PD Dr. med.

Axel Andres

Chief Surgeon, Abdominal Surgery Unit
Surgeon, specialist in abdominal surgery, liver, pancreas, and bile duct surgery, and liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant surgery, Member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)
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Secretarial

022 719 79 26

Consultations by appointment only.

Hours

Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00

Place of practice

  • Hôpital de La Tour
    Bâtiment B2
    Avenue J.- D. Maillard 3
    CH-1217 Meyrin

Mot du spécialiste

PD Dr. med. Axel Andres is responsible for performing all forms of abdominal surgery, in particular:
- Gastric surgery
- Small intestine surgery
- Colon and rectal surgery
- Outpatient proctology surgery both in practice and in hospital
- Hernia and eventration surgery
- Liver and bile duct surgery
- Pancreatic surgery
- Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
- Common procedures (excision of lipomas, biopsies, etc.)

Affiliation(s)

  • Member of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

  • ASTS - American Society of Transplant Surgeons

  • European Board of Surgery - HPB Surgery

Languages spoken

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
  • German

Professional activities

Since 2022
Chief Surgeon, Abdominal Surgery Unit Hôpital de La Tour, Geneva, Switzerland
Since 2022
Associate Physician (20%), Abdominal Surgery and Transplants Unit Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
2017 - 2022
Senior Attending Physician, Abdominal Surgery (50%) and Transplants (50%) Unit Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
2015 - 2017
Chief Resident, Abdominal Surgery and Transplants Unit Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
2013 - 2015
Fellow, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and Transplantation Department University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
2009 - 2013
Chief Resident, Surgery Department Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
2008 - 2009
Chief Resident, Surgery Department Hôpital Fribourgeois, Fribourg site, Fribourg, Switzerland
2007 - 2008
Deputy Chief Resident Etablissements Hospitaliers du Nord Vaudois, Hôpital d'Yverdon, Yverdon, Switzerland
2004 - 2007
Resident, Surgery Department Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
2002 - 2004
Research Fellow, Cellular Transplant Isolation Laboratory Centre Médical Universitaire, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
2001 - 2002
Resident, Surgery Department Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

Teaching activities

2015 - 2022
Head of the Master’s Degree Program in Surgery (clinical apprenticeship in surgery) Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
2018 - 2022
Head of Postgraduate Studies in Abdominal Surgery (ISFM), Surgery Department Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

Degrees and qualifications

2020
Lecturer Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
2020
FMH-Accredited Specialist in Abdominal Surgery Geneva, Switzerland
2018
European Board of Surgical Qualification (EBSQ) examination in hepato-pancreato-biliary Geneva, Switzerland
2015
Privatdocent Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
2015
Fellow of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, HPB and abdominal organ transplantation University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
2009
FMH-Accredited Surgeon Bern, Switzerland
2004
Doctorate in Medicine Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
2001
Swiss Medical Degree Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland