Daniel Simmen, MD

Professor in ear, nose and throat (ENT), head and neck surgery

Prof Dr Simmen studied medicine at the University of Zurich and trained in ENT at the University Hospital Zurich. For many years, Prof Dr Simmen was the head of the rhinology and facial plastic surgery unit at the University Clinic in Zurich. His main research interest and clinical focus has been surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis and transnasal skull-base surgery. His second main field of clinical interest is facial plastic surgery, combining functional and aesthetic aspects of this type of procedure. For more than 10 years, Prof Dr Simmen has been one of the partners at the ORL-Zentrum at the Hirslanden Clinic in Zurich. He has organised and runs many instructional, hands-on courses in Zurich and around the world. He has published a leading textbook on endoscopic sinus surgery (Thieme – Manual on Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Extended Applications) and written many book chapters and papers in ENT and head and neck surgery.