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Dr. med. Dominik Hinder

Specialist for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Board certified by the Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

Languages
German, English, French, Italian

Core competencies

Rhinology

  • Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS)
  • Complex revision ESS including frontal drillout surgery (endoscopic modified Lothrop procedure / Draf 3)
  • Endoscopic removal of benign and malignant sinus tumours
  • Septal perforation repair
  • Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR)
  • Endoscopic decompression of the orbit

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Primary Rhinoplasty (functional, cosmetic, and reconstructive)
  • Revision Rhinoplasty (correcting problems from a previous rhinoplasty)
  • Otoplasty (correcting deformities or defects of the ear)

Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery in collaboration with Neurosurgery (Endomin – center for endoscopic and minimal invasive Neurosurgery)

  • Endoscopic repair of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks
  • Endoscopic transnasal resection of pituitary tumours
  • Endoscopic transnasal resection of tumours of the anterior skull base and the adjacent orbit

CURRICULUM VITAE

since 2024

Clinical lead for Otorhinolaryngology at HIMED (Hirslanden Institute for Medical Education) in collaboration with the Medical School at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus

since 2024

Private practice, ORL-Center Clinic Hirslanden, Zürich

2022 – 2023

Fellowship in Advanced Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery under the guidance of Professor Peter-John Wormald & Professor Alkis Psaltis at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital & The University of Adelaide, Australia

2020 – 2022

Consultant ORL Surgeon and Head of Rhinology, Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Switzerland (Head of Department Prof. Dr. med. Kurt Tschopp)

2019

Certificate to perform Respiratory Polygraphy (Sleep laboratory at home)

2018 – 2020

Attending physician, Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Switzerland (Head of Department Prof. Dr. med. Kurt Tschopp)

2018

Diploma in Head and Neck Surgery FMH (Swiss Medical Association)

2017

Diploma in Head and Neck Ultrasound SGUM (Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine)

2016 – 2018

Attending physician, Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, Switzerland (Head of Department Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Linder)

2016

Specialist for Otorhinolaryngology FMH (Swiss Medical Association)

2014 – 2016

Residency, Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, Switzerland (Head of Department Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Linder)

2012 – 2014

Residency, Clinic for Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Baselland, Switzerland (Head of Department Prof. Dr. med. Kurt Tschopp)

2011 – 2012

Intern in General Surgery, Clinic for Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Bürgerspital Solothurn, Switzerland (Head of Department Dr. med. Jean-Pierre Barras)

2009 – 2010

Intern in General Pathology, Institute of Pathology, University of Berne, Switzerland (Head of Institute Professor Dr. med. Aurel Perren)

2009

Doctor in Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland

 

Thesis “Outcome and Quality of Life after Surgical and Endovascular Treatment of Descending Aortic Lesions” under the guidance of PD Dr. med. Franz Immer, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Berne, Switzerland (Head of Department Prof. Dr. med. Thierry Carrel)

2009

Medical Degree, University of Berne, Switzerland

2008 – 2009

Medical internship in General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambaréné, Gabon

2005 – 2009

Medical school, University of Berne, Switzerland

2003 – 2005

Medical school, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

  1. Candy NG, Hinder D, Jukes AK, Wormald PJ, Psaltis AJ. Olfaction preservation in olfactory groove meningiomas: a systematic review. Neurosurg Rev. 2023;46(1):186. doi: 10.1007/s10143-023-02096-z.
  2. Suzuki M, Miyaji K, Matoba K, Abe T, Nakamaru Y, Watanabe R, Suzuki T, Nakazono A, Konno A, Hinder D, Psaltis AJ, Wormald PJ, Homma A. Mental workload during endoscopic sinus surgery is associated with surgeons’ skill levels. Front Med (Lausanne). 2023 Apr 24;10:1090743. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2023.1090743.
  3. Hinder D, Schams SC, Knaus C, Tschopp K. Home sleep testing with peripheral arterial tonometry to assess outcome in upper airway stimulation. J Clin Sleep Med. 2022 Sep 1;18(9):2197-2205. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.10082.
  4. Bischoff S, Poletti SC, Kunz S, Kiessling SY, Hinder D, Dreher A, Akdis CA, Soyka MB. Trigeminal endonasal perception – an outcome predictor for septoplasty. Rhinology. 2020;58(5):437-443. doi: 10.4193/Rhin19.292.
  5. Hinder D, Linder TE, Schlegel-Wagner C, Candreia C. Benefit of Bimodal Stimulation with Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid in Elderly Patients. Laryngorhinootologie 2017;96(7):456-460. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-122343.
  6. Hinder D, Tschopp K: Topical application of tranexamic acid to prevent post-tonsillectomy haemorrhage. Laryngorhinootologie 2015;94(2):86-90. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1375656.
  7. Dick F, Hirzel C, Immer FF, Hinder D, Do DD, Carrel TP, Schmidli J: Quality of life after acute type B dissection in the era of thoracic endovascular aortic repair. VASA 2010;39(3):219-28. doi: 10.1024/0301-1526/a000033.
  8. Dick F*, Hinder D*, Immer FF, Savolainen H, Do DD, Carrel TP, Schmidli J: Thoracic endovascular aortic repair: impact of urgency on outcome and quality of life. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009;35:96-103. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2008.08.019. *FD and DH contributed equally as first authors
  9. Dick F, Hinder D, Immer FF, Hirzel C, Do DD, Carrel TP, Schmidli J: Outcome and Quality of Life After Surgical and Endovascular Treatment of Descending Aortic Lesions. Ann Thorac Surg 2008;85(5):1605–13. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2008.01.027.

CONTACT

Secretariat

Sabrina Kuhnen, Andrea Lüscher, Crista Weiss
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MEMBERSHIPS (selection)

  • Swiss Rhinologic Society (CH-RHINO)
  • European Rhinologic Society (ERS)
  • Swiss Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (SGUM)
  • Swiss Society for Otorhinolaryngology (SSORL)
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH)

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES AND PRACTICAL SURGERY COURSES

Active participation as faculty in surgical courses in Europe and Australia. Lecturer in national and international meetings within the fields of Rhinology, Skull Base and Facial Plastic Surgery